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Lighting Upgrade Requires Careful Thinking, Pre-Testing

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Careless Swap Outs, Uniformity Can Damage Lighting Design

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Good Lighting Design Needs Layers, Glare Control

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The Challenge of Getting Lighting Quality Right

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Wireless Lighting Controls Market by Market

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Classrooms Not Always Great Fit for Wireless Lighting Control Systems

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Healthcare Facility Concerns When Using Wireless Lighting Controls

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Six Specification Steps: Selecting a Wireless Lighting System

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Dave Lubach: Managers Need to Embrace New Ideas and Technology

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Wireless Lighting Controls: Reducing Energy Use, Costs, and Maintenance

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Wireless Lighting Controls Ride LED Wave

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Challenges Associated with Wireless Lighting Controls

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Local Energy Standards Play Role in Wireless Lighting Control Systems

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Lighting Retrofits for LEDs Require Understanding Facility Needs

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Benefits and Challenges Associated with LEDs

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LED Specification Strategies

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Case For Capital Investment In Lighting Upgrades Rests On Showing Specific Benefits

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Benchmarking, Rebates And Incentives Can Help Justify Lighting Upgrades

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Combine Lighting Upgrades With Other Capital Projects To Maximize Energy Savings, Minimize Disruption

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Overselling Productivity Increases, Maintenance Savings Can Hurt Chances Of Approval For Lighting Upgrades

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Lighting Technology Advances Lead To Greater Energy Efficiency Savings

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Digitally Controlled Lighting Systems Can Provide Improved Efficiency

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Advances In Lamp Technology Offer Energy Efficiency, High Performance

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Lighting Audit Can Help Facility Managers Determine Best Lighting Solution

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Advantages of LED Technology

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How To Address Common LED Myths During Planning

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LED Evaluation Checklist, From Codes To Costs

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Examine State, Local Energy Codes To See How LEDs Can Help Save Energy

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Some Common Applications For LED Lighting Technology

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Where To Start With Lighting Upgrades

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Balancing Lighting Functionality with Aesthetics

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Lighting Quality Is Often Overlooked In Commercial Building Lighting Upgrades

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Harsh Lighting, Glare Among Quality Concerns In Commercial Lighting

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Lighting Controls, Occupant Involvement Are Big Pieces Of Successful Lighting Projects

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LEDs: Shedding Light on Successful Applications

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Lighting Applications Abound for LED Options

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Product Quality Vital for Evolving LED Technology

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Renovation Project Breathes New Life Into California State Government Building

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System Installation Process Offers Challenges During Renovation Project

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Grand Past, Bright Future for Historic Building

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Office Lighting Design Must Have More Goals Than Just Energy Efficiency

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Solve Lighting Quality Problems By Letting Space Guide Technology

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Brightness and Variety Are Challenges To Office Lighting Quality

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Avoiding Problems With Office Lighting Design

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Doing Lighting Retrofits the Right Way

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Needs Assessment Essential for Lighting Retrofit Success

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Lighting Retrofits: The Role of Consultants and Designers

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Lighting Retrofits: Spotlight on NEMA

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Lighting Offers Opportunities To Cut Energy Use

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Fluorescents, Induction Lighting and LEPs Continue to Expand and Improve

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New Lighting Controls Help Manage Energy Usage

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Daylighting and Controls Can Be Part Of Lighting Upgrades

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Perform an Energy Audit As a First Step To Savings

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Designers Focus on Color, Style for Interior

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Bob Holesko Eyes Energy Savings in 2012

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Combining Aesthetics With Safety, Reliability, and Performance

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Exterior Lighting Choices Include LEDs, Alternatives

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Exterior Lighting and Dark Skies

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Lighting Control Narrative Helps with Purchasing, Installation of Systems

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Lighting Control Narrative Includes Project Goals, Lighting Systems, Specialty Controls

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How to Create a Lighting Control Narrative

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Showcase: Lighting Controls Products

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Outdoor Lighting Strategy Can Balance Safety, Security and Environmental Stewardship

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When it Comes to Exterior Lighting, More is Not Necessarily Better

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Exterior Lighting Controls, Fixtures Can Reduce Energy Use and Provide Security

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Case Study: Exterior LEDs Balance Safety, Security and Green at Walmart

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The BAS and Making Multiple Changes

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Savings and Flexibility Are Goals for Corporate Conference Spaces

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Education, Analysis Help When Evaluating Lighting Technologies

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How to Take a Close Look at Claims About New Lighting Technologies

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How to Evaluate Cutting Edge Lighting Technologies

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Consider All Factors When Evaluating LED Lifetimes

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New Federal Lighting Standards Set Stage for Energy Efficiency

