Whether you’re already a homeowner or you’re currently renting a property, there’s a whole range of mental and physical benefits behind bringing more natural light into your home. Even if your home is already getting quite a bit of light from outside, there will still be many more ways of increasing sunlight exposure in your home.
The below infographic, designed by the team over at Cool Shutters, is a really in-depth resource which pinpoints some of the main benefits of brightening up your home with sunlight. Natural light is an essential resource for our overall well being and it just can’t be rivaled by artificial light! Yes, artificial light does still have its benefits and is good for our lifestyle but it’s important to remember that the more natural light exposure you can have on daily basis, the better it is for yours and your family’s health.
Natural Light vs. Artificial Light
In a step-by-step layout, the below infographic outlines the main differences between natural light and artificial light before going on to explain the health effects of using blue light and then some potential energy savings you could benefit from if you allow more sunlight into your home.
Did you know that sunlight and Vitamin D go hand in hand? Exposing yourself to more natural light can also help reduce the risk of heart disease, blood pressure and cholesterol levels. The infographic also discusses the main health benefits, how natural light can increase productivity levels, as well as improved sleep habits.
The infographic concludes by outlining some ways in how exactly you can increase sunlight exposure in your home. Some of the ways include windows, skylighting, mirrors, paint colors, flooring choices, and even your furnishings and material choices. Are you ready to make your home a more happy and healthy haven for you and your family?
Make a start with this infographic.