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Product Details

  • Series: Tab Green Guru Guides
  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics; 1 edition (September 3, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0071630163
  • ISBN-13: 978-0071630160
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.4 x 9.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,169,560 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

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.


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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By J. Yeager on September 28, 2010
Format: Paperback
I see the light! And thanks to the book Green Lighting, by Brian Clark Howard, Seth Leitman, and William Brinsky, it's costing me less and it's easier on Mother Earth than ever before. 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. Green Lighting provides easy to follow instructions and contains a mega-wattage of supporting materials and additional resources. Well researched and organized, Green Lighting helps readers understand not just how to incorporate green lighting into their lives, but why it makes so much environmental and economic sense to do so. This book will pay for itself over and over again, every month when you get your incredible shrinking electrical bill. Unless you're Amish, you need to read this book today.

Jeff Yeager
Author, The Cheapskate Next Door and The Ultimate Cheapskate's Road Map to True Riches
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Remy Chevalier on September 15, 2010
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I'll admit I'm biased because our anti-nuclear organization Rock The Reactors contributed research and assistance to the development of this book. So rather than write a glowing review, let me repost this comment I read on the Huffington Post recently, written by a blogger who goes by akvdh1:

"The biggest and quickest savings comes from wasteful energy inefficient lighting that accounts for 23 percent of all electricity consumption. 6,700,000,000 light bulbs and fixtures screaming to be replaced with energy efficient LED, OLED and better building designs to add natural light in retrofit and new buildings."

That should make enough of a case to suggest this book to all the boutiques, salons, spas, galleries, restaurants, nightclubs, hotels, factories, showrooms, homes and schools you can find, ask them to pick up a copy of this amazing book so we can kick off the LED revolution!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Rob Tucker on September 14, 2010
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I've been wanting to upgrade my house to LED's for the last year or so. However, my wife was not willing to let me spend the money I needed to get the best units. In part of my research, I bought this book about "Green Lighting" and it was just fascinating to read through it. Because of this book, I was able to convince my wife that it would be a wise move and also a great eco-choice. If you're interested in learning about green lighting, I would highly recommend this book. It will tell you everything you need to know.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Shawn on September 14, 2010
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This is a topic very near to my heart, so it's great to see people out there creating relevant literature and how-tos for green living. Getting the lighting in my apartment building converted to much, much more "green" levels would really be great, so I am passing this along to my landlord as well.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Jeffrey Davis on October 13, 2010
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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. 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.
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