Importance of Lighting Revolution & Energy Efficiency

People striving to improve energy efficiency and cut CO2 emissions often over-simplify lighting. Oversimplification led congress to needlessly prohibit the manufacture of most types of incandescent bulbs, so as to cut CO2 emissions. This was an early manifestation of CO2 Continue reading Importance of Lighting Revolution & Energy Efficiency

Only LEDs Can Significantly Cut Electricity Usage

Lighting consumes around 15% of all energy usage in the United States, and nearly a quarter of all electricity usage across all sectors of the United States economy. Only air-conditioning represents a comparable opportunity for reducing electricity usage across all Continue reading Only LEDs Can Significantly Cut Electricity Usage

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