Lighting for sleep/wellness through lockdown
The importance of sleep in maintaining a strong immune system is well known but the effects of light on our biological clock, and to help us maintain good sleeping patterns, is less well known. However, this may now be critically important for us during this period of lockdown and is worth considering.
Human circadian rhythms operate on a cycle slightly in excess of a 24-hour cycle (24.2) so it is necessary to entrain our biological clock with the time of day on a regular basis. This should allow us sleep better at night and stay healthy, writes Kevin Kelly, Emeritus Professor at the Technological University Dublin, Past President of the Society of Light & Lighting, and Vice-President of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers.
See full pdf of the article at Importance of Lighting During Lockdown