Category Archives: Bright Ideas

Case Study: Stronghold Camp & Retreat

Dr. Danny Pierce had a simple four-word expression of his multi-faceted vision for Stronghold Camp & Retreat Center in Oregon, Illinois: Active, Green and Growing.  This Presbyterian ministry would be active in the community, active and growing in their faith, and care for the environment more than ever before.  To make the green part of…

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Case Study: Rockford Lutheran

When the leadership of Rockford Lutheran School was examining how they might reduce energy costs at their Junior/Senior High School buildings, they wisely turned to solar power.  But, advisers suggested they focus first on an easier way to reduce electrical costs: Replacing the school’s traditional lighting incandescent and fluorescent lighting with LED’s. Rockford Lutheran asked…

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Food Service Industry Focus: Using Your Downtime

We realize the major problem the COVID-19 crisis has been for the food service industry.  Even before shutdown orders began, data showed restaurant visits down 73% nationwide.  Even if you’re doing pickup/delivery and have a supportive customer base, times are tough.  This guide discusses using this downtime to your advantage, focusing on your dining space. …

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