Path to Enlightenment

As the U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings Alliance puts it, "Colleges, universities, and other postsecondary institutions across the...  More

Digital & Open: Moving Lighting Controls into the 21st Century

We moved into the 21st Century over 17 years ago. We can ask "Alexa" to play us songs, lock the doors and order pizza. Everywhere you go people...  More

LEDs and Energy Management Systems Take Northwestern Energy Savings to New Level

Scott Hayworth is not afraid of the dark. However, as chief electric engineer for Northwestern University's campus in Evanston, Illinois, he...  More

Points to Keep in Mind For a Lighting Upgrade

I am frequently asked to visit campuses around the country in search of potential opportunities or challenges that can be solved by better lighting....  More

Upgrading Your Performance Space: Don’t Leave Your Lighting in the Dark

When it comes to upgrading your college's or university's performance spaces, there is typically a delicate balance between cost and integrating...  More

Lighting Upgrades for Efficiency, Safety, and Well-Being

We look upon American educational establishments with a great sense of pride, knowing many of its buildings have withstood the test of time....  More

Ways Daylighting Can Improve Performance

Daylighting is the controlled admission of natural sunlight into a building via diffused skylights or windows. Done correctly, it can save energy...  More

Details of Daylight: Choosing the Right Glazing Material

Adding natural light to learning environments is long proven as beneficial to students, educators, test scores and the bottom line. Studies show...  More

Northwestern Sees the Light And It’s Green

Northwestern University is among the nation's top academic institutions with more than 21,000 students and more than 7,000 faculty and staff....  More

Iona College Becomes More Energy Efficient

Colleges and universities in the United States spend an average of $1.10 per square foot on electricity, with lighting representing approximately...  More