Ottlite Bulbs: Not Just a Light
By replacing regular bulbs with OttLite bulbs, you will get all the benefits of natural illumination without ever having to go outside.
Natural lighting can improve your mood and health
Experts say that people should be exposed to the sun for at least 10 - 15 minutes per day. Since many of us do not get our daily dosage of natural light we are missing out on vital ultraviolet B rays that assist in protecting against bone and heart disease, depression, insomnia, and overactive immune disorders among the other diseases.
Natural lighting helps with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Some depressive states can be linked to a lack of sunlight. According to an article from health.usnews.com, if you live north of Atlanta, it is impossible to get adequate sunshine during the winter months. With that being said, many individuals, especially in Northern states, suffer from a depressed mental condition known as Seasonal Affective Disorder or (SAD). Symptoms of SAD include loss of energy, moodiness, weight gain, social isolation, difficulty concentrating, feeling depressed, and experiencing sleep disturbances.
Natural lighting helps with learning
According to a study conducted by the Heschong Mahone Group, children learn more rapidly and perform better on exams when exposed to natural lighting. The research showed that learning rates in children were 26 percent higher in reading and 20 percent higher in math when material was acquired in environments where there was a lot of natural lighting, compared to an area where there was little or no natural light.
Lighting on our own terms
OttLite’s expertly engineered bulbs bring the quality of natural sunlight indoors, producing less heat and using less energy. Its technology is designed to provide the ideal balance of contrast and brightness while consuming fewer watts, saving energy, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.