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Department of Labor

Saving on Electricity Costs

During the summer months, many federal government buildings turn approximately half of the lights out in the hallways to conserve energy and put less strain on local power grids. I propose that this practice be adopted year round. During the work day, it is not necessary to keep all of the lights on in our hallways. Alternating lights that are on and those that are off provides enough light to see clearly even though... more »

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Department of Defense

DoD LED light usage

Replacing all DoD lighting fixtures with LED fixtures would reduce the energy consumption of all DoD facilities by over 80% immediately. The cost of each fixture is less than $40usd to replace the energy equivalent currently being used. With each individual office holding more than 10 fixtures, this would dramatically decrease all energy consumption to 1/30th saving the DoD millions per installation and assist with "green"... more »

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Department of the Interior

Let the light shine in!

LET THE LIGHT SHINE IN!

Like most government workers I spend my time behind my desk bathed in fluorescent light. I would propose the possibility of when light bulbs burn out that the replacement ones are a more user friendly color. Fluorescent lights are depressing because they have a cooler color temperature than the sun. Everyone is happier when bathed by the sun and not a fluorescent light!

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