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How LED lighting design can affect Circadian rhythm

Posted by Rob Gemmell on Aug 4, 2014 6:52:00 AM

 

Like so many other things - TV listings, flights, trains and appointments - your body operates on a clock. Experiencing that sluggish feeling after jet lag and Daylight Savings Time happens for a reason, and it all has to do with our circadian rhythm.

 

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Topics: lighting and health, Chronotherapy, circadian, tunable white, library lighting

Daylighting and dimmable lighting create the ideal circadian balance

Posted by Rob Gemmell on Apr 1, 2014 11:01:00 AM

 

With the latest dimmable linear fluorescent and LED lighting, architects and lighting designers' options for energy efficiency and beautiful, human-centric buildings are expanding more than ever. One of the biggest challenges for professionals in the industry is finding light solutions that positively benefit human health - with all of the artificial light we consume per day, having some natural sources can help keep our circadian rhythms in line with their regular beat. 

As much as we try (and we have tried a lot), lighting manufacturers still haven't quite harnessed all of the healthy benefits that the sun can bring - though they have come close.

 

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Topics: lighting and health, linear LED lighting, circadian

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