Don’t BUG me! Preventing Unwanted Light and Creating a Bird-Safe Building

Our LAMP program partner, Michael Reunert of Conserve Energy, answers your lighting questions in our new lighting blog series: Customers often ask: My current lighting setup sends unwanted light onto adjoining properties and shines in the eyes of pedestrians and traffic. I’ve also heard that sending light up into the night sky is harmful to […]

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Bird-Safe Lighting

Bird-Safe Lighting

Who doesn’t love to listen to songbirds? Flying through the city at certain times of the year, birds are a beautiful reminder of the nature that surrounds us, even in the city. If you want to keep seeing songbirds, then be sure to pick lighting that is safe for them! Each year, thousands of songbirds […]

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Going Dark: Lights Out Lloyd Pictures

Going Dark: Lights Out Lloyd Pictures

You might have noticed something different about the Portland skyline last Friday, September 30th. The Oregon Convention Center spires, a signature of the nighttime PDX urbanscape, were DARK! That’s because  OCC was one of the Lloyd EcoDistrict’s Lights Out Lloyd participants, joining numerous other buildings in the neighborhood and around the city that went dark […]

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