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Lighting Retrofits Help Facilities Move Beyond T-12 Lamps

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Successfully Specifying Controls for Lighting Retrofits

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Lighting 101: Key Principles to Remember

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Staff Plays Big Role in Effective Lighting

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Product Showcase

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Lighting Retrofits: Students Conduct Surveys, Inventory Fixtures

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HVAC, Lighting, Plumbing Initiatives Fuel LEED Certification

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Lighting: Managers Specify LEDs for Walkways, Landscapes

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Managers Need to Keep up with Changing Technology

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Online Resources for Lighting Upgrades, Greenhouse Gas Accounting

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LEDs: Managers Must Watch Heat Levels, Ventilation

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LEDs: Myths about Performance, Maintenance

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T12 Lamps: Strategies for Successful Retrofits

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How to Retrofit T12 Lamps with T8s, T5s

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Incentives for Lighting-System Upgrades

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How do LEDs Compare to CFLs?

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LEDs: Beware of Performance Characteristics

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Load Profiling: Use Sub-Meters, Data-Collection Systems

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Lighting Retrofits: Evaluate Options, Crunch the Numbers

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Managers Discuss Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Programs

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Lighting Retrofits: Controls Provide Savings Opportunities

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LEDs: Popular for Exterior Applications

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LEDs: Cost Inhibits Widespread Specification

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LEDs: Maintenance Considerations, Lamp Replacement

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Facility Professionals Discuss Managing Retrofits

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The Six Categories of Lighting Controls

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Increase Energy Efficiency with Lighting Retrofits

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Aim for Goals for Lighting Retrofits, Including Higher Productivity

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Lighting Product Showcase

Sponsored Section Provided for the Lighting Controls AssociationFacility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Controls: Daylighting and Dimming Strategies

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Lighting Controls: Design Impacts Efficiency, Occupant Comfort

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Lighting Product Phaseouts and Exemptions

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Lamp and Ballast Phaseout Dates

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Tax Credits and Financial Incentives for Upgrading Lighting Systems

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Lighting Retrofits: Bi-Level Induction Lamps Reliable, Efficient

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LED Technology: Lamps Improve Light Quality, Performance Life

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Wireless Mesh Network Controls Road Lighting

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Lighting Retrofits Improve Efficiency, Safety in Parking Structures, Surface Lots

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IEQ Factors Daylighting, Thermal Comfort and Acoustics for Healthy Space

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Lighting Upgrades Bring Energy Savings

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New Energy Efficient Lighting Technologies

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Lighting Controls Strategies Can Save Money

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Lighting Audits and Tax Incentives

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Lighting Controls: Punch Lists, Commissioning, Recommissioning

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Lighting Controls: How to Optimize Performance

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Lighting Controls: Five Key Maintenance Practices

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Lighting Retrofits: Learn from Others' Mistakes

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Quality and Quantity Key to Outdoor Lighting

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Lighting Retrofits: Rethink Knowledge of Ballasts, Lamps

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Lighting Retrofits: Managers Must Ensure Products Function Post-Installation

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Codes, Standards Influence Lighting Retrofits

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Facility Managers Should Determine If LEDs Are Appropriate For Specific Needs

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LEDs Should Be Judged Based On Their Bottom-Line Economics

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Why Are Managers Specifying Lighting Controls?

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Lighting Controls: Biggest Specification Challenges

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Lighting-Control Retrofits: Wireless Technology Lowers Project Cost

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Lighting Controls: Commissioning, Training Critical

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Lighting Controls: Take Advantage of Rebates, Tax Deductions

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The Role of Lighting Controls in Demand Response

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PRODUCT FOCUS: Lighting Controls

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For-profit and Government Hospitals Can Earn Tax Deductions for New Construction and Renovations

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Lighting and HVAC Considerations per Hospital Space Type

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Evaluate New Construction, Renovations with EPAct in Mind

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Photosensors: What Are Typical Light-Level Ranges?

