Are We Lighting? Is there something up in the sky that we need to
illuminate? No. It's just plain wasted light that also pollutes the sky.
Think of all the light going up into the sky as wasted energy. How much
waste? It's hard to define in dollars, but if astronauts can see all that
light from up in space, it's significant.
Did all the Stars Go? Astronomers will give you an earful about light
pollution. It ruins their business. If you can't see the stars with your
naked eye because of sky glow, they can't do much better, even with powerful
it was astronomers in the Phoenix, Arizona area that first started to
publicize the problem of sky glow and push for what they called "Dark
Skies" regulations to limit lighting brightness and direction. The outgrowth
of this movement is an organization called the International
Dark Skies Association or IDA. They have been instrumental in pushing
for Lighting Control regulations in many communities.
a wide selection of environmentally friendly Floodlights,
Path Lights, Cutoff
Wallpacks, and Motion
quality outdoor lighting fixtures help you aim light where you need it
for safety, security, and night time accents. When properly installed,
Friendly Sky Lighting Fixtures avoid shining
light in a neighbor’s window, blinding
passing motorists, and needlessly lighting up the sky.
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