Tag Archives: Light

Reduce Light Pollution to Sleep Soundly and Feel Energized

Our hunter–gatherer ancestors didn’t have LED lights, iPads or street lights ablaze all night. Instead, they were dependent on the sun, the moon and fire for light. Consistent light cycles ensured that circadian rhythms, moods and hormones were in check. But today, it’s a different story. We’re exposed to bright lights well past sunset, and… Read More »

ProtectivAir Sterilizes Inhaled Air Using UV Light

March 27th, 2020 Cici Zhou Public Health Medi-Immune, a UK firm, recently revealed ProtectivAir, a breathing device that uses UVc light to sterilize inhaled air and protect wearers against airborne pathogens, potentially including SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). The device is meant to be used by healthcare staff and others with occupational exposure to airborne pathogens. ProtectivAir consists… Read More »

What Is Light Therapy? From Ancient Medicine to Kanye’s Sunday Service

Amongst the incredible natural healing treatments we have today, one always leaves us in awe and mystery. We’re talking about Light Therapy. Color Light Therapy or phototherapy is a technique of restoring imbalance in human physiology by means of applying color light to the body. However, the treatment helps the body do a number of… Read More »

Let the light shine in, through wood

While having a room full of windows can be lovely, unless it is double-glazed glass is not a great option for thermal efficiency. Timber, on the other hand, has quite good thermal properties, and wood products are environmentally sustainable in their natural ability to store carbon and promote low-carbon lifestyles (and when responsibly sourced, renewable).… Read More »