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Reducing Lighting Use with LEED, The Energy Efficient Approach

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Nov 2015

Reducing Lighting Use with LEED, The Energy Efficient Approach

The Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) rating system takes different approaches to lighting power reduction in its different rating systems — new construction, commercial interiors, LEED 2009, and LEED 4.0. Strategies identified for the LEED Existing Building, Operations and Maintenance (EBOM) system mainly deal with increasing the lighting controllability of occupants through task lighting, physical controls, and overhead lighting controls — dimming switches...

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3 Ways to Reduce Your Electricity Bill

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Nov 2015

3 Ways to Reduce Your Electricity Bill

While most electric bills are correctly calculated, many customers and consultants have found that 1 percent or more contain errors. In some cases, customers are on the wrong rate and are being charged taxes not appropriate to them, getting hit with equipment charges already paid off years ago, receiving estimated – not metered – bills because of meter problems, failing to receive pertinent discounts or...

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6 Tips for Lowering Utility Bills

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Jan 2015

6 Tips for Lowering Utility Bills

In an environment of rising interest rates, corporate managers need to protect cash flow by cutting containable costs. One often-overlooked area of potentially excessive operating expenses: corporate utility bills. Recent surveys suggest those bills may, in as many as four out of five cases, include overcharges or other errors. Rob Washington, founder of Utility Power Solutions, a utility-bill audit firm based in Livermore, CA sizes...

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