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Re: Excessive outdoor lighting

Postby ktrout » Tue Jan 10, 2012 8:03 am

I think this is an even better illustration of World light pollution. Also light pollution maps for the US and several other countries.
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Re: Excessive outdoor lighting

Postby Haydon 5 » Fri Feb 17, 2012 5:04 pm

It really is a system loss, like the friction of your engine parts reducing your gas mileage, or heat from your light bulb (old incandescents turned something like 2/3rd of their energy into heat and only 1/3 into light.). Its just burning up energy for no reason. This has real costs like increased energy prices, especially when there are alternatives such as directional lighting.
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Re: Excessive outdoor lighting

Postby Moosehead » Sun Feb 19, 2012 2:13 am


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Re: Excessive outdoor lighting

Postby Dabbi » Sun Feb 19, 2012 5:59 am

There is a really annoying light next to a road that shines right into my eyes when i drive it during the dark winter months here in Iceland this thread has given me the courage to go and take it out with a riffle.

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Re: Excessive outdoor lighting

Postby Mikethehack » Sun Feb 19, 2012 3:19 pm

It's a chav thing, you wouldn't understand.
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Re: Excessive outdoor lighting

Postby ktrout » Sun Feb 19, 2012 10:33 pm

Dabbi wrote:There is a really annoying light next to a road that shines right into my eyes when i drive it during the dark winter months here in Iceland this thread has given me the courage to go and take it out with a riffle.

Thank you.

You might try complaining first.
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Re: Excessive outdoor lighting

Postby Mikethehack » Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:04 pm

ktrout wrote:
Dabbi wrote:There is a really annoying light next to a road that shines right into my eyes when i drive it during the dark winter months here in Iceland this thread has given me the courage to go and take it out with a riffle.

Thank you.

You might try complaining first.


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