Tag Archives: Engineering

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…

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…

GE LIGHTING ADDS LED-BASED PLANAR TROFFER WITH DIMMING SUPPORT

GE Lighting has announced the Lumination BR family of LED-based recessed troffers with standard support for dimming and optional network support. Fixtures efficacy ranges from 90 to 102 lm/W based on the product configuration and CCT, with GE offering the solid-state lighting (SSL) luminaires in 1×4-, 2×2-, and 2×4-ft models. GE Lighting adds LED-based planar Read more…

GE’s LED Street Lighting Installation Demonstrates Ongoing Commitment

GE’s LED Street Lighting Installation Demonstrates Ongoing Commitment to Environmental Initiatives by City of Oakland, Calif. Oakland, Calif., is committed to energy efficiency and has been named one of America’s greenest cities. Its decision was natural to upgrade more than 30,000 street lights to GE’s Evolve™ LED Roadway Scalable Cobrahead fixtures —a move that will save this Read more…

GE Launches Next Generation Albeo LED High-Bay Luminaires

GE Lighting has expanded its Albeo light-emitting diode (LED) high-bay lighting portfolio to offer greater efficiency than previous generations and to meet the latest global standards. GE’s Albeo ABH2-Series and ABHG-Series LED Luminaires offer a suitable modular lighting solution for both retrofit and new construction of warehouses, manufacturing facilities, cold storage, sports arenas, convention centres and Read more…

Port Authority replaces Lincoln Tunnel lighting, touts big energy savings

If the lighting inside the Lincoln Tunnel looks a little different to you, your mind’s not playing tricks on you. In a move that Port Authority says will save $283,000 in energy costs annually, the bistate agency has replaced the lighting in the tunnel with 2,300 energy-efficient LEDlights. “Replacing our bridge and tunnel lighting systems with Read more…

RAMBUS PARTNERS WITH THE CALIFORNIA LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY CENTER

Strengthens Commitment to the Lighting Market Rambus Inc., the innovative technology solutions company that brings invention to market, today announced it is an affiliate of the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at the University of California, Davis (cltc.ucdavis.edu). The CLTCs mission is to advance the development and commercialization of energy-efficient lighting and daylighting technologies through Read more…

A PEEK AT A STARTUP’S SMART LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY INSIDE HP

Inside a laboratory at Hewlett-Packard‘s Palo Alto campus, the lighting system that keeps the researchers productive doesn’t look extraordinary. It’s designed that way. But beyond the glow emanating from the overhead light fixtures, a wireless communication system, sensors and monitoring software are hard at work to customize the brightness and the timing for when the lights Read more…

GE LIGHTING ANNOUNCES CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR PRESTIGIOUS GE EDISON AWARD COMPETITION

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio – December 5, 2012 – (NYSE:GE) – GE Lighting announces a call for entries for its 30th annual GE Edison Award competition, recognizing excellence and quality in professional lighting designs that employ the significant use of GE lighting products, including, but not limited to these GE Lighting Products: GE LED systems, LED luminaires, Read more…