Containing Glare
In the landscape lighting business, we often hear complaints about glare and get lots of questions about how to bring it under control.  In some cases, it’s a minor annoyance, but in others, some clients are so sensitive to the discomfort it can produce that it ruins entire lighting designs for them. So what exactly is “glare”?  I define it as light transmitted directly from a source into an onlooker’s eyes (either directly or indirectly) in such a way that it’s a nuisance.  Beyond the squinting