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Energy Savings Forecast of Solid-State Lighting in General Illumination Applications

(Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy Solid-State Lighting Program, September 2016.)  This, the seventh iteration of the Energy Savings Forecast of Solid-State Lighting in General Illumination Applications, presents the results of [...]

Tuning the Light in Senior Care

Evaluating a trial LED lighting system at the ACC Care Center in Sacramento, CA, this report summarizes the results of a trial installation of light-emitting diode (LED) lighting systems in several spaces [...]

Pedestrian-Friendly Outdoor Lighting

DOE undertook the project to establish success criteria for pedestrian lighting and learn how designers can satisfy those criteria by applying solid-state-lighting solutions. The report presents findings and recommendations developed by closely [...]

Lighting-Upgrade Checklist for Commercial & Industrial Buildings

Developed by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s (NEMA’s) “enlighten America” campaign. The checklist items for all buildings begin with establishing the proper light levels for the tasks, spaces, and people involved. Too [...]

Energy Savings Forecast of Solid-State Lighting in General Illumination Applications

(Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy, August 2014) Using new and updated data sources, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is now predicting that light-emitting diode (LED) lighting will achieve an [...]

Energy Savings Potential of Solid-State Lighting in General Illumination Applications

A comprehensive U.S. Department of Energy report predicting the market penetration of light-emitting diode (LED) white-light sources from 2010 to 2030, Energy Savings Potential of Solid-State Lighting in General Illumination Applications predicts that growing [...]

Adoption of Light-Emitting Diodes in Common Lighting Applications

This report, a comprehensive U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) study summarizing the current U.S. lighting market, presents the findings for nine major lighting applications where light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are competing with traditional [...]

Residential Lighting Design Guide

Developed by the UC Davis California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC), the Guide is a resource of best practices and lighting designs applicable nationwide. It provides a technology overview of high-efficacy luminaires, switching [...]

Lighting Options for Your Home

What are homeowners to do now that the United States has begun to wean itself from low-efficiency, high-cost incandescent light bulbs? The biggest problem may be figuring out which of the many [...]

Performing a Lighting System Audit

Should you conduct a lighting system audit? This comprehensive NLB guide can help you answer that question (it begins with a simple quiz). More important, the guide provides the information needed to [...]

Getting the Most from Your Lighting Dollar

The third edition of NLB's most popular lighting guide, with real-life examples from documented case studies and illustrated pages of important basic information about lighting and steps to save energy without sacrificing [...]

Lighting for Safety and Security

Everybody understands the value of safety and security lighting. Or do they? Did you know that the same lighting can also provide attraction, identification, beautification, environmental integration, and more? This Bureau guide [...]

The NLB Guide to Energy-Efficient Lighting Systems

Energy-efficient lighting involves so much more than removing lamps (light bulbs or tubes) or reducing wattage. To be truly efficient, lighting must be used to its best advantage in given situations. This [...]

The National Lighting Bureau Guide to Retail Lighting Management

Case histories show lighting has a direct impact on retail sales, and the new, third edition of this NLB classic has more of these case histories than ever before. Written in non-technical [...]

The NLB Guide to Industrial Lighting

This is the Bureau's most current industrial lighting "how-to" guide for non-technical readers. Coverage includes the many benefits of good industrial lighting such as better productivity, fewer rejects, enhanced safety, and less [...]

Lighting and Human Performance: A Review

Researched and written by some of the world's leading independent lighting authorities, Lighting and Human Performance: A Review comprises the most comprehensive critical analysis of the relationship between lighting and human performance [...]