Webinar Posted: Get the Facts on LED Street Lighting

If you were unable to attend DOE’s sold-out October 20 “Get the Facts” webinar on LED street lighting, it’s been posted online. LED street lighting has been in the news a lot lately, in the wake of the American Medical

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American Council of Health Replies to AMA’s LED Report

In June 2016, the American Medical Association (AMA) warned against using high-intensity LED streetlights due to its negative impact on sleep and overall health safety. However, the ACH believes that these concerns are puzzling and rather overblown. The AMA report

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DOE October 20 Webinar: Get the Facts on LED Street Lighting

LED street lighting has been in the news a lot lately, in the wake of the American Medical Association (AMA) issuing community guidance that cited the potential for increased blue-wavelength light in the night sky resulting from the ongoing conversion

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DOE Responds to AMA LED Streetlight Warning

As explained in the DOE Fact Sheet True Colors, there’s nothing inherently different about the blue light emitted by LEDs; that is, at the same power and wavelength, electromagnetic energy is the same, regardless of source type. And as the

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LIGHTING RESEARCH CENTER ISSUES RESPONSE TO AMA REPORT ON LED LIGHTING BY MARK REA AND MARIANA FIGUEIRO OF THE LRC

Recently the American Medical Association (AMA) has produced a document cautioning the public about In-Ga-N based LEDs used as sources of illumination. The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has received a large number of requests for an

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IES to Perform a Thorough and Reasoned Review of the AMA Report

On June 14, 2016, the American Medical Association (AMA) announced its adoption of recommendations contained in CSAPH Report 2-A-16 entitled “Human and Environmental Effects of Light Emitting Diode (LED) Community Lighting.” This report was approved as part of the AMA’s

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NEMA Comments on American Medical Association Community Guidance

The AMA recommendation encouraging the use of 3000K correlated color temperature (CCT) or lower may compromise the ability of the lighting system to meet all critical design criteria for each unique application and is not an appropriate solution for all

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AMA Urges Minimization of Blue-Emission from LED Streetlights

The American Medical Association (AMA) says that some LED streetlights are harmful to human health and the environmental. The AMA has officially taken a stand against light pollution and promoted the public awareness of the pervasive nighttime lighting’s adverse health

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