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Building Operating Management
Lighting Controls Upgrades Done Right Mean Energy, Cost Savings

Building Operating Management
3 High-Performance Energy Efficiency Strategies To Reduce Energy Permanently

Facility Maintenance Decisions
California Hospital Paves Way for Systemwide LED Exterior Lighting Upgrade

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Lighting Controls: New Certification Created

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NASCAR Track Debuts Lights with LEDs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital Seeks Turnkey Solution for LED Exterior Lighting Upgrade

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital Officials Specify LEDs for Exterior Lighting Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Health Care System Saves More than $1 Million in Maintenance, Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
LEDs Headline Updates To Lighting Products and Technology

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Survey: Lighting Level Affects Nurses’ Ability to Perform Job

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Survey: Lighting Level Affects Nurses’ Ability to Perform Job

Building Operating Management
To Get to Zero Net Energy, First Focus on Reducing Energy Consumption

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specification Tips for LEDs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED Options Continue to Expand

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Star: Steps to a Successful LED Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Jump-Starting Lighting Control Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning Starts With Basic Review of Lighting Control System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making the Case for Retrocommissioning of Lighting Control Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: Lighting Control Specification Enables Utility Incentives

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PRODUCTS: Lighting Controls

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Overcoming Privacy Concerns With Network Lighting Systems

Building Operating Management
Energy Lesson Plans: How Colleges Save Money on Lighting, HVAC, Water Heating

Building Operating Management
Klein ISD: Data, Benchmarking Keys To Reducing Operating Costs

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LED Parking Upgrades Project to Save $375K

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Reduced Lighting Load Supports Net Zero Energy Goal

Building Operating Management
The Power and Convenience of Networked BAS Come With Cybersecurity Concerns As Well

Building Operating Management
How Common Are Attacks Through The BAS?

Building Operating Management
Steps To Take To Improve BAS Cybersecurity

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: 10 Questions FMs Should Ask About Cybersecurity

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Connecticut VA Medical Center Benefits from Energy Efficiency Upgrades

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AMA: Some Street Lighting LED Options Hazardous to Health

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Spotlight on Savings: LED Upgrade Delivers Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrofits Deliver Bottom-Line Benefits to Healthcare Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrofit Strategy: Managers get Involved from Day One

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Healthcare Facilities Retrofits: Making Available Money Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Use Knowledge Gained from Past Retrofit Projects

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'Ultimate Retrofit' Brings Wireless Lighting System to Wrigley Field

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LEED Platinum Collaborative Life Sciences Building: Model of Interdisciplinary Education and Research

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LED Craze Continues: Thoughts from Lightfair 2016

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Princeton University Lighting Program Embraces LEDs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Princeton Relies on Established Manufacturers for LED Retrofit Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Princeton Maintenance Teams Kept Schedule Fluid During LED Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: LED Upgrade at Princeton Gym Light-Years in the Making

Building Operating Management
When Doing Interior Retrofits, Complying With ADA Is Critical

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Exterior Lighting Upgrades Deliver Efficiency, Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Auditing Process Helps Managers Discover Lighting System Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Place Focus of Exterior Lighting Projects on Fixtures

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED, HID, Fluorescent Fixtures Among Exterior Lighting Options

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: Website Offers Lighting Designs for Older Adults

Building Operating Management
Building Internet of Things Thrives on Free Flow of Data

Building Operating Management
Making The Business Case For Smart Buildings

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LED Lighting Reaches the Big Leagues

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How Daylighting Improves Light and Life Inside Buildings

Building Operating Management
Technology, Design Advances Are Driving High-Performance Lighting

Building Operating Management
High-Performance Lighting Means Balancing Budget with Quality

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Technology Gains in High-Performance Lighting

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HID LED Lamps Recalled for Risk of Detachment From Base

Building Operating Management
Even Most Efficient High-Performance Buildings Require Constant Monitoring, Tweaking

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Innovative Building Systems Are Hallmarks of PNC Tower

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The 2016 Facility Management Tournament of Bad

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International Roofing Expo Continues To Grow, Challenge Conventional Wisdom

Building Operating Management
Section 179D Federal EPAct Tax Benefits Extended For Two Years

Building Operating Management
Using Daylighting to Maximum Effect

Building Operating Management
Daylighting System Can Range from Very Simple to Complex

