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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

  • Worldwide Energy Finds Lighting Maintenance Can Save on Energy Costs

    It's often overlooked, but proper lighting maintenance is a large part of reducing utility bills, especially for businesses where lighting accounts for an estimated 20 percent of total energy used in commercial buildings. More often than not, many businesses do not have a detailed lighting maintenance policy other than replacing burned-out ...


  • 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

  • Volkswagen Switches on Daylight With Lunera Lighting to Accelerate Energy and Cost Savings

    Lunera® Lighting, Inc., a Silicon Valley company that designs, manufactures, and markets next-generation LED lighting, is pleased to announce that Volkswagen of America has installed its 2200 SERIES of architectural, grid lay-in luminaires and 6400 SERIES of linear, suspended LED fixtures in Volkswagen Group of America's Belmont, Calif. Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL) facility, which ...


  • Deco Lighting Illuminates Bonelli Park with Induction Lighting to Save L.A. County 50% in Energy Costs

    The spectacular and scenic Bonelli Park in San Dimas, California, located 30 miles east of Los Angeles needed new lighting. The 2,000 acre park offers visitors year-round recreational activities, including hiking, bicycling, swimming, horseback riding, boating and camping. Strategic roadways and parking areas throughout the park used antiquated and unattractive cobrahead streetlighting fixtures ...


    By Deco Lighting

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • Lusio Solid-State Lighting Fixtures Meet Challenge, Slash Energy Costs at High Use Midwest Repair Facility

    Lusio Solid-State Lighting today announced the installation of Lusio SSL fixtures in Bascom Truck and Automotive Inc.’s Midwest facility in Des Moines, IA. Bascom Truck & Automotive, Inc., which has been providing automotive and truck repair since 1975, selected Lusio SSL fixtures when expanding their current facility at the end of ...


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