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US Department of Energy James Forrestal Building

Retro-Tech was selected by an ESCO qualified for the DOE’s Enable program to audit and design an LED lighting upgrade throughout the facility. The challenges included managing compatibility between existing fluorescent electronic ballasts and the DOE selected type A T8 LED lamps, addressing challenges related to dimming applications, and maintaining the integrity of the emergency lighting systems all while minimizing the impact and inconvenience to building occupants

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…

What’s New in State Energy Efficiency Policy Management?

During 2015 – 2016, state officials are planning and examining new data regarding their state policy designs in relevance to projects to encourage cost effective and more efficient energy usage. Many state policies that outline energy efficient standards using innovative energy saving solutions are anticipating reductions in customer’s energy bills. Recent data also demonstrates confidence 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…

Army National Guard Awards Ameresco Energy Savings Performance Contract for National Headquarters

Comprehensive ESPC to serve Army National Guard Headquarters complex just outside of Washington, D.C. Ameresco, Inc., a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced today that the Army National Guard has awarded Ameresco an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) task order to improve the energy efficiency of the Army National Guard headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, just outside of Washington, D.C. 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…

U.S. NAVY AWARDS REVOLUTION LIGHTING TECHNOLOGIES LED LIGHTING CONTRACT

‘Made in the U.S.A.’ LED Lighting Solutions to Reduce U.S. Navy’s Energy Consumption and Costs Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc., a leader in advanced LED lighting technology, today announced that its Seesmart brand has been selected by the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command to supply Lewis and Clark class T-AKE dry cargo/ammunition ships with 17,000 Seesmart Read more…