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Connected Lighting: The Second Wave of LED Lighting Technology

For the past several years, building owners and managers who have converted to using LED lights have experienced the first wave of benefits provided by LED Lighting – energy savings. A well designed LED retrofit or tenant improvement project can cut energy consumption by 50% or more, reducing operating costs and improving net operating income. […]

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Lighting Control Systems: The Importance of Setting a Building-wide Standard

For many building owners and managers, the decision on the lighting control systems used in tenant improvement projects has been left to the tenants. However, in the past few years, Title 24 regulations requiring continuous dimming, daylighting, plug load control and demand response have increased the cost and complexity of lighting control systems in commercial […]

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Saving Money With Commercial Lighting

Firms are always looking to save money and improve productivity. One way to do this is through commercial lighting options. Most commercial spaces are over lit, costing companies more money than ever. Finding ways to save money on commercial lighting is imperative for a firm’s success. Consider implementing the below steps for a successful outcome. […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Use LED Lights

We love the way they emit light, so crisp and bright but what does LED stand for? LED stands for “Light Emitting Diodes”. And, they have revolutionised the lighting industry by using only 20% of the energy that would be required for a filament or halogen light with the same amount of light. More and […]

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Monterey Lighting Success Story: Five Star Parking

Five Star Parking runs the Parking Palace in downtown San Diego, a multi-level parking garage that provides 200,000 square feet of parking/675 stalls. To brighten the garage and improve visitor safety throughout the structure, Five Star Parking turned to Monterey Lighting to replace aging 175 watt metal halide lamps with high efficiency T8 Vaportight fixtures, […]

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Monterey Lighting Success Story: Lewis Group of Companies

The family owned and operated Lewis Group of Companies owns and manages 7,495 apartment homes in Southern California, Northern California, and Nevada. A green-thinking company, Lewis quickly realized the cost-saving and environmental benefits that retrofitting its apartment communities with more efficient lighting would provide. In Southern California alone, Monterey implemented energy-efficient lighting throughout 10 Lewis […]

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Monterey Lighting Success Story: GE

When a relamping project was high on the list for one of its distribution warehouses, GE turned to Monterey Lighting to help it implement an energy-efficient lighting system using state-of-the-art GE products. The results were annual energy savings of more than $110,000 and a project payback of less than 14 months, not to mention improved […]

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Monterey Lighting Success Story: HACSB

The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino (HACSB) provides affordable, decent, safe and sanitary public housing to low- and moderate-income families, including elderly and disabled persons. HACSB implemented an energy performance contract under the HUD public housing program where HUD subsidizes HACSB’s operating costs, including utility bills for low-income tenants, at existing levels […]

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