REPORT PREPARED FOR enLIGHTen AMERICA
NEMA representatives suggest the following tips for improving lighting quality in commercial applications. These do not address daylighting or exterior lighting, but rather interior electric illumination:
If a facility executive is looking for more information on lighting upgrades, a good place to start is the enLIGHTen America Web site: www.nemasavesenergy.org. This information-rich virtual environment covers a wide range of material, including:
Energy-efficient lighting products covered on the Web site include HID and compact fluorescent lamps, luminaires, lighting controls, NEMA Premium ballasts, LEDs, exit signs and more.
Information comes from a range of sources. A library section features links to many key resources on lighting upgrade topics, from planning to incentives to technology. In the exhibition hall, visitors can find information from a multitude of leading lighting manufacturers.
The Web site also includes checklists, magazine articles, conference presentations, an interactive networking lounge and other useful sources of information.
Nemasavesenergy.org is sponsored by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association and the country’s leading lighting manufacturers.
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