Take Action to Protect Migrating Birds with Bird-Safe Lighting

Take Action to Protect Migrating Birds with Bird-Safe Lighting

More than 2.5 million birds will migrate over Oregon tomorrow! With tens of thousands flying through Portland, help keep them safe by turning off your outside lights tonight, drawing your blinds, and learning about bird-safe lighting. Why is this important?  Each year, tens of thousands of birds migrate along the Pacific Flyway, through Portland, using […]

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Energy Trust “Sweetens the Deal” for Commercial Lighting Projects

Energy Trust of Oregon has announced changes to their commercial lighting incentives that can significantly improve the financial return for many types of commercial and industrial lighting projects.  Some of the highlights include: Incentives have increased for higher wattage interior LED fixtures.  This will primarily be applicable to commercial and industrial buildings with higher ceilings, […]

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Take Advantage of Lighting Controls for the Post-COVID “New Normal”

Take Advantage of Lighting Controls for the Post-COVID “New Normal”

The COVID pandemic has resulted in a large percentage of traditional office staff working from home.  As we are (hopefully) getting the pandemic under control, building managers and owners are planning for the post-pandemic “New Normal.” What exactly this will be is not entirely clear. However, it seems likely that the future of office work […]

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LAMP: Years of Savings, Carbon Reductions, and Community Impacts

LAMP: Years of Savings, Carbon Reductions, and Community Impacts

Ready for some great news? Our LED Advantage Member Program, LAMP, just recently installed our 10 thousandth energy-saving LED fixture!  What does this mean? Well, lots of energy savings each year and an annual reduction in carbon emissions! LAMP is run in partnership with Conserve Energy, an Energy Trust of Oregon Trade Ally. This LED […]

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Don’t BUG me! Preventing Unwanted Light and Creating a Bird-Safe Building

Our LAMP program partner, Michael Reunert of Conserve Energy, answers your lighting questions in our new lighting blog series: Customers often ask: My current lighting setup sends unwanted light onto adjoining properties and shines in the eyes of pedestrians and traffic. I’ve also heard that sending light up into the night sky is harmful to […]

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LED Lighting: Do I Have to Replace Every Fixture?

LED Lighting: Do I Have to Replace Every Fixture?

Our LAMP program partner, Michael Reunert of Conserve Energy, answers your lighting questions in our new lighting blog series. LED Lighting: Do I Have to Replace Every Fixture? Customers often wonder if it is necessary to replace every existing fixture with new LED fixtures when replacing with LED lighting. The answer is no. There are […]

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New 2020 Bonus Lighting Incentives from Energy Trust of Oregon

Energy Trust of Oregon has just offered limited-time bonus incentives for non-residential customers that install LED lighting upgrades. The bonus increases incentives for most interior and exterior fixtures by 50% and increases incentives for LED tubes by 150%. If LED upgrades are something you were considering in 2020, this is the time as these bonus […]

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September Leaflet

September Leaflet

September Leaflet

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