Sustainability is not just a buzzword at Metro Lighting. It’s one of our core values. Metro Lighting is a 100 percent solar-powered, certified green business, operating in an award-winning eco-friendly showroom we personally designed.
This passion for sustainability is embodied in the creation our lighting fixtures; we offer products that utilize recycled, renewable, or reusable materials. We source our materials as locally as we can, and work with local talent. We offer high efficiency LED options for all of our fixtures.
Metro Lighting has received many awards in recognition of our sustainability efforts including:
2006–present Green Business Certification, Alameda County
2013 Residential Lighting Showroom of the Year finalist
2011 Residential Lighting Showroom of the Year for Exceptional Community Involvement
2011 Acterra Business Environmental Award for Sustainable Built Environment Watch 3 minute video about our sustainably built showroom here.
2011 East Bay Express Readers Poll- Best Green Business
2011 Mayor of Berkeley Proclamation of Metro Lighting as a Leader in Sustainability
2008 Mini-Grant from StopWaste.org to support our recycled glass project