Category Archives: Industry News

NAESCO, ESC & NASEO Partner Together on ESPC Principles

We are excited to share an announcement from NAESCO regarding their partnership with NASEO and ESC to pool their resources and establish principles that will help cost-effectively upgrade performance and energy efficiency of state, local, and institutional buildings and facilities. As an annual sponsor of NAESCO, we support the work they do advocating for the Read more…

Future Competition for LED’s – OLEDs Light the Way

The evolution of LED lighting has paved the way for new technologies that are picking up speed and looking to change the future of residential, automotive, industrial lighting and more. Organic LEDs (OLEDs) and LECs  (Light Emitting Electrochemical Cell) are two up and coming competitors based on their unique design, installation possibilities and manufacture process. Read more…

Tunable LED’s Are Lighting Up Our Classrooms

Exciting developments are on the horizon in LED lighting. Not only from an energy saving and environmental stand point, but from a human behavioral and educational vantage, these tunable-white-light-emitting LED systems are changing the game in three California classrooms. We are excited to share this article with you, as the future looks bright for both Read more…

LED Lights – Switching Up Sustainability in Higher Education

Universities shape the minds and skills of our future innovators and leaders, so naturally they would want to create an environment for those students to flourish in that is comfortable and as energy efficient as possible. Replacing older traditional lights with LED lighting, just as Duke University outlines in this article, is one way to Read more…

A Handshake in the Right Direction

While very important, energy efficiency without infrastructure resilience is a bit like having candles without the birthday cake. The challenge becomes increasing energy efficiency and facility resilience simultaneously. That’s why we’re excited to share this press release from the U.S. Department of Energy. It represents a policy-level intention to facing that challenge head on. Last Read more…

LIGHTS TO LEARN BY

Thinking back to the classroom doesn’t necessarily call to mind “lighting systems”. But for an environment in which many spend so much time, it’s crucial that both student focus and environmental efficiency needs are met simultaneously. The following article from Solid State Lighting Design discusses a trial evaluation of tunable white lighting in public schools—and Read more…

Retro-Tech Systems is spreading the word on energy efficiency

Retro-Tech Systems is fortunate to have worked in the Energy Services Company (ESCO) industry for over 20 years. A proud member of the National Association of Energy Service Companies (NAESCO), RTS has worked with NESCOs worldwide. We’re sharing the following article from Water Online in the interest of helping you find other ways to lead Read more…