Energy Articles

Energy efficiency and management, lighting, daylighting, LEDs, CFLs, alternative energy (including solar, wind, geothermal, and others), smart buildings, and other key issues related energy usage are examined here.

Day-Brite Capri Omega Launches Employee Sustainability Program

Day-Brite Capri Omega Launches Employee Sustainability Program

Program designed to increase employee participation in sustainability practices at work as well as at...Read More...

New Data Center Users Group Report Reflects Challenges Ahead

New Data Center Users Group Report Reflects Challenges Ahead

According to Emerson’s fall 2008 Data Center Users' Group member survey, managing a dynamic data center and critical infrastructure continues to be a challenge requiring organizational collaboration and systems integration. Energy efficiency, power densities, and availability were all cited as tough issues that data center managers will continue to...Read More...

IALD and DOE Work Together to Improve Lighting Energy Efficiency

IALD and DOE Work Together to Improve Lighting Energy Efficiency

The Memo of Understanding emphasizes the importance of minimizing the impact of energy use on the environment in support of DOE SSL programs on lighting...Read More...

LINC Network Named One Of Top 200 Franchise Systems

LINC Network Named One Of Top 200 Franchise Systems

Preventative maintenance contractor group moves up rankings in...Read More...

California LED Company Marks A Milestone

California LED Company Marks A Milestone

LEDtronics marks its 25th anniversary of the company's founding, thanks customers and employees for their contributions over last quarter...Read More...

Industry Alliance Focusing on DC Power

Industry Alliance Focusing on DC Power

The recently launched EMerge Alliance™ aims to lead the creation and deployment of a new power, control, and device-level technology standard for commercial...Read More...

Carrier Acquires Noresco

Carrier Acquires Noresco

Agreement to help Carrier expand its energy solution...Read More...

Making Energy Out Of Garbage

Making Energy Out Of Garbage

Dow chemical energy partnership with the EPA's landfill methane outreach program exceeds expectations in just one...Read More...

New Report Illustrates Challenges Of Meeting Energy Targets For Federal Buildings

New Report Illustrates Challenges Of Meeting Energy Targets For Federal Buildings

Progress will be need to be made in order to hit reduction goal by...Read More...

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Unveiled

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Unveiled

The co-organizers of New Year’s Eve in Times Square (Times Square Alliance, Countdown Entertainment) unveiled a new Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball last week at Hudson Scenic Studio in Yonkers, New York. The New Year’s Eve Ball is a 12 foot geodesic sphere, double the size of previous Balls, and weighs 11,875 pounds. Covered in 2,668 Waterford Crystals and powered by 32,256 Philips Luxeon Rebel LEDS, the new...Read More...