LED design proposal that is a three-part lighting fixture could make a big impact on lowering the level of excess energy.

Light pollution is a problem of which the effects are still not clear to most people. Excessive light can affect people’s sleeping patterns as well as the environment around them. To give you a better summary of the problem, here’s a great video we featured recently about the dangers of light pollution.

A big contributing factor to this problem is the current design of streetlights. They currently use high-pressure sodium or mercury lamps, spilling light in unwanted directions, producing glare, scattered light patterns and wasted energy. This can result in nearly half of the light being emitted – in the worst cases – going to waste.

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