A Gross Polluter
one of the most offensive fixture in in common use. These
fixtures should only be used in historic districts and only fixtures
which qualify as full cutoff. Many other decorative style
fixtures are available.
See also Skykeepers
A Gross Polluter
|Photo III-80: Represents one of the
most offensive fixture in in common use. These fixtures
should never be used. They produce considerable uplight and
glare. Light from these two fixtures can degrade the nights sky
hundreds of miles away.
|Photo IV-18: Bollard
lighting is used to illuminate a pedestrian walkway within this
Bollard lighting is often an excellent choice as it puts light near the ground where it is needed.
While reflected light provides adequate vertical illumination for security.
|Photo IV-29: The exterior building
this project is architecturally integrated into the
This is clearly not a good fixture to use for this or any application. A cheep wall pack can hardly be described as
"integrated with the building style, materials".
This wall pack is clearly detrimental to the vision of residents assenting the stairs. Any unshielded fixture mounted on a second story creates light trespass and sky glow.
Wall Packs are a major contributer to Light Pollution.
Outdoor seating area Laguna Gateway with site
furniture including tables, umbrellas, and decorative
These fixtures may be appropriate but are not fully shielded, allow uplight and contribute to sky glow.
Pedestrian connection between multitenant buildings along Laguna Boulevard to a commercial center in Elk Grove.
These fixtures are most appropriate and fully shielded.
| In this case hight output Metal Halide
coupled with a refractive element make for considerable glare and up
A Gross Polluter.
This photo shows exterior building lighting that is compatible with the design of the project.
|Photo V-57: Both freestanding and buildingattached lighting in this development complement the architectural style of the project.||Unfortinately these two examples may
very well represent the very bad lighting as show above.