December 2011: Lighting Special Report


Two years ago, Verizon Communications’ 30,000 facilities worldwide consumed more than 9 billion kilowatt-hours...

If the nation’s rising unemployment, flagging construction, and global debt crisis didn’t give electrical...

Driven by commercial building energy codes, green building projects and owner demands for...

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| December 2011
“The lights, they are a changing,” to tweak a line from Bob Dylan.

| December 2011
Energy codes, green building projects, user interest in flexibility and other market forces are driving demand for lighting solutions, including high-intensity discharge (HID

| December 2011
This article is for all you junior and associate estimators who are trying to decide what you want to be and do for the next 30-plus years of your lives.

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| December 2011
Employing daylight to reduce electricity can be an attractive energy opportunity for building owners and operators, with lighting accounting for nearly 40 percent of all ener

| December 2011
If federal subsidies are any indication of national trends, a recent announcement by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) signals what may be the end of an era.