Some of the top LED manufacturers have increased their warranties as the LED industry has matured. Buyer beware of the asterisk and small print relative to run time, since many warranties promote coverage but it may be limited to a certain number of hours of operation each day.
GREEN Energy Reduction is about more than the three classic Rs of the GREEN Economy: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. There is a key fourth “R”: REBATES. Simply, LED rebates help drive ROI, especially for lighting in areas of the U.S. that have lower than average cost per kWh.
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LED Tube Impact Analysis: Grey Energy and NET CO2 Savings
As the global energy economy grows so too does the demand for standards that transcend language and geographical borders. Math has been the universal language of energy efficiency, because Return on Investment (ROI) relies on fundamental levels of performance.
Green Jobs, Energy Jobs, High Tech Jobs, Manufacturing Jobs, and new Job Training are all combined in the JOBS category at the top of the Obama Administration’s list of priorities for economic recovery. President Obama spoke at the February 12, 2013 State of the Union Address extensively about the need for new job creation and U.S. manufacturing in the context of clean technology.
Saving Energy is top of mind for many energy and operations managers of Transit Authorities both in the U.S. and in countries around the world. In reviewing transit opportunities in New York City, some analysts have come across what is called the “Flicker Factor”.
In recent years there has been a real surge at converting natural grass athletic fields into artificial or synthetic turf fields. One big question often comes up: How in the world can a plastic grass field be better environmentally than a natural grass field?
Well, that exact question drove the analysis on what it takes to keep a natural field in operating condition.
GREENandSAVE is pleased to introduce Kelly Strogen as a new contributing writer. Kelly is a Registered Dietitian, and staying healthy is key to overall sustainability in a world that is increasingly loaded with processed foods that are distant cousins of their source. A Green Diet can mean everything from organic food to the simple proper balance of vegetables in daily consumption.
The private sector is stepping up in new ways to support American businesses that the public sector has not to date.
Independence LED (www.IndependenceLED.com), a Pennsylvania manufacturer of energy saving LED tube lights and multi tube light fixtures, has launched an Energy Saving Grant program specifically for Minority, Women, and Veteran business enterprises.
Upper Main Line Philadelphia Rotarian is recognized for Leadership in International Service
Green comes in many shades. The spirit of the initial “Green Movement” back in the 1960s and 1970s was about a mantra to, “Think Global and Act Local”.