For many people with lupus, the quality of light in the outdoors and indoors matters. Exposure to UV rays causes photosensitivity, which causes flare-ups such as rashes, headaches, fever, fatigue, joint pain and other symptoms. The relationship between indoor lighting and lupus is a factor in patients’ experience of their illnesses.
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression. It’s a mood disorder that’s linked to changes in seasons. Its symptoms start in the fall and can continue throughout winter – zapping your energy and making you moody.
When it comes to choosing between natural light options and full-spectrum bulbs for your workplace, it’s worth noting that there are excellent reasons to go with either option. The best option for you is going to be based on your particular situation. Here’s a guide on navigating the best options among these two choices.
According to research, the average office worker spends almost 1,700 hours per year …
Are your office lights draining employees will to work? Does fatigue set-in during the afternoon? Poor lighting can directly impact workers health and productivity.
Natural light is the key ingredient for ergonomic lighting design. If your office space has a lack of natural light, you can still make some simple improvements that will pay big dividends.
Most people are aware of the importance of protecting their skin from the damaging effects of the sun. We accept that the sun’s UV rays cause premature aging, skin damage, and increase our risk of developing skin cancer.
While a good percentage of us are diligent about protecting our skin while basking in direct sunlight, we feel protected from the effects of UV radiation while indoors.
Teachers have a considerable amount of influence over their classroom environment. Some teachers pay closer attention to the details of their environment that others commonly overlook, including the negative impact of fluorescent lighting in the classroom.
At Make Great Light, we offer two fluorescent light filter products to choose from (more products coming in the future). A question we often get is which fluorescent light filter is best for my situation. In this post, we tackle that question and try to bring clarity between the two options.