Building Operating Management
Tips for Optimizing Controls to Make the Most of Daylight

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Improving Daylighting Via Window Replacement

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LED Lighting Scores Big Savings in Sports Facilities

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Talking Points: Communications Key for Project Support

Building Operating Management
Energy Star Leaders Offer 6 Lessons for Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Meeting Energy Star Expectations and Making the Program a Foundation

Building Operating Management
More Energy Star Tips: Stay the Course with Older Buildings, Engage Tenants

Building Operating Management
Knowing Window Classes, Codes, Glass Types for Window Replacement Projects

Building Operating Management
Value of Exceeding Code Requirements in Window Replacement Project

Building Operating Management
Knowing When Window Replacement Is Inevitable

Building Operating Management
Addressing Solar Heat Gain, U-Factor in Window Design

Building Operating Management
How to Recommission and Revitalize Lighting Control Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Controls Achieve Next-Generation, Maintenance Cost Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Can Specify a Combination of Lighting Technologies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Application Issues With Lighting Control Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs Popular Retrofit Choice for Lighting Control Systems

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Eye on Energy: Lighting Upgrades Help Retail Facility Takes Control

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Challenges When Deploying LED Lighting Retrofits

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Seattle Environmental Lab Converts to LED Lighting

Building Operating Management
Value of Internet of Things to Green Buildings

Building Operating Management
IoT Lighting Controls Taking the Lead in Efficient, Green Applications

Building Operating Management
Complexity of Commercial Buildings a Challenge to IoT Applications

Building Operating Management
Big Future Predicted for IoT, but a Simple Definition Is Elusive

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Daylight Harvesting Gains from System Integration

Building Operating Management
Security Vulnerabilities Exposed in Facilities

Building Operating Management
Benefits of Office Design for Employee Performance

Building Operating Management
Achieving Thermal Comfort with Office Design

Building Operating Management
Role of Furniture in Work Environment

Building Operating Management
Internet of Things May Play Role in Office Comfort, Savings

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Utilities and Energy Codes Drive Changes in Lighting Systems

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New Generation of LEDs Make Good Case for Retrofit

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Benefits to Lighting Upgrades, Even in Relatively Recent System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrades Keep Mall of America Fresh, Energy Efficient

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Lighting Upgrades at Mall of America Require Effective Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrades Vital Part of Massive Mall of America Expansion

Building Operating Management
Design, Sustainable Practices Are Natural Fit for High-Performance Workplace

Building Operating Management
Knowing the Types of Lighting Control Systems and How Often Recommissioning Is Needed

Building Operating Management
At Peace Institute in Washington, D.C. , Complex Lighting Controls Get an Ongoing Commissioning

Building Operating Management
High-Performance Lighting Design and California’s Title 24

Building Operating Management
EPAct Tax Benefits For Warehouses: Section 179(D) Provisions

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Retrofitting vs. Relighting — What Makes Most Sense for Your Facility?

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The Problem With Downlights in Commercial Offices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Focusing on Lighting System Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Field Testing an Important Step in Lighting Upgrade Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Standards Emerge to Monitor Lighting Industry

Building Operating Management
Mobile Technology, Natural Lighting as High-Performance Tools

Building Operating Management
Sustainable Construction and High-Performance Workplaces

Building Operating Management
Additional Energy Efficiency Lighting Issues Covered by Title 24

Building Operating Management
California’s Title 24 Addresses Variety of Lighting Efficiency Controls

Building Operating Management
Acceptance Testing, Training for Lighting Controls, Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Technology Updates Could Signal Need for Lighting Upgrades

Building Operating Management
New Lighting Technology Can Bring New Challenges

Building Operating Management
Energy Codes, Technology Improvements Driving Changes in Lighting

Building Operating Management
White LED Lamps Are Biggest Recent Development in Lighting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making LEDs Work at Your Facility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Determining Successful Rate of Return on LED Upgrage Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Many Misconceptions Concerning LED Lighting

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Two Steps Towards Better Lighting

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System Integration Can Add Functionality In Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
Innovative Products: Lighting Controls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Western Michigan University Relamping Team Brings Efficiency to Maintenance Department

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Relamping Team Cleans up University's Lighting Clutter

