Dusk to Dawn: Reducing Light Pollution
GreenCE’s mission is to support the necessary transition to a sustainable built environment by empowering design professionals to address the environmental, economic, and social impacts of buildings. GreenCE’s course catalog includes LEED exam preparation, continuing education to maintain your AIA or LEED credential, as well as specialty education focused on topics such as ADA/Barrier-Free requirements. We are committed to designing the highest quality continuing education programs in the construction industry.
In this one-hour course, the design professional will explore the impacts and assessment strategies of light pollution, including harm done to people and wildlife, and step-by-step guidance to achieve credit under LEED v4.
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- Identify the intent and requirements for SS Credit Light Pollution Reduction in LEED v4
- Determine the lighting zone per the definitions of the Model Lighting Ordinance, and reference the corresponding LEED credit thresholds
- Assess the light pollution impacts of exterior lighting
- Evaluate LEED compliance of light trespass and sky glow using the B.U.G. (backlight, uplight, glare) method
10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions
A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion