Green Lighting / Edition 1 by Brian Clark Howard, Seth Leitman, William Brinsky

Green Lighting / Edition 1 by Brian Clark Howard, Seth Leitman, William Brinsky

Flip the switch to energy-efficient lightingThis do-it-yourself guide makes it easy to upgrade residential and commercial lighting to reduce costs and...

Product Details

ISBN-13:9780071630160
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:09/03/2010
Edition description:List
Pages:240
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
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Green Lighting / Edition 1

Flip the switch to energy-efficient lighting

This do-it-yourself guide makes it easy to upgrade residential and commercial lighting to reduce costs and environmental impact while maintaining or even improving the quality of the lighting. Filled with step-by-step instructions, Green Lighting shows you how to save money and energy with light-emitting diodes (LEDs), compact fluorescent lighting (CFL), solar lights, windows, skylights, fixtures, controls, and other bright ideas. Methods for calculating return on investment, plus recommended sources for energy-efficient products, are included in this practical resource.
Green Lighting covers:

  • Color temperature measurements
  • In-depth details on the differences between LEDs and CFLs
  • How utilities bill for electricity usage
  • Comparing wattage and determining energy savings
  • ENERGY STAR® ratings
  • Purchasing appropriate bulbs, fixtures, and sensors
  • Developing a comprehensive green lighting plan for your entire home, office, or commercial environment
  • Incandescent, halogen, and gas-discharge lighting
  • Solar and next-generation lighting