Tag Archives: Conservation

RTS Water Solutions Launches New Website

Parkville, MO – April 19, 2012 – RTS Water Solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned corporate website at www.rtswater.com. The aims of the site are to allow visitors to gain a comprehensive understanding of RTS Water and provide a resource for information regarding water conservation solutions. Among the new and improved features Read more…

CALLING REINFORCEMENTS

Performance contracts and outside consultants help municipalities fund and repair infrastructure. When officials with the city of Mount Vernon, IN, offered Chuck Gray the position of water superintendent, Gray’s first instinct was to walk away. That might have seemed like an odd position to take. After all, the move to superintendent was a step up Read more…

LED STREET SMARTS

Street lighting turns to LEDs for longevity and efficiency Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have been appearing in traffic signals and vehicle headlights for years and are poised to affect another source of light we use to navigate our cities and towns. Municipal street lighting retrofitted with LEDs has enhanced several communities’ nighttime environments, while significantly reducing Read more…

CHICAGO LAUNCHES FIRST CITY INFRASTRUCTURE TRUST IN THE US

More than $200M made available for retrofits Financing energy efficiency is both a tricky business and a no-brainer. But that’s starting to change — at least inChicago. On Thursday, the city’s mayor, Rahm Emanuel, announced the Chicago Infrastructure Trust, which will leverage private investment for retrofits pending City Council approval. The mayor was joined by Bill Clinton, Read more…

ENERGY-EFFICIENT LIGHTING MADE WITHOUT MERCURY

RTI International has developed a revolutionary lighting technology that is more energy efficient than the common incandescent light bulb and does not contain mercury, making it environmentally safer than the compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulb. At the core of RTI’s breakthrough is an advanced nanofiber structure that provides exceptional lighting management. Nanofibers are materials with Read more…