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Environmental Protection Agency

Light it Up Right

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Lighting typically accounts for 25% to 50% of energy use in most buildings. During our summer internship at EPA Region 9, we recognized 2 easy ways to increase lighting efficiency: adopting occupancy sensors and LED bulbs. These methods will result in both energy and cost savings. They have been touted for public use by EPA, DOE, and DOI.

Occupancy sensors are devices, frequently mounted on the wall or ceiling,... more »

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Environmental Protection Agency

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Almost every large restroom and pantry in the numerous federal buildings I've entered are lighted throughout the day. The same is true for many other rooms in federal buildings. With the cost increasing for electricity there would be a great savings if motion sensors that activate lighting were installed in theses rooms.

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