Lunera Lighting helps San Miguel school cut lighting costs with LED retrofit

Feb. 3, 2015
Provides Plug-and-Play LED Lighting and Cuts Utility Bills for Low Income School

Santa Clara, Calif., – Lunera® Lighting, Inc.,( a leader in lighting innovations accelerating the transformation to advanced LED technology, delivered its popular plug-and-play 13-watt Helen Lamps to the San Miguel School to replace many of the school’s 26-watt Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL) lamps. The elementary Catholic school helps break the cycle of poverty for low-income Latino children in the Washington D.C. area.

“Our student alumni and interns easily completed the installation of the plug-and-play Helen Lamps during summer break. We replaced existing CFLs with Helen Lamps in our multipurpose room, cafeteria, library and restrooms. The teachers and students immediately noticed the difference in the warmth and quality of the light. In the library, it felt as though there was more daylight in the room making it easier for students to read and study,” said Don Mullikin, President of San Miguel School.

“The school’s environmental club is run by staff, alumni and students – they are excited to be able to measure the energy savings and lighting improvement as a project,” Mullikin added.

The Helen Lamps were used in the school’s multipurpose room, cafeteria, library and restrooms. Now students can study and do homework under great light in the library, instead of at home in a poorly lit, crowded apartment. The school displays calendars, information and student art projects in the hallways, which came to life under the new lighting.

“As a company focused on continuing innovation, we are pleased to help the San Miguel School to provide an improved learning environment for students and help create the innovators of tomorrow,” said Tom Quinn, Lunera Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

The Energy Star® rated Helen Lamp delivers 900 lumens of usable light and offers four color temperatures to choose from. Designed for long lighting run times, the instant-on lamps immediately improved the interior lighting environment, reduced energy usage, and ultimately provided a sustainable improvement for the school.

Available in a choice of three configurations horizontal, vertical or vertical long, the Helen Lamps last at least five times longer than the CFLs they render obsolete. The Helen Lamp’s long 50,000-hour life results in fewer service cycles and replacement lamps, virtually eliminating maintenance costs. Read our case study for more information.

Where to Buy and Financing
Lunera’s BallastLED lamp products are available through authorized nationwide distributors. Financing options are available from Lunera. Utility rebates and the immediate energy savings gained through LED use can help offset upfront expenses for lighting retrofits. Contact Lunera to arrange a demonstration or to locate a distributor near you.

About Lunera
Lunera Lighting, an innovative technology leader, delivers LED solutions that are simple to install, reliable to operate, and valuable to own. Lunera designs, assembles, and markets high performance commercial LED plug and play lamps that obsolete traditional lighting technologies. For building owners and operators, Lunera’s products reduce operating expenses by lowering electricity and maintenance costs. For occupants, Lunera’s technology improves light quality, enhancing comfort and productivity. Based in Silicon Valley, Lunera is part of a community of progressive companies that challenge convention and transform industries for the benefit of all. Visit Lunera on the web, Facebook or Twitter.


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