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  • Energy Department Invests to Save on Heating, Cooling and Lighting

    As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to reduce energy bills for American families and businesses and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the Energy Department today announced 12 projects to develop innovative heating, cooling and insulation technologies as well as open source energy efficiency software to help homes and commercial buildings save energy and money. These projects will ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Green light for solar panels in Scotland

    The majority of householders in Scotland will be able to install solar panels and other energy generating equipment without planning permission from now on, although government ministers have yet to decide whether to exempt wind turbines and air-source heat pumps. Ground-source and water-source heat pumps will get the green light, as will flues for biomass systems which use organic materials. The ...


    By WWF International

  • The market for more eco-friendly lighting

    Use of environmentally-friendly LED lighting in Europe could play an important role in reducing energy consumption. A new report has now assessed the market for a mass adoption of such light sources, highlighting the need to ensure that the European lighting industry remains competitive. Solid State Lighting (SSL) is based on light-emitting diodes (LEDs), which convert electricity directly into ...

  • 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

  • Lineage Logistics Reduces Lighting Energy Use by 85 Percent Utilizing LED-Based Intelligent Lighting System

     Lineage Logistics and Groom Energy Solutions today announced the completion of their initial LED lighting upgrade project at the Lineage cold storage facility in Richmond, VA. As a part of Lineage's overall sustainability efforts, the project reduces the energy consumed by the facility's lighting systems 85 percent, and eliminates more than 100 tons of carbon dioxide emissions annually. The ...


    By Groom Energy

  • 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. ...

  • Carbon Arc Lights: History, Transformation and Applications

    Before the introduction of incandescent bulbs and LEDs, carbon arc lamps ruled the commercial lighting sector. Previously, the outdated luminaries were used to light up streets, support filming projects and illuminate local landmarks for travelers. The fixtures helped kick start the electric lighting era by encouraging the development of commercial units, including early motion picture Kliegl ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • 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

  • Color Producing LEDs versus Colored Lighting Gels

    Color manipulation is an important feature in commercial lighting systems. In the film industry, there are two ways to achieve colored lighting: RGB LEDs and colored gels. Deciding which method to apply strictly depends on the lighting objectives of the operator and the type of fixtures being used on the set. This article dives into the mechanisms of both light color manipulation ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • HubBoxes, Gateways, and a SPARC to light your way

    Well, it’s been a while since we’ve posted an update here, and that’s because we’ve been working like crazy on a brand new, totally revamped, hardware/software platform. It’s a line of fully autonomous wireless algae pond and PBR monitoring and control systems. This new hardware line is in a word, awesome, and customers are loving it. We’ve now incorporated ...


    By Algae Lab Systems

  • $20m for US solid-state lighting research

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) is providing up to $20.6 million for a total of 13 projects aimed at advancing solid-state lighting (SSL) research and product development.  Combined with industry cost share, investment in these projects will total $28 million.  SSL lighting is an advanced technology that creates light with considerably less heat than incandescent and fluorescent ...

  • Revolutionary "LED Light Bulb" Company -- SunSun Lighting -- Attracts $10 Million in Series A Venture Capital From GSR Ventures

    SunSun Lighting, a cutting-edge manufacturer of LED (light emitting diode) lighting products, based in China's Jiangsu Province, announced today that it has received $10 million in Series A financing from GSR Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm with offices in Beijing and Silicon Valley / Palo Alto, California. ...


  • Forget blizzards and hurricanes, heat waves are to die for (#2262)

    When it comes to gnarly weather, tornadoes, blizzards and hurricanes seem to get most of our attention, perhaps because their destructive power makes for imagery the media can't ignore. But for sheer killing power, heat waves do in far more people than even the most devastating hurricane. Ask medical historian Richard Keller. Keller, a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of medical ...


    By Allerair Industries

  • Dependable gas detection without heated mirrors

    IRmax is an ultra-compact infrared (IR) flammable gas detector which delivers rapid, fail-safe detection of hydrocarbon gases and vapours. Featuring dual-wavelength IR sensor technology in a rugged 316 stainless steel package, IRmax is designed to detect methane gas and other potentially explosive hydrocarbons in the harshest conditions. Unlike conventional IR gas detectors, IRmax does not ...

  • New Philips LED Lighting System on Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge Helps Illuminate Path to Economic Recovery

    After over a decade in the dark, the Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge has come alive with a new advanced LED lighting system from Philips Color Kinetics (PCK). Inspired by the 2010 United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) where he learned about the benefits and applications of LED lighting, forward-thinking Corpus Christi Mayor Joe Adame has worked with Philips, ...


  • Experts name leading lights in UK’s Clean Tech Revolution

    Scottish technology developer Artemis Intelligent Power, based in Edinburgh has been named overall winner of this year’s Carbon Trust Innovation Awards by an independent panel of renowned clean technology-experts. The judges rigorously assessed each application against a range of strict criteria including genuine innovation, carbon saving potential, novel application and commercial potential. ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • First-ever technology from FSS: PVW hybrid street light

    The new standard for off-the-grid street lighting is the ground-breaking Photo Voltaic and Wind Powered Hybrid Street Light from Full Spectrum Solutions (FSS). Stealing the spotlight at Solar Power International 2008, Full Spectrum Solution remains the leading manufacturer of energy-efficient lighting systems with the EverLast® PVW remote lighting fixture. The innovative design meets IES Class 1 ...


    By EverLast

  • ENER-G and partners explore innovative solutions to keep UK`s lights on

    Sustainable energy specialist ENER-G  is part of a major research consortium, co-funded by the government, to find innovative new ways of ' keeping the lights on' and decarbonising energy supplies across the UK, as demand increases.  ENER-G and major industry partners Advanced Digital Institute; Flexitricity; Smarter Grid Solutions and UK Power Networks, have ...


    By ENER-G

  • ASTM C902 - 11 standard specification for pedestrian and light traffic paving brick

    This specification covers brick intended for use as paving material subjected to pedestrian and light vehicular traffic. The units are designed for use in pedestrian applications and vehicular areas that are subjected to low volumes of vehicular traffic, such as residential driveways and streets and commercial driveways (passenger ...


    By ASTM International

  • Davey: Electricity Market Reforms will keep the lights on, bills down and air clean

    Keeping the lights on, consumers energy bills down and creating cleaner electricity to help tackle climate change, are the three goals of ambitious draft electricity market reform legislation published today. The reforms are designed to provide investors with transparency, longevity and certainty in order to attract £110 billion of investment to bring forward new low-carbon power generation ...

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