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January 12, 2015 AT 1:00 am

Zero Energy Lighting


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From Treehugger‘s Sami Grover:

Previously known for their insulated panels for commercial buildings, Kingspan is now offering an integrated, intelligent lighting system that includes efficient natural daylighting that automatically coordinates with high-efficiency LEDs to optimize lighting in the building at any given moment. The company claims the system can deliver 80 to 90 percent energy savings over a standard commercial lighting system. With the addition of rooftop solar panels, external energy demand is actually brought down to zero, meaning a payback time on initial capital investments of just a few years.

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