We can’t protect our night sky without you! And we have some great simple ideas for you to involved right now. You can help us fight light pollution and protect the night sky. Our members and supporters are on the ground making a difference every day by spreading the word about light pollution to their […]
Until the advent of artificial lighting, the sun was the major source of lighting, and people spent their evenings in (relative) darkness. Now, in much of the world, evenings are illuminated, and we take our easy access to all those lumens pretty much for granted.
Light Pollution Wastes Energy and Money In an average year in the U.S. alone, outdoor lighting uses about 120 terawatt-hours of energy, mostly to illuminate streets and parking lots. That’s enough energy to meet New York City’s total electricity needs for two years! IDA estimates that least 30 percent of all outdoor lighting in the […]
Stylish Safety that’s Eco-Friendly The function of the handrail faces a whole new added dynamic with safety at the heart of the change, says Garry Hannah owner and creator of the Lumorail range. Mr Hannah said his business specialises in projects that already require handrails, but need that added touch of flair, sophistication or need […]