TITLE

Bright Ideas

AUTHOR(S)
O'Keefe, Cati
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Green Builder Magazine;May2009, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the prevalence of energy-efficient lighting features intended for residential purpose, particularly the compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and light-emitting diodes (LEDs), as advancement toward the green-envisioned world. As a commendation for the energy-saving and green-oriented innovations, she recounts her experience of co-judging the competition "Lighting for Tomorrow." She shares her views on the lighting fixtures as well as some pieces of advice for the builders which pertains to superior lighting.
ACCESSION #
47407805

 

Related Articles

  • Energy-Efficient Solutions for Your Home.  // Chicago Citizen - South Suburban Edition;1/15/2014, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p18 

    The article offers suggestions on how homeowners save energy bills such as using light emitting diode (LED) bulbs or compact fluorescent technology bulbs.

  • Highly efficient white organic light-emitting diodes based on fluorescent blue emitters. Rosenow, Thomas C.; Furno, Mauro; Reineke, Sebastian; Olthof, Selina; Lüssem, Björn; Leo, Karl // Journal of Applied Physics;Dec2010, Vol. 108 Issue 11, p113113 

    Beside inorganic LEDs and fluorescent lamps, organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) are evolving into a serious alternative to incandescent lamps. Up to now, it was assumed that all-phosphorescent OLEDs are required for reaching sufficiently high efficiencies. However, the stability of...

  • LEDs Illuminate New Paths for Power Management. Morrison, David // Power Electronics Technology;Mar2005, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p8 

    The article reports on existing lighting technologies that have the potential to drastically reduce the energy consumed by lighting. Though fluorescents clearly will play a role in cutting energy consumption, many view solid-state lighting, using high-brightness white light emitting diodes...

  • An agent based approach to the potential for rebound resulting from evolution of residential lighting technologies. Hicks, Andrea; Theis, Thomas // International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment;Feb2014, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p370 

    Purpose: More energy efficient lighting options, such as compact fluorescent bulbs and light emitting diodes are predicted to significantly reduce the amount of energy used for lighting. Such forecasts are predicated on the assumption of light saturation and do not take into account the...

  • Lighten Up Your Bottom Line. Sica, Ralph // Buildings;Sep2005, Vol. 99 Issue 9, p20 

    Focuses on several methods of upgrading lighting that will reduce energy costs. Percentage of energy cost that can be reduced through the use of motion sensor in lighting; Information on T5 fluorescent lamps; Comparison of the amount of energy used in neon lighting and light emitting diode...

  • Defining the latest lighting efficiency choices. Ziegenbein, Paula D. // Commercial Construction & Renovation;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p86 

    The article discusses some of the fluorescent technologies available which are comparable to light emitting diodes (LEDs) in energy efficiency. It states that new fluorescent systems offer a viable lighting solution which feature 100-plus lumens per watt efficacy, high performance, quality color...

  • If It's Round, Take It Down. Kegley, Josh // Assembly;Nov2015, Vol. 58 Issue 12, p48 

    The article discussses the advice to replace high-intensity discharge (HID) round lamps or metal halides with light emitting diode (LED) fixtures which are efficient energy saver and cheaper. Topics mentioned include the similar work of metal halides to flourescents and incandecents, the comment...

  • CLOSING THE GREEN GAP.  // Appliance Design;Nov2006, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p15 

    The article announces the federal funding that was given to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Researchers from the research institute, which is located in Troy, New York, received $1.8 million federal funds to enhance the energy efficiency of green light-emitting diodes (LEDs). They are working...

  • Energy saving exit signs.  // Fire Safety Engineering;Jul2002, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p28 

    Describes the light emitting diode emergency exit signs from Bardic. Key features; Information on fluorescent lamps used.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics