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Since electricity costs have gone up and lighting choices have gotten more complicated, this how-to book will put money in the pocket of home and business owners. They can replace inefficient light bulbs with energy-efficient ones. But what to choose? This book will explain what the required light bulb labels indicate, whether compact fluorescent, cold cathode, or LED bulbs are the best; which shape to use; how many lumens to choose; which wattage, and what color of light. The reader can determine their savings, their payback time, and after payback, the savings are money in their pocket. Homeowners will benefit by reducing lighting and air conditioning costs. Business owners will benefit not only with reduced lighting costs, but with reduced air conditioning and maintenance costs, which actually exceed their lighting savings--a win, win, win situation. Further, readers will learn how lighting controls assist in cost reduction; how to utilize daylight ; and how lighting affects their health. The benefits of using this book are individual, national, and global. What other book can say that? An American Indian Proverb says it best--We have not inherited this earth from our ancestors; we have borrowed it from our children. Let's make sure we return it in good condition. Read and use this book.
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Jane Grosslight, lighting designer, author, and lecturer, has written 9 books on lighting. They are used as correspondence courses for continuing education certified by the Florida Board of Architecture and Interior Design. Three of her books, including this one, have been selected by the Illuminating Engineering Society for a Progress Award as a unique and significant advancement to the art and science of lighting. They are used as text books for interior design curricula. Jane has presented 84 workshops on lighting to professional, merchandise marts, and continuing education groups. She is an ASID distinguished speaker. She designer lighting for homes and small businesses. And she is passionate about saving energy.Review:
Jane has written a clear and concise book that is exceptionally easy to read and holds your attention throughout. I learned more about lighting than I learned in my years of building. --Chuck, Ozark Magic Signs
Very informative! I immediately changed my reading light bulb and now I know how to correct my dark living room with little cost. --Betty, Havana, FL
A unique and significant advancement to the art and science of lighting. --Illuminating Engineering Society of North America
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Book Description Durwood Publishers, LLC, 2011. Condition: New. Jeffrey Verheyen; Betsy Straley; Jane Houle (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0927412160