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Success of Lighting Team Leads to Program Expansion

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University Takes Another Step to Improving Lighting Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Questions and Answers for Successful Lighting System Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Questions to Ask Lighting Manufacturers About Wireless Controls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Project Scope Questions to Ask Manufacturers Before Lighting Upgrade

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Budget Questions to Ask Before Embarking on Lighting Upgrade

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrades: Planning Projects That Deliver

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Projects Often Provide Fast Path to Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergence of LEDs Promps Managers to Look at Lighting Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Lighting Upgrade Requires Careful Thinking, Pre-Testing

Building Operating Management
Careless Swap Outs, Uniformity Can Damage Lighting Design

Building Operating Management
Good Lighting Design Needs Layers, Glare Control

Building Operating Management
The Challenge of Getting Lighting Quality Right

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System Integration Can Add Functionality In Existing Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Wireless Lighting Controls Market by Market

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Classrooms Not Always Great Fit for Wireless Lighting Control Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Healthcare Facility Concerns When Using Wireless Lighting Controls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Six Specification Steps: Selecting a Wireless Lighting System

Building Operating Management
Open Plenum Ceilings Provide Options for Successful Daylighting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Systems, Energy Use, and Strategies for Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Consumption Concerns: Use ASHRAE Guidelines

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking the LEED Approach to Reducing Lighting Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Occupancy Sensors Help Reduce Energy Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Common Lighting Control Issues

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Lighting Retrofits: Streamlining for Savings

Building Operating Management
Intriguing Ways FMs Are Shaping Interiors For Occupant Health

Building Operating Management
Innovative Products: Lighting

Building Operating Management
Pick Low-Hanging Fruit To Make An Existing Building Smarter

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Lighting Retrofit Brings Savings and Inventory Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Managers Need to Embrace New Ideas and Technology

Building Operating Management
Managing Multiple Lighting Options With One Control System

Building Operating Management
Balance Cost Efficiency, Functionality To Decide Correct Lighting Options

Building Operating Management
Multiple Types Of Lighting Can Complicate Daylighting Efforts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maryland School District Streamlines Lighting Systems for Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Streamlighting Lighting Inventory one Goal of K-12 Retrofit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
In-House Crews, Contractors Split School District Lighting System Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
School District Building Engineers Provide Significant Input on Lighting Projects

Building Operating Management
Showcase Products: LEDs

Building Operating Management
Smart Building Systems Beyond HVAC

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Wireless Lighting Controls Ride LED Wave

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Challenges Associated with Wireless Lighting Controls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Local Energy Standards Play Role in Wireless Lighting Control Systems

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Challenges Seeking LEED Status in Older Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits for LEDs Require Understanding Facility Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Benefits and Challenges Associated with LEDs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED Specification Strategies

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

Building Operating Management
Benchmarking, Rebates And Incentives Can Help Justify Lighting Upgrades

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

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

Building Operating Management
Getting Back On Energy Budget After a Rough Winter

Facility Maintenance Decisions
2011 Lighting Retrofit Lit Way for Future Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Use Ongoing Monitoring To Get The Most Out Of Daylighting

Building Operating Management
Controls Are Critical To Daylighting Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Keep Need For Future Changes In Mind When Setting Up Daylighting Systems

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LED Retrofits Pave the Way for More projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Staples Buying Into LED Lighting

Building Operating Management
Lighting Technology Advances Lead To Greater Energy Efficiency Savings

Building Operating Management
Digitally Controlled Lighting Systems Can Provide Improved Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Advances In Lamp Technology Offer Energy Efficiency, High Performance

Building Operating Management
Lighting Audit Can Help Facility Managers Determine Best Lighting Solution

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED Lighting Provides Maintenance Benefits for Staples

Facility Maintenance Decisions
More LED Lighting Projects on Horizon for Staples

Building Operating Management
Service Considerations Can Help Shape Lighting Controls Upgrades

Building Operating Management
As Wireless Lighting Control Systems Mature, They Offer More Flexibility For Upgrade Projects

Building Operating Management
Advanced Lighting Controls Offer Better Control, More Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Commissioning Advanced Lighting Controls Is Critical To Maximizing Their Benefits

Building Operating Management
Advanced Lighting Controls Offer Greater Automated Load Shedding Capability

