Campus Sustainability Initiative Rolls On After Forum Hosted at Michigan State University EverLast® Lighting Continues Movement of Michigan Made Products, Lowered Energy Consumption Across College Campuses

JACKSON, Mich., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- April 20th, 2013 marked the launch of a Campus Sustainability Initiative lead by Michigan-based company, EverLast® Lighting, Inc. as they visit collegiate campuses in Michigan throughout the year reinforcing the benefits of energy efficient induction lighting.  On April 18th, EverLast® participated in a "Conversation with the President on Energy and Economic Impact" at the Henry Center for Executive Development in Lansing, Michigan.  Lou Anna Simon, President of Michigan State University; Bruce Thompson, Vice President of Corporate Development for Rockford Construction; and Brandon Marken, Vice President of Sales at EverLast® Lighting, spoke about the effects of sustainable energy on Michigan State University's campus.

MSU has utilized EverLast® Lighting in several areas on their vast campus, installing over 1,000 fixtures to date.  Installations have ranged from the East and West Recreational Campus buildings, and the Crop Science Building.  EverLast® Lighting, Inc., is a manufacturer of commercial lighting solutions for roadway, parking structure, facility and area lighting applications that have been utilized in various campuses across the country.  EverLast®'s state wide movement will increase awareness surrounding energy savings; improved campus safety and security, rebate awareness, economic growth, and Michigan made products.  EverLast® will be following the event with a ceremony at Jackson Community College in early June.  Congressman Tim Walberg will be attending the event to offer support of lowering energy consumption as part of a strategy to boost the educational sector. 

Over the course of 2013, EverLast® will be participating in "awareness events" on several campuses in Michigan and partnering with a multitude other local companies bringing energy efficient solutions to the forefront.  Other organizations that are participating in EverLast®'s efforts are the Michigan Manufacturers Association, Lansing Chamber of Commerce, Jackson Chamber of Commerce, West Michigan Lighting, Gasser-Bush, and Jackson Community College.

In addition, Consumers Energy is getting in the fray, rolling out excellent rebate programs in place for the energy efficient solutions, such as the EverLast® fixtures. Their rebate policy and application is easily found on their website. Consumers Energy is prepared to offer aggressive, prescriptive rebates for commercial and industrial applications up to $180 per fixture making it affordable for campuses looking to lower their energy consumption.  They are also providing additional incentives to companies purchasing Michigan-made products.

Several universities have already installed EverLast® fixtures at facilities such as the University of Michigan, Oakland University, Saginaw Valley State University, University of North Carolina, Purdue University, Stanford University, University of California State Chico, University of California Davis, University of California Irvine, University of California San Francisco, University of California Santa Barbara, and San Diego State University.

About EverLast® Lighting:  EverLast® Lighting, Inc. is a sister company of Full Spectrum Solutions, Inc. and has quickly grown into the leading manufacturer of energy-efficient lighting solutions for roadway, parking structure, facility and area lighting applications. For additional product information, visit www.everlastlight.com, call 888-383-7578 or send an email to info@everlastlight.com.

For press inquiries, contact Kyle Leighton at 517-783-3800 ext.231 or email at kyle@everlastlight.com

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SOURCE EverLast Lighting, Inc.



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