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LEED v2009
Retail – New construction
Sustainable Sites
Light pollution reduction

LEED CREDIT

Retail-NC-v2009 SSc8: Light Pollution Reduction 1-2 points

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Intent

To minimize light trespass from the building and site, reduce sky-glow to increase night sky access, improve nighttime visibility through glare reduction and reduce development impact from lighting on nocturnal environments.

Requirements

Project teams must comply with one of the two options for interior lighting AND the requirement for exterior lighting.

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© Copyright U.S. Green Building Council, Inc. All rights reserved.

Intent

To minimize light trespass from the building and site, reduce sky-glow to increase night sky access, improve nighttime visibility through glare reduction and reduce development impact from lighting on nocturnal environments.

Requirements

Project teams must comply with one of the two options for interior lighting AND the requirement for exterior lighting.

LEEDuser expert

Bill Swanson

PE, LEED AP BD+C

Feyen Zylstra
Sr. Electrical Engineer

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