Topics A – O

This page offers case studies A to O. They provide detailed, “real-world” examples of the benefits derived from High-Benefit Lighting. Be sure to also review NLB News, Sponsor News, and NLB Publications.

Topics A – O

Absenteeism Reduction
Athletic Lighting
Beautification
Educational Facilities
Error Reduction
Glare Reduction
Healthcare Facilities
Industrial Facilities
Institutional Facilities
Insurance Premium Reduction
Landscape Lighting
Lighting Maintenance
Multi-Family Residential Facilities
Office Lighting
Topics P – Z

Absenteeism Reduction

New High-Benefit Lighting at Metal Industries, Inc., in Elizabeth, PA, resulted in increased productivity, fewer errors, accident reductions, lower insurance premiums, and reduced absenteeism.

Improved worker productivity is but one of many valuable benefits available from more effective lighting. So says Buildings managing editor Randy Brown, in his article “Managing Lighting: There’s More to Lighting Management than Switching Lamps.”

According to the National Safety Council, “Whether you are trying to type at a computer terminal, read a stack of papers, or work on a factory machine, proper lighting can not only increase your productivity and reduce absenteeism, it can add a sense of security to the workplace.” Read about it in “Keep an Eye out for Lighting Problems,” published in Today’s Supervisor.

High-Benefit Lighting can have particularly beneficial results for light industrial facilities, as pointed out by Lithonia Lighting’s Richard V. Morse in “Assessing the Benefits of Better Lighting,” published in The Fabricator.

Lighten up for Higher Quality, Greater Profits,” says Modern Application News in its “As I See It” editorial.

Athletic Lighting

“What many school officials and budget managers do not understand is that lighting should not be looked at as a cost in and of itself. Lighting is not an end; it is a means to an end.” Explaining that thought is the focus of “Lighting for Safety and Savings,” published in School Safety Update.

“Why do you have lighting in and around your buildings? It’s not a silly question. The answers may be more involved than you think.” And they are…as pointed out by School Planning and Management in its article titled “High-Benefit Lighting.”

“The lighting used to provide security can be made to contribute to many important activities.” A number of these contributions are spelled out in “Get More from Your Lighting,” published in College Planning and Management.

Budget shortfalls are on the horizon. Schools need to upgrade their lighting now, to prepare. Focusing on energy savings alone is not the best tactic to use, says Simkar Corporation’s Bud Drago, writing about “The Coming Energy Crunch” in School Planning and Management.

Are facilities managers Renaissance men and women? Yes, says author Cary Mendelsohn, because they have to know “a lot about a lot.” And some of that knowledge needs to include High-Benefit Lighting, because, as the title of this Facilities Manager article points out, “The Basics of High-Benefit Lighting: Knowing More Means Paying Less.”

Beautification

Through effective design, landscape lighting can become High-Benefit Lighting, and the impact can be substantial, especially for constructors in a position to sell better lighting outdoors. Read about it in “Lighting Your Way to Better Sales,” published in Lawn & Landscape.

At the Watergrove Apartments near Memphis, TN, a $75,000 investment in High-Benefit Lighting earned an 800% simple return on investment for its owners.

Understanding and applying High-Benefit Lighting can be of significant value in condominium communities, according to “Using Lighting to Its Fullest Extent,” published in Condo Managementmagazine.

Illuminating Concept: Lighting Can Be a Real Investment” is the self-descriptive title of this article, written by Lithonia Lighting’s Richard V. Morse and published in Apartment Management.

Improved worker productivity is but one of many valuable benefits available from more effective lighting. So says Buildings managing editor Randy Brown in his article, “Managing Lighting: There’s More to Lighting Management than Switching Lamps.”

If installing better lights boosts retail profits, then maintaining that lighting well maintains better profits. Lighting maintenance expert Cary S. Mendelsohn provides important guidance for effective lighting maintenance in Professional Retail Store Maintenance.

Yes: High-Benefit Lighting can help retail establishments improve their sales. This is only the beginning of the bottom-line benefits that can be obtained, even including fewer legal problems. John Bachner explains in “Better Lighting to Boost Your Bottom Line,” published in Retail Store Image.

