Pilot Program

Pilot Program Will Use New Technologies to Boost Chicago’s Buildings Efficiency

Pilot program will use data to transform the efficiency of Chicago buildings Environmental Defense Fund, September 12, 2017 Over the past few years, Chicago has established itself as a leader in energy-efficient buildings. The city’s landmark energy benchmarking program, for which properties measure and report on their energy use, has already saved Chicago over $17 million, while […]

Hook & Ladder

Hook & Ladder Plans to Build Two Seemingly Identical Buildings

Look-alike apartment buildings in northeast Minneapolis showcase new ideas in energy efficiency Star Tribune, November 27, 2017 At first glance a pair of side-by-side apartment buildings slated to be built on an industrial site in northeast Minneapolis look nearly identical. They are not. One building will be built to conventional construction specifications. The other will […]

Facade

Researchers Develop New Facade That Significantly Reduce Energy Usage

New facades enhance energy efficiency of buildings phys.org, November 13, 2017 Recently, two researchers from UPM have developed a ventilated façade with a double chamber and flow control device that significantly saves energy in buildings. This sustainable, efficient solution can be applied in both renovations and new buildings due to its simplicity. The facade is the main […]

horticultural LED

Largest Horticultural LED Job in History Is Boosting Food Supply in Russia

Russian project is ‘largest horticultural LED job in history’ A MASSIVE installation of LED lighting designed to boost food supply in Russia will be the largest horticultural LED lighting project in history. Over 120,000 luminaires will illuminate a greenhouse growing area of 25 hectares, equivalent in size to about 40 soccer pitches. It will significantly […]

LED

LED Lighting Efficiency Improvements Are Lowering the Electricity Demand

LED lighting leads region’s energy efficiency improvements KTVZ.com news source, October 17, 2017 PORTLAND, Ore. – Lighting efficiency improvements, especially the growing market for LED lights, helped Northwest utilities reduce electricity demand in 2016. The efficiency improvements totaled 275 average megawatts, the average power demand of 184,000 Northwest homes, according to the Northwest Power and […]

vXchnge

vXchnge Announces a 2016 Lighting Retrofit Significantly Reduced Power Usage

Lighting Retrofit Helps Green Data Center Goals Facility Executive, October 17, 2017 Fairbanks Energy Services, a full-service design/build energy conservation firm and developer of comprehensive commercial and industrial efficiency projects, recently announced a milestone for one of its customers, vXchnge. A carrier-neutral colocation provider, vXchnge announced that a 2016 lighting retrofit at its edge data center […]

Horticultural LED

Horticultural LED Job in Russia Is the Largest in History

Russian project is ‘largest horticultural LED job in history’ Luxreview.com, September 1, 2017 A MASSIVE installation of LED lighting designed to boost food supply in Russia will be the largest horticultural LED lighting project in history. Over 120,000 luminaires will illuminate a greenhouse growing area of 25 hectares, equivalent in size to about 40 soccer […]