The aim of Circadian Lighting is to mimic the daylight cycle by managing the blue colour wavelength to enable optimum efficiency and rest.
This follows the 24-hour internal body clock that governs many natural functions including waking and sleeping. It also influences internal systems such as metabolism.
Blue light exposure at night has long been known to be a health hazard. It suppresses melatonin, the body’s sleep-wake hormone, and causes circadian disruption. It is linked to an increased risk of sleep disorders, obesity, diabetes, and breast and prostate cancer making the benefits of anything that counter acts this obvious.
The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) established the WELL Building Standard to lead the design of buildings and communities to enhance comfort, health, and well-being.
This new technology can be applied to many scenarios and could go a long way to improving general feelings of content and optimising productivity and inner peace.