“Why do you have lighting in and around your buildings? It’s not a silly question. The answers may be more involved than you think.” And they are…as pointed out by School Planning and Management in its article titled, “High-Benefit Lighting.”

Educational Facilities

Looking to improve safety on campus? High-Benefit Lighting may be the answer, according to “Lighting Increases Security, Discourages Theft and Vandalism,” published in Campus Safety Journal.

“What many school officials and budget managers do not understand is that lighting should not be looked at as a cost in and of itself. Lighting is not an end; it is a means to an end.” Explaining that thought is the focus of “Lighting for Safety and Savings,” published in School Safety Update.

“Why do you have lighting in and around your buildings? It’s not a silly question. The answers may be more involved than you think.” And they are…as pointed out by School Planning and Management in its article titled, “High-Benefit Lighting.”

“The lighting used to provide security can be made to contribute to many important activities.” A number of these contributions are spelled out in “Get More from Your Lighting,” published in College Planning and Management.

Budget shortfalls are on the horizon. Schools need to upgrade their lighting now, to prepare. Focusing on energy savings alone may not be the best tactic to use, says Simkar Corporation’s Bud Drago, writing about “The Coming Energy Crunch” in School Planning and Management.

Are facilities managers Renaissance men and women? Yes, says author Cary Mendelsohn, because they have to know “a lot about a lot.” And some of that knowledge needs to include High-Benefit Lighting, because, as the title of this Facilities Manager article points out, “The Basics of High-Benefit Lighting: Knowing More Means Paying Less.”

Error Reduction

New High-Benefit Lighting at Metal Industries, Inc., in Elizabeth, PA, resulted in increased productivity, fewer errors, accident reductions, lower insurance premiums, and reduced absenteeism.

Drafters working in Pennsylvania Power & Light’s N3 drafting room in Allentown, PA, experienced a 13% productivity boost thanks to High-Benefit Lighting.

High-Benefit Lighting and its impact on quality in a variety of settings is the subject of this peer-reviewed article published by the American Society for Quality in its journal, Quality Progress.

A lighting change designed to save energy had a dramatically negative effect on productivity, according to this article in LD&A, journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA).

“Adjust quality, not quantity, to improve worker productivity and reap bottom-line benefits.” From “Eliminate Those Glaring Errors,” published in Managing Office Technology/Office Systems 99.

Yes: High-Benefit Lighting can help retail establishments improve their sales. This is only the beginning of the bottom-line benefits that can be obtained, even including fewer legal problems. John Bachner explains in “Better Lighting to Boost Your Bottom Line,” published in Retail Store Image.

High-Benefit Lighting attracts customers, boosts sales and profits, and much more, as these case histories point out. Read about them in “Better Lighting, Better Profits,” published in Giftware News.

High-Benefit Lighting can have particularly beneficial results for light industrial facilities, as pointed out by Lithonia Lighting’s Richard V. Morse in “Assessing the Benefits of Better Lighting,” published in The Fabricator.

The dollars saved can really add up, says Metlfax magazine in its article, “Eye-opening Benefits of Proper Lighting.”

Lighten up for Higher Quality, Greater Profits,” says Modern Application News in its “As I See It” editorial.

Glare Reduction

“Adjust quality, not quantity, to improve worker productivity and reap bottom-line benefits.” From “Eliminate Those Glaring Errors,” published in Managing Office Technology/Office Systems 99.

Health-Care Facilities

Trying to lower the cost of health-care-facility lighting can pose problems when lighting quality is not considered, according to “Prescription for Better Lighting,” published in Healthcare Circuit News.

Industrial Facilities

New High-Benefit Lighting at Metal Industries, Inc., in Elizabeth, PA, resulted in increased productivity, fewer errors, accident reductions, lower insurance premiums, and reduced absenteeism.

High-Benefit Lighting and its impact on quality in a variety of settings is the subject of this peer-reviewed article published by the American Society for Quality in its journal, Quality Progress.

