Tag Archives: Energy Solutions

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…

Philadelphia Transit Agency Looking To Marcellus For Power

by Jamison Cocklin Originally posted October 26, 2015 The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is moving ahead with plans to construct a $26.8 million natural gas power plant to provide energy for its largest bus garage, a trolley substation and other nearby facilities. SEPTA, which operates buses, subways and commuter rail lines that serve more Read more…

Retro-Tech will attend the World Energy Engineering Congress in Orlando

AEE will bring the WORLD ENERGY ENGINEERING CONGRESS (WEEC) to Orlando for 2015. Now in its 38th year, the WEEC is well-recognized as the most important energy event of national and international scope for end users and energy professionals in all areas of the energy field. This year’s WEEC agenda will feature the Energy Managers Read more…

Falling for “Bargain” Commercial Lighting Products Can Wipe Out Retrofit Savings

As new technological advances make it easier to go green, more and more businesses are waking up to the potential found in energy efficient LED lighting retrofits. With an unprecedented opportunity to cut operating costs and improve lighting quality, benefits of this type of retrofit include dramatic savings of up to 65%, a quick pay Read more…

How to Select the Right Lighting Retrofit Team

When you’re considering making a lighting retrofit for your business or organization, you need to consider many issues beyond which light system you want to put in place. Mistakes are easy to make when you’re dealing with a retrofit company that you’ve not dealt with in the past. One of these mistakes involve selecting the Read more…

Energy Savings Have Non-Energy Benefits

Businesses Are More Apt To Invest In Energy Savings Products When There Are Many Ancillary Benefits A Jan. 6, 2015 report on the multiple benefits of energy efficiency. You own a company. You’ve been told again and again that you can save energy and reduce your utility bill if you invest in equipment such as Read more…

Volatile Weather Events an Area of Concern, Says Jeff Johnson of Schneider Electric

The importance of taking volatile weather events seriously cannot be overstated enough. When it comes to severe snow storms, electrical storms and everything in between, utilities and companies of all types need to be thinking in three distinct categories: bad, worse and truly ugly. Thanks to climate change and many other characteristics, volatile weather events Read more…

EYE Lighting energy-efficient Aphos LED luminaires now offered for roadway lighting

EYE Lighting International, a leading manufacturer of luminaires, lamps, controls, and related lighting products, is pleased to announce the availability of Aphos LED Luminaires for roadway lighting applications. Aphos LED roadway luminaires complete the highly versatile family, featuring the Ceiling and Wall mount versions, for both indoor and outdoor applications, including warehouses, parking garages, parking Read more…

Goldwater gets energy-efficient lights, courtesy of federal stimulus

The conservative Goldwater Institute advocacy group in Phoenix has been a vocal critic of the 2009 federal stimulus package. So it’s got to be annoying for their lawyers to know that when they sit at their computers to write legal briefs on President Barack Obama’s failures, they do so with the help of energy-efficient lights Read more…

East Hartford council to take up energy contract

After tabling a vote on a new energy performance contract due to what some Town Council members called a lack of information on cost savings, the council will re-address the issue at its Tuesday meeting. On July 15, the council tabled a discussion on whether the town should enter into a contract with Ameresco Inc., Read more…