Archive for November, 2010

Full-Spectrum Lighting (issue 10)

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives. We feature some of the best here.

HEALTH
Want a Good Night’s Sleep? Then Never Do These Things Before Bed …

Even the tiniest bit of light in the room can disrupt your internal clock and your pineal gland’s production of melatonin and serotonin. Even the tiniest glow from your clock radio could be interfering with your sleep. This will help decrease your …. Ideally it is best to increase levels naturally with exposure to bright sunlight in the daytime (along with full spectrum fluorescent bulbs in the winter) and absolute complete darkness at night. If that isn’t possible, …

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Insufficient lighting in nursing homes.

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

A 2007 article from the Journal of American Medical Directors, highlights the issue of insufficent lighting in nursing homes.  This article has details of a study into the issue.

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