Posts Tagged ‘home-decorating’

Snippet: Design Ideas to Brighten Up Your Brownstone

Saturday, January 14th, 2012

Source: Daily Heights

 

Design Ideas to Brighten Up Your Brownstone

 

Depending on the angle of your Brownstone (or if you have a corner lot) it can be a bit difficult to brighten up your living space with just natural light. This makes it very important to have adequate lighting in each room. You may consider installing overhead light fixtures and investing in floor lamps. The type of light bulb you use is also important. Full spectrum light bulbs emit natural looking light which can help augment the lack of sun light in your brownstone.

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Comments: For those concerned with how to brighten up a brownstone apartment or any living space, there are a number of ideas in this article. We strongly recommend their advice on the inclusion of full-spectrum lighting in your living spaces’ lighting design.

 

 


How to make your home more inviting

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Over the time we’re been looking at how people use full-spectrum light in their lives we’ve been fascinated by the number of articles written on how to incorporate them into the design of your homes.

 

From specialist advice on how to light a bathroom, basement, bedroom or pantry, to the benefits for the entire house, these writers have talked about it. (more…)


Full-Spectrum Light (issue 47)

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

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
Retirees bask safely in artifical sunlight
When he feels like it, Terence Bredin, 82, can put on his shorts, grab a straw hat and head to the beach to soak in some rays — without leaving the building where he lives. The computer and light system technology reproduces the sun’s full spectrum, without the harmful effects of UV rays — allowing people to bask without tanning or burning. The system includes a background sound system of breaking waves, rustling palm trees and tropical birds.

 

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Full-Spectrum Light (issue 43)

Friday, October 14th, 2011

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.

 

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A LED Strip Light Jewelry Display Can Wow Your Customers
Lighting should always be as close to full spectrum, natural light as possible. Studies show that it makes people feel happier and healthier, and these lights are actually used to help people who experience mood problems during the darker months. LED strip light jewelry display cases simply give your consumers a better feeling and a better view

 

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Full-Spectrum Light (issue 42)

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

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
Late blast of summer brings feelgood factor
The full spectrum light improves the immune system and generally makes people feel happier. Even if you don’t suffer from seasonal effective disorder most people go into a kind of psychological hibernation when the days begin to shorten. When the sun shines people have fewer inhibitions, spend more time outside and become more informal.

 

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Full-Spectrum Light (issue 37)

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

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
What’s Causing My Aging Parent’s Afternoon Anxiety?
Keep the rooms well-lit by adding light fixtures and using full-spectrum light bulbs. And this might sound obvious, but turn them all on before it starts to get dark. Light (or lack of) really is a significant trigger here, so you may notice a big difference with this one.

 

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Full-Spectrum Light (issue 36)

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

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.

 

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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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Full-Spectrum Light (issue 34)

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

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.

 

REPTILECARE
Lack of UV light harming tuatara
Without full-spectrum lighting, tuatara can suffer nutritional secondary hyperparathyroidism (NSHP), which causes bones to break and other painful conditions.

 

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Full-spectrum light (issue 32)

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

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.

 

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Full-spectrum light (issue 30)

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

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.

 

REPTILECARE
How to Get Rid of Dark Colored Algae in a Tank
Provide your tank with artificial light no more than 10 to 12 hours per day. Use a full-spectrum light that is designed for aquarium use only and avoid desk lamps or decorative lighting.

 

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