Lighting

Lighting consumes close to 35 percent of electricity used in U.S. commercial buildings

According to the Environmental Protection Agency’s s Energy Star program, lighting consumes close to 35 % of the electricity used in U.S. commercial buildings. It also affects other building systems through its electrical requirements and the waste heat it produces.

Published Lighting Reports

The GPG program, working with federal laboratories, has tested these technologies in GSA buildings. Here are the published results, most recent on top.

*M&V Results Demonstrate Deployment Potential for GSA

Emerging Building Technologies’ two programs — Green Proving Ground (GPG) and Pilot to Portfolio (P2P) enable GSA to make sound investment decisions in next-generation building technologies based on their real-world performance.

Last Reviewed: 2021-09-21