Building Operating Management
What To Keep In Mind When Considering Advanced Lighting Controls

Building Operating Management
How Facility Managers Can Implement Advanced Lighting Control Systems

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LED Retrofits Offer Lessons in Savings

Building Operating Management
Lighting Control Technology, Energy Codes Are Important Pieces Of Lighting Controls Upgrade Plans

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Lighting Upgrades: LEDs to the Rescue

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Lighting System Commissioning Benefits and Tips

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Soaring Savings: HVAC, Lighting Retrofits Bring Bottom-Line Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits at University of Minnesota Deliver Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Parking Structures Frequent Target of LED Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Stairwells, Hallways Other Sources of LED Installations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Benefits and Challenges Presented by LED Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Closer Look Online Exclusive: The University of Minnesota's Lighting Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Safety, Savings Achieved With Emergency Lighting System Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED Technology Advances Impact on Emergency Lighting Market

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Testing an Important Consideration for Emergency Lighting Installation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Manufacturers' Experience Vital to Specify Emergency Lighting Products

Building Operating Management
Advantages of LED Technology

Building Operating Management
How To Address Common LED Myths During Planning

Building Operating Management
LED Evaluation Checklist, From Codes To Costs

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

Building Operating Management
Some Common Applications For LED Lighting Technology

Building Operating Management
Where To Start With Lighting Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Lighting Controls Offer Energy Efficiency, Cost Savings

Building Operating Management
Balancing Lighting Functionality with Aesthetics

Building Operating Management
How Natural Lighting Affects Lighting Choices

Building Operating Management
Innovative Products: Lighting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs: Lighting the way to Outdoor Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs Emerge as Popular Outdoor Lighting Option

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED Retrofit Kits, Traditional Outdoor Lighting Options Remain

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Restroom Image: The Maintenance Connection

Building Operating Management
Lighting Quality Is Often Overlooked In Commercial Building Lighting Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Harsh Lighting, Glare Among Quality Concerns In Commercial Lighting

Building Operating Management
Lighting Controls, Occupant Involvement Are Big Pieces Of Successful Lighting Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Efficiency, Avoiding Mistakes Key to Lighting Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Codes, Rebates to Consider for Lighting Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Efficient Lighting Technology Options Available

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tailoring Lighting Project to Specific Application

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofit Resources

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Lighting Upgrades and the Bottom Line

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs: Shedding Light on Successful Applications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Applications Abound for LED Options

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Product Quality Vital for Evolving LED Technology

Building Operating Management
How to Avoid Pitfalls With Outdoor Safety and Security Lighting

Building Operating Management
With Outdoor Safety and Security Lighting, Cost Should Not Be First Priority

Building Operating Management
Evaluate LEDs for Possible Use in Outdoor Safety and Security Lighting

Building Operating Management
Tips for Maintenance, Inspection of Outdoor Safety and Security Lighting

Building Operating Management
Showcase Products: Outdoor Safety and Security Lighting

Building Operating Management
Advances In Lighting Technology Give Facility Managers New Options For Savings

Building Operating Management
Daylight Harvesting, Other Dimming Strategies Help Lower Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
Advanced Lighting Control Strategies Like Light Level Tuning, Demand Response Save Energy

Building Operating Management
Financial Incentives Available For Lighting Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Getting Started On Upgrades To Older Lighting Systems

Building Operating Management
Fluorescents, Metal Halides, LEDs Are Among Choices To Replace Incandescents

Building Operating Management
Delamping Has to be Properly Planned to Avoid Problems, Save Energy

Building Operating Management
Installing Basic Lighting Controls Can Provide Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Georgia Medical Center Lighting Retrofit Paves Way to Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Patient Care Takes Priority Over Lighting Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
ROI on Lighting Project Less Than 3 Years

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Next Lighting Project to Feature LED Lamps

Building Operating Management
Exterior Lighting Design Presents Challenges

Building Operating Management
Pros and Cons of Wireless Building Automation Systems

Building Operating Management
WiFi, Zigbee, EnOcean Are Most Common Wireless Technologies

Building Operating Management
Construction Materials Can Interfere With Wireless BAS Signals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renovation Project Breathes New Life Into California State Government Building

