Full-spectrum light (issue 32)

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.

 

 

BIRDCARE
Rooster gets his full spectrum light
I try to give my birds some time under the full spectrum lamp, since I don’t take them outside much anymore. They need sunshine (or a full spectrum lamp) to produce vitamin D.

 


HEALTHCARE
What Affect Can The Amount Of Light In The Morning Have On My Mood For The Day?
Medical research has shown that, irrespective of the SAD syndrome, the mood of the people is affected by the amount of exposure to light. Studies show that the more exposure you have to light, the more you feel gay, and less exposure to light makes your mood gloomier.

 

The Basics of How to Reduce Stress during Pregnancy – Breathing, Music, Water and Light Therapies
Lighting also deserves a mention. There are studies which show increased levels of stress, agitation and health problems in people wh0 spend a significant number of hours each day under artificial fluores­cent light.

 

The Mechanism of Light Therapy
When light enters the eye, millions of light- and color-sensitive cells called photoreceptors convert the light into electrical impulses. These impulses travel along the optic nerve to the brain where they trigger the hypothalamus gland to send chemical messengers called neurotransmitters to regulate the autonomic (automatic) functions of the body.

 

How To Beat The Sleep Robbers
Day-Llight Therapy: Not the same thing as ordinary indoor lighting, exposure to the daylight spectrum of light does a better job than a caffeinated drink for relieving a drop in alertness, energy and mood during the midafternoon.

 

HEALTH – EYECARE
Discover Full Spectrum Lights tο Keep Yουr Eyes Young!
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WORK BETTER
Every Physician And Dentist Needs Proper Surgical And Dental Lighting
A well designed surgical headlight is much more than just another light. These headlights provide full-spectrum lighting which shows things in their natural colors and eliminate shadows for a clear view. Diagnostic procedures often rely on being able to see precise colors, especially for dermatologists.

 

FISHCARE
Lighting Requirements for Reef Systems
Full-spectrum lamps bring out the full colors of your reef and its corals but actinic light, which uses a combination of white and blue (usually a 50/50 ratio) better mimics natural underwater sunlight. For best results it is recommended that a combination of full-spectrum and actinic lamps be used, with a 1:1 ratio.

 

PLANTCARE
How to Set Up an Indoor Greenhouse
To make up for a lack of sunlight, you’ll need grow lights. Grow lights are a special type of full spectrum light bulb that replicate natural sunlight. The bulbs can be purchased at most hardware stores and will fit into standard fluorescent tube light fixtures.

 

Tips for indoor Herb Gardens?
If you do not get enough light from a window, you can supplement your herb’s growth with growlights. These special lights differ from regular light bulbs because they shine with the full spectrum light that plants require.

 

HOME DECORATING
Lighten Up Omaha!
The bulbs are loved by people who need more light or who want their colors truer. I’d read that when purchasing the bulbs, you want to look for Kevlin color temps of 5000K or above.

 

 

Related posts:

  1. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 42)
  2. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 37)
  3. Full-Spectrum Light (issue 23)
  4. Full-spectrum lighting (issue 7)
  5. Full-spectrum lighting (issue 8)

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