Dark Sky_The Importance Of

Registration Eligibility
Employees of: NV 5
Start Date
07/23/2018
End Date
07/23/2018
Description
Course Overview:
Excessive and unrestricted light from bollards, columns, and post tops can negatively impact people, animals, and the environment. However, fixtures that are designed to Dark Sky specifications can dramatically reduce the amount of sky glow and light pollution while saving energy and mitigating impact on the environment. This learning unit will explore the concept of Dark Sky and how architects can specify luminaires to help reduce light pollution and encourage a healthier and more responsible approach to lighting.
Location
New York, NY
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
No
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
Explain what the Dark Sky means and how we are losing it

Describe how the loss of dark skies impacts humans, animals,
and the environment

Identify Dark Sky Friendly features in a luminaire

List dark sky organizations, programs, and regulations that impact the design of lighting for homes and communities

Discuss the importance of incorporating Dark Sky Friendly design into modern lighting
Instructors
Cynthia Turner
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Provider
Selux Corporation


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