According to the National Safety Council, “Whether you are trying to type at a computer terminal, read a stack of papers, or work on a factory machine, proper lighting not only can increase your productivity and reduce absenteeism, it can add a sense of security to the workplace.” Read about it in “Keep an Eye out for Lighting Problems,” published in Today’s Supervisor.

High-Benefit Lighting can have particularly beneficial results for light industrial facilities, as pointed out by Lithonia Lighting’s Richard V. Morse in “Assessing the Benefits of Better Lighting,” published in The Fabricator.

The dollars saved can really add up, says Metlfax magazine in its article, “Eye-Opening Benefits of Proper Lighting.”

Institutional Facilities

A $1.3 million investment in new High-Benefit Lighting at the San Diego Federal Building and Courthouse paid for itself in less than eight months due to significant improvements in productivity, safety, security, and energy efficiency.

Writing in Parking Today, GE Commercial Lighting Application Specialist Phil Sanders examines “The Real Cost of Lighting.”

High-Benefit Lighting and its impact on quality in a variety of settings is the subject of this peer-reviewed article published by the American Society for Quality in its journal, Quality Progress.

The ability of High-Benefit Lighting to reduce costs borne by public-works departments nationwide is discussed in this survey article – “Looking for Savings: Seeing the Light” – written by Lithonia Lighting’s Richard V. Morse, and published by Public Works magazine.

Looking to improve safety on campus? High-Benefit Lighting may be the answer, according to “Lighting Increases Security, Discourages Theft and Vandalism,” published in Campus Safety Journal.

Trying to lower the cost of health-care-facility lighting can pose problems when lighting quality is not considered, according to “Prescription for Better Lighting,” published in Healthcare Circuit News.

Insurance-Premium Reduction

New High-Benefit Lighting at Metal Industries, Inc., in Elizabeth, PA, resulted in increased productivity, fewer errors, accident reductions, lower insurance premiums, and reduced absenteeism.

Writing in Parking Today, GE Commercial Lighting Application Specialist Phil Sanders examines “The Real Cost of Lighting.”

High-Benefit Lighting and its impact on quality in a variety of settings is the subject of this peer-reviewed article published by the American Society for Quality in its journal, Quality Progress.

Through effective design, landscape lighting can become High-Benefit Lighting, and the impact can be substantial, especially for constructors in a position to sell better lighting outdoors. Read about it in “Lighting Your Way to Better Sales,” published in Lawn & Landscape.

Understanding and applying High-Benefit Lighting can be of significant value in condominium communities, according to “Using Lighting to its Fullest Extent,” published in Condo Management magazine.

Illuminating Concept: Lighting Can Be a Real Investment” is the self-descriptive title of this article, written by Lithonia Lighting’s Richard V. Morse and published in Apartment Management.

Want to boost sales? High-Benefit Lighting can be the answer, for many reasons, says William Kirkland, writing in Giftware News (“High-Benefit Lighting Brings Business Results”).

High-Benefit Lighting attracts customers, boosts sales and profits, and much more, as these case histories point out. Read about them in “Better Lighting, Better Profits,” published in Giftware News.

High-Benefit Lighting can have particularly beneficial results for light industrial facilities, as pointed out by Lithonia Lighting’s Richard V. Morse in “Assessing the Benefits of Better Lighting,” published in The Fabricator.

Landscape Lighting

Through effective design, landscape lighting can become High-Benefit Lighting, and the impact can be substantial, especially for constructors in a position to sell better lighting outdoors. Read about it in “Lighting Your Way To Better Sales,” published in Lawn & Landscape.

Looking to improve safety on campus? High-Benefit Lighting may be the answer, according to “Lighting Increases Security, Discourages Theft and Vandalism,” published in Campus Safety Journal.

Understanding and applying High-Benefit Lighting can be of significant value in condominium communities, according to “Using Lighting to Its Fullest Extent,” published in Condo Managementmagazine.

Illuminating Concept: Lighting Can Be a Real Investment” is the self-descriptive title of this article, written by Lithonia Lighting’s Richard V. Morse and published in Apartment Management.

