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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

  • Fujitsu Develops Hybrid Energy Harvesting Device for Generating Electricity from Heat and Light

    Paves the way toward widespread energy harvesting, generating self-sufficient power from the surrounding environment Tokyo, Dec 9, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has developed a new hybrid energy harvesting device that generates electricity from either heat or light. With this single device, it is possible to derive energy ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Raytheon Green Lights Renewable Energy System

    Raytheon Company will soon give the green light to a renewable energy solution that turns waste into electricity. Raytheon plans to power five of its North Texas facilities, in ...


    By Raytheon

  • In Seattle waste heat is being recovered to heat buildings

    David Ferris reports in EnergyWire on creative waste heat recovery in Seattle Wash.. First he updates the progress of Amazon’s new campus in the Denny Triangle, which will be heated by otherwise wasted heat generated by a data center in the Westin Building across the street; then he describes the use of waste heat from the air conditioning system ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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

  • WaterFurnace Introduces 5 Series Geothermal Heat Pump System

    WaterFurnace International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial geothermal and water source heat pumps, introduces the 5 Series, an upgrade to the popular Envision® product line that delivers whole-home comfort at efficiencies that are among the world's highest. The 5 Series 500A11 combines forced air heating and air conditioning and generates a portion of a home's hot ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • ENER-G launches next generation building energy management system

    Clean technology group ENER-G  has launched a new tamper-proof building energy management system (BEMS) – called E-MAGINE - that is pre-engineered to provide fast installation and commissioning, and assured lifetime delivery on energy costs and carbon savings. ENER-G estimates that E-MAGINE can reduce energy usage by up to 25% and save costs on capital purchase, commissioning and ...


    By ENER-G

  • And the Oscar for Sustainable Mobile Lighting Goes to…. Lighting Up Operations with Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology

    There are about 100,000 diesel-powered mobile lighting towers in the United States, illuminating everything from airport runways and construction sites to movie sets and award show red carpets. However, these towers emit carbon pollution and other toxins that are unhealthy to breathe and for the environment. In addition, users would rather not deal with the odors and noise of diesel-based ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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. ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Energy Costs Controlled for Commercial Buildings with New Advanced, Integrated Lighting and HVAC Automation System

    Building owners looking for strategies to control costs for the largest consumers of energy in commercial buildings – heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and lighting – now have a new solution. GE Lighting (NYSE: GE) and Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), are announcing a new way for building owners to apply advanced control strategies for lighting, ...


    By Ingersoll-Rand Company

  • 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, ...


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