How does lighting affect the well being of people at your office or healthcare facility? Find out with our blog posts on LED health and wellness.

July 4, 2017
Aged-care providers making switch to LED lighting

Why aged-care providers are making the #SwitchToLED lighting

  Australia has an aging population and the focus on aged-care is growing. The cost of running these facilities is high both financially and on the environment. It doesn’t have to be this way and State Governments are helping health organisations through energy-saving initiatives, including the installation of LED lights accessing government incentives.   By reducing some of the high costs you’re spending on lighting and energy bills, aged-care facilities will have more funds readily available to improve care for residents at their facilities. Ultimately, our goal at MatrixLED is to remove your concerns and worries about the operating of […]
September 30, 2016
led light tables

Alzheimer’s disease patients benefit from “light table”

A group of researchers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) in New York have found that being exposed to LED light tables significantly improved sleep-wake cycles for patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. They also found that these specially designed tables also reduced irritability and depression among patients, which can make the caregiving process easier. The discovery was made by RPI after conducting a study that involved the delivery of lighting aimed at improving the quality of life for Alzheimer’s patients. To complement the lighting systems that the RPI researchers developed for past studies on human-centric lighting, the team developed a […]
May 4, 2016
How LEDs are changing health care

How LEDs are changing health care

The impact of light-emitting diode (LED) technology on our lives is becoming even more felt. As LED popularity continues to rise, more industries outside of lighting, architecture and design are finding uses for this wonderful innovation such as agriculture, automotive, and even wireless communications, to name a few. But one industry that sees more LED adoption than others in the coming years is health care. Below are a few examples that prove LEDs aren’t just for creating brighter homes, but also brighter lives. Diagnosis Diagnosis is a very important procedure in health care, and LEDs are improving the way they […]