We specialize in helping customers understand the substantial financial advantages of converting to energy-efficient LED lighting by applying our proprietary technology and software.

Next Step’s partners founded the company in 2011 in Denver, Colorado. With over a century of combined experience in the finance and investment banking industries, we analyzed the savings numbers from converting lighting to LED technology and found the value proposition undeniably compelling as an investment opportunity.

Over the past nine years, we have audited, designed, retrofitted, and commissioned lighting systems in more than 60,000,000 sqft. of commercial real estate. As a result, our customers have saved more than $66,000,000.00 in energy and O&M costs and received more than $8,000,000.00 in utility company rebates. The carbon dioxide emissions avoided as a result of these LED lighting conversions amount to more than 19,000,000 pounds of CO2 per year, the equivalent of removing more than 13,000 automobiles from the road annually. Whether commercial property owners seek to save operational expenditures to boost their bottom line, to provide tenants with happier and healthier surroundings that result from better lighting, or to realize the benefits of helping the environment and accomplishing their ESG stewardship goals, we offer property owners a professional and a turnkey solution to help these owners realize all three.

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Our Mission

Sustainability: Converting to LED lighting can have a positive sustainable impact on our environment. By reducing electricity consumption we reduce our carbon footprint in the process.

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Our Vision

Energy Savings: LED lighting will reduce the lighting portion of a utility bill by up to 80%. In terms of the LED lighting value proposition, that’s the bottom line — and the effect it could have on your bottom line.

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