Making Smart Energy Saving Choices Is What      Energy Efficient Lighting Design Was Created to Do

Meet the Team Who Turns This Concept into Reality

Many people never think twice about turning on the lights, paying little attention to the energy wasted or the environmental impact of their daily need for illumination. At Energy Efficient Lighting Design, we see things differently. Every sustainable lighting design we create is an opportunity to invest in the earth and create a brighter future in the long term. The main goal of our talented team is to lower energy and maintenance costs for your residential or commercial property through gorgeous, custom lighting designs. We’re proud to make this energy-efficient dream a reality for buildings across the New York metropolitan area.


Marilyn Sloane, principal of EELD, has over twenty-five years experience in the lighting industry. She is Lighting Certified (LC), certified in NYC and NYS as a Woman Business Enterprise (WBE), a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), and the Designers Lighting Forum (DLF). As a “green lighting” instructor for 32BJ Shortman Fund, she collaborates directly with resident managers, superintendents, and building maintenance staff. Marilyn is a graduate of the Tory Burch 10,000 Small Businesses Program and participates in numerous entrepreneurial curriculums.

Her primary focus is providing professional expertise for lighting upgrades in multi-family buildings. She works in close partnership with property managers, condo/co-op boards, and building owners to ensure that attention to design directives is a high priority. Co-ordination and consistent focus on details are hallmarks of her management capabilities.

Marilyn encourages her clients to embrace the newest lighting, dimming, and occupant sensing technologies to save energy and meet local law requirements. Established relationships with a variety of manufacturers and suppliers enable EELD to source custom fixtures, unique lighting products, and innovative control systems. Careful attention is always given to aesthetics and budget when considering lighting design upgrades.

Accessibility and project follow-up are distinctive characteristics Marilyn makes her priorities. Her pursuit of innovative product development adds a unique level of design possibilities to every EELD project.


With a Master’s Degree in Architectural Lighting, Linda Segreto has been designing lighting and control systems across the United States and abroad for the last three decades. She gained levels of excellence as project manager at the NYC firms of Cosentini Engineering, Inc., David A. Mintz Lighting Design, Inc., and Horton-Lees Lighting Design where she oversaw complex, time-sensitive projects.

Linda has extensive experience coordinating the design and installation of numerous interior/exterior illumination systems for commercial structures, as well as implementing energy saving lighting controls and energy management techniques. Included in this experience is the design of custom architectural lighting features for corporate offices, universities, bridges, and skyscraper crowns. Her ability to interface with architects, designers, and building owners ensures project quality and adherence to client specifications.

Her lighting design projects encompass corporate headquarters, multi-family residences, hospitals, retail stores, banking facilities, building facades, and parking structures. As principal of Design & Light, Inc., Linda expanded her experiences to include museums, condominiums, houses of worship, hotels, atriums, lobbies, high-end residences, and landscapes.

She is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), Designers Lighting Forum (DLF), and the Women Business Enterprise (WBE). Several of Linda’s projects have received lighting awards from the Illuminating Engineering Society and the International Association of Lighting Designers.

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