Below is a collection of resources gathered from across the internet, as well as resources produced by Make Great Light.
Articles and studies showing the various benefits of full spectrum light (or daylighting) and reducing glare in a classroom environment.
Daylighting in the Classroom – Healthy Schools Network
Daylighting in Schools – Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Daylighting in Schools: Improving Student Performance and Health at a Price Schools Can Afford – National Renewable Energy Laboratory
New Guide Provides Daylighting Designs To Maximize Students’ Health And Performance – Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Classroom glare ‘hampers study’ – BBC
Lack of short-wavelength light during the school day delays dim light melatonin onset (DLMO) in middle school students – Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Lighting is an important part of ergonomics and workplace wellness. Browse our curated collection of articles below.
How Fluorescent Lights Affect You and Your Health – About.com
Lighting Ergonomics Overview – Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety
The Ergonomics of Light – Buildings.com
Your Office’s Fluorescent Lights Really Are Draining Your Will To Work – FastCompany.com
Natural Light in the Workplace Increases Health – Northwestern University