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2014-02-19 23:04:34

Lighting Upgrade with [P2] Fixtures Saves Over $130K Annually, Cuts 1.3 Million kWh Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 The Shops at Grand Avenue’s parking garage in Milwaukee, Wis., has significantly cut its lighting maintenance costs, reduced its electricity consumption and improved its lighting quality with an LED lighting upgrade. Current Electric Co. of Brookfield performed the energy-efficient lighting retrofit, using the VPL LED parking vaportight fixture manufactured...

2014-02-18 23:02:35

Celebrating 10 years of innovation and service, Phoenix Energy Technologies continues to be a leading provider of Enterprise Energy Management (EEM) Software and Services. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Founded in 2004, PhoenixET began as a boutique energy-consulting and services firm that manually pulled together disparate pieces of data. In a short amount of time, it became clear that the company needed to build a platform, which allowed them to look at all the pieces that...

2014-02-14 23:00:54

AGRION and Chadbourne & Parke will host a discussion in D.C. on a technological framework for what is increasingly known as transactive energy, a framework for energy consumption shaped by new technology, policies, economic signals. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Distributed generation, demand response, energy storage, smart grid, microgrids, building efficiency technologies, are all changing the way the way that energy is being consumed. Transactive energy is an emerging...

2014-02-13 23:23:55

Lucid’s BuildingOS integrates D.C.'s facility energy data into a central repository and provides facility managers with easy-to-use tools for tracking departmental performance. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Today, Lucid announced with Mayor Vincent Gray that the D.C. government is using Lucid’s BuildingOS software to reach an aggressive energy reduction target of 20% in 20 months. BuildingOS integrates energy data from different systems across D.C.’s building...

2014-01-23 23:25:26

Lucid’s BuildingOS® and Rainforest Automation’s EAGLE™ wireless gateway device provide a plug-and-play solution for monitoring, displaying, and analyzing energy consumption that can begin streaming data in minutes. Oakland, CA & Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Lucid and Rainforest Automation have jointly announced the availability of an integrated solution for monitoring real-time smart meter data that requires zero installation and can be turned on instantly. Lucid...

2014-01-07 23:26:19

Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, located in Burlington, Vermont reported metered and calculated electrical savings of 65% using the Digi-RTU developed by Bes-Tech. Vermont Country Store; located in North Clarendon, Vermont reported metered and calculated electrical savings of 68% using the Digi-RTU developed by Bes-Tech. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Bes-Tech, developer of the Digi-RTU, the most innovative and energy efficient aftermarket rooftop HVAC unit control package on...

2014-01-03 15:51:23

Global energy inequality lessens, but for how long? The 18th century writer Adam Smith provided a workable metaphor for the way society utilizes resources. In his book "The Wealth of Nations," he argued that even as individuals strive, through personal industry, to maximize their advantage in life, they inadvertently contribute---as if under the influence of a "hidden hand"---to an aggregate disposition of wealth. Well, if Smith were a physicist and alive in the 21st century he might be...

2013-09-24 23:35:45

The AQUA SMART system allows homeowners to program the operation of their hot water heater thereby reducing energy consumption. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 AQUA SMART, Inc. announces the release of two new wireless thermostats for 220 V electric hot water heaters. The RES model is for residential installations and the TOU model was customized for utility companies to support Time of Use energy saving programs. Both models mount on top of a residential electric hot water...

2013-08-27 23:29:02

Littman Bros Lighting is proud to support Fanimation’s efforts to reduce energy consumption and raise awareness about the energy and cost saving benefits of ceiling fans with the initiation of the first annual National Ceiling Fan Day (“NCFD”). On September 18, Fanimation is encouraging Americans to join them in the fight to reduce energy consumption by turning off central cooling systems and relying on ceiling, floor and desk fans to keep cool. (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 According to...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.