LED Canopy Light Offers Energy-Saving Alternative to Metal Halide

LED Canopy Light Offers Energy-Saving Alternative to Metal Halide

Larson Electronics has released the LEDHCL-900 tradition LED canopy light. Designed to provide a more durable and longer-life alternative to halogen and metal halide units, the LED canopy light provides up to 87 percent savings in energy and maintenance costs, according to the company. The … Read more…

Arby’s Recognized by DoE for Energy Cuts

Arby’s Restaurant Group has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge program for cutting 38 percent of energy use at its flagship site in Atlanta.   The DoE story says that Arby’s was one of the first restaurants to join its Better … Read more…

Integrated Data Center Is Next Frontier for Intelligent Buildings Market

Integrated Data Center Is Next Frontier for Intelligent Buildings Market

The North American integrated data center energy management market is expected to grow from $46.9 million in 2015 to $119.7 million in 2024, according to a new report from Navigant Research. This represents a 43 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR). The intelligent building is … Read more…

Survey: Energy Important, But Not Top Concern of Building Managers

Survey: Energy Important, But Not Top Concern of Building Managers

Safety and security are the top concerns of building owners surveyed in The Honeywell Smart Building Score. Honeywell and KRC Research queried operators at almost 500 buildings in seven U.S. cities. While not at the very top, energy issues emerged as a major concern. About … Read more…

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Washington Brewery Going All In on Solar

The Atlas Brew Works, a two-year-old brewery in Washington, D.C., soon will completely rely on solar energy, according to Washingtonian. The brewery is transitioning its power sourcing to 270 solar panels, which were installed on its roof earlier this month. The move to year-round, 100 … Read more…

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Good and Bad News in AIA 2030 Commitment Report

The most recent report from The American Institute of Architects’ AIA 2030 Commitment indicates that more architects are agreeing to design sustainable structures. The story at The Atlantic’s CityLab said that the uptake in participation is the good news. The bad news is that the results from … Read more…

IBEW, NECA Create Fund for Upgrades and Retrofits

IBEW, NECA Create Fund for Upgrades and Retrofits

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association has created the $300 million Clean Energy Fund. The fund, which will be available to the two groups’ members through ReNewAll and Tritec Americas, will finance energy efficiency, … Read more…

10 GM Plants Hit Energy Intensity Goals

10 GM Plants Hit Energy Intensity Goals

The General Motors Company announced that 10 plants have met its goal of reducing energy intensity by 10 percent or more in five years or less. The plants are in Baltimore, MD; Rochester, NY; Spring Hill, TN, Arlington, TX; Changwon, South Korea; Jingiao, China, Tonawanda, … Read more…

Northern Ireland’s Parliament Installs Photovoltaics

Northern Ireland’s Parliament Installs Photovoltaics

The capitol of Northern Ireland – the Stormont Parliament Buildings in Belfast – has installed solar panels that are designed to cut operational costs and create green energy. Business Green says that more than 400 Calyxo panels – both super thin and standard – are … Read more…

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