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Advanced Lighting Guidelines (ALG)
ALG Online is the former Advanced Lighting Guidelines taken to the web. It is written and updated by expert lighting industry professionals for practicing professionals and provides a comprehensive, one-stop resource for advanced lighting theory, design guidance, real-life applications, lighting technologies and more. Developed by New Buildings Institute (NBI) as part of its Advanced Buildings suite of tools, ALG Online provides basic information free to the public however, in order to provide cutting edge information and guidance, requires a low annual subscription fee for full access to all ALG Online information.
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Why Advanced Lighting?
Lighting accounts for nearly 40 percent of a commercial building's energy consumption. As such, it's one of the first systems to tackle for energy conservation, efficiency and cost savings in both new and existing buildings. "Advanced" lighting refers to best practice lighting design that exhibits high energy performance while taking occupant comfort and satisfaction into account. Advanced lighting is dynamic and multi-faceted and is a concept that is ever more reliant on an integrated design process, considering such elements as daylighting and controls. As the industry shifts to a new level of performance and design, advanced lighting will be the norm.
Inside ALG Online
Up-to-date information on energy-efficient lighting design and integration with other green building practices:
- Expert guidance from the industry's top thinkers
- The latest lighting technology data and best practices, covering lamps, ballasts, luminaires
- Online community where subscribers can comment, connect, and share
- Continuous editing and updating, making ALG Online more current than ever
- Indispensable information for engineers, architects, professors, students to take their knowledge to the next level
ALG Online Subscription
An annual subscription to ALG Online provides access to the most up-to-date, expert information on lighting technologies and advanced design techniques, enhancing your ability to stay current on industry best practices.
Annual Subscription Cost
Group discounts will also be offered to organizations looking to save money
on multiple subscriptions.