Skylight or roof lighting is a good device to enjoy natural light and fresh air which refreshes body and mind. The sunlight helps to fight depression, increases working efficiency and provides healthy atmosphere in homes, reveals recent scientific researches.
Skylights allow natural sunlight to come from rooftop down through a reflective tube, and diffuse the light at ceiling throughout day. These skylights capture direct light and provide superb illumination in early morning or late afternoon in cloudy days. Some skylights have combined electrical lights so that the fixture can give light in day and night.
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The skylight lets natural light to enter the house approximately 8 times more than wall windows do. The skylights are installed into the roof according to requirement, space and size available at roof of the house. While fixing skylights, ensure that proper sealing is made to prevent leakage through windows during rain. Sometimes roof windows are also known as roof lights, skylights or glazed opening in the roof.
So a skylight or sunlight provides healthy atmosphere for occupants of the house. It reduces electricity bills and darkness in the house. Researches reveal that suicide rates are higher in those parts of the world where sunlight is very limited in any quarter of year. The mind and body function well in natural light and people perform better. Also the skylights enhance value and beauty of the house. Many homeowners benefit from natural lighting from skylights as follows.
Sunlight helps people improve their working efficiency and health as well. It can also help curative process in hospitals as studies have proved that the recovery of patients is increased where enough natural light exists. In winters the lack of sunlight can make people feel sick.
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Sunlight boosts up concentration in working environments; be it factory or office and increases productivity of the organization. The research suggests that sales can be increased in naturally lit environments in which colors are brighter and true, making goods look eye-catching and encouraging customers to purchase.
People prefer to enjoy in brightly lit environments while entertaining in leisurely movements. Sports and recreational facilities maximize natural daylight in their building so that more people may take pleasure from their services.