BIOS Expertise on Circadian Lighting and Senior Living

BIOS Expertise on Circadian Lighting and Senior Living

Caring for the elderly in senior or assisted living facilities comes with a variety of challenges, including confusion around day/night cycles for many residents who spend all day and night indoors—particularly those who suffer from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease....
The Importance of Light Controllability for Plant Growth

The Importance of Light Controllability for Plant Growth

One of the most critical challenges—whether for greenhouse managers or for horticulture aficionados—is to provide plants with enough photoperiodic sunlight for effective photosynthesis, so that they can grow optimally regardless of the geographical location and...
Vertical Hydroponics

Vertical Hydroponics

Vertical Hydroponics   What happens if you love gardening and growing various kinds of plants, but do not have enough ground surface or horizontal floor area? The concept of vertical farming was developed as a solution to this problem. Imagine the way that tall...
The Keys of Uniformity for Plant Growth

The Keys of Uniformity for Plant Growth

By Robert Soler The Importance of Light for Plant Growth Plants have evolved around the sun as their natural source of energy. This is important because the sun is at an infinite distance away, with a predictable cycle over the course of days and seasons. The more...

What is Circadian Lighting and How Does it Work?

Circadian lighting is a term that has gained popularity in recent years – you may have also heard it referred to as ‘human-centric lighting’ or ‘tunable lighting’ or mentioned in the context of biophilia. While these are more often used as buzzwords, circadian...
LED Grow Lights Distance for Cannabis & Other Plants

LED Grow Lights Distance for Cannabis & Other Plants

Today, more growers are moving away from traditional HID and fluorescent T5 grow lights and are installing LED lighting. LEDs emit less heat than HID sources which means that the proximity of LED grow lights to the canopy varies from that of traditional grow lights....
How to Measure Light Intensity

How to Measure Light Intensity

In architectural lighting, light intensity or light output is measured to understand whether a particular light source provides enough light for an intended application. The lighting industry has well-established light level recommendations for a wide range of...