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Daylighting can save you 33%

Daylighting is the practice of allowing a controlled amount of natural light into a building to reduce electric lighting costs. A daylighting system includes...

Lighting Retrofits Cut Energy Use, Study Finds

Occupants on one floor of a high-rise office building in New York City were able to reduce lighting energy usage by nearly 80 percent...

Smart Lighting Control Provides Detailed Power Use Information and BACnet Integration

One of the most important and least appreciated ways to reduce lighting energy use in buildings is through lighting controls. Lighting controls can also...

Cutting Corporate Lighting Costs

The ability to configure lighting so that it is on only when needed can reduce commercial building operating costs by up to 20%. Utilities...

Healthcare Facility Microgrids Can Mean More Reliable, Lower-cost Energy

Growing energy use is a top concern for healthcare facilities, especially with projections that show electricity rates rising.  The U.S. Energy Information Administration forecasts that...

Study Finds Robust Morning Light Lowers Stress in Office Workers

A new study from the Lighting Research Center (LRC) found that office workers who receive a robust dose of circadian-effective light in the morning, from...

The Impact Of Daylighting On Office Design

Daylighting can have such a powerful effect on office workers’ comfort, well-being, and productivity, the buildings they occupy are now being oriented and designed...

Exterior Lighting: LED Advances

An array of exterior areas of institutional and commercial facilities require lighting. Even though exterior lighting systems often go overlooked, these projects can offer...

Finnish 5G IoT lighting trial aims at property management

A trial installation of Internet connected indoor lighting in Finland hopes to establish how combining intelligent LEDs with next-generation 5G mobile networks can help...

What Is Metal-over-Metal Re-Roofing?

Simply put, it is the installation of a new long life metal roof over an existing metal roof in a way that is structurally...