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Brian Clark Howard (New York, NY) is a Web editor at The Daily Green (www.thedailygreen.com), which is part ofHearst DigitalMedia and is one of the world’s largest and most trusted sources for consumer information on living a more environmentally friendly life. Brian was previously managing editor of E/The Environmental Magazine, the oldest and largest independent environmental magazine in the United States. He has written for Yahoo!, MSN, Plenty, The Green Guide, Popular Mechanics online, Men’s Health, Mother Nature Network, Oceana, AlterNet and elsewhere. Brian coauthored a book on geothermal heating and cooling, forthcoming from McGraw-Hill, and he wrote the chapter on green power and green lighting for the 2005 book Green Living (Plume), which he also coedited. Brian also wrote the chapter on saving energy for the 2009 book Whole Green Catalog (Rodale). Brian earned an MS in journalism from Columbia University and holds two bachelor’s degrees in environmental sciences. Brian was a finalist for the 2005 Reuters/IUCNEnvironmental Media Awards and has appeared on numerous radio and television programs. He also blogs for Asylum and as the URTH Guy at The Daily Green.
Bill Brinsky founded Envirolite Systems which focuses on lighting and energy, from design of new systems to energy efficiency upgrades of current systems. He previously worked for Con Edison.
Seth Leitman is President and Managing Member of the ETS Energy Store, LLC (www.etsenergy.com), which sells organic, natural, and sustainable products for business and home use. Previously, he worked for the New York State Power Authority and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, where he helped develop, market, and manage electric and hybrid vehicle programs serving New York State and the New York metropolitan area. Seth is the co-author of Build Your Own Electric Vehicle, Second Edition.
It will tell you everything you need to know.
This book helps dispel popular green lighting myths while also providing handy tips to help you save money, energy, and the environment....all through lighting.
I'm a huge fan of do-it-yourself projects, but most DIY books devote, at most, a chapter to lighting and barely a word to eco-friendly lighting options.
One hour in google or wikipedia will give you the same information than this book. It's more like a magazine article-of-the-month kind of thing. Read morePublished on September 17, 2011 by Alejandro A
Green Lighting - How Energy-Efficient Lighting Can Save You Energy and Money and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint is an excellent book by Brian Clark Howard, William J. Read morePublished on May 29, 2011 by George Luke
Brian Howard does a great job giving you the details and reasons "why" eco-friendly lighting is important, but also goes the extra mile beyond just providing data. Read morePublished on October 13, 2010 by Jeffrey Davis
I'm a huge huge fan of DIY projects, and this book was close to my heart. Thanks for the info!Published on October 1, 2010 by Guillebravo