Green Lighting / Edition 1

Green Lighting / Edition 1

by Brian Howard, Seth Leitman, William Brinsky
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071630163

ISBN-13: 9780071630160

Pub. Date: 09/03/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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

Overview

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

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)

Table of Contents

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

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