Precise band of blue light identified that disrupts circadian rhythms at night

STONEHAM, MA June 16, 2020 - Scientists at the Circadian Light Research Center have identified the narrow band of blue light that synchronizes our circadian rhythms during the day and disrupts them at night. The study, which has major implications for how lights will be engineered to optimize human health, was published online in the Journal of Biological Rhythms on June 16th.

CIRCADIAN ZircLight and Acuity Brands Announce Strategic Partnership

STONEHAM, MA December 10, 2019 - CIRCADIAN ZircLight Inc. today announced a strategic partnership with Acuity Brands, Inc (NYSE:AYI) which will bring to the North American lighting market spectrally-engineered Zirc™ LED lights that boost human performance, health and well-being by entraining our natural circadian rhythms to mitigate the issues associated with circadian disruption.

ATLANTA – December 3, 2019 – Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced it has  entered into a strategic partnership with CIRCADIAN ZircLight, Inc. This business partnership includes licensing of CIRCADIAN ZircLight intellectual property, and a collaboration intended to accelerate commercialization within North America of CIRCADIAN’s Zirc™ branded technology through Acuity Brands’ portfolio of indoor luminaires.

New API ANSI RP-755 Standard has Implications for Millions of Shiftworkers 

For Release: June 6, 2019 

STONEHAM, MA ---- The American Petroleum Institute (API) has released new guidelines for nighttime lighting that have wide-ranging implications for millions of shiftworkers. As part of the revised ANSI RP-755 standard for workplace health, safety, and performance, the API is directing 24/7 workplaces to be well-lit and utilize light sources at night that minimize circadian disruption. 

Avoiding the Dangers of Light at Night: 

UL Verifies Circadian NightSafeTM LED Light has Less than 2% Blue Content 

For Release: Thursday May 3, 2018 

 

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