Greg Murphy Assumes President Role At ABB Lighting

ABB Lighting, a start-up manufacturer of customizable, LED luminaires in the United States and Canada, is pleased to announce Greg Murphy will be their first President. Murphy has a long track record of success at product development, building new channels,

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White Paper: Prospects for U.S.-Based Manufacturing in the SSL Industry

Public-sector investments in energy-efficient lighting tech­nology, in particular those made through the U.S. Depart­ment of Energy Solid-State Lighting Program, are yielding excellent returns for taxpayers in the form of savings on electricity bills and reductions in carbon emissions. These benefits

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Navigant Research Reports on Residential Energy-Efficient Lighting and Lighting Controls

This report analyzes the global market for residential energy efficient lighting and lighting controls. The study focuses on LED lamps and luminaires while also forecasting sales for three other lamp technologies–incandescent, halogen, and fluorescent–as well as a number of control

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Golden Opportunities by Susan Bloom

Experts Share the Latest on Trends in Healthcare and School Lighting. With schools and healthcare facilities struggling to balance rising costs with ever-tightening budgets, energy-efficient lighting upgrades can be an easy and effective way to improve a facility’s lighting quality

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SEAD Announces Competition to Identify World’s Most Energy-Efficient Lighting

In an ambitious effort to reduce energy use on a global scale, the Clean Energy Ministerial’s Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative announced a competition to recognize the most energy-efficient lighting around the world. SEAD Global Efficiency Medals will

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Energy Efficient Lighting Cuts Energy Use in U.S. Parking Facilities by 90%

The U.S. Energy Department’s Better Buildings Alliance is supporting the Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign, which to date has helped more than 100 U.S. businesses and organizations with planning or installing energy efficient lighting in their parking lots

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Smarter, Brighter, Faster, Stronger

Smarter, Brighter, Faster, Stronger – In a fast-evolving industry full of data with few who understand it, Lumigent provides clients with the tools to become their own lighting experts with its audit-to-proposal platform. What Lumigent offers is software that makes

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News Updates for the Week of September 30

1.      How the ESCO Market for Efficiency Can Continue Expanding – Energy savings contracts could be worth $15 billion by the end of the decade. Performance-based contracts have been a boon to the energy efficiency industry. Since 1990, U.S. ESCOs

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News Updates for the Week of October 1

1.      GSA Makes Case for Smart Lighting, Plug Strip Roll-Out – The US General Services Administration has concluded reviews of energy efficient technologies responsive lighting systems and plug load control and released details of how such technology could be rolled

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News Updates for the Week of July 23

1.      Study: Energy-Saving Light Bulbs Can Cause Skin Cancer– Energy-saving compact fluorescent light bulbs popular among environmentalists are harmful to skin, researchers at a New York university have found.  Phosphor coatings on the bulbs wear off, the study from Stony Brook

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News Updates for the Week of November 28

  1.     Switching to Efficient Lighting – Shopping for energy-efficient lighting can now be as quick as screwing in a light bulb. These apps not only help you find a light bulb that fits your lighting needs, but also calculate

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Something to Think About…

Progress report: We started the EnergyWatch blog in September this year and the response has been terrific. Check our archives to see what you’ve been missing. As I have said in the past and will continue to say, God willing,

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