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Posted by on May 25, 2012 in Science |

Toshiba develops new LED lighting for the Louvre

Toshiba develops new LED lighting for the Louvre

The system created by the Japanese company will be used in several rooms of the famous in Paris. One of the rooms will have new lighting will be home to the iconic work of Leonardo Da Vinci: La or Lisa.

This change in the lighting of the museum is part of an agreement with the Japanese company. In fact, in 2010 and had begun the work of replacing the lighting in the museum on the outside of the museum including the glass pyramid, involving energy savings of up to 73% and similarly reducing CO2 emissions.

The lighting for the room where the Mona Lisa will be completed by 2013 and will be unique, but Toshiba will continue to work at the museum until 2023.

The benefits of lighting are particularly exceptional museums. Natural tends to damage almost all the artificial light but also makes it less and works of art such as those housed in the Louvre are very sensitive to any kind of light, the new lighting in addition to representing a saving implies a less wear of the works on display there.

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