Essays about: "circadian potential"

Found 4 essays containing the words circadian potential.

  1. 1. Assessment of the circadian stimulus potential of an integrative lighting system in an office area

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Elif Ceren Yilmaz; Rawan Abdulhaq; [2020]
    Keywords : Alertness; Circadian Rhythm; Circadian light effect; Daylighting; Energy efficiency; Entrainment; Health; Intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells; Light response; Melanopsin; Melatonin suppression; Photometric; Sleep quality; spectral sensitivity; Wavelength.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Nowadays, people spend 90% of their time indoors, thus creating a healthy indoor environment for occupants is of great importance. Lighting in office spaces is an important aspect when it comes to occupant health and well-being. READ MORE

  2. 2. The experience of a heat wave and preparations for a hot future - A case study of climate change adaptation and health risks faced by the elderly population of Trelleborg

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Love Frykman; [2019]
    Keywords : heat wave; climate change; climate change adaptation; elderly population; citizen participation; coping strategies; adaptation interaction; resilience; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : As global temperatures rise, adverse health effects due to heat exposure are an increasingly pressing issue, particularly threatening to the health of elderly people. Mitigating these threats requires a dynamic climate adaptation system embedding a variety of measures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Daylighting and Electric Lighting Integration in the Retail Sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Energi och ByggnadsDesign; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Rafael Campama Pizarro; [2019]
    Keywords : daylighting; electric lighting; lighting controls; integration; human centric lighting; circadian potential; melanopic lux; non-visual effects; energy saving; retail; case study; IEA-SHC; furniture store; shopping experience.; Arts and Architecture; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The retail sector represents 11% of the GDP and employs 15% of the workforce in the European Union. To tackle growth of e-commerce, physical retail stores need to be reviewed; both to decrease operating costs, increase productivity and to make the shopping experience more appealing. READ MORE

  4. 4. Light pollution : consequences and sustainable lighting design

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Anna Maria Insulander; [2012]
    Keywords : consequences of lighting; glare; lighting design; light pollution; sustainable lighting;

    Abstract : Light has always fascinated humans but ever since the invention of the first light bulb, the use of artificial lighting has accelerated dramatically. Darkness has never been as rare as today and the overuse of lighting has created a new phenomenon called light pollution. READ MORE