Lighting Maintenance

Improved worker productivity is but one of many valuable benefits available from more effective lighting. So says Buildings managing editor Randy Brown, in his article “Managing Lighting: There’s More to Lighting Management than Switching Lamps.”

If installing better lighting boosts retail profits, then maintaining that lighting well maintains better profits. Lighting-maintenance expert Cary S. Mendelsohn provides important guidance for effective lighting maintenance in Professional Retail Store Maintenance.

Yes: High-Benefit Lighting can help retail establishments improve their sales. This is only the beginning of the bottom-line benefits that can be obtained, even including fewer legal problems. John Bachner explains in “Better Lighting to Boost Your Bottom Line,” published in Retail Store Image.

As the National Electrical Contractors Association’s Robert Colgan, Jr. points out in “Upgrade and Clean Those Lights for Profits,” the purpose of lighting “is not to consume more or less energy. It is there to support human performance….” To optimize that support, the lighting needs to be maintained effectively, a topic appropriate for Cleaning and Maintenance Management.

Multi-Family Residential Facilities

At the Watergrove Apartments near Memphis, TN, a $75,000 investment in High-Benefit Lighting earned an 800% simple return on investment for its owners.

Writing in Parking Today, GE Commercial Lighting Application Specialist Phil Sanders examines “The Real Cost of Lighting.

Through effective design, landscape lighting can become High-Benefit Lighting, and the impact can be substantial, especially for contractors in a position to sell better lighting outdoors. Read about it in “Lighting Your Way to Better Sales,” published in Lawn & Landscape.

Understanding and applying High-Benefit Lighting can be of significant value in condominium communities, according to “Using Lighting to Its Fullest Extent,” published in Condo Management magazine.

Illuminating Concept: Lighting Can Be a Real Investment” is the self-descriptive title of this article, written by Lithonia Lighting’s Richard V. Morse and published in Apartment Management.

Office Lighting

Drafters working in Pennsylvania Power & Light’s N3 drafting room in Allentown, PA, experienced a 13% productivity boost thanks to High-Benefit Lighting.

New High-Benefit Lighting at the San Diego Federal Building and Courthouse improved productivity 3% in office areas and 15% in the courthouse, prison, and Post Office spaces. Judges who used the courtroom with improved lighting considered the improvement so significant they requested that other courtrooms in the complex be similarly equipped.

High-Benefit Lighting and its impact on quality in a variety of settings is the subject of this peer-reviewed article published by the American Society for Quality in its journal, Quality Progress.

A lighting change designed to save energy had a dramatically negative effect on productivity, according to this article in LD&A, journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA).

High-Benefit Lighting installed in offices can easily generate savings equivalent to a 500% energy cost savings…and that’s just one of many bottom-line benefits. So says Ray DeSteiger, author of “How to Profit from High-Benefit Lighting,” published in TED: The Electrical Distributor Magazine.

High-Benefit Lighting can have an impressive bottom-line impact in almost any setting, says Lithonia Lighting’s Richard V. Morse in this invited essay published in LD&A, journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).

Trying to lower the cost of health-care-facility lighting can pose problems when lighting quality is not considered, according to “Prescription for Better Lighting,” published in Healthcare Circuit News.

Lighting that helps workers work faster can be far more valuable than lighting whose only benefit is low energy consumption, according to “Lightning Strikes,” published in Continental magazine.

“Adjust quality, not quantity, to improve worker productivity and reap bottom-line benefits.” From “Eliminate Those Glaring Errors,” published in Managing Office Technology/Office Systems 99.

According to the National Safety Council, “Whether you are trying to type at a computer terminal, read a stack of papers or work on a factory machine, proper lighting not only can increase your productivity and reduce absenteeism, it can add a sense of security to the workplace.” Read about it in “Keep an Eye out for Lighting Problems,” published in Today’s Supervisor.

Budget shortfalls are on the horizon. Schools need to upgrade their lighting now, to prepare. Focusing on energy savings alone may not be the best tactic to use, says Simkar Corporation’s Bud Drago, writing about “The Coming Energy Crunch” in School Planning and Management.