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      RETHINKING HOW WE LIGHT AT NIGHT: CUTTING LIGHT POLLUTION FOR MORE SUSTAINABLE NIGHTS

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          INTRODUCTION

          Nighttime lighting is an essential part of modern society, yet all too often inefficient practices are employed that lead to poor visibility, energy waste, and light pollution. The use of dark-sky friendly lighting fixtures and techniques can improve the lit environment to be less harsh and more uniform, reduce many of the problems of light pollution, and lead to tremendous energy savings.

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          Journal
          jgrb
          Journal of Green Building
          College Publishing
          1552-6100
          1943-4618
          1943-4618
          Summer 2012
          : 7
          : 3
          : 3-15
          Author notes

          1Public Affairs Director, International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), www.darksky.org, wskardel@ 123456darksky.org

          Article
          jgb.7.3.3
          10.3992/jgb.7.3.3
          © 2012 College Publishing

          Volumes 1-7 of JOGB are open access and do not require permission for use, though proper citation should be given. To view the licenses, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/

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          Pages: 13
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          INDUSTRY CORNER

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