LLLCs Shed Light on Future Commercial Energy Savings

This article was originally published on neea.org on Feb. 11, 2020. Commercial buildings represent about 19 percent of U.S. energy use; of that, about 20 percent is lighting. To take the next big leap in lighting efficiency, the Northwest is turning to a promising solution: luminaire level lighting controls (LLLCs). LLLCs combine LEDs with integrated controls … Read more

Bright Idea: Energy Efficient LED Bulbs that Can Help You Sleep Better


Amber Plante for Zondits, October 5, 2015. Image credit: ErikaWittlieb When we consider environmentally friendly alternatives to everyday products, like light bulbs, we likely base our decisions on whether the products are efficient, produce less waste, and are a better use of our money. But what if the environment in question is taken in a different … Read more

Bright Ideas About Energy Efficient Lighting


Changing to more energy efficient light bulbs Red Bluff Daily News, September 22, 2015. Image credit: Geoffrey.landis Energy-efficient lighting technology has significantly evolved over the past few years as highly efficient Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) are replacing Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) and traditional incandescent lights. LEDs provide the same amount of brightness, or lumens, as traditional … Read more