Facility Maintenance Decisions
System Installation Process Offers Challenges During Renovation Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grand Past, Bright Future for Historic Building

Building Operating Management
Office Lighting Design Must Have More Goals Than Just Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Solve Lighting Quality Problems By Letting Space Guide Technology

Building Operating Management
Brightness and Variety Are Challenges To Office Lighting Quality

Building Operating Management
Avoiding Problems With Office Lighting Design

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Texas School District Lighting Project Boosts Bottom Line

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits Bring Savings, Efficiency to Texas School District

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restrooms can Offer Money-Saving Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Easier Cleaning Key to Restroom Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Installing Water-Saving Fixtures Key in Restroom Renovation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Check Green-Building Plumbing Codes When Installing Restroom Faucets

Building Operating Management
Outdoor Lighting For Safety And Security Is A Complicated Matter

Building Operating Management
Excessive Lighting Does Not Improve Safety, Security

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Lighting Occupancy Sensors Need Commissioning

Building Operating Management
Lighting Controls Can Amplify Effect Of More Efficient Light Sources

Building Operating Management
Daylighting Controls Are Becoming Less Complicated, More Productive

Building Operating Management
Outdoor Lighting Can Be Managed By Lighting Controls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Doing Lighting Retrofits the Right Way

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Needs Assessment Essential for Lighting Retrofit Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: The Role of Consultants and Designers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Spotlight on NEMA

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Controls Offer Further Lighting Efficiency

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Photoluminescence can guide occupants out

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Daylighting can reduce energy bills, improve satisfaction

Building Operating Management
Lighting Offers Opportunities To Cut Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Fluorescents, Induction Lighting and LEPs Continue to Expand and Improve

Building Operating Management
New Lighting Controls Help Manage Energy Usage

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Consider exterior lighting upgrades as savings source

Facility Maintenance Decisions
County's Lighting Retrofit Delivers Savings, Lesson

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofit's Ballast Issue Offers Lesson for County

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs: Lighting Retrofit Considerations

Building Operating Management
10 Questions To Ask Before A Lighting Upgrade Begins

Building Operating Management
Determining Goals Of Lighting Upgrade Can Lead To Different Solution

Building Operating Management
Lighting Upgrade Mock-Ups Help Make Options Clear

Building Operating Management
Daylighting and Controls Can Be Part Of Lighting Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Lower Operating Costs, Energy Consumption Help LEDs Gain Ground

Building Operating Management
Energy Efficiency Drives LED Decisions

Building Operating Management
Exceptionally Long Life Another Selling Point for LEDs

Building Operating Management
Specifying LED Lighting Requires Comparison Of First Cost To Total Cost

Building Operating Management
Solid State Lighting Does Have Unique Challenges

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Effective Lighting-Retrofit Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy-Efficient Exterior Lighting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Controls That Maximize Exterior Lighting

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Planning Successful Lighting Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Careful Planning for Lighting Controls Can Prevent Problems

Building Operating Management
With Lighting Controls, Facility Managers Should Understand Products, Building's Wiring

Building Operating Management
Testing is Key to Avoiding Lighting Control Projects Problems

Building Operating Management
Lighting Controls: Facility Managers Should Understand, Educate Occupants

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Explain How They Minimize Risks and Maximize Rewards of New Technology

Building Operating Management
Evaluating New Technology: Business Analysis, Third-Party Tests Can Prevent Problems

Building Operating Management
Where Facility Managers Can Find Information, Guidance on Evaluating New Technology

Building Operating Management
New Building Technology: How Facility Managers Can Insulate Their Organizations From Risks

Building Operating Management
Perform an Energy Audit As a First Step To Savings

Building Operating Management
Overlooked Opportunities Provide Big Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Designers Focus on Color, Style for Interior

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrade Shines Light on Reaching Sustainability Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Expanding The Scope of Lighting Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Sensors Offer Additional Savings

Building Operating Management
10 FAQs for Selecting LEDs

Building Operating Management
Potential Downsides and Best Uses for LEDs

Building Operating Management
LEDs: Questions About Fixtures, Replacement Lamps, Tubes, Controls

Building Operating Management
LEDs: Objective Information from Energy Star, DOE, Other Sources

Building Operating Management
Power and Gas Prices: Time for Long Term Contracts?

