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…

Mississippi Schools Look to Save Energy

Mississippi’s Yazoo County School District has entered into an energy savings performance contract with Schneider Electric, a global energy company that has guaranteed that energy upgrades to schools will decrease cripplingly high maintenance costs. Backed by the U.S. Department of Energy, the partnership is projected to result in $2.5 million in savings over 20 years. (The Hechinger Report)

White House Announces New Actions and Progress Made to Make American Buildings More Efficient

President Obama is committed to taking commonsense actions to reduce carbon pollution and save taxpayers money on their energy bills. Cutting energy and water waste not only drives carbon reductions, but creates a stronger building infrastructure, improves community resilience, and spurs American job growth. Through President Obama’s Better Buildings Initiative, the Department of Energy is Read more…

Senate bill includes permanent reauthorization of conservation fund

by Collin Szewczyk, Aspen Daily News Staff Writer United States Sen. Bennet had big influence on the Energy Policy Modernization Act The U.S Senate passed a bipartisan energy bill on Tuesday that includes permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), an aspect that was championed by Colo. Sen. Michael Bennet. The Energy Read more…

RTS to Attend NAESCO Technology & Financing Workshop

Capturing Innovation without Sacrificing Performance: How Technological and Financing Choices Shape Project Development and Implementation Today What is on the agenda? The dual track Technology and Financing Workshop highlights the changes, challenges, and opportunities when designing energy efficiency projects today for tomorrow. Session highlights include: A regional report on state energy efficiency initiatives Capturing whole-building Read more…