By Ryan Duffy, Communications Fellow
Please join the USGBC on Thursday February 11th @6:30pm for our Annual Sustainable Dinner at the Commonwealth Restaurant; co-hosted with the Illuminating Engineers Society (IES).
We will enjoy a delicious & sustainable meal of the freshest locally sourced ingredients created by Chef Nookie; along with an educational presentation on the health effects of artificial lighting by our sponsor Jane Slade, RAB Lighting https://www.rabweb.
Light & Health – Starving for Darkness
Since the industrial revolution and the invention of the electric lightbulb, we spend more and more time bathed in artificial light. How do the artificial light and lack of darkness impact our bodies, and how does the illumination of our exterior environment impact wildlife?