Building Operating Management
LEED 2012 Will Emphasize Operating Performance; ADA Deadline

Building Operating Management
NFPA 3 and NFPA 4 Cover Commissioning, Testing of Building Fire Systems

Building Operating Management
Federal Regulations for T12 Fluorescent Lamps, Incandescents, and EPAct Tax Deductions

Building Operating Management
Bob Holesko Eyes Energy Savings in 2012

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Occupancy Sensors Need Not Leave Occupants in the Dark, Shorten Lamp Life

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Combining Aesthetics With Safety, Reliability, and Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Exterior Lighting Choices Include LEDs, Alternatives

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Exterior Lighting and Dark Skies

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LEED-CI: Greening Leased Space

Building Operating Management
Lighting Control Narrative Helps with Purchasing, Installation of Systems

Building Operating Management
Lighting Control Narrative Includes Project Goals, Lighting Systems, Specialty Controls

Building Operating Management
How to Create a Lighting Control Narrative

Building Operating Management
Showcase: Lighting Controls Products

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Five Lighting Maintenance Practices Can Ensure Quality

Building Operating Management
Outdoor Lighting Strategy Can Balance Safety, Security and Environmental Stewardship

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

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

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

Building Operating Management
The BAS and Making Multiple Changes

Building Operating Management
Savings and Flexibility Are Goals for Corporate Conference Spaces

Building Operating Management
Education, Analysis Help When Evaluating Lighting Technologies

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

Building Operating Management
How to Evaluate Cutting Edge Lighting Technologies

Building Operating Management
Consider All Factors When Evaluating LED Lifetimes

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Review a Sample Fixture to Ensure Lighting Quality

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New Federal Lighting Standards Set Stage for Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits Help Facilities Move Beyond T-12 Lamps

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successfully Specifying Controls for Lighting Retrofits

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Demand Control Ventilation Can Reduce Energy Costs

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Lamp Life Concerns Shouldn't Limit Use of Lighting Controls

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Lighting Retrofits: Teaming Up for Savings

Building Operating Management
Lighting 101: Key Principles to Remember

Building Operating Management
Staff Plays Big Role in Effective Lighting

Building Operating Management
Product Showcase

5 Minutes With
Energy Management: One School District's Success Story with Connie Kelley

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Students Conduct Surveys, Inventory Fixtures

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Projects Include T8s, T5s

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: LEDs Offer Lucrative Payback

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Managing Lighting Retrofits

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Energy Model Can Improve HVAC System Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC, Lighting, Plumbing Initiatives Fuel LEED Certification

Building Operating Management
Glimcher Takes Energy-Efficiency, Other Green Steps

Facility Focus
How to Streamline Lighting Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting: Managers Specify LEDs for Walkways, Landscapes

Building Operating Management
Taking Extra Steps in a Lighting Upgrade Can Have Big Payoff

Building Operating Management
Making An Intermediate Upgrade Better

Building Operating Management
Making An Advanced System Stellar

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The Future of T12 Lamps

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Need to Keep up with Changing Technology

Building Operating Management
Online Resources for Lighting Upgrades, Greenhouse Gas Accounting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs: Managers Must Watch Heat Levels, Ventilation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs: Myths about Performance, Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Green Science Teaching Center Meets Challenges of Landmark Site

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High-Performance HVAC System Requires an Integrated Design

Facility Maintenance Decisions
T12 Lamps: Strategies for Successful Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Fluorescent Lights and Controls Myths

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Retrofit T12 Lamps with T8s, T5s

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Incentives for Lighting-System Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Dimming System and Occupancy Sensor Myths

5 Minutes With
Green Initiatives Save Money, Reduce Energy Use with Kim Farlin

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How do LEDs Compare to CFLs?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs: Beware of Performance Characteristics

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Load Profiling: Use Sub-Meters, Data-Collection Systems

Building Operating Management
LED Performance Improving

Building Operating Management
Where to Use LEDs

Building Operating Management
Factors for LED Retrofit

Building Operating Management
Specifying LED Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Evaluate Options, Crunch the Numbers

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Focus on Energy Efficiency: Sub-Metering Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Programs

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Lighting Retrofits: Look Closely at Controls

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Sustainable Interiors and Productivity

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Designing for Productivity and Green Strategies Overlap

