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Old 06-23-2016, 10:26 AM   #1
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Interesting article on LED lighting

LED streetlights: Doctors issue warning -
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Old 06-23-2016, 12:34 PM   #2
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Very interesting! But, in the coach I'll stick with the 4K to 4.5K range. And I sleep very well, thank you.
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Had me worried there...thought it was going to tell me that Led's were gonna make me go bald, or worse yet, shrivel up a certain body part.
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Yes interesting, missed that story. Thanks for posting.

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My DW complains about the harshness of some LEDs in our remodeled S&B kitchen. While they are in the 3000k range, they are bright. Our 5er is equipped with them inside and those tend to be a bit harsh too but for sure they do a lot better job of lighting vs the fluorescent (dim candles!) lighting in the last RV. I really like them in the taillights too as you can actually see them now.

As far as going bald or shriveling certain areas - too late now to worry about things like that
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Who doesn't sleep with curtains? My bedroom is pitch black on the brightest summer day and I don't stare into lights. Problem solved.

In the pictures shown in the article the street is far better lit with the LEDs. I dislike the blue color for lighting the house or RV but it is effective for lighting the street. I would like to see a study on accident rates with both kinds of lighting, maybe it offsets the sleep concerns and everyone can get mini blinds instead.
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