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Schneider Provides Energy Efficiency View across Multi-Site Small Buildings

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric unveiled Building Insights, a cloud-based software that provides enterprise small buildings real-time control of all heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), lighting and metering devices. With Building Insights, enterprises with multi-site portfolios of small buildings – such as restaurants, retail stores, healthcare offices and banks – will be able to manage thousands of   …Continue Reading


Constellation Wins $25.8M Energy Efficiency Contract

Karen Henry

Constellation has been awarded phase 2 of a contract from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to install $25.8 million in energy efficiency and water conservation measures. Under the terms of the contract, the upgrades are expected to save the Port Authority more than $27 million in operating costs over 20 years.   …Continue Reading


Energy Efficiency Saves School District $30,000 per Year

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric completed an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) for Tenino School District in Washington, which will help save the district $30,000 in energy and operational costs annually over 15 years. Funded in part through a $1 million Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) energy grant, the school district addressed utility and maintenance improvements   …Continue Reading


Civilight Launches Lighting Rep Network

Linda Hardesty

Civilight North America announced a manufacturer rep network throughout the United States and Canada, consisting of 30 commercial and industrial and showroom representative agencies. Additional agencies will be added throughout the first half of 2015. This rep and showroom network is aimed at bringing Civilight’s LED lamps into local markets. In the eastern region, there   …Continue Reading


Siemens Brings Enterprise-Level Energy Management to Mid-Size Businesses

Karen Henry

Average energy demand per square foot in the commercial sector is growing at 1.5 percent per year. According to a 2009 McKinsey report, Unlocking Energy Efficiency in the US Economy, the commercial sector will consume 20 percent of all the energy used in the United States by 2020. Retail & Commercial Systems (RCS), a unit   …Continue Reading


Columbia Offers Parking Garage LED

Linda Hardesty

Columbia Lighting has introduced an energy-efficient LED built specifically for parking garage applications – the LXEP. Featuring an extra wide-angle light distribution to illuminate parking bays, the LXEP reduces the number of fixtures required for garages while providing uniform light. Available in three linear lengths (2’, 4’, or 8’), the luminaire is offered in lumen   …Continue Reading


Eco-Shift Power Looks to Latin American Markets

Linda Hardesty

Following a Letter of Intent signed with Mbrace Energy and Farmazona to retrofit a warehouse facility in Panama with Eco-Shift Power’s NetZero LED luminaires, Farmazona will commence with a full retrofit of its current warehouse facilities (over 400,000 sq. ft.) with a multi-mix order for NetZero LED High Bay fixtures and T8 LED tubes. In   …Continue Reading


London Revamps Greenwich Power Station

Karen Henry

The mayor of London announced that London’s historic Greenwich Power Station will soon be much more energy efficient. Up to six new gas engines will be installed in the building’s Old Turbine Hall, originally the electricity generator for London’s trams, making London’s Tube network more self-reliant and limit the risk of rising energy prices. The waste heat   …Continue Reading


DMX Boss Controls Up to 8 Lighting Zones

Linda Hardesty

LED Lighting Company Solid Apollo LED introduced its DMX Boss Wi-Fi Controller for simple DMX control of up to 8 DMX enabled lighting zones. The DMX Boss can control DMX lighting fixtures using smartphone or tablet control, using the wall control interface or by the optional remote control. The DMX Boss includes a built in   …Continue Reading


Daytona Speedway Hires Schneider

Linda Hardesty

Schneider Electric has been hired as part of the $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project at the Daytona International Speedway. Financial terms of Schneider’s agreement were not disclosed. Schneider Electric will provide a single view into all critical infrastructure systems through its EcoStruxure software. Additionally, Schneider Electric will coordinate with its other partners to provide an integrated   …Continue Reading