Light pollution reduction | U.S. Green Building Council
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LEED BD+C: New Construction | v2 - LEED 2.0

Light pollution reduction

SSc8 | Possible 1 point


Eliminate light trespass from the building and site, improve night sky access and reduce development impact on nocturnal environments.


Do not exceed Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) footcandle level requirements as stated in the Recommended Practice Manual: Lighting for Exterior Environments, AND design interior and exterior lighting such that zero direct-beam illumination leaves the building site.

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