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Full-Spectrum Lighting

 
What are full spectrum lights?  • They provide a clear, brilliant, white light equivalent to natural light. • They simulate the exact color of sunlight at noon.
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Why use full spectrum lights?

• Since people spend more time indoors there is a need for a source of beneficial light. • Malilumination is caused by the lack of sunlight to the human body.
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How do full spectrum lights help?

• Simulates the optical brilliance of sunlight. • Generates clearer vision and higher perception. • Less glare and less eye fatigue. • Stimulates the pineal gland – producing the hormones serotonin and melatonin.
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What are the health benefits of full spectrum lighting? 

Benefits from exposure to full spectrum lighting may include: • increased oxygen intake • a reduced heart rate • increased ability to absorb vitamin D & calcium • improved muscle utilization • less stress
 
What is SAD?.

Seasonal Affective Disorder is a condition brought on by the lack of beneficial sunlight, experienced during the winter months. Symptoms include depression, irritability and energy loss.
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How does full spectrum lighting help with SAD or malilumination?

• Lessens sense of fatigue, giving you more energy. • Gives your body the nutrients it is lacking. • Stimulates the pineal gland so you feel more energized.
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How long do the bulbs last?
10,000 hours - 10 to 13 times the life of a standard incandescent bulb.
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Wattage of Bulb
> Visual brightness
15 Watt ...40-60 Watt 20 Watt ...70-80 Watt  26 Watt ...100 Watt 55 Watt ...250 Watt
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Will I save on my energy bills?

Full spectrum lights consume 1/3-1/4 the energy of standard incandescent bulbs.