Archive for the ‘Lighting’ Category


Efficiency of LED’s Jumps Nearly 50% Since 2012

Posted on November 6th, 2014 by

Efficiency of LED’s Jumps Nearly 50% Since 2012 According to a report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs have[...]

Victorian Train Stations Save 30% With Solar

Posted on October 31st, 2014 by

Victorian Train Stations Save 30% With Solar Five Victorian train stations, including Footscray, West Footscray,Sunshine, Wyndham Vale and Tarneit,  have reduced their peak summer electricity[...]

LED Troffer Conversion Kit Cuts Energy Costs in Offices, Classrooms and More

Posted on March 19th, 2014 by

An LED conversion kit was released i February which allows building owners and lighting professionals to convert linear, fluorescent troffer lighting to energy-efficient, long-lasting LED[...]
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New Lighting Control Systems save Electricity in Older Buildings

Posted on November 13th, 2013 by

Easy-to-retrofit lighting control technology can reduce lighting energy use by 60 percent or more The U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) energy use statistics are rather[...]

New Digital Ballast Technology Lights Up the UAE

Posted on November 11th, 2013 by

A new Dubai company has introduced lighting systems that save at least 50% in energy use and costs, and with their unveiling have announced their[...]
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Smart Ballast Technology Drives Energy-Saving Solutions for Auto Dealers

Posted on October 28th, 2013 by

Visible from miles away, auto lots around the country glow like beacons in their quest to attract customers and provide needed security. Auto dealerships necessarily[...]
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Who Left The Lights On?

Posted on September 26th, 2013 by

Lutron Electronics recently announced the findings from the company’s “Home Lighting Usage and Behavior” survey. This survey looked at energy and electricity within the home[...]
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Bright Idea: Meet Approaching Building Energy Mandates Through Lighting Control Innovations

Posted on August 28th, 2013 by

For most local governments, improving energy efficiency is on a long list of facility needs. But a rapidly approaching federal deadline puts some teeth into[...]

Details About Luxadd’s Innovative Lighting Retrofit Solution

Posted on July 23rd, 2012 by

Katrin Mehler of Luxadd discusses her company’s snap in retrofit solution for retrofitting a T12 or T8 to T5.

NEMA: Lighting Very Strong In Q1; Q2 Less Likely

Posted on June 20th, 2012 by

Gill Timothy of NEMA discusses the lighting sector’s performance over the first quarter of 2012.

Three Types of Energy Efficient Lighting

Posted on June 12th, 2012 by

As lighting is essential to daily life, it is also a major energy consumer. Yearly, residential and commercial buildings, among others, consume millions of dollars[...]

The Empire State Building Gets a Lighting Retrofit

Posted on May 21st, 2012 by

Lighting one of the most iconic skyscrapers in the world is about to become a lot more energy efficient. With the installation of nearly 1,200[...]

New Standards for LED Lighting

Posted on April 30th, 2012 by

As incandescent lights or standard light bulbs are phased out of the market, the demand for light-emitting diodes or LED’s is increasing sharply. These small[...]

Trillion Dollar Answer to Bachmann’s Light Bulb Question

Posted on March 14th, 2012 by

US Congresswoman Michele Bachmann often asks why government should tell us which kind of light bulb to choose. Turns out it’s a question with a[...]

Walgreens To Lower Energy Use 20% By 2020

Posted on January 3rd, 2012 by

Jamie Meyers, a Sustainability Manager for Walgreens, discusses the reasoning behind signing up for the Better Buildings Challenge. The company has agreed to lower their[...]

You Wish You Worked Here!

Posted on December 19th, 2011 by

Your dream office may have relaxation pods for naps and spa rooms for massages like the ones in Google’s Zurich office.  A “play pit” like[...]