Economic Opportunities and Rebates

There is considerable press about large improvements in energy efficiency resulting from utilities, and others, providing rebates for the purchase of energy efficient appliances. These rebates are largely mandated by government. Energy Star appliances, for example, are pushed by Green Continue reading Economic Opportunities and Rebates

LED Revolution

The most important innovation in energy efficiency over the past ten years has been LED lighting1. LEDs achieve an 85% improvement in efficiency, when compared with a 100 watt incandescent bulb: Or 40% when compared with a comparable compact fluorescent Continue reading LED Revolution

Lighting Alternatives

There’s a high probability that Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) represent the future in lighting. Earlier articles, Lighting Aint Simple, and The CFL Debacle, explained lighting basics. Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs) have been forced on the American public with the outlawing Continue reading Lighting Alternatives