US Taxpayers Shelled Out WHAT!?! For Fancy Government Energy Upgrades

Just before leaving office last week, President Obama sent out praise for a wide range of federal agencies that had entered into energy contracts since 2011. The contracts covered everything from more efficient HVAC equipment to renewable energy and “smart” operational systems and LED lighting retrofits. The estimated savings of these upgrades over the next Read more…

New Lighting Technologies Poised for Growth

Our world is quickly becoming more and more focused on energy efficiency and green living. One area that has seen rapid advancements over the past several years is LED lighting. Once the purview of engineers and home hobbyists, light-emitting diode technology has rapidly grown as interest in lowering our impact on our environment has grown. Read more…

Effective Lighting Retrofit is a Team Process

When you’re considering having an energy efficient lighting retrofit for your business, one aspect you should always consider is the team involved in deciding what is needed for the process. Maintenance will have a completely different set of qualifications than the safety director and both of them will differ from what your sales team will Read more…

There is a Massive Need for Lighting Retrofit

No matter how small or large your business or organization, energy efficient LED lighting retrofits help save money and preserve our environment. This is especially true in the larger government and institutional structures that have aged over time and are spending entirely too much money to provide quality lighting. Though the structures may have been Read more…

RetroTech to attend the 5th Annual Market Transformation Conference

August 23-24, 2016 Galt House Hotel, Louisville, KY The Energy Services Coalition (ESC) is a national nonprofit organization composed of a network of experts from a wide range of organizations working together at the state and local level to increase energy efficiency and building upgrades through energy savings performance contracting. Energy savings performance contracting enables Read more…

RetroTech to attend the Energy Exchange 2016 Training and Trade Show at RI Convention Center

The Energy Exchange is an educational and networking forum for those seeking to expand their knowledge of building operations, energy management, and sustainability in the federal sector. Organized by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Federal Energy Management Program, the Energy Exchange brings together experts from different technical disciplines to share cost-effective, actionable solutions to help Read more…

Avoid Falling In Love With the Hardware and Spending Away Your Savings

These blog postings have made it very clear making a mistake in your lighting retrofit project can mean you’re losing those great savings you were expecting. There’s one area we haven’t mentioned in the past few weeks and that is retrofit lighting hardware. Hardware Options Can be Just Sizzle You may be torn between salt-resistant Read more…