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Energy efficient farm lighting

Synopsis 

Upgrading farm lighting equipment can achieve energy savings for relatively low investment and should be considered by most farm businesses. Reductions of 82 percent in lighting energy use can be achieved. Selection of specific solutions depends on a number of factors. Generally, retrofitting requires less upfront capital and can be easily installed, but installing a new system is often more cost effective in buildings that contain older equipment. Full replacement can also be economical where improvements in technology have led to reductions in price.

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