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  • Shining the right light on operating costs

    Selecting the most appropriate lighting source and control system is often the single biggest factor in reducing cost and energy performance in business – with 60% savings not uncommon. Getting it right can pay huge dividends, so businesses investing in industrial and commercial lighting systems can benefit from significant environmental and financial cost savings if they pay greater attention ...


    By ENER-G

  • Silver Beauty Reduces Annual Lighting Costs by 90% With Digital Lumens LED-Based Intelligent Lighting System

    Digital Lumens today announced that Silver Beauty, a Chicago-area company that builds and leases warehouses, has upgraded a 177,413-square foot facility to the Digital Lumens Intelligent Lighting System and is saving 90% on its annual lighting energy costs. The system features wirelessly networked ...


  • Ardo UK Reduces Annual Lighting-Related Energy Costs by 97% With Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System

    Digital Lumens today announced that Ardo UK, a leading supplier of high-quality frozen fruit, vegetables and carbohydrates (potato, rice and pasta), has upgraded an 80,000-cubic-meter mobile racking cold storage facility in Kent, England to the Digital Lumens Intelligent ...


  • Ardo UK Mobile Racking Facility Reduces Annual Lighting-Related Energy Costs by 97% With Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System

    Digital Lumens today announced that Ardo UK, a leading supplier of high-quality frozen fruit, vegetables and carbohydrates (potato, rice and pasta), has upgraded an 80,000-cubic-meter mobile racking cold storage facility in Kent, England to the Digital Lumens Intelligent Lighting System, saving 97% ...


  • ENER-G lights the way

    An innovative lighting system that cuts electricity bills and reduces carbon emissions by as much as 50 per cent has been launched by sustainable power business ENER-G (www.energ.co.uk)The Manchester-based company is offering this energy saving technology to businesses and public sector organisations across the UK.The innovative technology uses smart electronic ...


    By ENER-G

  • No “Tail-Light Warranty” here!

    Some bolted steel tank companies’ warranty lasts only as long as you can see the taillights on their trucks as they leave the job site. We take great pride in the quality of our bolted tanks and the skill of our tank installation teams. Superior Tank Co., ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • Green light for hydrofracking

    Shale Gas Exploration Now Permitted in the UK CNG Services Ltd welcomes the announcement today that shale gas extraction should be permitted to continue in the UK following investigations into the earthquake risk associated with hydrofracking. With the cost of importing oil and gas increasing, shale gas exploration will be an important step towards security of supply for the UK. Whilst ...


    By CNG Services Limited

  • A New light on Solar Storage

    Solar power continues to make headlines. Intense global competition and a potential crisis of over-supply among producers have seen the industry forced to improvise at many levels to keep it stable and develop new growth opportunities. In Germany, a new incentive program is gaining attention in the market, after the government announced in May this year that they would support ...


    By Germany Trade & Invest

  • First Light house

    Victoria University of Wellington, in New Zealand’s capital city, has been selected as one of 20 university teams to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 – the only entry, ever, from the southern hemisphere. The First Light house is designed not only to operate as a sustainable, energy efficient and high performance building that minimises the environmental ...


    By thinkstep

  • LED Landscape Lighting 101

    The requirements of landscape lighting often raises several issues with performance, maintenance and costs. This is because the lights serve numerous applications and purposes around the installed location. For example, they are used for security and guidance after sunset. Furthermore, the fixtures may also be utilized to boost aesthetics for statues and pathways. ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Shedding a light on contaminants

    Name a current environmental challenge. Global climate change? Loss of endangered species? What about soil contamination? Soil pollution rarely makes headlines, though it is a prevalent global issue. According to the European Environment Agency, 39 member states in Europe had over 2.5 million contaminated soil sites in 2011. Sharon O’Rourke, researcher at University ...

  • Energy Department announces new investments to drive cost-competitive next generation efficient lighting

    Building on his strong focus on energy efficiency in his first few days in office, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced today five manufacturing research and development projects to support energy efficient lighting products. The projects will focus on reducing manufacturing costs, while continuing to improve the quality and performance of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and organic ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Building Code of Australia’s Amended Lighting Regulations Works Towards Creating Cost- and Energy-Efficient Homes

    The amended regulations for lighting by the Building Code of Australia that affect Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory took effect during the second half of the year 2011. However, many homeowners these days who are embarking on a major home renovation still don’t know that they are required to obtain a Certificate of Occupancy to properly launch ...


  • Light dawns for a Cryptosporidium Problem

    atg UV Technology has been awarded a contract by Trant Engineering, for Portsmouth Water. The contract covers supply and installation of UV units for Cryptosporidium inactivation at two water treatment works: Eastergate and Westergate. Both are 20Ml/d borehole works and each site will be provided with fully automatic duty and standby atg UV  UVLX 16800 20 UV ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Aberdeen In A New Light

    As the depths of winter approach and the temperature fluctuates around freezing, people’s attention is turning to staying warm. But how efficient are some of the buildings in which we live and work at keeping the heat in? Using a thermal imaging camera, Aberdeen inspection specialist Inspectahire has captured the centre of Aberdeen in a multi-colour hue. The camera can detect the thermal or ...

  • New Eaton Lighting and Load Management System Helps Reduce Energy Consumption and Costs

    Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of the Pow-R-Command™ intelligent panelboard, engineered to help industrial and commercial facilities maximize energy performance. By providing a full range of lighting control, dimming and daylight harvesting capabilities, the new system can reduce heating, ventilation and air conditioning load requirements and lighting energy usage ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • ADB to help Philippines save US$100m yearly fuel cost by using energy-efficient lights

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will fund an energy-efficiency project in the Philippines that will give away 13 million energy-saving lights to homeowners and businesses as part of a government push to cut the nation's power bills. The Project includes savings of about $100 million every year in fuel costs and a deferral of an investment of $450 million in power generation and associated ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Eaton’s LED solutions allow California facility to save more than 50 percent on exterior lighting costs

    Power management company Eaton today announced that its Cooper Lighting division has provided products and solutions to help Industrial Developments International (IDI), a privately held real estate company with offices across the nation, reduce energy costs at its Jurupa Valley, Calif., facility. By utilizing a range of exterior light-emitting diode (LED) solutions, the company will achieve ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Eaton Offers Convenience and Cost Savings with Portable, Battery-Operated Wireless Switch for Residential Light Applications

    Power management company Eaton has introduced the latest transportable switch for residential lighting from its Wiring Devices business. The battery-operated switch is an extension to its radio frequency (RF) lighting control solutions and can control up to five lighting solutions simultaneously from anywhere in the home, offering customers convenience and cost-saving benefits. “This switch ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Green light for Eddy Current Separator

    Those Eddy Current separators that were expensive and of limited possibilities once, now have become a wise choice. Obtaining metal sorting machinery engineers seem to transcend the traditional thinking, presenting more and more intelligent and capable machines. COGELME, the Italian manufacturer of waste recycling equipment, mainly of ferrous and non-ferrous metals separators, has studied ...


    By Cogelme S.r.l.

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