Energy-Efficient Lighting Design

April 22, 2009

Architects play a key role in better lighting design that results in significant reductions in operating costs, electrical consumption, and greenhouse-gas emissions, along with increased occupant comfort and productivity. Better, more efficient lighting can have a positive impact on organizations, their employees, and their clients.

The largest energy consumers in the United States are office, retail, and service buildings. The average age of commercial buildings in the United States is 30.5 years, and many of these buildings have inefficient lighting and lack smart controls.

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