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  • ABB facility lights the way to energy efficiency

    ABB has an extensive portfolio of technologies to help its customers use power efficiently and exploit renewable sources of energy. But the Group has also been running a two-year program to reduce consumption internally by 5 percent per manufactured unit. ABB country organizations and individual facilities took up this challenge and many have exceeded the goal targeted for the years 2006 to 2007. ...


    By ABB

  • Global Energy Efficient Lighting Technology Market

    The field of lighting has witnessed remarkable technology improvements in the past few years, especially in the area of compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) and solid state lighting. Conventional incandescent bulbs are expected to reach obsolescence with the onset of CFL and LEDs (light emitting diodes). LED lighting is enjoying robust growth because of its exceptional features that include high ...


  • Light inspires energy efficient building design

    Artists find inspiration in many ways. But for the artists (architects and researchers) working collaboratively to create the most energy efficient office space in the U.S., the inspiration was simply light. In fact, light and the access to light turned out to be a top factor when designing the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Research Support Facility (RSF) located on ...

  • Eaton tapped to enhance lighting and energy efficiency at Pentagon

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton today announced it has received multiple service contracts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate and modernize lighting systems at the Pentagon, the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense located in Arlington County, Va. The contracts, which have an estimated value of $3.2 million and completion date of early 2014, will help the ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Cancun 2010: stepping up efforts for a global switch to energy efficient lighting

    New Study Reveals Energy, Financial & CO2 Savings Potential in 100 Countries By phasing-out inefficient lighting, countries have the potential to significantly reduce their energy consumption, CO2 emissions and financial costs. A new assessment by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF), to be launched 1 December at the UN ...

  • Energy Efficient Lighting Promises a Considerable Reduction in Power Consumption Costs

    WHEN: 1:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday, April 25, 2013 LOCATION: Online webinar, with complimentary registration SPEAKER: Energy and Environment Industry Analyst Alejandra Lozano Given the increasing focus on reducing energy consumption in North America, building owners and facility managers are looking for ways to manage their energy usage. Because lighting ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Energy savings draw consumers to Energy-Efficient Lighting Systems, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    The rising environmental consciousness of end users as well as new energy-efficiency requirements have opened up a large market for energy-efficient lighting equipment in North America. Consumers are eager to not only adopt products that have the least impact on the environment, but also reduce energy consumption. As lighting accounts for more than 20 percent of primary energy use in commercial ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Energy-Efficient Solutions Are the Way Forward in the Lighting Industry, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    Lighting technology developers have received a huge boost with the rising ecology trend and regulations introduced by governments throughout the world to ban inefficient light sources such as incandescent lamps. Many countries are encouraging the adoption of energy-saving solutions such as compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and light emitting diodes (LEDs) and are appealing to citizens to use ...


    By Marketwire

  • Energy Department Awards Nearly $10 Million for Efficient Lighting Development

    The Energy Department today announced nine research and development projects that will receive funding to support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research, product development and U.S. manufacturing. The projects will help accelerate the development of high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) products that can significantly reduce overall U.S. ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Savings Draw Consumers to Energy-Efficient Lighting Systems, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    The rising environmental consciousness of end users as well as new energy-efficiency requirements have opened up a large market for energy-efficient lighting equipment in North America. Consumers are eager to not only adopt products that have the least impact on the environment, but also reduce energy consumption. As lighting accounts for more than 20 percent of primary energy use in commercial ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Comparison Finds Energy-Efficiency of LED and Fluorescent Lighting Closely Matched

    Energy-efficient lighting manufacturer Precision-Paragon [P2] has released a comparison of energy-efficient LED and fluorescent lighting technologies. In the comparison [P2] — which manufactures both fluorescent and LED-based fixtures — examines the unique benefits of each technology, concluding that there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution. "Many people assume that LED lighting is the most ...


    By PRWeb

  • Scaling commercial energy efficiency

    Original story at MIT News Big data may soon make buildings greener. With a recent major acquisition, MIT alumni-founded Retroficiency, which has assessed hundreds of thousands of buildings, is poised to bring its advanced energy analytics platform to millions of commercial buildings. According to ...

  • Ringdale ActiveLED Lighting Fixtures Gives Cities, Communities and Farms an Effective and Energy-Efficient Solution to Light Pollution

    Ringdale, Inc., innovator of solid state technology and manufacturer of commercial LED lighting fixtures, today announced the availability of ActiveLED® industrial-grade fixtures that protect night skies via built-in intelligence and controls to deliver light to the task and maximize energy savings. ActiveLED's intentional design and control of light delivery allows cities, communities, and farm ...


    By Marketwire

  • Energy Efficiency 2009 Ukraine

    National Agency of Ukraine for the effective use of energy resources (NAER) and Specialized exhibition center «EXPODONBASS» are kindly inviting you to participate in the all-Ukrainian specialized trade fair for energy effective and energy saving equipment, technologies and materials «ENERGY EFFICIENCY 2009». The trade fair is supported by: Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Donetsk Regional State ...


    By Ukraine Partnership Bureau

  • Lighting Science(R) Brings Energy Efficient and Design-Enhancing LED Lighting to Applebee's(R) Restaurants

    Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCBB: LSCG), one of the world's leading LED lighting technology companies, announced a business partnership with Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar®. Lighting Science® collaborated with the world's largest casual dining chain to monitor, evaluate and markedly reduce energy usage for lighting in their 23 company-owned restaurants. Through the installation of ...


    By Marketwire

  • Eaton experts to speak on energy efficient innovations in lighting, data systems and vehicles at VERGE San Francisco

    Three experts from power management company Eaton will participate in panels discussing technology and energy saving innovations in lighting, data systems and vehicles at VERGE San Francisco, October 14 to 17. VERGE San Francisco brings together innovators, entrepreneurs and leading public officials to explore the opportunities for efficiencies created through technology advancements in energy, ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Energy efficiency is an untapped goldmine

    Energy efficiency represents a huge opportunity for the United States economy and those organizations looking for advantage. It will only materialize if some age-old barriers are removed.   As part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, $4.5 billion dollars was allocated to modernize the electrical grid. That"s some serious cash. Where"s it all going? McKinsey & Co. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Digital Lumens Unveils Major Expansion of Most Energy-Efficient, Intelligent LED Lighting System on the Market

    Digital Lumens, developer of the market-leading Intelligent LED Lighting System, today announced significant additions to its product portfolio with new 18,000- and 26,000-lumen highbay LED lighting fixtures -- all with integrated daylight harvesting sensors -- and enhancements to LightRules™, the ...


    By Marketwire

  • Developing new light and energy technologies

    Silvija Gradečak has big intentions for small ingredients. The associate professor of materials science and engineering at MIT focuses on energy-conversion and light-harvesting through the use of nanomaterials. It’s at these microscopic scales that she can customize individual components, meld the parts, and create a new kind of material. ...

  • Shine a light on global energy demand

    According to the International Energy Outlook 2016 report, total world consumption of marketed energy will expand from 549 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2012 to 629 quadrillion Btu in 2020 and to 815 quadrillion Btu in 2040. That represents an incredible 48% increase from 2012 to 2040. Regardless of the reasons behind this ...


    By Hansford Sensors

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