Norcross, GA. — Halco Lighting Technologies®, a leader in lamp, ballast and fixture solutions, in an effort to promote its energy efficient products and technology, has donated ProLED® A19 lamps and ProLED® BR30 lamps to the Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) Earth Craft House project for use in the energy efficient model.
As a part of the “Residential Energy Efficiency Technology” program at GNTC, students are building two model/test houses on the Gordon County Campus. The two houses are identical in size at 16′ x 24′. One is built under the standard/old building specs with common air leaks and traditional construction, old appliances, water heater & 80% efficient gas furnace. The other is built under new green and energy efficient specifications using new materials and techniques with Earth Craft House & ENERGY STAR® ratings. Halco is proud of our ProLED lamps which illuminate the energy efficient house because of their cost and energy effectiveness.
Halco offers a full line of ProLED lamps that are up-to 7 times more efficient, last up-to 13 times longer and provide up-to 88% energy savings all while producing light output equivalent to Incandescent and Halogen lamps. Their increased energy savings and long life require less maintenance and reduces overall environmental footprint of the lighting installation. ProLED lamps are environmentally responsible lighting solutions that contain no mercury and no lead. The low energy consumption of LED lamps coupled with the fact that ProLED lamps are mercury-free make them ideal for US Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) projects.
About Georgia Northwestern Technical College “Residential Energy Efficiency” Technology Program
Donald Holmes runs the “Residential Energy Efficiency Technology” program at Georgia Northwestern Technical College. This home project started in 2013 and will be completed November 19, 2014. Holmes’ vision is to use these two test homes as the basis for learning in his program. The students will be using both houses as research for emissions, energy savings and will be trained in Blower Door and Duct Blaster testing as well as BPI testing requirements. They will be doing Carbon Monoxide monitoring on appliances and HVAC equipment also. Overall, this project will be teaching students the science of building and how houses work and breathe.
About Halco Lighting Technologies®
Halco Lighting Technologies®is a leading manufacturer of lamps, ballasts and fixtures designed for industrial/commercial, residential and specialty lighting applications. Halco’s extensive product line includes the following brands: Halco®, Sollos®, ProLED®, ProLume®, HaloXen®, Prism®, ProFormance®, Eco-Shield®, CoverShield®and SureColor®. Established in 1974, the company has U.S. distribution centers in Atlanta, Carlstadt, Cleveland, Houston, Los Angeles and Phoenix. For more information, visit www.halcolighting.com.