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Community Friendly Lighting

  • LandDesign 200 South Peyton Street Alexandria, VA, 22314 United States (map)

Join us for a lecture with Bob Sparks, the founder of the Virginia Outdoor Lighting Taskforce (VOLT,) an all-volunteer, non-profit, grassroots advocacy group working for safe and efficient environmental lighting. In 2014 he founded Smart Outdoor Lighting Alliance (SOLA) to promote Smart Urban Lighting and ecologically responsible lighting design.

Community friendly lighting is a new approach to public lighting that emphasizes lighting quality, visual comfort, and improved visibility using white light. Lighting fixtures that mitigate glare using innovative optical design and appropriate color temperature enable lighting designs that preserve neighborhood character and ambiance while enhancing the quality of life and enticing community interaction after dark. We invite you to learn more!

Food and drink generously sponsored by Commercial Lighting Sales and Neri.


  • Students / Emerging Professionals: FREE
  • Non-Student Non-EP Members (IES or ASLA): $15/ea.
  • Non-Student Non-Members: $25/ea.

Please RSVP by 1/19/18 to