About LED lighting and light pollution [letter] | Letters to the Editor

About LED lighting and light pollution [letter] |  Letters to the Editor

As a lighting skilled, January 20 LNP | LancasterOnline on mild air pollution and the evening sky (“The brighter the sky, the much less the twinkle,” The Related Press).

Gentle air pollution will not be new. That is the results of poor design, mild fixture placement, and lightweight supply kind, amongst different elements. There’s a false impression that using LED mild is the first trigger of sunshine air pollution. It is extra advanced than that. Nonetheless, LED additionally provides us the power to regulate and handle mild higher than ever earlier than.

Correctly designed and put in LED can truly be the treatment, not the trigger. The Worldwide Darkish Sky Affiliation, not talked about within the article, is a world group for analysis and advocacy aimed toward elevating consciousness of the extent and results of sunshine air pollution. I’m a member of the advisory board of the affiliation that desires to create a studying program for the general public, professionals, planners and lighting distributors.

LNP | LancasterOnline has chosen to spotlight this essential challenge on the entrance web page of the newspaper. Higher consciousness is vital to supporting the measures wanted to scale back mild air pollution and permit us to as soon as once more see the evening sky in all its glory.

Bob Preston

Manheim City

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