|Jonathan Lipsy (left) with the Bedford|
Community Television Staff and their
Incentive Check from Their Local Utility.
It's very much a chicken and egg scenario. Funds are needed to update aging and inefficient lighting systems to ones that will use much less power and ultimately save the station on their energy bills.
This is where power utility incentives come in. As a part of Barbizon's New Light Initiative, Barbizon's sales people are being trained on the latest energy saving measures for stage and studio. They are also learning and mastering navigating the complicated maze that is securing funds to upgrade older energy-hungry systems.