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Controls Provide Savings Opportunities

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Maximizing Daylighting Benefits in Open Offices

Building Operating Management
Innovative HVAC Elements to Consider

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs: Popular for Exterior Applications

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LEDs: Specification Challenges

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New and Established Automation Companies Offer Energy Options

5 Minutes With
Energy-Conservation Program: HVAC, Lighting, Roofing with Sean Arnold

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs Improve Lighting Performance, Reliability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs: Cost Inhibits Widespread Specification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs: Maintenance Considerations, Lamp Replacement

Building Operating Management
Daylighting and Acoustics are Concerns in Office Spaces

Building Operating Management
Study Links Green Buildings and Employee Productivity

Building Operating Management
Daylighting Benefits Lie in Proper Design, Control

Building Operating Management
Start With Integrated Design, Maintain Results With Diligence

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility Professionals Discuss Managing Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Six Categories of Lighting Controls

Building Operating Management
Increase Energy Efficiency with Lighting Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Aim for Goals for Lighting Retrofits, Including Higher Productivity

Building Operating Management
Lighting Product Showcase

Building Operating Management
Always Consider Energy, the Envelope and Reuse What You Can

Building Operating Management
Best Practices: Daylighting, IAQ, Green Cleaning and More

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Lighting Controls: Daylighting and Dimming

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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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Successful Lighting Retrofits

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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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Daylighting and Cubicle Walls

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Common Sense Strategies for Energy Efficiency

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Commissioning Systems, Evaluating Loads for Energy Savings

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Lighting Systems: Six Maintenance Tips

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Optimizing Lighting-Control Performance

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Lighting Controls: Punch Lists & Commissioning

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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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Light Pollution, Efficiency are Concerns with Outdoor Lighting

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Lighting Retrofits: Save Money, Reduce Maintenance with Betsy Pooley

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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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Photosensors: Asking the Right Questions

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Legislation Would Set Energy Efficiency Standards for Outdoor Pole Lighting

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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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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 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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Security and Reliability of Wireless BAS and Lighting Controls

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

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Reducing HVAC First Costs and Operating Costs

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Low-cost and No-cost Strategies for Sustainability

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Sustainable Practices through Effective Lighting Solutions Guide Available

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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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Daylight Harvesting: What is Photopic Correction?

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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

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NEMA Publication Helps Determine Target Efficacy Rating for Luminaires

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Security And Parking Lot Lighting

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Studies Link Green Design, Occupant Productivty

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NEMA Announces Consensus Legislative Proposal on Outdoor Lighting Standards

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Planning A Lighting Upgrade? Here are Two Types of Utility Rebate Programs To Consider

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Lighting Retrofits: Myths and Misconceptions

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Lighting Retrofits: Careful Planning Debunks Myths

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Lighting Retrofits: Match Technology to the Application

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Lighting Retrofits: Consider Maintenance During Installation

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Equipment Rental: What Should Managers Ask Rental Companies?

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Ten Tips For Facility Managers To Cut Energy Costs

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

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Lighting Retrofits: Control Strategies

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NEMA Publishes Guidance on Solid-State Lighting

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Wireless Lighting Controls Save Energy, Improve the Bottom Line

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Lighting Upgrades: Opportunities in Existing Buildings

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Interior Design Can Affect Health and Productivity; Here's How to Get it Right

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HVAC, Lighting Retrofits Fuel Arena's LEED Certification

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Sports Arenas Pose Maintenance and Engineering Challenges

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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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Lighting Upgrades and Sustainability: Lighting Upgrades Go Green

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Lighting Controls Offer Multiple Ways to Save Energy

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Where to Find Incentives and Rebates for Lighting Upgrades

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Obama Administration Announces More Efficient Lighting Standards

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Daylighting in Health Care

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Greening on a Shoestring Budget

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NEMA Offers Free Lighting Renovation Guide to Facility Managers

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Lighting Systems and Brightness

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The Benefits of Indirect Lighting

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Emergency-Lighting Systems Give Managers Flexibility

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Lighting Will Be a Priority When Modernizing Facilities

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Lighting Controls Maximize Energy Savings

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Automatic Shutoff Includes Occupancy Sensors, Load-Scheduling Devices

