Field Adjustable Light Output and Concerns

  As part of the Design Lights Consortium’s® Technical Requirements V4.4 update, Field-Adjustable Products can now be listed on the SSL QPL. This policy update allows the QPL to keep …

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Environmental Focus: Energy Savings, Sustainability & Global Warming

  Most of the time when we talk about energy efficiency in this industry, we talk about the economics. When trying to convince building owners, businesses and policy makers to …

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State of LED Rebates

  “Aren’t LED rebates going away soon?” is a question we hear ALL THE TIME. People cite a number of different points when making this claim, but two of the …

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LEDs: Growth & Global Market

  In recent years, LEDs have surpassed incandescent and CFL to become the most common lighting technology installed today. The energy savings associated with LEDs and the improved aesthetic of …

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A manufacturer’s guide to understanding how to use rebates to increase sales

Rebates…UGH. They’re like your favorite worst enemy. We all know how important rebates are to the world of LEDs, but easy access into constantly changing utility programs has never been …

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July 2018 Recap of DesignLights Consortium® Stakeholder Meeting

The DesignLights Consortium® Stakeholder meeting was held earlier this month at Boston Park Plaza in Boston, Massachusetts – the hometown of the DesignLights Consortium! Networking kicked-off this event and was …

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Combining Efficient Retrofit and Rebate Processes

If you’re like most retrofitter professionals, this scenario may seem familiar. You audit a facility with pencil and paper, taking notes of the existing fixtures in various rooms of the …

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Don’t Wait ’til it Breaks!

  Don’t wait ’til aging HVAC equipment breaks! Did you know that early replacement of your HVAC system with new energy efficient equipment can be rebate eligible? There are many …

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You Won’t Believe This

  There are a lot of questions that come up when talking about utility programs and incentives that are offered in these programs. Questions such as: What documents do I …

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Keep Your Eye on Rebates

Rebates are a vital component to energy efficiency, no matter what your role is in the industry. The issue is, it’s almost impossible to keep up with all the changes, …

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