Raising the Sustainability Bar

Following an assessment of the light bulbs used in their restaurants, The Cheesecake Factory completed a re-lamp in each restaurant by installing low wattage bulbs. This reduces their kilowatt usage by 2% to 3% each year based on a standard 10,000 square foot restaurant. In addition, they are upgrading their lighting to more energy efficient Read more about Raising the Sustainability Bar[…]

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[…]

Case Study: Medical Center Parking Structure

With 7 hospitals and 22 physician locations serving more than 9 Wisconsin counties, ThedaCare has ample room to implement and reap the benefits of building efficiency measures. At the Appleton Medical Center, ThedaCare’s Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign Award winning project involved replacing inefficient medium-wattage HID lighting fixtures at a 126,000 square foot Read more about Case Study: Medical Center Parking Structure[…]

Walmart saves over 40% compared to traditional pulse-start metal halides

This report documents the first full parking lot installation of light-emitting diode (LED) products for Walmart, which was done at a Walmart Supercenter in Leavenworth, Kansas. For years, Walmart has explored alternatives to conventional (metal halide [MH] or high-pressure sodium) lighting technologies in its parking lots as a way to save energy, improve the environmental Read more about Walmart saves over 40% compared to traditional pulse-start metal halides[…]