According to The International Dark-Sky Association, "worldwide, we spend at least $50 billion in energy costs every year to produce light that escapes into space. "*
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This light is not only wasted, but can negatively impact the nighttime environment, unnecessarily increase costs for lighting owners, pollute our dark skies and potentially harm human well-being.
Join us for a webinar hosted by Dr. Eng. arch. Karolina Zielińska-Dąbkowska. The discussion will be hosted by Marta Ostalkiewicz.
From the webinar you will learn, among other things:
what light pollution is and what effects it can have;
how light pollution affects human mental health;
how light pollution affects the lives of nocturnal animals;
how the International Dark Sky Association works and what the IDA luminaire certification program is all about;
what actions can be taken to protect the nocturnal ecosystem;
how NightTune technology helps protect dark skies while keeping people safe.
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* NightTune white paper, Thorn materials.