Posts Tagged ‘lighting’


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[...]

Ohio State University to cover 25% of its electricity demand with wind power from Ohio Wind Farm

Posted on October 17th, 2012 by

The Ohio State University (OSU) announced its commercial intent with the wind power supplier Iberdrola Renewables, to purchase 50 megawatts (MW) of wind energy capacity[...]

Energy Department Invests $7 Million in Energy-Efficient Lighting Projects

Posted on July 10th, 2012 by

  Last month the U.S. Energy Department announced that it would be investing $7 million in three energy-efficient lighting projects as part of its effort[...]

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.

Pink on Green: How to Ignite the Second Electrical Revolution

Posted on April 20th, 2012 by

The electric industry is good at building things. That’s how it solves problems. Is there a threat of blackouts? Develop a new natural gas-fired plant.[...]

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[...]

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[...]

Tips For Making The Right Energy Efficient Investments For Your Business

Posted on October 22nd, 2011 by

Jeramy Lemieux, Client Savers Lead for Diversey, discusses the strategy his company takes to investing in energy efficiency projects.

Cray Wins Contract from ORNL for Titan Supercomputer

Posted on October 12th, 2011 by

Cray wins contract from ORNL for Titan supercomputer The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has awarded a contract to Cray Inc. to[...]

Energy efficiency economics: Beyond 101

Posted on October 10th, 2011 by

At first blush, the economics of energy efficiency seem straightforward. A business installs lighting controls or some other improvement. The business then sees its energy[...]

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[...]