Country singer Willie Nelson once wrote the lyrics turn out the lights, the party's over.
Not that he was providing advice on energy conservation. But if he was, his words would probably have fallen deaf on university students, who, at the risk of stereotyping, are probably not the most conscientious at such things, whether they're partying or not.
Now help is on the way in the UK, where a leading provider of student housing plans to upgrade all of its 120 residences with LED lighting in a £21 million, 2-year retrofit across 23 towns and cities.
The UK government is springing another £34 million into a university carbon reduction fund that has helped finance scores of campus LED lighting projects since 2008.
A scheme allowing businesses to compete for money to fund energy efficiency measures has been announced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).
An interactive experiment is under way at the National Gallery to test people’s perceptions of colour using a prototype tunable LED system.
The LIA and the Department for Business are urging luminaire and lighting equipment makers to bid for a share of a newly-released £100 million government fund.