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Energy Trust Webinar: How to Save with Efficient Workplace Lighting

January 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Providing adequate quality lighting can improve worker productivity and safety. LED technology has proven to be a practical choice and provides substantial energy savings. When LEDs are used with controls they can increase overall lighting savings by at least 25%. Equipment costs have come down, technology has become easier to install, control and operate, showing an overall improved environment while saving a substantial amount of energy and money.

During this session you will learn the following key take-aways:

  • The advantages of using LED technology and the appropriate light levels and equipment for your business.
  • No-low cost options available to help your business save money and energy, reduce maintenance time and costs, and increase worker productivity.
  • Real-world customer stories about how businesses like yours are using lighting upgrades to save energy and money across the board.


About the Instructor:

Doug Oppedal

Program Manager / Senior Lighting Specialist

Doug has worked more than 27 years in the electrical and lighting field in a variety of roles, including journeyman electrician, estimator and project manager. Most recently, with Energy Trust of Oregon, he has focused on program management, technology trainings, efficiency measure research and site consultations. He is also an expert in horticulture lighting efficient technologies and applications. During his work as a lighting designer on commercial projects and custom homes, he received lighting design awards, including an IIDA “Award of Merit” for The Earth Advantage National Center in Portland, Oregon. He is a past-president of the Illuminating Engineering Society section in Portland and holds the LC designation from The National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions. A graduate of Northwest Iowa Technical College, he also completed an associate degree in industrial technology at Clackamas Community College.



January 22
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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