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Human Centric Lighting: Going Beyond Energy Efficiency

  2.06.2015   Studies

A research study recently released by LightingEurope, the German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association, greatly emphasizes on the business opportunity that is associated with the vast emergence of human centric

Light at Night and Human Health by U.S. Dept of Energy

  11.06.2014   News / Articles, Studies

The US Department of Energy came out with a new study regarding recent studies that have raised concerns over the possible health implications of light at night (LAN). They mention

Short-Wavelength Light Can Help Teenagers

  28.03.2014   Studies

NEWS+NOTES A study conducted by the Lighting Research Center at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and published in the International Journal of Endocrinology indicates that exposure to short-wavelength light can potentially

The Impact of Light on Outcomes in Healthcare Settings

  27.03.2014   Studies

Anjali Joseph, Ph.D., the Director of Research for The Center for Health Design, compiled a report on how light impacts human health in healthcare settings.  Funded by a grant from

Illuminating the Effects of Dynamic Lighting on Student Learning

  27.03.2014   Studies

Effects of Dynamic Lighting on Student Learning An abstract published in 2012 by Michael S. Mott, Daniel H. Robinson, Ashley Walden, Jodie Burnette and Angela S. Rutherford titled Illuminating the

Reading Speed and Accuracy are Affected by Light Level and Lamp Spectrum

  27.03.2014   Studies

A study by Brian Liebel, Sam Berman, Robert Clear, Rita Lee and Marc Fountain examined the hypothesis that light with relatively higher bluish color content constricts the pupil, which improves

Lighting in the Classroom

  27.03.2014   Studies

The article below provides information regarding classroom lighting and its link to student performance. Based on a number of formal and informal studies by various researchers and lighting companies, it

Wala Study Blue Light – Teens Combat Stress

  27.03.2014   Studies

According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost 70% of school-aged children get insufficient amounts of sleep, and this lack of sleep has been linked to behavior problems, poor school

Sundowning Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

  27.03.2014   Studies

Sundowning refers to a condition in which individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia become agitated, confused, forgetful, anxious or restless when the sun goes down.  It is estimated that nearly 20%