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Light Bulb Technology Changes With The Times

As we set our clocks forward, a time change originally designed to preserve daylight, it is worth thinking about other lighting changes we make for preservation. You have likely heard about the upcoming changes to the standard light bulb. With the push to move away from incandescent lighting, which uses a great deal of energy, there are a few things Read More

Incandescent Bulbs Being Phased Out Due to New Lighting Legislation

Do you prefer incandescent lighting over that emitted from energy efficient bulbs, such as halogens and compact fluorescents? Well beginning in January 2012 you will be out of luck. There are MAJOR CHANGES in lighting regulations that are occurring in 2012.

The Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) was signed into law in 2007 by former President George W. Bush, Read More

U.S. Green Building Council

The Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a 501 c3 non-profit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.

With a community comprising 78 local affiliates, nearly 16,000 member companies and organizations, and more than 162,000 LEED Professional Credential holders, USGBC is the driving force of an industry that Read More