WHO SAID LED LIGHTING IS DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION? BY BILL ATTARDI

I don’t know….it wasn’t me. Maybe it was Chicken Little Chris Brown. It certainly supports his ILLUMIGEDDON theory. Yea, let’s say it was him. Well, I decided to go to Harvard to find out. A Harvard Business School professor Clay

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CUB Report: Efficiency Overtakes Electricity Competition as Most Reliable Way to Cut Power Bills

Citizens Utility Board (CUB), which gives homes customized money-saving plans, is among the most accessible of Illinois efficiency programs—it’s free and all customers can use it regardless of their power supplier. The free service, managed by CUB and the software

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NEMA Lighting Systems Division Publishes Domestic Procurement Policy and Manufacturing Efficiency for Lighting Product

Specifically, the paper summarizes issues surrounding requirements that governments may set on the manufacturing location of final products or any product component. According to the paper, which is specifically to assist policy makers, any government decision that affects lighting products

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Ohio legislators postpone decision on energy, efficiency mandates

A lawmaker panel postponed action on legislation that would freeze renewable energy and efficiency mandates for two years while a new study committee develops recommendations for future standards. But the Republican leader of the Ohio House said he expects a

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Helping Global Cities Harness the Power of Energy Efficiency

Cities now consume about two-thirds of the world’s energy, and are responsible for about 70 percent of its greenhouse gas emissions. These proportions are growing as rapid urbanization drives soaring demand for energy to power economic activity and expand services

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Clean Energy Is Working In Ohio

Chris Prandoni certainly is welcome to his own opinions, but not his own facts. As the Director of Energy and Environmental Policy at Americans for Tax Reform, Prandoni may favor coal-fired power plants and dislike energy efficiency and renewables, but

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LEDs Lighting Can Triple the Efficiency of Greenhouse

 LEDs Lighting Can Triple the Efficiency of Greenhouse – LED greenhouse lighting is poised on the hockey stick of the adoption curve, saving electricity while potentially improving the world food supply. The past year has seen production-scale deployment emerge out

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News Updates for the Week of July 25

1. U.S. DOE Releases Six Fact Sheets to Help Facilities Managers, State, and Local Energy Officials Benchmark Performance-Based Efficiency Improvements – The U.S. Department of Energy has released six fact sheets to assist American Reinvestment and Recovery Act grantees and

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News Updates for the Week of June 27

1. Draft ENERGY STAR Guidance Regarding Lumen Maintenance Performance Data – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is developing guidance regarding the content and treatment of lumen maintenance performance data for LED packages, LED arrays and LED modules intended for use

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1. Ten Ways to Save Money by Going Green – If you’re worried about the environment, here are 10 “green” moves you can make that also have a payback—they’ll help the earth and your wallet. 1) Stop the energy leaks

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