Outdoor Environmental Lighting Committee

Committee Group: Lighting Applications
Statement of Purpose
This Technical Committee researches and develops best practices for exterior lighting and minimizing the negative impact of artificial light at night on the nocturnal environment.
Committee Scope Parameters
  • Included subject matter: The scope includes lighting issues that are primarily related to exterior lighting and have the potential for negative impact on the environment.
  • Excluded subject matter: This committee does not cover the illumination of related public areas outside the industrial project limitations. It works in conjunction with other IES committees that also provide lighting recommendations for the exterior environment such as roadway, street, pedestrian, airports, and public spaces to ensure the uniformity of lighting recommendations.
Documents maintained by this committee
RP-33 Lighting for Exterior Environments