This pilot program in partnership with DTE Energy and Outsourced Innovation demonstrates improvements to the learning environment through LED lighting, in addition to quantified energy savings of 41%.
Principal and Founder of Outsourced Innovation, Martha Carney says “Lighting has alot to do with how you feel, how you perform, and how you can read, so lighting is critical to academic performance in schools.”
Student and teacher acceptance of toggled lighting has been high. With integration of zone controls teachers reported positively on the ability to better control lighting in the classroom and the ability to be more involved and closer to student activity.
Lisa McLaughlin, Principal of Waterloo Elementary within the Monroe School District, believes that the switch to toggled not only provides a better learning environment for students, but also has a huge impact on the health of everyone in the building. Along with significant cost savings, these benefits make toggled a worthwhile investment Monroe Schools.
Video prepared by Outsourced Innovation