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LED Lighting and Compatibility Issues with Legacy Dimming Systems
LED Lighting and Compatibility Issues with Legacy Dimming Systems LED technology is being adopted by numerous businesses around the world. Its energy saving benefits, long lifespan and modern features have won over individuals who are looking for reliable lighting solutions. But in order for the transition to gain full acceptance by consumers and commercial sectors, LEDs have to be able to support legacy dimming systems and controls. LED Dimming Definition and Standards Dimming is a crucial aspect of...
ComEd Energy Efficiency Program - Case Study
311 South Wacker DriveProject SummaryThe illuminated crown at the top of 311 South Wacker is prominently featured in the Chicago night skyline. The 1.3 million square-foot Class A commercial office building was built in 1990 and acquired by Zeller Realty Group in 2014.The new owner significantly upgraded the infrastructure and amenities to provide an upscale tenant experience. Zeller Realty Group committed to projects that aligned with their environmental sustainability goals.The SolutionWith incentives from the...
Meyer helps keep the lights on for almost 1 million Americans - Case Study
Iowa’s largest energy company, located in Council Bluffs Iowa, provides service to 746,000 electric customers in a 10,600-square mile area in Iowa, Illinois, South Dakota and Nebraska. When issues arise from downed plants, their customers feel the full extent. It’s critical for this energy company to ensure their daily operations never experience downtime.When the energy company purchased double flapgate valves, they were not expecting an established company to fall short of expectations. Issues...
Light Color Recommendations for Commercial and Industrial Spaces
Commercial, recreational and industrial spaces, such as offices, construction sites and outdoor parking lots, have different lighting needs. In most cases, the activities conducted on the location dictates the type of luminaries used, brightness settings and colors of the lights. Light color is a salient aspect of lighting systems, due to its passive contributions to productivity and clarity. Such components are measured using a Kelvin color temperature scale, with 1,500K-2,700K ratings resembling warm, yellowish...
What does it take to run large wattage lights on solar?
What Does It Take to Run Large Wattage Lights on Solar? Sometimes, people have unrealistic expectations when it comes to capabilities of solar panel systems. The reality is, if you want to run large, industrial lights using natural sunlight, you need massive panels and batteries that can support such equipment. For example, a 60-watt solar kit can be used to run low-watt LEDs, 12-volt appliances and charge small gadgets. But for 250-watt luminaries and 300-watt televisions, one would need a much bigger renewable...