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Every day, EnergyWatch electrical supplier, distributor and ESCO subscribers are working with architects, engineers, electrical contractors and facility professionals to develop innovative, cost-effective and energy-efficient solutions to new and retrofit construction projects.

The EnergyWatch collection of project case studies showcases how organizations are implementing energy-efficient product specification services and advanced project management practices to achieve the financial objectives of building owners and facility managers. The end result is high performance systems, efficient and productive environments, long-term ROI and significant cost savings.



Cree® LED Solution at Florida Atlantic University

Installed in two four-story parking garages, it is projecting to save $2 million in energy and maintenance costs. More than 700 lamps were installed in the garage interiors. The university elected to go with Cree® VG Series LED parking structure

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Logistics and Lighting Lead to Efficiency

Metal Halide to Fluorescent to LED. Bay Logistics warehouses and ships products for EarthTronics, a Michigan-based, energy-efficient lighting solutions company. EarthTronics LED bulbs, linear LEDs and LED fixtures are sold under the EarthBulb brand name to commercial and industrial facilities,

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Case Study: Preliminary Results Show Promise for Tunable White Light in Senior Care Facilities by Hannah Fullmer

Color tuning opens a world of opportunities in lighting design, proving itself useful in a seemingly endless supply of applications—designing lighting “scenes” for special occasions, creating different atmospheres for a hotel versus a hospital or shifting the color temperature of

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Philips & Turntoo Selling Light as a Service

Architect Thomas Rau of RAUArchitects worked with Philips to purchase light as a service. The end result was a bespoke ‘pay-per-lux’ intelligent lighting system to fit the requirements of the space, at a manageable price. Philips retain control over the

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Sauce Pizza & Wine, More Sauce, Less Electricity

Arizona based Sauce Pizza and Wine locations range from 2,500 to 3,500 square feet. To find appropriate lighting for the restaurants, they met with Don Bartelt, senior energy advisor for Energy Efficiency Pros, a specialty LED Lighting provider based in

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A CASE STUDY OF FORESTA LUMINA AT THE BOSTON LIGHTS EXPO AND CONFERENCE

“It is said that the fairies listen to the wishes of those who let themselves be entranced by the mysteries of the Foresta-Lumina. What is your wish?” – MOMENT FACTORY A real life enchanted forest was created by Moment Factory

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What I Learned from My £100 million LED Roll-Out

Simon Waldron was part of the team which delivered an award-winning £100 million LED lighting roll-out at UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s. Here he shares what he learned from the experience……..ascertain the project priorities: • Aesthetics It may simply be about

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Big Box Retailer Utilizes Retrofit LED Lamp by Foreverlamp

One of the nation’s largest big box retail chains known for its sustainable operations sought to improve overall occupant comfort while improving efficiency in their existing stores. They needed a solution that maintained the look and feel of their existing

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Princeton Athletics Light It Up with Hubbell LED Lighting and Controls

Princeton University’s Facilities Organization decided to convert more than 100,000 outdated lighting fixtures to more efficient LEDs in facilities across the campus. One of the largest and most visible initiatives in the program was the conversion of 839 lighting fixtures

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Marketing Momentum: Writing Powerful Case Studies By Katrina Olson

You’ve researched the company and interviewee, conducted the interview, and typed and cleaned up your notes. Now it’s time for the hard part—writing your case study. An effective and powerful case study is not a listing of facts; it’s a

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Marketing Momentum: Masterful Interviewing for Case Studies, Part 2 by Katrina Olson

The most important part of a case study is the middle—the challenge, the solution and the results. So you want to ask the right questions while you have your subject’s (hopefully) undivided attention in the interview. Of course, you can

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Marketing Momentum: Masterful Interviewing for Case Studies, Part 1 by Katrina Olson

Customer Profile. Success Story. Case Study. No matter what you call it, crafting a compelling one requires details that will bring your writing to life and fill in blanks in the reader’s mind. To do this, you’ll need to be

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BLI Lighting Casts New Light on Furniture Company with LEDs

Lighting is essential to customers’ shopping experiences, especially as they pick out furniture and imagine fabrics in their homes and offices. Becker Furniture World, a Becker, Minn.-based residential furniture retailer, prides itself on providing a world-class shopping experience for its customers. With a mandate

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Chicago School District Reduces Lighting Wattage By 40% with Acuity Brands Integrated LED Lighting and Controls

Community Consolidated School District 59 in Illinois selected LED lighting and controls from Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) to improve the overall learning environment in its schools. Graybar, the electrical distributor tasked with effectively keeping the project on schedule and

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Tops Market by Cree

Tops® Markets operates 153 full-service supermarkets in New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont. When it came time to select a lighting solution for the new store in Geneva, New York, who better to turn to than Cree. Recently, Tops had been

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MaxLite LED Lamps Help Hair Salon Highlight Its Services

Salon 518, a new construction in Short Hills, New Jersey, chose MaxLite LED BR lamps for general lighting throughout the 2,000-square-foot space, which provides hair styling services to its clients. The interior of the salon is modern, yet romantic, with

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iLight Case Study: Lighting an Award-winning Bridge

The Hastings High Bridge in Hastings, Minnesota was advanced from a construction date of 2015 to a construction date of 2010. The result is a new signature bridge — a $120 million structure designed by Parsons Transportation, with bridge architecture

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GE Upgrades 7-Eleven® Convenience Stores with LED Lighting

7-Eleven, Inc., the world’s largest operator, franchisor and licensor of convenience stores, upgraded to LED lighting at more than 1,600 properties in the U.S. and Canada, saving an anticipated $2.4 million in annual energy costs across the total store portfolio.

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LFE SOLUTIONS Case Study, Rhode Island Convention Center (11-13-14)

The Flextronics Lighting Solutions successfully exceeded the initial calculated fc levels at the Rhode Island Convention Center, who were also impressed with the quality of light improvement over the old system, specifically the reduction /elimination of the scalloping on the

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Lutron Helps the Empire State Building Set a New Standard for Sustainable, Commercial Renovation

Lighting in commercial buildings generally accounts for 39% of total building electricity use. By reducing lighting electricity use up to 65%2, Lutron light controls go a long way to helping Empire State Building Company (ESB) meet their efficiency goals. To

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