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04/21/2014

Parking Facilities Slash Energy by 90%

Lighting fixes target the bottom line

 
Parking lot

Building owners spend more than $6 billion annually just to light parking lots and garages, an often overlooked source of energy savings. A recent efficiency project cut energy use by a staggering 90% over the past year by targeting lighting efficiency across 270 million square feet of parking space.

The Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) campaign, a project of the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Alliance, partnered with more than 100 U.S. organizations to plan or install energy-efficient lighting in parking areas. The metal halide, fluorescent, and LED retrofits they chose will last up to three times longer than the original technology, and lighting control systems enable participants to reduce energy consumption when their parking facilities are not in use – in fact, the 12 top organizations alone will save nearly 45 million kWh and $4 million per year across their combined 500,000 parking spaces.

Learn more about LEEP participation at leepcampaign.org

 


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Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.

When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality. 

We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
CLICK HERE to find out how.


 
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