As the environment becomes a more pressing concern for society, more and more ways are found for individuals to be environmentally conscious and to assist the environment through more sustainable activities. By examining practices used with the lighting used to illuminate buildings, great energy savings can be obtained through actions that are inexpensive, easy, and reproducible. Over the years, different lighting options have been considered and explored to help people go green. Saving the environment is not the only benefit that comes from sustainable, or green, lighting. Along with helping the planet, refitting lighting fixtures has benefited people's wallets, greatly cutting energy costs for those who pursue green lighting options. While individual action has played a great role in reducing energy usage by replacing incandescent ...

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