Resources 2019-04-09T12:59:34-05:00
NLB resources include case studies with detailed examples of the use of High-Benefit Lighting; illustrated guides and other NLB publications; panel discussion videos; and links to valuable lighting resources.

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All National Lighting Bureau (NLB) guides have been prepared using nontechnical language and extensive illustration. Over the years, thousands of facility and operations managers have benefited from using NLB guides and learning how to obtain the High-Benefit Lighting needed to achieve enhanced productivity, fewer errors, and increased security and safety, as well as optimized energy efficiency and a number of other benefits in a variety of settings.

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