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Moving from Oil lamps to LEDs: Right-Sizing your Lighting Program to your Market

Moving from Oil lamps to LEDs: Right-Sizing your Lighting Program to your Market

As a lighting consultant for DNV GL I am frequently asked “what is the next big thing after LED?” While this is a worthy question, it is disconnected from the reality of the current lighting market. A 2015 study by the Department of Energy found ...

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Five trends for Energy Efficiency in 2017

I think everyone will agree that 2016 was a year full of surprises and many people are looking forward to putting it behind us.  However, 2016 was a good year for energy efficiency.  There were major legislative initiatives, industry mergers, and m ...

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To deem or not to deem? That is the (valid) question.

To deem or not to deem? That is the (valid) question.

During the annual program planning and design phase, energy efficiency utility incentive program implementation teams have to consider how to balance risk and reward when determining whether measures should be custom or prescriptive. A utility and a ...

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Is the CFL era over? Rapid changes in the Residential Lighting Market

Since early 2012, when the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) began to have an impact on the presence of traditional incandescent general purpose lamps in retail stores, the residential lighting market has undergone rapid changes. Before the ...

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Linear tube LED's and impact on advanced control opportunities

Linear tube LEDs, such as those intended as direct replacements of 4-ft T8 or T12 fluorescent tubes, have gained significant popularity as a “low-cost shortcut” to upgrading to solid state lighting (SSL). Certainly it is attractive to keep the ex ...

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How will the evolution of lighting technology impact the energy efficiency landscape?

It has been a busy couple of weeks for me, closing the books on 2014, writing our retrospective reports, and comparing notes with my colleagues around the nation. And I am consistently hearing the not-so-subtle drumbeat about the monumental rise in a ...

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