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“Living Laboratory” Cut Energy Usage With Lighting and Automated Shades

Shading and lighting retrofits slash energy use in New York ‘Living Lab’ office demonstration Phys.org, July 11, 2017 By using advanced lighting and automated shades, scientists from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) found that occupants on one floor of a high-rise office building in New York City were able to […]

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Ion Bank Energy Upgrades Help Earn the EPA’s Energy Star Certification

Energy Efficiency Upgrades Illuminate Six Ion Bank Branches Patch.com, July 21, 2017 From Eversource/Energize CT: Ion Bank recently worked with Eversource on energy upgrades across its Naugatuck, Woodbury, Prospect, Cheshire, and Meriden locations. The measures helped the local branches earn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® Certification, a national distinction for energy efficiency, saving money, […]

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The Energy Department Announces Funding for 7 SSL R&D Projects

Energy Department Invests $8 Million in Efficient Lighting R&D The Energy Department is announcing funding for seven R&D projects that will support key scientific advancements in solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. The projects will help accelerate the development of high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting products that can significantly reduce energy costs […]

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The Influence of Lighting Design On Plant Growth

Understand energy efficiency of LED horticultural lighting systems LEDs Magazine, April 19, 2017 There are multiple considerations that a business faces when evaluating light sources to use for horticultural lighting, including but not limited to: light intensity, spectrum, uniformity of light distribution, energy efficiency, and fixture lifespan. Horticultural lighting systems convert electrical energy into light […]