DOE publishes fact sheet on LED lighting and health

May 23, 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy published a fact sheet that looks at what’s known about the effects of lighting on human health, with specific reference to LEDs. In “Lighting for Health: LEDs in the New Age of Illumination,” based on a recent article by 14 leading researchers in the journal Trends in Neurosciences, the authors focused on the current state of knowledge about nonvisual photoreception and how it can be applied in the field today.