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LED renovations and retrofits: Evaluating codes and costs

Clients are asking lighting designers to help them save on energy costs by replacing fluorescnet, HID, or other lights with LEDs since LED lighting can have the greatest potential impact on energy savings in the United States. But how does LED lighting work?

Consulting-Specifying Engineer's May 2015 Codes and Standards article, "LED renovations and retrofits: Evaluating codes and costs" covers the impact of various lighting sources on energy efficiency, the codes and standards that dictate lighting design, and the availability of rebates and incentives for utilization of LEDs.

Read the article by Michael Mar and Robbie Chung.