Archive for the ‘Lighting’ Category


Insulation: A Key Factor In Sustainable Schools

Posted on December 13th, 2011 by

Schools are where children – bright, energetic, and ready to learn and grow – first see society at work.  It’s where they learn how to[...]

Market Disruption Driving Creative Strategies in the Demand-Side Management Space

Posted on December 9th, 2011 by

Wrenching transformation and consolidation is sweeping across the once stable and conservative lighting industry.  New technologies such as LEDs, digital networks and wireless communications are displacing legacy[...]

LED Lighting: What Makes A Manufacturer Reputable

Posted on October 24th, 2011 by

Ben lack: Energy efficiency is a hot topic right now and for companies who are looking to try to lower their operational costs and there’s[...]

1,000 Households, 10 Schools, 10,000 Individuals: Electrifying Villages and Schools in India

Posted on September 28th, 2011 by

In India, according to the World Bank, approximately 400 million people are without access to reliable electricity and an estimated 100,000 villages are without access[...]

Squinting toward retirement: A boon for the lighting industry

Posted on September 19th, 2011 by

Americans report in surveys that they are likely to retire later than expected as a result of this economic downturn that doesn’t seem to want[...]

Why A New York Law Requires A Building Performance Analysis

Posted on September 13th, 2011 by

  Allie Walker, CEO of The Lighting Quotent, discusses the impact of a new New York law that requires buildings with a footprint of 50,000[...]

Energy efficiency is so in right now part II: The delight factor (and more energy puns)

Posted on September 12th, 2011 by

Last week, we looked at how the energy efficiency industry is working on its cool factor (Dare I say sex appeal?), to make clean energy[...]

Turn off the Lights. Turn on the Savings.

Posted on September 6th, 2011 by

Did you know lighting consumes up to 40% of a commercial facility’s electricity? The heat output from lights also impacts cooling loads. The following four[...]

Less Lumens = More Light?

Posted on May 27th, 2011 by

Why is a LED bulb able to produce more light using less lumens than its traditional counterpart? Although a LED bulb creates less lumens than[...]

Philips EcoVantage Incandescent Lighting Review

Posted on April 27th, 2011 by

Philips Lighting launched a new energy efficient line of incandescent light bulbs on Earth Day. The EcoVantage line is being sold exclusively at Home Depot.[...]

Austin Technology Incubator Creating Clean Energy Jobs Through Innovation

Posted on April 18th, 2011 by

Mitch Jacobson, Co-Director of ATI Clean Energy, discusses the role ATI plays in helping create jobs for the city of Austin.

Goodbye Light Bulb Jokes?

Posted on April 11th, 2011 by

Once upon a time, joking about ‘how many it takes to screw in a light bulb’ was a great way to poke fun at people’s[...]

The Future of Light

Posted on March 16th, 2011 by

LED technology is evolving at a rapid pace.  There have been steady breakthroughs in, increases in lumens per watt, thermal management, secondary optics and phosphor[...]

Enco Technologies Finds Security In Energy Management

Posted on November 1st, 2010 by

Gus Cueto, Owner of Enco Technologies, discusses how his company integrates with a businesses security system to provide energy management services.

Energy Industry Sees Performance Contracting And Federal, State Policies As Keys To Change

Posted on October 9th, 2010 by

Todd Jarvis, President of Servidyne, and Ben Taube, Executive Director of the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance, discuss the importance of performance contracting and the need[...]

Mayor Ron Littlefield Advocating LEED Buildings, LED Lighting & Fuel-Efficient Fleets In Chattanooga

Posted on July 26th, 2010 by

Ron Littlefield, Mayor of Chattanooga, Tennessee, discusses the investment in LEED buildings, LED lighting and fuel-efficient vehicles in the city fleet as measures to making[...]