Daylight? LED? CFL? Something else entirely? We break down the options for this energy intensive building element.


Building for Mind, Body and Soul

The multipurpose EpiCenter aims to fuel the hopes and dreams of the community in South Atlanta.
February 4, 2014
The multipurpose EpiCenter aims to fuel the hopes and dreams of the community in South Atlanta.
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Driving Energy-Efficient Lighting

A car manufacturer realizes significant cost savings by showcasing products in the best possible light with LEDs.
December 2, 2013
When car manufacturer BMW wanted to put its exclusive range of luxury vehicles in the spotlight at its Rome showroom, the company turned to the latest developments in lighting technology.
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Daylight: The Model Solution for a Sustainable Environment

LEED v4 can help create greater awareness of the advantages of daylight modeling, including its effects on the body as well as the building.
November 4, 2013
“Is this building a good candidate for daylighting? Should we move forward with it?”
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Affordable Solar Light Bulbs

October 15, 2013
Nokero International Ltd. released the N180- Start. Designed for the developing world, the N180 is reportedly the most affordable solar-powered light bulb in the world.
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Roadway Maintenance: Maximizing Municipal Budgets with LED Lighting

October 8, 2013

LED lighting technology available today can significantly decrease the maintenance required of municipalities and significantly decrease lifetime costs.

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Beauty, Brains and Lighting Choices

October 3, 2013
Round 4, from Acuity Brands’ Peerless, is a comprehensive suite of LED luminaires in both suspended and wall-mount models.
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A Lesson in Better Lighting

August 1, 2013
Colleges can reap dramatic savings from LED technology, iconic luminaire styling and the intelligent use of controls.
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A Center for the West

August 1, 2013
A university in Michigan transformed its campus core into a sustainable haven to accommodate a variety of learning styles.
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AEC/O+M Solutions

The Future Requirements of Lighting Incentive Programs

July 10, 2013
Integrated sensor-based lighting systems that are ‘aware’ and respond to their environment will provide needed data and accountability.
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Bringing New Light to School

June 27, 2013
When a middle school in Kentucky opens in the fall, green products and design techniques intend to revolutionize the new environment for the expected 610 new students.
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2013 Top Products

In this space last year we said a lot more jobsites could be going paperless in the future—or at least be incorporating more mobile computing devices. Judging by this year’s results of the 2013 Top Products, we officially know we’re not going (too) crazy. It’s glaringly obvious that the market for accessing important information on the go has rapidly evolved in just one year and will continue to change. We wonder what’s in store for 2014, but for now enjoy the products that interested you—the reader of EDC’s print, digital, eNewsletter and, of course, mobile content—most in 2013.


Skanska’s senior vice president of Green Markets, Elizabeth Heider, shares her thoughts on the high points and happenings at Greenbuild 2013.
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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, 2nd Edition

The essential guide for architects, interior designers, engineers, healthcare professionals, and administrators who want to create healthy environments for healing.

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Green Product Buzz Guide

Green Product Buzz GuideEDC's Green Product Buzz Guides bring you the latest in green building products and services from companies exhibiting at trade shows, including Greenbuild, the AIA Expo, Coverings, Surfaces and more.


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