EWINDOW Artificial Daylight System

Daylight & the EWINDOW System Daylight has been the most important lighting source to us throughout human history. Studies have shown that daylight has great impact on humans, not only to provide illumination, but also to improve our mood and physical health. EWINDOW is an artificial daylight system that simulates the natural rhythm of daylight and adjusts Read more about EWINDOW Artificial Daylight System[…]

University of Minnesota Exceeds Expectations, Achieves 90% Energy Savings with LED Parking Garage Lighting Conversion

One of the nation’s largest schools serving over 60,000 students, the University of Minnesota (U of M) is upgrading the lighting at all 18 parking ramps and garages on its Minneapolis campus. In the Northrop Auditorium Garage, a small 24,000 square foot facility with 75 parking spots, U of M replaced low-wattage high-pressure sodium fixtures Read more about University of Minnesota Exceeds Expectations, Achieves 90% Energy Savings with LED Parking Garage Lighting Conversion[…]

School District Benefits From Energy Efficient LED Upgrades in Schools Across the District

The Sumner School District, located between Tacoma and Mount Rainier, has been upgrading their facilities to be more energy efficient. Since 2009, Jay Donnaway of Sound Environmental Consulting has been employed as a Resource Conservation Manager (RCM) by the district plus a few other public entities. To lower the cost of frequent lamp replacement in Read more about School District Benefits From Energy Efficient LED Upgrades in Schools Across the District[…]

University of California San Francisco Saves 88% with Adaptive LED Parking Lot Lighting

In 2012, UC San Francisco launched a pilot demonstration of energy-efficient lighting on the top level of its two-tier parking garage at 2340 Post Street. That level of the parking structure had lacked lighting for some time, but a sharp increase in use prompted some calls expressing safety concerns. More light was clearly needed, but Read more about University of California San Francisco Saves 88% with Adaptive LED Parking Lot Lighting[…]

Prestigious Princeton Sees the LED Light

One of America’s most prestigious universities is in the middle of an ambitious LED replacement program – more than 100,000 fixtures.  Princeton University is implementing many different energy-mitigation projects on campus, and lighting was determined to be a strategy with one of the best overall paybacks. The university’s Energy Group is funding the program, which represents the Read more about Prestigious Princeton Sees the LED Light[…]

LED Lighting Helps Mishka’s Café Save Energy

Sinisa Novakovic, owner of Mishka’s café in downtown Davis, had two goals for the recent lighting upgrade in his café: create a cozy, inviting atmosphere for customers and save energy. In the main seating area alone he was able to cut his lighting energy use 85% by upgrading to LED lighting. Throughout the rest of Read more about LED Lighting Helps Mishka’s Café Save Energy[…]

Case Study: UC San Francisco Adaptive Parking Lot Lighting

In 2012, UC San Francisco launched a pilot demonstration of energy-efficient lighting on the top level of its two-tier parking garage at 2340 Post Street. That level of the parking structure had lacked lighting for some time, but a sharp increase in use prompted some calls expressing safety concerns. More light was clearly needed, but Read more about Case Study: UC San Francisco Adaptive Parking Lot Lighting[…]

Campus-Wide Networked Adaptive LED Lighting System Saves UC Davis $120,000 Annually

In order to reduce energy consumption and the state’s carbon footprint, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has called for a 60–80% reduction in lighting energy consumption by 2020. Answering this call, UC Davis established the Smart Lighting Initiative (SLI), an effort to reduce campus-wide lighting electricity consumption at least 60% below 2007 levels. The Read more about Campus-Wide Networked Adaptive LED Lighting System Saves UC Davis $120,000 Annually[…]

School District Benefits From Energy Efficient LED Upgrades in Schools Across the District

The Sumner School District, located between Tacoma and Mount Rainier, has been upgrading their facilities to be more energy efficient. Since 2009, Jay Donnaway of Sound Environmental Consulting has been employed as a Resource Conservation Manager (RCM) by the district plus a few other public entities. To lower the cost of frequent lamp replacement in Read more about School District Benefits From Energy Efficient LED Upgrades in Schools Across the District[…]

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One of America’s most prestigious universities is in the middle of an ambitious LED replacement program – more than 100,000 fixtures.  Princeton University is implementing many different energy-mitigation projects on campus, and lighting was determined to be a strategy with one of the best overall paybacks. The university’s Energy Group is funding the program, which represents the Read more about Default title[…]