Metro Lighting

“Beautiful. Sustainable. Handcrafted in California,” is Metro Lighting’s mission in providing decorative lighting fixtures for residential and hospitality clients. This business offers custom lighting solutions fabricated on site and a gorgeous selection of locally crafted items in its 3,000-square-foot showroom. Metro Lighting has many well-deserved recognitions for its products and facility, including being a Bay Area Certified Green Business and winning an Acterra Business Environmental Award. Metro Lighting is 100 percent solar-powered by a rooftop 21-kWH solar array, an investment that will eventually save more than $12,000 per year in electricity bills. This is especially impressive with a business that requires a lot of power to showcase lighting. Metro Lighting also implemented an “Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Policy,” uses recycled materials for packing and shipping, supplies on-site bike parking, has converted most of its lights to LEDs and CFLs, and installed low-flow toilets and faucets. Metro Lighting has become a leader in its community through the Sustainability Business Alliance, Buy Local Berkeley and the West Berkeley Design Loop. The business is committed to quality, durability, energy efficiency and local manufacturing.

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