Full-Spectrum Light (issue 36)

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.

 

WORK BETTER
Home Improvement | Lighting Your Basement Home Office
Ambient light can come from several sources, including ceiling fixtures, and daylight if you happen to have windows in your basement. If you don’t have windows, you can still make your space more habitable by using what’s known as “full spectrum” light bulbs.

 


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Studies suggest that natural light increases human productivity and reduces fatigue and stress. By simply replacing your antiquated fluorescent tubes with full-spectrum tubes, you can instantly enhance your environment and your well-being! Full spectrum lighting emits a natural, balanced spectrum of light that is the closest you can get to sunlight indoors.

 

What Safety Hazards Are Lurking In Your Office?
Loss control specialists encourage you to look for the following risks in your office setting and take appropriate action to increase the safety of your employees:

 

HEALTH
Increase Your Energy Levels
Have you ever felt yourself start to drag once the fall starts and the days grow shorter? Did you know that energy levels and moods are associated with seasonal sunshine and light cycles? It’s referred to as seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and affects women far more than men. Natural light, or sunshine, enhances serotonin in the body, a neurotransmitter that directly influences our mood

 

Full Spectrum Light and Winter Wellness
It has been said we need sun to live, at least 35 minutes per day. Yet what are we to do when we live in a northern city and work all day?

 

HOME DECORATING
Feng Shui Decorating – Use Elements and Colors
Some basic Feng Shui ideas for decorating and designing rooms and houses include: Avoid excessive overhead lighting. Choose warm full spectrum lighting instead

 

BIRDCARE
full spectrum lighting – distances
How should I determine the distance above a bird to locate a full-spectrum light? What does one do about getting light close enough to birds in cages that are 4-6 feet tall?

 

ART
studio constuction-the beginning
There is a great view of the sun setting over the lake but it also allows a lot of sun glare so now I’m figuring out the best artificial lighting. I think I’m going with flourescent lights with full spectrum light bulbs or possibly a combination of regular fluorescents along with day light bulbs.

 

MISCELLANEOUS
Light, Matter, Geometry & Angry Birds…
So, yellow only looks yellow to us, because we can only see in the visible spectrum of light. But bee’s and other pollinating insects can see in the UV spectrum, and yellow plants look much more inviting (to a bee!) under UV.

 

 

Related posts:

  1. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 20)
  2. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 13)
  3. Full-spectrum lighting (issue 8)
  4. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 23)
  5. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 41)

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