Light not always equals light. Today many people confuse light with brightness. But light is much more than this. Without the full spectrum light of our sun, there would be no life on our planet. It seems this very important aspect of healthy light, got astray in the depths of the energy-saving-emergency of our governments.
Importance of balanced […]
The EU is planning to abolish halogen light by 2018.
This is also of concern for car manufacturers. But replacing the warm-white halogen light, that is commonly used for headlights, with other light sources, might be not a good idea.
Since the introduction of halogen-lamps in the early 1990’s, more and more cars have been equipped with high intensity discharge Xenon Arc lamps. […]
The seasons let us notice how much we need the daylight. Light lifts the spirits. The lack of light makes us feel tired. In the winter, we only receive a fraction of the light quantity that reaches us in summer. In addition, we spend the darker season mostly in artificially lighted rooms. This is why […]
For all those that are interested in light, and regret the prohibition of the incandescent lamp, 2016 may have started promising. A publication in the scientific journal „Nature Nanotechnology“ led to headlines as enthusiastic as „The resurrection of the incandescent lamp“. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institue of Technology (MIT) have managed to drastically increase the […]
Is LED light the future of lighting? And how about our health? Alexander Wunsch, well-known photobiologist gives a comprehensive explanation about the characteristics of LED versus "natural" lighting, blue light hazard and the importance of good light for optimal health in this lecture, held in the European Forum in Alpbach in August 2015. This vidoe takes about 36 minutes to watch, but it might save you years and years of your vision.
The Importance of Sunlight for Optimal Health
This interview by Dr. Mercola gives you an insight into the significance of sunlight for the normal and healthy functioning of the human body.
While sun exposure is often reduced to specific effects such as the production of vitamin D or serotonine, and the dangers of excessive exposure to ultra-violett […]