Debate continues over the impact of light at night on human health (MAGAZINE)
Organizations continue to research whether light at night has a serious impact on human health.
Over the course of the past year, the debate over artificial light at night and its impact on circadian rhythms and human health has intensified. Back in October, IDA published a statement that began, “The rapidly expanding use of bluish-white outdoor lighting threatens visibility at night and jeopardizes the nocturnal environment worldwide.” The not-for profit organization, which is dedicated to protecting the night-time environment, suggested that lights with a correlated color temperature (CCT) above 3000K should no longer be used for outdoor illumination.
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