Artificial Lighting for Small Houses
Having a small house for young couples is a proud thing. Although tiny, this house is the embryo of a large family in the future, therefore it needs to be done so that maximum effort is increasingly comfortable little house to live. One way is to provide artificial lighting in the house at night, how?
Although the light or artificial lighting does not have a spectrum of ultraviolet light and color that is able to maintain a healthy body, but artificial lighting remains very important to provide light at night. Therefore, the selection of an appropriate artificial lighting for security and home health care still must be considered carefully.
Illumination coming from the lamps or fluorescent lamps should be avoided. This is due to deploy this type of light electromagnetic energy. Neon lights are also tiring the eyes. From studies of animal experiments, fluorescent lights cause aggressive behavior and hyperactivity. The best type of light is the light from a bulb or a light bulb kind of ordinary. Special lamp which has seven full spectrum of colors became available in the market. These lights are healthier because it is designed similar to sunlight which increases human mood and have no long term side effects on human health.
Dark-bright light that is measured in units of lux lines needed depends on the activity that is in the room, which is measured in units of lux. When activity in the room just to see, the light with the power of fifty-lux is adequate. For the kitchen required 300 lux, whereas for the work space of about 500-700 lux and jobs that require color accuracy such as painting, designing, require light to 1000 lux. For a measure lux, 100-watt bulb in the ceiling as high as 3 meters will produce 500 lux on the floor just below the lamp. When the bulb is placed on a table with a height of 80 cm, light to be obtained is of 1000 lux. The light from these lamps provide maximum light level only at the local site, just below the lamp. At a distance of one meter brightness level has dropped drastically. Therefore, to read or work we need a special lamp to illuminate the book and the work area.
Artificial Lighting for Small Houses
In general, a light located in the central ceiling is enough to illuminate the tiny spaces, or with a maximum area of 4mx4m. More than that there should be two points of lighting. Thus, the design of the light points usually are more simple in a tiny space. However, if the space is narrow elongated shape would be better to install two lights with wattage less than one watt lamp with a large order can be more evenly distributed illumination.
Nevertheless, it would be more interesting if lighting is also specially designed small house, such as making spot lights to illuminate the paintings, sculptures, room corners, and walls. Do not forget though in a small space work area and keep reading because it requires a special lamp with a distance of 50 cm from the lamp, the brightness level lights were far down.
Some artificial lighting special effects
• Blue light
helps people to sleep and soothe the mind. This light is best applied in the bedroom for the treatment of insomnia and to calm hyperactive children.
• Green light
Gives a very good effect when the eyelid is closed. The green light is ideal for relaxation and emotional balance. Use of this lamp bathroom, bath, will maximize relaxation.
• Light orange
Reducing human depression and improve mood. Orange lights in the living room creates a warm and friendly communication with the atmosphere. Also improve the taste of orange lights in the dining room.