Tag Archives: Reduce Energy Consumption

Energy contracts offer big savings, especially for schools

By: Ryan Randazzo The Republic | azcentral.com The deals allow organizations that otherwise would not have the cash on hand to make such improvements to begin saving on electricity, gas and water bills. Despite nearly 40 years of growth, the industry isn’t well known outside of those working in facilities management, Arwood said. The contracts 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…

Constellation Helps Town of Essex to Reduce Annual Electricity Use

Constellation and the Town of Essex, Mass., today announced the completion of an energy efficient lighting project designed to reduce the town’s electricity consumption by an estimated 85,266 kilowatt-hours (kWh) annually, more than 14 percent of the town’s usage. Energy efficient lighting was installed in Essex’s town hall, police and fire station, senior center, water 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…

LED STREET LIGHTING KINDLES INTEREST IN MICHIGAN

There’s been plenty of dark news out of Detroit recently. But one bright spot in the beleaguered city is the ongoing replacement of aging street lights with highly efficient and attractive LED street lights. By July 1 Detroit had installed its 10,000th LED street light, putting it ahead of schedule on a plan for 65,000 new such lights Read more…

Montgomery County, to save $4.2 million through energy performance contract with Constellation

Montgomery County, PA and Constellation have announced construction of $2.4 million in water and energy conservation measures at the Montgomery County Courthouse. The conservation measures will provide approximately $4.2 million in cost savings through the county’s 20-year energy performance contract with Constellation. Montgomery County is expected to see a complete return on its investment in less than Read more…

KCP&L’s energy efficiency plans again plugged in

Kansas City Power & Light’s plans to help customers save energy in Missouri and reduce carbon emissions are back on track. In 2012, the utility dropped energy efficiency plans that would have, among other steps, given customers rebates for more efficient air conditioners and provided programmable thermostats.   At the time, the move was harshly Read more…

Ameresco Receives ESPC Contract to Renovate Cole County EMS Facility

Ameresco, Inc.,, a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced today that work is commencing on the nearly $1.2 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) with Cole County, Missouri. The project includes building renovations and expansion of the existing County Emergency Medical Services facility. Upgrades to the building infrastructure and energy efficiency improvements within Read more…

Ithaca Schools Looks to Innovative Energy Assessment to Free Up Dollars

A week away from putting out a $113,774,956 budget that will need a supermajority—at least 60 percent of voters—and increase the property tax levy by 8.87 percent and increase the tax rate by 5.67 percent, the Ithaca City School District (ICSD) is looking to make every dollar count. One way the district hopes to get Read more…