The Facts

THE FACTS ABOUT ENERGY CONSUMPTION FOR COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS
Lighting, Heating and Air Conditioning account for up to 70% of energy usage in most commercial buildings. Where Your Energy Goes?
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WHY ENERGY EFFICIENCY?
Energy efficiency produces the cleanest and most abundant untapped energy resource in the country.
    Four Key Reasons Energy Efficiency Programs bring value to businesses:
  • Reducing near and long-term operational costs for businesses
  • Taking advantage of utility and government incentives to offset project costs
  • Making sure energy is there when you need it
  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions
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WHY LED LIGHTS?
Environmental Impact Immediately reduces electrical load, thus reducing the environmental impact of electricity production. Consumes less electricity / emits fewer greenhouse gasesLonger life means less landfills are impacted No harmful Mercury.
    Payback and Efficiency
  • LED consumes up to 85% less energy than incandescent lights Lighting offers faster paybacks than virtually any other facility savings opportunity (typically less than 3 years.
  • Consumes up to 65% less energy than fluorescent,Lower heat produced = lower cooling cost Most lamps rated for minimum 50,000 hours to 70% lumen maintenance.
  • A typical application will see 10+ years before needing replacement In most cases, LEDs pay for themselves in less than 2 years Return on Investment can easily be 12 or 15 times the cost of the product One of very few green products that actually produce cost savings!
  • Safer – cooler operation means less (or NO) fire hazard, almost all components are 100% recyclable.
  • Lighting Quality-High quality lighting improves facility safety, attention, and increases occupant satisfaction.
  • Color Rendering and Quality better than Fluorescent or CFL.
  • Does not produce harmful U/V or fade merchandise.
  • Energy efficient lighting retrofits can increase the valuation of your property for higher rental payments and resale – asset value increases approximately ten fold for every dollar saved.