Light pollution

Industrieller und gewerblicher SchallschutzMost recently, European Environmental law has recognized that light is one of the nuisances that brings (related to character, extent and duration) serious harm or nuisance to a community or a neighborhood. Accordingly, in the context of environmental impact studies and within technical reports for planning permission the effects of light pollution need to be considered.

Our service includes:

  • Measurement of light technical parameters and assessment of existing lighting situation
  • Determine the spatial lighting of living and sleeping areas from luminaires in the neighborhood
  • Determination of glare from strong or elevated light sources
  • Determining appropriate mitigation measures to reduce and prevent nuisance light pollution


Arno Trautsch
Tel.: +49 (0) 9081 / 27 62 65-1