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TEG Visits Adventure Lighting

By Jesse on 27th August 2014

  A recent venture to Adventure Lighting, a local lighting vendor, shed new light (pun intended) on the emerging world of LED lighting and controls. A staggering amount of coal and natural gas is burned every day to supply light to empty spaces. Whether we are looking at empty corridors, parking lots, or offices, the savings potential of replacing legacy lighting with LED and using controls are considerable, as is the electricity and dollars wasted by not pursuing energy efficiency.   The first thing shown to the TEG crew was the increasingly popular linear LED tube lamp, which is quickly [...]

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M&M Lighting Stops by to Showcase Lighting Controls

By Jesse on 27th August 2014

Wes Langfilt from M&M Lighting and Julie Hudson from Adventure Lighting joined us for a lunch and learn on Friday.  During the lunch and learn, we discussed the changing technology in the lighting industry.  Wes brought LED troffer, parking lot, HID, and flood light fixtures.  While showing us the lights, Wes stressed “controls, controls, controls”.  Just purchasing an LED light fixture will only save so much on your next energy bill.  Learning to control the LED light through dimming and occupancy sensor features will customize the light to best fit your needs while further decreasing your electric consumption.  One cool [...]

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