Lighting Legislation Update

In 2007, when the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) was signed into law it resulted in the Department of Energy (DOE) issuing new energy efficiency standards for light bulbs. Although you may not have noticed, since 2012 (or 2011 if you live in California) the DOE has been progressively phasing out some of the […]

LED Lighting Efficiency

LEDs, or Light Emitting Diodes, have been around for years, but only recently evolved to the point where they became useful as a lighting solution. Now, thanks to their high-quality light and energy efficiency, they are some of the most popular lights on the market. How efficient are they? LEDs use about 85% less electricity […]

Lighting Retrofit Cost Savings

A lighting retrofit is the process of replacing components of an existing lighting system with parts that are more energy efficient. Naturally, there are some costs associated with making the transition, yet for many it’s a sensible choice since the changes not only make a facility more eco-friendly but can result in significant energy savings […]