Out Like a Light: SAD and the Winter blues

Out Like a Light: SAD and the Winter blues

March 21, 2013

Exploring the correlation between Seasonal Affective Disorder and the low-levels of daylight in winter, this infographic shows just how little daylight office workers receive year-round. On average, most nine-to-fivers in the UK are exposed to less than an hour’s worth of daylight outside their working hours during December: London workers see an hour and one […]

Get Enough Vitamin D?

Get Enough Vitamin D?

October 4, 2012

From the sunlight, we get two types of ultraviolet rays: UVA and UVB. UVA is absorbed into the skin while UVB can burn the skin. However, UVB also makes Vitamin D, an essential component in bone health that also affects your mood. Do you get enough? Learn more here. Source

Bringing the Sun

Bringing the Sun’s Rays Inside

September 9, 2012

New technology that transports natural sunlight into the interior of buildings. Source

How Does Solar Power Work? - Photovoltaics Explained

How Does Solar Power Work? – Photovoltaics Explained

June 7, 2012

We all know that the sun’s light contains energy. Here shows how does solar power work starting from stage 1 up to Creating usable solar power. Check out the process! Source

Daylight Hours 2012

Daylight Hours 2012

May 31, 2012

One of the best parts for me about winter in Toronto is the fact that the days start to get a little bit longer every day. To see exactly how much more (or less) daylight we can expect each day, I found data on sunrise and sunset times in Toronto, Canada and created a graph […]