Hit the Lights, Cut Power by 50% or More, Says PG&E

By Michael Kanellos, published by Greentech Media on August 27, 2009

Flipping off the lights does save power, particularly if you don't have to rely on humans.

A study commissioned by the Emerging Technologies Program at Pacific Gas & Electric has found that automated systems for dimming and turning off lights in commercial buildings could cut power consumed by lighting by 50 percent or greater.

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