Reduce Lighting Energy Consumption

January 7, 2013

Lighting typically accounts for about 17 percent of residential electricity use, but there are easy ways you can reduce energy consumption by lighting in your residence without compromising lighting quality or convenience.  1. Turn off the lights when you don’t need them. 2. Install (and use) dimming controls where possible. 3. Use photoelectric lighting controlsRead More

How to Choose the Correct Light Bulb

December 14, 2012

Choosing the right light bulb is a balancing act between energy savings, comfort, durability, cost, and compatibility. Each area of a home or office will require different types of light and present different opportunities for savings.  Incandescent Bulbs Incandescent bulbs provide rich and warm light quality, excellent color rendering, and controllability, but are the leastRead More