Tag Archives: Reducing Energy Costs

Retrofitting with LEDs can save significant money

At Retro-Tech Systems, we’re always hearing great examples of how our clients are saving money with their energy efficient LED lighting retrofits. But many of our readers don’t realize that these aren’t just the best of the best or outliers of extreme savings, they’re the kind of savings our clients can expect to see every Read more…

US Taxpayers Shelled Out WHAT!?! For Fancy Government Energy Upgrades

Just before leaving office last week, President Obama sent out praise for a wide range of federal agencies that had entered into energy contracts since 2011. The contracts covered everything from more efficient HVAC equipment to renewable energy and “smart” operational systems and LED lighting retrofits. The estimated savings of these upgrades over the next Read more…

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…

Reduce Overhead and Maintain Quality with Energy Efficient Lighting

When you need to reduce your company’s overhead without sacrificing quality, an energy efficient lighting retrofit is a great option to consider. With a fast pay back time, enhanced light quality and visual comfort, utility savings of up to 65% and reduced maintenance, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement. But before you write 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…

South Portland receives two proposals for solar farms on city land

By: Kelley Bouchard bouchard@pressherald.com | @KelleyBouchard | 207-791-6328 SOUTH PORTLAND — The city’s move toward environmental sustainability took a step forward this week when it received two competitive proposals to develop and operate solar farms on municipal properties, including the former landfill off Highland Avenue. The city sought proposals for photovoltaic systems as part of Read more…

2015 Energy Exchange – Taking Energy Retrofits Further

As government agencies are under ever increasing pressure to use energy retrofits as both a source of improved energy efficiency and lower budgets, agency heads are pursuing more comprehensive improvements to energy use and sustainable operations. The push to net zero energy is on, especially for projects that use retrofits to improve usage of existing Read more…