Lighting & Electrical
Lighting & Electrical
Commercial lighting uses about 4.0 quads of primary energy annually - more than 20% of total commercial building energy use in the United States. Through the Lighting and Electrical Technology ResearchTeam, partners work together to reduce lighting energy use by sharing cost-effective solutions to interior and exterior lighting challenges and developing lighting specifications to build confidence and demand for higher efficiency technology.
Better Buildings partners participate in webinars, peer-exchange calls, meetings, and industry workshops and conferences. Browse upcoming events and opportunities to participate by month.
Through the Better Buildings Alliance, over 200 public and private sector organizations across the country are working together to share and replicate positive gains in energy efficiency.
Team up with DOE’s exceptional network of staff and technical experts to determine energy savings goals, develop innovative cost effective energy solutions, and deploy efficient technologies and market practices.
High Efficiency Troffer Performance Specification SpecificationThis specification provides a description of requirements that will result in energy savings for troffers, reliable performance, and energy cost savings.
High Efficiency Troffer Lighting Fact Sheet Fact SheetThis fact sheet summarizes key components of the Better Buildings High Efficiency Troffer Lighting Specification and how to apply it.
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Meet the Technology Expert
Linda Sandahl, a Program Manager and the Energy Technology Market Adoption Team Lead with the Energy Policy and Economics Group (EP&E), has been with PNNL for more than 25 years. Much of her work involves leading the design and implementation of programs that support development and deployment of energy-efficient commercial buildings technologies and market transformation initiatives. Linda currently manages PNNL’s involvement in U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Alliance. In this role, she leads the Lighting & Electrical Technology Research Team, the Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign, and the Interior Lighting Campaign. Linda also manages related high efficiency lighting work for the Federal Energy Management Program. Linda has a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, as well as CEM and PMP certifications.