Responding to the increased impetus on energy efficiency, Universal Lighting Technologies, Nashville, Tenn., has made its Energy Savings Calculator available on its Web site at

By inputting current system configurations, including the fixture type, ballast system, number of fixtures, watts, and local electricity costs, visitors to the site can use the calculator to compute savings for fluorescent and high intensity discharge (HID) lighting systems. The calculator determines an appropriate lighting system configuration and explains energy savings.

The Energy Savings Calculator is also available on CD-ROM.