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On Saving Energy/Environment:

More electricity is used for lighting than any other building system.

Controlling your lighting is usually the easiest and most visible way to manage your energy costs while enhancing your space.

Light control strategies such as tuning, dimming, occupancy sensing, daylight harvesting, scheduling, and automatic shading reduce energy consumption which conserves natural resources and lowers the amount of CO2 released into the air.

Did you know?

Installing one dimmer in every US home in place of a standard
light switch would save $230 million in electricity per year.

A 1500-hour incandescent bulb will last nearly ten years
when dimmed 33% and used 3 hours per day.

Lighting accounts for about 20% of an average home’s electricity bill.

Lighting accounts for 44% of electricity used in office buildings.

Lighting accounts for 56% of annual electricity use in education buildings.

Dimming your lights 25% saves 20% in energy.

Incandescent bulbs last 20 times longer if dimmed by 50%.

If 25% of the homes in Columbus, Ohio replaced a standard light
switch with a Lutron dimmer, they could save more than $2.4
million in electricity costs each year.

The New York Times Building saves 70% in lighting energy using
Quantum total light management.

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