Posts Tagged "Light Pollution"

Dark Sky Compliance Increases Starry Nights

Posted by on Dec 8, 2009 | 1 comment

Dark Sky Compliance Increases Starry Nights
One of the most dominant concerns for the general public and builders that deal with either residential or commercial lighting projects is the concern over meeting Dark Sky compliance in exterior applications. Due to various residential grievances filed in the past over preserving natural light levels in many suburban areas, the issuing of these Dark Sky lighting codes hope to reduce the complaints that many homeowners may have. To meet these requirements a light fixture must project light downward without releasing lighting upward into the atmosphere or outward past the intended projected path. Lighting that allows escape of light upwards can often be glaring or... Read More