Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Light-Pollution articles below.
First draft of LUNA (Light Usage for Night Applications) requirements from DesignLights Consortium establishes performance thresholds for specific categories of outdoor lighting to minimize light pollution.
This collaboration focuses on developing night sky friendly lighting standards for NPS, and findings could benefit communities that encourage star gazing.
On August 21, many people will be at work, school, or another type of facility when a solar eclipse occurs.
Too much nighttime illumination can cause problems for stargazing, animal health, and may even compromise sleep, often leading some people to say “lights out.”
Regulations on the amount, quality, and type of exterior illumination for buildings are increasingly relevant for facility managers.