World Trade Center to Update Lighting, Expected to Save More Than $715,000 in First Year

The World Trade Center (WTC) is set to begin updating the more than 13,000 lighting fixtures at through a $7.9 million energy savings contract with the Port Authority of New York & New [...]

Samford University Undergoes Major Energy Efficiency Upgrades, Saves $1 Million

Johnson Controls has helped to improve the infrastructure of Samford University (Samford) in Birmingham, Alabama. The operational efficiencies achieved through these upgrades are providing the [...]

Commercial Real Estate Industry Cuts Energy Consumption Again

The Urban Land Institute’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance released a new report this week showing that the commercial real estate industry is making significant progress in reducing [...]

Atlanta Airport to Install LED Lighting on Tarmac for 50% Less Energy Consumption

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will install high-mast LED lighting for a retrofit of their existing airport tarmac lighting.  According to BLS, the new LED lights offer more [...]

Wesleyan University’s Energy Efficiency Efforts Save $480,000 Annually

Wesleyan University and Connecticut utility Eversource recently started a new energy-efficiency partnership aimed at reducing energy costs. Since 2014, energy efficiency efforts completed at the [...]

Get Your Money Back: An Update on Lighting Rebates

In the commercial sector, cash rebates from utilities and energy-efficiency organizations remain a popular incentive for lighting upgrades. A rebate may be prescriptive, available through [...]

Beyond the Ceiling: Healthy Lighting for Hospitals

Lighting systems have historically been designed for visual performance and comfort, but science tells us light plays a major role in synchronizing the human circadian system. The growing [...]

LED Streetlighting Technology Is Just Getting Started

The 2018 LightFair International Trade Show, the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial light trade show and conference, was held in Chicago last week. Vendors displayed their [...]

Achieving the Maximum: Estimating Energy Savings

In September 2017, the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) published “Energy Savings from Networked Lighting Control Systems.” The report analyzes the energy-savings potential of networked lighting [...]