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Dimming Electronic Ballasts Are a Cost-Effective Solution

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Combining Lighting-Control Strategies Can Generate Savings

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Lighting Can Hold or Hurry Customers, and Define the Image of a Space

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The Role of Lighting and HVAC Sytems in Green Campuses

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Daylighting Advantages And Disadvantages

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Proposed Changes to ASHRAE 90.1 Open for Public Comment

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How Daylighting Works

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Daylighting Benefits

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How Daylighting Can Improve IEQ

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HVAC, Lighting: Symbiotic Relationship

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Performance Metrics For Lighting Systems

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How to Design Windows and Openings for Efficiency

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NEMA Revises Standard for Double-Ended Metal Halide Lamps

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Restroom Design Can Reduce Maintenance Costs

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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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Choosing a Design Philosophy for the Lighting System

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Lighting Systems and Specification Documents

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Lighting System Bids: What Facility Managers Need to Know

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Installing and Commissioning a Lighting System

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Report Available on Best Practices for Metal Halide Lighting Systems

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Controlling Lighting Systems

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Changes in Technology, Legislation and Codes Improve Safety and Security Lighting

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The Financial Impact of Efficient Lighting

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Sustainable School Specifies Bio-Swale, Daylighting System

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Lighting Controls: Maximizing System Efficiency

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Lighting Technology: Wealth of Opportunities

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New Products: August 2008

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Retrocommissioning: Calibrating HVAC Controls Saves Energy

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How EPAct Works in LEED and Government Projects

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Lighting Products

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Lighting Controls: Daylight Harvesting and Dimming

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EPAct Tax Deductions for Lighting Projects Gain Wider Use

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Warehouses, Retailers Use EPAct to Earn Lighting Savings

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Exterior Lighting: Maintenance Matters

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Walking the (GREEN) Talk

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Make Lighting Upgrades Match the Paybacks

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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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Controlling Lighting Systems

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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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Daylighting Strategies Lead to Savings

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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 Provides Energy-Efficiency Guidance for K-12 Schools

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Daylighting and Workstation Wall Height

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Lighting Controls: Innovation Brings Gains

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Better Light, Lower Cost

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Group Activity: Relamping Facilities

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Making Wireless Work

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Lighting Upgrades: Make the Switch

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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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EPAct Deductions Brighten Return on Lighting Upgrades

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

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flip of a switch?

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DOE Launches Energy Star for Solid-State Lighting

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Health Care, Lighting & EPAct

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Lights Out

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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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Bright Ideas for Better Upgrades

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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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A Special Report in conjunction with the National Electrical Manufacturesrs Association
The Impact of EPAct

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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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Lamps & Ballasts: End-of-Life Decisions

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EPAct: Renewing Energy Incentives NREL: Practicing What They Preach Project: A Gold Interior

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Light to the End of the Tunnel

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Lighting

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Low-Cost Lighting For the Long Term

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Harnessing Daylight For Energy Savings

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Ballasts Can Renew Lighting’s Shine

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A New Era for Lighting

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Good Riddance to Old Lamps

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Early Returns: LEDs Show Promise for Facilities

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Two Paths to New Lighting

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Lamp Technology Answers User Demands

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Time for a Lighting Upgrade?

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Lamps: Beyond the End of Life

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Lighting

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In Case of Emergency, Show Occupants the Door

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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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Beyond Bad Lighting

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Lamps in a New Light

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The Facility Factor

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Ceilings

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Wireless Lighting Controls: Bright Way to Cut Energy Use

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Details key to cost-effective design

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Lighting

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Lighting Part I: Recycling Revisited

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Lighting Part II: Maintenance Matters

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Taking Lighting Controls to the Net

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On the Horizon: Trends in Lighting Technology

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Personal Solutions

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The Future Looks Bright for Organic LED Lighting

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Taking Control of Lighting

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Lighting

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Recharging Energy Services

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New Thinking On Lighting Design

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The Challenges of Exterior Lighting

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Spotlight on Ballasts

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Lamp Specification in a New Light

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Avoiding Pitfalls in Lighting Upgrades

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Maximizing Lighting Maintenance

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Doing Light Right

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Savings in the Spotlight

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Routes to Energy Savings

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Better Lighting Upgrades