For a building manager, managing lighting costs can provide major energy savings. Lighting systems account for up to 35 percent of a commercial building's total electrical load, so an efficient lighting strategy is essential if you're looking for savings.
There are some simple measures that building managers can take for further energy savings.
"When ensuring a facility runs smoothly, efficient and cost-effective lighting strategies can often go overlooked by building managers. But as a consumer of over one-third of a typical commercial building's electrical energy resources, lighting should not be ignored."
Source: Energy Manager Today