Save energy on lights by...
  • Turning off unnecessary lighting and use daylight instead.
  • Do not use decorative lighting, such as table and lava lamps.
  • Never use halogen floor lamps.
  • If you have a desk lamp, make sure it uses a compact fluorescent bulb.
  • Lighting only occupied areas.
  • If your area has bi-level lighting, try turning off half the lights to see if that is adequate.
  • Keep lights off in conference rooms, classrooms, lecture halls and theaters unless they are being used.

Did you know? Halogen Torchiere lamps are now illegal in all UB buildings. These lamps pose an unacceptable fire safety risk and waste a lot of energy. Visit UB Green ( for details.