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National Lighting Bureau Hosts Panel on Circadian Rhythm

Discussion by lighting professionals emphasizes not only efficiency and practicality, but also the transformative power of light.

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The National Lighting Bureau has introduced the “Home is Where the Light Is: Residential Light Fixture Program.” In a world where the significance of lighting extends beyond mere functionality, this panel aims to redefine the way we illuminate our living spaces. As Dr. Mark Rae once said, “Lighting is not just for vision anymore.” As we spend more time in our homes, the importance of creating a harmonious and aesthetically pleasing environment becomes paramount. The Residential Light Fixture Program seeks to revolutionize residential lighting solutions, emphasizing not only efficiency and practicality, but also the transformative power of light to enhance our overall well-being.

Moderated by Randy Reid and Produced by Allison Anderson, this panel discussion includes lighting professionals such as Jennifer Brons, research program director at the Light and Health Research Center (LHRC), Terry McGowan, representative of the American Lighting Association (ALA), and Eric Jacobson, former president of ALA, with Randy Reid, the NLB’s executive director as the moderator.

“Home is Where the Light Is: Residential Light Fixture Program” champions the integration of circadian-effective lighting for improved well-being. Recognizing the pivotal role that light plays in our daily lives, this program places a special emphasis on circadian-effective lighting solutions. By incorporating lighting strategies that align with our natural circadian rhythms, the Residential Light Fixture Program aims to foster environments that not only enhance mood and productivity but also contribute to better sleep quality. The inclusion of circadian-effective lighting underscores the Bureau’s commitment to promoting healthier lifestyles, as it acknowledges the profound impact that well-designed lighting can have on our sleep patterns and overall health. With a simple touch you can effortlessly control the illumination levels throughout your home, achieving both stylish and functional lighting for a quality living experience.

The National Lighting Bureau is an independent, IRS-recognized not-for-profit, educational foundation that has served as a trusted lighting information source. The Bureau provides its services to the public free of charge, thanks to the generous funding of the organization’s sponsors, which include professional societies, trade associations, labor unions, manufacturers, and agencies of the U.S. government.

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