Lighting Science Group Wants YOU to Consider Your Employees Circadian Rhythm
Fluorescent light bulbs aren't exactly doing much to beautify your office. They also could be costing your company productivity.
That's according to Fred Maxik. A physicist by training, Maxik began his career in lighting designing the colorful displays on audio equipment in the late 1980s. That led him into the world of LED lighting, where he eventually created what he refers to as "biological" lights.
Maxik's startup, the Rhode Island-based Lighting Science Group, creates light bulbs meant to help your body maintain its 24-hour internal clock, also known as its circadian rhythm. The company is based on an idea that increasingly is accepted as scientific fact: Light's hue can affect how how well you sleep and how alert you feel--and thus how well you work.
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Healthe's CTO, Fred Maxik, was recently featured in Dwell Magazine's October issue in the article "The Power of Light, How Human-Centric Lighting is Changing the Way We Illuminate our Homes.”