Tag Archives: ROI

Lighting Retrofit Requires Expertise

When you’re considering an energy efficient lighting retrofit, you’ve got a great opportunity to save your business or organization significant amounts of money. But like many opportunities in business, it’s easy to make costly mistakes that can end up being far more costly than projected for the retrofit. One of the areas where you can Read more…

Lighting Retrofit Impacts Many People

When you’re looking at implementing a lighting retrofit, it’s easy to get caught up in the savings your business will realize with the change without taking into consideration how they will affect your employees, business partners and customers. Though those savings are important, how your associates, employees and customers deal with the change will ultimately Read more…

Proper Lighting Retrofit Supervision is Critical to Save Costs

With complexity that can sometimes rival Abbott and Costello’s “Who’s on First?” comedy routine, retrofits can become very stressful when the chain of command is not clearly laid out before the job is designed and brought underway. Because retrofits often involve decisions that can impact multiple objectives and can quite often affect several departments in 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…

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…

Revolution Lighting Technologies Enters Into Strategic Distribution Partnership

Partnership Will Expand RVLT’s LED Distribution Into Ganga’s Network of Over 12,000 Hotel, Hospital, Gas Station and Convenience Store Customers Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. , a leader in advanced LED lighting solutions, today announced that it has entered into a strategic distribution partnership with Ganga Hospitality Corp. (“Ganga”), a leading provider of equipment and financing Read more…

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY SELECTS ENERGY FOCUS TO PROVIDE LED LIGHTING UPGRADE

Energy Focus, Inc., a leader in LED lighting technologies, today announced Wayne State University, a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution with 29,000 students and 100 buildings comprising over one million square feet, has selected Energy Focus’ tubular LED lighting products to replace its existing T12 fluorescent lighting. “We are proud to be the first university in Michigan 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…

AMERESCO SIGNS ENERGY EFFICIENCY PERFORMANCE CONTRACT IN MONTANA

Ameresco Inc., an energy efficiency and renewable energy company, began work on an energy savings performance contract with Lewis and Clark County, Montana. Ameresco will install over $1.6 million of energy efficiency improvements at 28 county-owned buildings. The energy efficiency improvements are expected to save the county an estimated $77,000 annually while also addressing critical infrastructure needs. The project is expected Read more…