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Daylight Harvesting: The Importance of Signal Resolution

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Photosensors: Wireless, Self-Calibrating Products Emerge

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Examine Use Requirements and Design Before Choosing Lighting Fixtures

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Lighting Product Showcase

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Consider Energy and Maintenance Costs in Lighting Life-cycle Assessments

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Proper Disposal of Lamps and Ballasts

A Special Report in Conjunction with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Myths and Misconceptions

A Special Report in Conjunction with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Careful Planning Debunks Myths

A Special Report in Conjunction with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Match Technology to the Application

A Special Report in Conjunction with the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Consider Maintenance During Installation

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Ten Tips For Facility Managers To Cut Energy Costs

Special Report Provided by the EnOcean AllianceFacility Maintenance Decisions
Wireless Lighting Controls Save Energy, Improve the Bottom Line

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Lighting Upgrades: Opportunities in Existing Buildings

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Sports Arenas Pose Maintenance and Engineering Challenges

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HVAC, Lighting Retrofits Fuel Arena's LEED Certification

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Lighting Retrofits: Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction Provides Incentives

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Managers Can Deduct Full Cost of New Lighting with Interim Lighting Rule

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Lighting Upgrades: Strategies to Meet ASHRAE 90.1-2001

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The Role of Lighting and HVAC Sytems in Green Campuses

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Performance Metrics For Lighting Systems

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Lighting System Bids: What Facility Managers Need to Know

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New Products: August 2008

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Lighting Products

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Making Wireless Technology Work

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Lamp Recycling, Step by Step

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Lighting Controls: Energy-Efficiency Edge

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Keeping the Lid on Energy

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LED Lighting: A-B-C? 1-2-3?

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Lighting Upgrades Aren't a Flip of the Switch

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Health Care, Lighting & EPAct

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The Impact of EPAct

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Green Building Report

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Lamps & Ballasts: End-of-Life Decisions

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Technology, Energy Codes Lead to More Efficient Lighting Systems

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Lighting Systems Can Help Trim Costs, Energy Consumption

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New Ballasts Have Improved Controllability, Efficiency Thanks to Code, Technology Updates

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A New Era for Lighting

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Lighting: Safeguard the Environment by Recycling Old Lamps

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Early Returns: LEDs Show Promise for Facilities

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Lighting: Deciding Whether to Retrofit Existing Systems or Relight According to an Updated Design

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Lamp Technology Answers User Demands

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Lamps: Beyond the End of Life

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Lighting: Successful Lighting Design Must Address Quality, Cost, Code Compliance, and Design Compatibility

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Charting a Lighting Maintenance Initiative

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Bonus Web Coverage: Lighting Resources

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New LEDs for Today’s Facilities

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Lamps in a New Light

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Wireless Lighting Controls: Bright Way to Cut Energy Use

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Lighting Part I: Recycling Revisited

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Lighting Part II: Maintenance Matters

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Legislation Would Set Energy Efficiency Standards for Outdoor Pole Lighting

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ASHRAE Guideline Addresses Interactions Affecting IEQ

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Changes to Decrease Energy Use in Elevators Proposed for Standard 90.1

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Lighting the Path to Energy Efficiency: Changes Proposed for Standard 90.1

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Sustainable Practices through Effective Lighting Solutions Guide Available

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NEMA Publication Helps Determine Target Efficacy Rating for Luminaires

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NEMA Announces Consensus Legislative Proposal on Outdoor Lighting Standards

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Over Two Million U.S. Buildings are Candidates for Lighting Upgrades

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NEMA Publishes Guidance on Solid-State Lighting

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Obama Administration Announces More Efficient Lighting Standards

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NEMA Offers Free Lighting Renovation Guide to Facility Managers

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Proposed Changes to ASHRAE 90.1 Open for Public Comment

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NEMA Revises Standard for Double-Ended Metal Halide Lamps

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Widespread CFL Use Could Slash Global Lighting Demand for Electricity By Half

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ENERGY STAR Launches New Program for Solid-State Lighting

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Report Available on Best Practices for Metal Halide Lighting Systems

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EPA Settles with Railroad on Disposal of Fluorescent Lamps

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Papers Explore Ballast Issues

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DOE Updates Energy Star Requirements for CFLs

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Phase Out the Incandescent Bulb? Not so Fast, IALD Says

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ICC Acts on ASHRAE Proposals

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DOE to Invest $20.6 Million for Solid-State Lighting Research

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NEMA Paper Addresses Issues on Four-Pin Spiral CFLs

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Publication Offers Energy-Efficiency Guidance for K-12 Schools

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Publication Provides Energy-Efficiency Guidance for K-12 Schools

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Research Team Creates Nanoscale UV LEDs

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AEE Survey: Lighting Technology Top Priority

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Proposed Addendum Allows More Efficient Skylighting

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DOE Launches Energy Star for Solid-State Lighting

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Industry Confidence Continues Decline, Survey Finds

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Study Finds Spectrally Enhanced Lighting Brings Energy Savings

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NEMA Publishes American National Standard for Electric Lamps

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DOE Announces $5 Million for Solid-State Lighting Projects

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Survey Shows Decline of Confidence in Economy

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Hybrid Lighting Technology Shows Potential for Energy Efficiency and Savings

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Overall Lighting Demand Down, Despite Commercial Sector Growth

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