The eBook, authored by Michael Chow, Tony Staub, Matt Moore, Paul Daniel, Brandon Stanley, and Richard A. Vedvik, and published by Consulting & Specifying Engineer in August 2023, covers various aspects of lighting efficiency beyond just LEDs. It provides a guide for navigating lighting standards and codes, designing human-centric lighting controls, and developing lighting control designs to complement standard lighting practices. The eBook also discusses current trends related to electric vehicles (EVs), photovoltaics (PV), and high-efficiency heat pumps, projecting a significant rise in electrical energy consumption in the United States. With decarbonization becoming a focal point, the eBook explores the adoption of full electrification for large venue facilities, alongside utilizing existing generators and extending service life strategies. Additionally, it highlights the evident value of lighting controls, with many utilities offering incentives for their implementation.

Keywords: Building Retrofits, Construction/New Buildings, Employee Productivity, Energy Efficiency/Management, Healthy Buildings, Intelligent Building, Internet of Things (IoT), Lighting Systems/Controls, System Integrator, ASHRAE Standard 90.1,  Emergency Generator, Electrical Loads

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