There is now substantial evidence that exposure to blue-rich light in the evening and at night increases the risk of obesity and diabetes.
Most energy efficient LEDs in the market today are rich in the blue wavelengths that at night trigger the metabolic processes involved in obesity and diabetes through:
Attracting and Retaining Staff
Lighting designed to boost circadian rhythms and health is the key to healthy senior living and can make your facility stand out in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Installing sophisticated CIRCADIAN Lighting systems in your senior living facility can attract and retain motivated staff by reducing the health risks of light exposure at night.
Stop by the Enlighted Booth #8050 to learn more about how CIRCADIAN Light, Enlighted and Siemens solutions are transforming the healthcare industry. You will hear from three industry expert CEO's on Human Centric Lighting, technology in Circadian and White Light Disinfection, and Indoor Wayfinding utilizing the Enlighted Platform.
Exposure to blue light at night is known to cause circadian disruption and suppress melatonin resulting in increased health risks. In order to prevent these risks, CIRCADIAN Lights featuring Zirc™ NightSafe™ LEDs and DynamicBlu™ Spectrum Control are being installed in 24/7 control centers across the US.
CIRCADIAN Lights are spectrally engineered to provide blue-rich white light during the day, and automatically transition to blue-depleted white light at night (UL verified <2% blue content at night)
LEDs Magazine is pleased to announce the product finalists across 19 technology categories in the 2019 Sapphire Awards.
Sapphire Awards finalists forge new paths in solid-state lightingFollowing the recent announcement of the Illumineer of the Year shortlist, LEDs Magazine is rolling out more finalists for the annual Sapphire Awards. This time we are featuring the exciting product developments across 19 technology categories that represent the entire LED and solid-state lighting (SSL) supply chain,
A recent study by the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute found that a daytime lighting installation in a long-term memory care facility improved the health and well-being of patients.
Individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias often have trouble sleeping and experience daytime irritability. The study assessed whether customized daytime lighting could improve the sleep and mood of Alzheimer’s patients living in long-term care facilities.