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Go Green With LED Lighting

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Happy Earth Day! CBT encourages you to do your part in giving back to our planet today and everyday. One way to reduce waste in your plant while cutting energy costs and increasing efficiency is to upgrade to LED lighting. LED lighting uses between one-half and one-third of the energy required by legacy technologies, and in many cases, even less than that.

How the New Tariffs are Affecting the Lighting Industry

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The LED lighting market has been dominated by Chinese manufacturing.  The good news in this is that the price for LED fixtures keeps getting better but, on the downside, domestic lighting manufacturers have had to look closely at how they go to market.  One of the largest lighting manufacturers in the U.S. recently had to consolidate their operations, citing predatory pricing from China as the cause.

Duke Energy Lighting Rebates - 2018 Updates

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Duke Energy has recenlty lauched the 2018 Smart $aver program. Rebates are a great way to increase ROI and save money in the long run. CBT has a dedicated team of lighting specialists here to guide you through the upgrade seleciton, installation, and rebate process. 

Pet Food Manufacturer Sees Two-Year Payback on LED Fixtures

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Looking to upgrade your lighting in 2018? Now is the time! A leading pet food manufacturer in California saw an almost immediate increase in safety, efficiency, and productivity after their LED fixture installations.

Success Story - Local Food Manufacturer Prevents Break-Ins

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A local food manufacturer came to CBT Cincinnati to discuss interior lighting options for their facility. Upon assessment, CBT helped them address an outdoor lighting issue that was interfering with driver safety.

Ten Things to Know About Emergency Illumination Part 2

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    Last week we covered the first five things you need to keep in mind when selecting the optimal emergency illumination fixtures for your facility. This week we will cover the final five tips to ensure your lighting is safe, functional, and compliant. 

Ten Things to Know About Emergency Illumination Part 1

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Even though lighting consultants typically exclude the design of emergency lighting holistically from their scope of services, unless all of the walking surfaces (stairs, aisles, corridors, ramps, escalators, passageways, exits, and/or exit discharges) that make up the means of egress are out of scope, a lighting design is incomplete without at least some consideration of the building code’s requirements on this topic.