Green Lighting

How Energy-Efficient Lighting Can Save You Energy and Money and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

By Brian Clark Howard; William J. Brinsky; Seth Leitman
(McGraw-Hill/Tab Electronics, Paperback, 9780071630160, 218pp.)

Publication Date: October 2010

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Flip the switch to energy-efficient lighting

This do-it-yourself guide makes it easy to upgrade residential and commercial lighting to reduce costs and environmental impact while maintaining or even improving the quality of the lighting. Filled with step-by-step instructions, "Green Lighting" shows you how to save money and energy with light-emitting diodes (LEDs), compact fluorescent lighting (CFL), solar lights, windows, skylights, fixtures, controls, and other bright ideas. Methods for calculating return on investment, plus recommended sources for energy-efficient products, are included in this practical resource. "Green Lighting" covers: Color temperature measurements In-depth details on the differences between LEDs and CFLs How utilities bill for electricity usage Comparing wattage and determining energy savings ENERGY STAR(R) ratings Purchasing appropriate bulbs, fixtures, and sensors Developing a comprehensive green lighting plan for your entire home, office, or commercial environment Incandescent, halogen, and gas-discharge lighting Solar and next-generation lighting

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