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Delivering Lighting to Enhance & Protect

20 April 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Technical CPD event – all welcome

Join ILP Durham for their technical evening – Delivery to Enhance & Protect on 20 April 2023 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm.

6.00pm – Arrival

6.30pm – Start

CPD Papers:

Ian Harker – Cumberland Council

Cumbria Dark Skies – Protecting an Outstanding Environment

  • This paper discusses projects to protect the night sky while delivering good lighting, including the introduction of the UK’s first adaptive lighting pilots aligned to human and ecology requirements.

Peter Thorns – Thorn

The Birds and the Bees – Why Light at Night Matters

  • This paper will discuss the ecological impact of light, considering how light can impact insects, plants, animals and humans and how one species may not be considered in isolation. The paper will also look at a number of response curves to light for a variety of species, and how this should impact the spectrum of light used by electric light at night. It will discuss the 5 strategies for reducing the impact of light at night and the possible effectiveness of each of these.

8.00pm – Finish

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20th April, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Thorn, Spennymoor
House of Light, Butchers Race
Spennymoor, Durham DL16 6HL United Kingdom


ILP Durham

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