Public lighting: switch it off or smarter lighting?
From the seventies, certain authorities have at different intervals switched off public lighting to generate energy savings with a risk to safety. With today’s smart technology, it is possible to maintain a service and safety level whilst saving energy.
How to light Monuments
Illuminating monuments highlights heritage, creates ambiance, reinforces pride and identity in a town or city. The light however must be controlled to avoid any potential problems of glare for pedestrians or drivers moving around.
How to light Pedestrian Crossings
A pedestrian crossing must be lit so that approaching drivers can clearly see pedestrians crossing a road. A visible contrast must be created while providing visual comfort for motorists and pedestrians to help share the public space in a safer manner.