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Jonker Honda: LED Lighting Upgrade Reduces Their Carbon Footprint

Jonker Honda in Langley, BC is an early sustainability champion among auto dealerships regarding the use of LED technology to greatly reduce their business operations global CO2 emissions. The lighting upgrade will also reward them with decades of significant savings from their facilities operations costs. Jonker Honda in Langley, BC is an early [...]

Westwood Honda: Decades Of Savings For Reducing Their Carbon Footprint

Westwood Honda in Port Moody, (Metro Vancouver, BC) is an early champion among auto dealerships regarding the use of LED technology to greatly reduce their business operations global CO2 emissions which will also reward them with decades of significant savings from their facilities operations costs. Westwood Honda hires Metcalfe Lighting to upgrade their [...]

2017-12-16T15:02:40+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Metcalfe Lighting|

LED light safer, more effective in producing Vitamin D3 than sunlight.

LED lights safer, more effective in producing Vitamin D3 than sunlight PUBLIC RELEASE: 13-SEP-2017 | Boston University School of Medicine Research published in Scientific Reports supported by Boston University School of Medicine: LED lights safer, more effective in producing Vitamin D3 than sunlight. Research published today in Scientific Reports shows that light from RayVio's 293nm ultraviolet (UV) [...]

2017-11-07T21:04:14+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Metcalfe Lighting|

Consumers Are Rewarding Businesses That Reduce Their Operational Emissions & Energy Usage

"Lighting accounts for nearly 6% of global CO2 emissions. A global switch to energy efficient LED technology could save over 1,400 million tons of CO2 and avoid the construction of 1,250 power stations." - The Climate Group With savings over 70% and an energy conservation measure which doesn't require a change in human behavior [...]

2017-11-03T14:09:39+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Going Green|

How LED Lighting Reduces Facilities HVAC Cooling Costs

Lighting is one of the most significant expenses in operating a building.  Typically, lighting is actually the largest cost component of a commercial buildings energy bill. In comparison to other energy costs, electricity consumed by your existing lighting very likely consumes the most electricity out of all other components in your facility. Energy efficient [...]

2017-08-02T09:30:31+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Energy Saving, LED Conversions, Save Money|

US Dept Of Energy: LED lighting will slash energy usage by 5.1 quads in 2035

The US Department of Energy has issued a biennial research update on the impact of LED-based lighting in general illumination applications and said SSL technology will be responsible for a 75% reduction in 2035.   The US Department of Energy (DOE) has published the 2016 edition of its biennial report entitled "Energy savings forecast [...]

5 Steps for Guaranteeing the Best LED Retrofit or Upgrade

Rapid growth in LED technology has brought good news for energy managers in industrial facilities, as they have more options than ever before in planning a facility LED retrofit. Finding high-quality fixtures that reduce energy consumption and cut maintenance costs is easier today than it was several years ago. The bad news is that [...]

2017-11-03T14:10:46+00:00 July 18th, 2017|LED Conversions, Metcalfe Lighting|

Is wasting energy a top priority at your business?

Wasting energy, would your company invest in a project with zero return? When a company decides to delay an energy cost reduction project like upgrading an obsolete energy sucking lighting system to LED (wait, nobody makes such decisions... do they?), sophisticated managers of the 21st Century usually proclaim that an “energy cost reduction project [...]

LEDs winning light race to save energy, the environment

Today's LED Lighting fixtures have a much greater edge over fluorescent lamps when considering a lighting system's impact on the environment, and that gap is expected to grow significantly as technology and manufacturing methods improve. Comprehensive reports analysis available from the US Department of Energy indicates technological advancements in the near future will help [...]

Too big to save: Why do businesses resist energy efficiency?

Energy efficiency projects like upgrading to LED lighting, is hard for businesses to push up their "to do" list when there are dozens of competing priorities: sales to make, customers to meet, and suppliers to chase. It is especially difficult for small and medium-sized companies, where very often no single individual has specific responsibility [...]