Sustainable

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 

2015 Cool California Small Business Climate Leader Award

2013 Residential Lighting Showroom of the Year finalist

2012 Berkeley Benchmarking Award for Energy Efficiency Excellence

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