Calculating Energy Savings from Lighting Retrofits

This is probably the simplest of energy savings calculations. The key here is to identify the lighting types in order to get the proper operating wattage. If you have an incandescent, LED, halogen, or compact fluorescent lamp, you can just go off the lamp rating found on the lamp to determine the wattage. Also, for …

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The Truth About Sustainability

“Beware of little expenses. A small leak will sink a great ship.” – Benjamin Franklin Throughout my career, the term “sustainability” has become a buzz word to denote fancy, costly, and high visibility renewable energy projects. Whenever I am approached, people start talking about solar photovoltaic panels (fancy, costly, high visibility), and I respond, “Have …

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