IGBC Green building certification for EBO&M

SF Credit - Outdoor Light Pollution Reduction

Possible Points -

The intent of  this credit is to reduce light pollution from exterior and façade lighting to increase night sky access and enhance nocturnal environment.

Compliance Options

  • No external light should be upward looking.

  • The lighting power densities should not exceed 80% for exterior areas (Parking, landscape, roads, walkways etc.) and 50% for building facades as indicated in ECBC Section 7.3.5.

Documentation Required

  • Photographs of all external light fixture types
  • Light Power Densities calculations for exterior areas and building façades
  • Site plans showing lighting fixtures

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