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Ways To Save Energy: Energy Saving Tips For Around the Office

Some Quick Energy Saving Tips For Around The Office...

Saving Energy Saves Profit

There are multiple methods for conserving energy in your business. By following just a few simple energy saving tips, you can reduce your energy consumption, save money and help to preserve the Earth’s natural resources for future generations.

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How To Choose The Right Type Of Energy Efficient Fluorescent Ballasts

Choosing The Wrong Fluorescent Ballast Leads To Ineffective Lighting...

What Is A Ballast?

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Topics: fluorescent ballasts, ballasts, fluorescent ballast electronic, t5 fluorescent ballast, fluorescent electronic ballasts, t5 electronic ballast

Can Energy Efficient Lighting Increase Employee Productivity?

Is There More To Energy Efficient Lighting Than "The Numbers"?

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Topics: energy efficiency services, energy efficient systems, energy efficient lighting solutions, energy savings group, energy efficient lighting

How to Calculate Total Fixture Wattage for Fluorescent Lighting

Step 1 - Determine Your Type of Fluorescent Fixture

In order to calculate your total fixture wattage, you need to know what the wattage is of the existing system you have in place.  There are numerous variables, but typically we see T-12 fluorescent lighting in most places.  Even if you are aware of that you use T-12's, knowing what type of T-12 fixture is very important.  Here are the 3 that we run into most

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Topics: t5 retrofit, t5 vs. t8, Energy savings, calculate energy savings, energy efficiency, t8 vs. t5, calculating wattage, t8 fixtures, wattage

How To Clean Up Your "Dirty" Power With Energy Efficient Lighting

Beyond The Obvious Benefits Of Energy Efficient Lighting....

Lighting Uses ALOT Of US Total Electricity Capacity

Lighting utilizes about 18% of the total electricity currently generated in the United States.  Lighting within commercial buildings is responsible for roughly 71% of the 18% total electricity generated.  Energy efficient lighting is one physical change that  could bring that percentage down drastically.

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Topics: energy efficiency services, energy efficient systems, energy efficient lighting solutions, energy savings group, energy efficient lighting

How Can Energy Efficient Lighting Reduce Cooling Loads By 40%?

Lighting Consumes The Most Energy In Your Building...Time To Consider Energy Efficient Lighting

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Topics: energy efficiency services, energy efficient systems, energy efficient lighting solutions, energy savings group, energy efficient lighting

10 Expert Tips For Successful Energy Efficient Light Design

Take The Time For Light Design, Here's Why....

Lighting Consumes Over 1/3rd Total Facility Energy Costs

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Topics: light designer, energy efficient lighting design, lighting designer, design light, light design, lighting design experts, energy efficient lighting

Come "See The Difference" Of A T8 Lighting Upgrade In Elkton, KY

FREE Food....FREE Energy Efficient Lighting Seminar...Have You Seen An Energy Efficient Project AFTER A Complete Upgrade?

Energy Efficient Lighting Project Saves Manufacturer 130,000+ kWh Annually

Recently Hovey Electric and Coffman Home Decor completed an energy efficiency upgrade project at Refine Tile in Elkton, KY. The 4 month project entailed removing 980-8' T12 strip lights and replacing them with 373-4 lamp T8 F-bay fixtures.

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Topics: t8 lighting, t5 vs. t8, hovey electric, t8 retrofit, energy effiicient lighting, coffman lighting, t8 vs. t5, energy efficient seminar, t8 fixtures

Is It Possible For LED Lighting To Get More Efficient and Cheaper?

LED Lighting Has Been Around Awhile....But Not So Affordable...

LED Technology Changing Rapidly

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Topics: led lighting michigan, led lighting tennessee, led can light, led retrofit, led troffer, energy efficient lighting, LED Lighting

5 Reasons Why You Will Fall In Love With Fluorescent T5 Lighting

Here's Why You Will Fall In Love Fluorescent T5 Technology...

1. Fewer Watts Per Fixture

T-5 Ballast and bulbs are a better combination all around but one of the greatest benefits is the reduction in wattage required to light these up compared to a T12 fixture.  The difference in savings will depend on which type of fixture. We have used fixtures with wattage ratings of 190 watts.

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Topics: fluorescent t5, t5 retrofit, t5 vs. t8, t5 lighting, t8 vs. t5, T5 HO, energy efficient lighting