Archive for the ‘Best Practises’ Category

DIY Full-spectrum light

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Not all of us are privileged enough to have access to light whenever we want. Not everyone in the world has access to flick of the switch electricity.


But one group of people that don’t have these advantages, found their own solution – do-it-yourself full-spectrum bulbs.

1. Take an empty 1.5 litre clear plastic bottle.
2. Fill with water and a little bleach.
3. Punch a hole in the roof and make a water-tight seal for your bottle.

The sun now comes through with the light of a 55 watt lightbulb – all without electricity.


You can watch the video of this process here.



The most artistic house in the world!

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Built in Turku, Finland for artist Jan-Erik Andersson’s Doctorate in Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki, the Life on a Leaf house has been described as unique.


“The form of the Leaf House is unique. By day it resembles a strange hat or misshapen boat; by night a Jack O’ Lantern, glowing from within, its windows evoking the abstracted eyes and mouth of some Finnish folklore giant. Though the structure appears quirky and follyesque – modernism goes Moomin – it is far from haphazard.”


Viva-Lite partners Ad-Lux were responsible for the full-spectrum lights throughout the house and reported from the opening party that under the Viva Lite lamps the colors of the house are real and beautiful.


You can watch a video of the house here.


Lights for Tulasi

Monday, April 26th, 2010

From time to time we are checking the internet for what people say about Viva-Lite. That way we can learn a lot how our customers perceive our brand, products and services.

For example see this feedback on and how well Viva-Lite worked for growing Tulsi:

“We planted Tulasi at home last summer. When she was very little we bought her a 26 W Viva-lite full-spectrum bulb. She was doing well with it. She grew very strong stalk and large, green leaves. Recently we felt she needs more light. We arranged two 36 W fluorescent Viva-lite tubes for her. In Scandinavia there is hardly any natural light at this time of the year! (more…)

Organic Goat Farm Lighted With Viva-Lite

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

In the Netherlands there is an organic goat farm which is now lighted with Viva-Lite.

The farmer wanted to light up the barn with daylight so the milk production goes up. She also painted the ceiling which in combination with Viva-Lite it makes a huge difference as you can see for yourself in the following before / after pictures:

Thanks to our distributor in Holland who made these pictures!

One of the Best lighted Houses in Finland

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

VL HouseIn Seinäjoki, Finland, there was a Jämerä-Stonehouse (made of aircrate) showing on 21.2.2009. What made that occasion very special, was the lighting of the house: the whole house was lighted with Viva-Lite fullspectrum daylight lamps, both compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) and fluorescent tubes (FSL).

There is plenty of good light in the house which is very important because the family has children. Children need a lot of daylight to be able to develop in a good way. The lighting was carried out mostly indirectly by Viva-Lite fullspectrum lamps and tubes. The family is very satisfied with this lighting.