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Improve the Triple Bottom Line
Written by Steve Heising   
Aug 09, 2004 at 08:30 AM
You can improve your bottom line, and receive new tax credits and deductions, and even receive utility rebates for choosing more energy efficiency of products for your business. With rapidly increasing costs for energy, the returns on Investments in Efficiency are greater than ever. These kinds of investments go straight to the bottom line in business, and are a responsible thing to do in the interest of stockholders and other stakeholders.  Simple payback in 2 to 5 years is typical but many institutions are taking on projects with longer paybacks. Performance guarantees and financing are often available from Energy Service Contractors.

Better lighting make is easier for people to see.  if it is easier to see, then people can be more productive.  If they are less tired at the end of the day, and they are more awake at work they can be more productive.   Bright white lighting and now blue lighting is used to treat seasonal affective disorder as there is a third receptor in the eye that is sensitive to light in the blue spectrum thought to control circadian or day night rhythms.  Small amounts of UV light are converted to Vitamin D which is related to a myriad of health and wellness issues. 
Lighting can be good for the people. 

More efficient lighting saves energy which saves money and which saves burning fossil fuels, primarily coal for the production of energy.  This saves greenhouse gasses and other emissions which is good for the environment.   
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LED at 50

Here’s a BBC News Technology story and video that was brought to my attention by Bob Jones at Publitek—Thanks Bob!

LED at 50: An illuminating history by the light’s inventor. Scroll through the images—they’re amazing.



Celebrating 50 years since the advent of LED technology, Nick Holonyak compares his first visible LED invention to GE Lighting's latest 27-watt LED available in 2013, replacing the 100-watt incandescent. (Photo: General Electric)

Source:  http://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/led-zone/4398696/LED-Week-in-Review-Ikea--Enlightenment-via-Texas-Instruments--Plessey--Wireless-bulbs-shine-on--LED-at-50?cid=Newsletter+-+EDN+on+LEDs

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