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Two Major Entertainment Venues Upgrade to LED

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:35+00:00 December 31st, 2015|Energy Efficiency for Business, LED Lighting|

Yet another major LED upgrade! AEG Worldwide (Anschutz Entertainment Group) recently upgraded over 100 metal-halide high bay fixtures to next-generation LED high bays in two of their most popular venues, the Staples Center and Microsoft Theater, both in Los Angeles. These two venues host many high-caliber events including top concerts, L.A. Lakers  & L.A. Clippers [...]

Where Oh Where Have the Fluorescent Light Bulbs Gone?

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:36+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|Energy Efficiency for Business, LED Lighting|

First, the regular old light bulbs we’ve always used in our homes began disappearing out of stores. Now you may be noticing that getting your commercial building’s fluorescent bulbs replaced is becoming more and more difficult. Where have all the fluorescents gone? US Department of Energy (DOE) regulations began phasing out various sizes of commercial [...]

The Story of a Parking Garage and Its Lighting

By | 2015-09-03T21:25:52+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|Energy Efficiency for Business, LED Lighting, Uncategorized|

I have written in the past about the virtues of upgrading a commercial property to LED lighting. I want to now give you a specific example of a project that demonstrates overall savings on a realistic level—let’s talk about a parking garage. The four important pieces of information that must be gathered to calculate the savings [...]

Save Big On Maintenance Costs By Retrofitting Your Business Lighting to LED

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:36+00:00 August 3rd, 2015|Energy Efficiency for Business, Energy Efficiency Tips, LED Lighting|

A lot of people don’t realize the significance of the long-term savings that switching to LED can provide. First of all, switching to LED bulbs will have an immediate impact on your electric bill. Lighting costs tend to be a large portion of the bill. LED bulbs use 50% to 90% LESS electricity than traditional [...]

Get Your Piece of the $1.4 Billion Pie!

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:37+00:00 July 29th, 2015|Energy Efficiency for Business, Energy News, LED Lighting|

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has just released an updated version of its report Adoption of Light Emitting Diodes in Common Lighting Applications. The report is based on research focused on the adoption of LED technology in ten common white light applications and also projects the potential energy savings if each of these applications [...]

Is It Possible Your Company Is Being Overcharged On Its Utility Bills?

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:37+00:00 July 6th, 2015|Energy Efficiency for Business|

Yes! It’s entirely possible! Approximately 70% of companies are overcharged on their utility bills. And a whopping 90% of non-profits are overcharged! All the way back in 1986 a U.S. House Ways and Means Committee study found that in a single year, public utility companies had overbilled their customers by approximately $19 billion. In today’s [...]

Save Energy, Save Taxes

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:37+00:00 June 2nd, 2015|Energy Efficiency for Business|

At Consumer Energy Solutions we are always researching how our commercial customers can save money and take advantage of energy efficiency programs available to them. One great tax deduction that is often very misunderstood and underused is the Energy-Efficient Commercial Building Tax Deduction which is in the current IRS Tax Laws at Section 179D. This [...]

Why YOU have to be Energy Efficient

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:38+00:00 March 11th, 2015|Energy Efficiency at Home, Energy Efficiency for Business|

Energy efficiency has become the hot topic of the day. With energy prices rising and the very costly process of energy production complicated by politics, the one avenue we have to curtail costs is from understanding and applying the concepts of energy efficiency. Here is a bit of background on this subject. As the population [...]

Who Else Wants to Save a Boatload on Their Energy Bills…Forever?

By | 2015-03-06T15:30:21+00:00 February 9th, 2015|Energy Efficiency for Business, Energy Efficiency Tips, LED Lighting|

If your business has a parking ramp, a warehouse, distribution center, manufacturing facility, hallway or common office areas where the fluorescent tube lights are on all the time, you could make a lot of money upgrading to LED. You are already paying your hard earned money to your utility company for the electricity to run [...]

How A Parking Garage Could Save $90,000!

By | 2017-09-26T12:03:38+00:00 November 10th, 2014|Energy Efficiency for Business, LED Lighting|

The US government is pushing commercial consumers to maximize energy efficiency by promoting the use of LED lighting over High Intensity Discharge (HID) lamps. Upgrading parking ramp and parking lot lights, like metal halide* or high pressure sodium bulbs**, with an equivalent LED product provides for substantial utility as well as maintenance savings. *Metal halide [...]