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3 Ways Proper Office Light Fixtures Can Save Your Business Money

Lights play an important part in the day-to-day successes of a business. Unfortunately, many companies don’t realize just how big an impact the lighting in their office or store can actually have. As a result, they lose out on money, when they could have solved the issue by simply improving their office light fixtures.

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What Is Photophobia?

Photophobia is not a fear of having your photo taken, or a fear of cameras, or of looking at pictures, or of photosynthesis occurring. Photophobia is defined as an abnormal sensitivity to light. Those suffering from photophobia may experience pain, headaches, and suffer from co-morbid conditions such as anxiety and difficulty sleeping. Sensitivity to light can be exacerbated by fluorescent lighting.

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3 Reasons Fluorescent Lights Might be Causing Light Sensitivity in Your Eyes

Light sensitivity is an unfortunate affliction, turning every day into a challenge, depending on the intensity of the light or how sensitive the individual is.

This intolerance of light, known as photophobia, can make exposure to sunlight almost unbearable, but it also can cause discomfort indoors.

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2018 Guide to Ergonomic Office Lighting

Now more than ever, companies have been increasingly committed to providing a healthy workplace. While much of the focus over the years has been on posture and position, experts have come to realize that lighting plays a crucial role in a healthy and productive work environment.

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Simple Overview of Osha Lighting Requirements for the Workplace

Lighting at the workplace is an important factor that contributes to organizational productivity and efficiency. Researchers have demonstrated that satisfaction with lighting contributes to greater environmental satisfaction, which in turn enhances greater job satisfaction that ultimately increases organizational commitment.

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Oxford University Study on the Circadian Rhythm

University of Oxford professor Russell Foster describes studying the response of mice with visual disabilities to a light/dark cycle led to the discovery of a previously unknown receptor of light in the eye

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Guide to Computer Eye Strain Symptoms

Does staring at a computer monitor or digital screen make your eyes fatigued or strained? It’s possible you are suffering from a common ailment called computer eye strain. Read about how you can check for some common symptoms and practical prevention and treatment methods.

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Northwestern University Study Unlocks a Secret To Boost Office Worker’s Health

In a recent study conducted by Northwestern Medicine and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, it was found that lighting design can improve office worker’s health. The study, which was published in Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine contains some surprising results.

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Lighting for Developers: Eye strain Can Increase Errors

For professional software and web developers, proper lighting is a critical component of the workplace. Typical offices with overhead fluorescent lighting can strain the eyes of those who spend a lot of time in front of a screen. Optimal lighting for developers is as crucial as an ergonomic workstation.

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How to Convince Your Boss to Buy You Light Filters for Fluorescent Lights

Asking for an upgrade to natural lighting in the office should be easy, right? Well sometimes the powers that be need a little convincing. We’ll show you how to state your case in 5 easy steps and provide a strong argument to improving your work area..

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