LED Lights Installed In Halifax Rejected In Toronto, Calgary, Phoenix and Elsewhere

LED Lights Installed In Halifax Rejected In Toronto, Calgary, Phoenix and Elsewhere

Daytime conditions at night are driven by two issues.  The first is that 4000K LED lights are being used across the Halifax Peninsula. These lights produce short wavelength, high energy light which is uncomfortable to the eye.  The second is that - as shown in the image above - the hoods in which bulbs sit allow tremendous amounts of light to spill out horizontally in through windows of adjacent homes.   These kinds of LED lights (i.e., 4000K with hoods that promote light pollution) have been rejected in several other cities.

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Explore Issues Relating to Muncipal Services

Explore Issues Relating to Muncipal Services

 

The Civility Project is a community initiative that will be gathering steam in Spring 2017.  

Though articles filed under Municipal Services, you’ll learn of a range of activities that municipal government engages in (outside of planning) which have an impact – for better or worse – on resident’s quality of life.  The aim here is to shed light on how things work for residents, and – where appropriate – suggest improved approaches to delivering services.

What’s your experience here been?  Do you have an idea for a by-law or amendment? The Civility Project wants to hear your story.

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