Do You Ever Wonder What the Heck That Charge is Listed Under "Peak Demand" On Your Utility Bill?
If You Don't, I Am Going To Show You What It Really Means....
Slipping a check into the monthly utility bill without giving it much thought is a thing of habit. Open the bill, look over the final charge, and then make out the check while bickering over how the utility company is ripping off consumers.
A Change In Energy Efficient Lighting For Crippen Buick GMC Mazda Volvo
A body shop environment should include lighting that not only lights the area, but it should also duplicate natural light as close as possible. When we approached the project at Crippen, we had two goals in the Body Shop area:
The T-12 fixture is on its way out. You can still buy them, but just like the 100 watt incandescent light bulb, the T-12 bulb is on it's way out. The government is not allowing manufacturers to make them after 2012.
Are Inductive Fluorescents Better Than 400 Watt Metal Halide?
Yes, we think so, and here's why:
Reason #1 50% Less Wattage
You can replace a 400 Watt Metal Halide with a 200 Watt Inductive Fluorescent fixture. By doing this you reduce your total fixture wattage by over 50% which in turn reduces your utility bill 50% for your lighting. Doesn't seem possible?
Steps to Calculate the Cost of Your Existing Motors
In order to determine if upgrading to more energy efficiency motors is a practical consideration for your business, you must first calculate the cost of your existing motors. We show you how to calculate those costs here: