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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:
Chapter 1. The Benefits of Changing Your Lighting; Chapter 2. Basic Lighting Terms and Explanations; Chapter 3. Incandescent, Halogen, and Gas-Discharge Lighting; Chapter 4. Fluorescent Lighting; Chapter 5. Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs); Chapter 6. Fixtures and Controls; Chapter 7. Beyond Energy to Green Lighting Materials; Chapter 8. Lighting Best Practices and Daylighting; Chapter 9. Solar and Next-Generation Lighting; Appendix. Resources; Index