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MADE in AMERICA Panel

MADE in AMERICA Panel

State of the Region:

ENERGY STAR Launchpad

ENERGY STAR Launchpad

The ENERGY STAR Launchpad

An Open Letter to the Lighting Industry

Charlie Szoradi is the Chairman and CEO of Independence LED, a Pennsylvania-based commercial lighting company that has developed an LED replacement for fluorescent tubes.

The LED Tube Challenge

The LED Tube Challenge

Internal Drivers are a cancer that literally burns the Phosphor that dictates the Specified Color Temperatures. Plus, the burn reduces the output of the light.
Your Utility Can Help Lighten the Load

Your Utility Can Help Lighten the Load

Did you know that the average American small business could save as much as $5,000 per year by becoming 25 percent more energy efficient? That’s what a study by the National Small Business Association discovered. It also found that if all small businesses made this effort, greenhouse gas emissions could be reduced by 259 million tons -- or the equivalent of 51 coal-fired power plants!

Reduce Energy Usage in Your Home - Cool Your Home Naturally

Reduce Energy Usage in Your Home - Cool Your Home Naturally

Everyone benefits from people using less energy (besides the utility company’s bottom line), people benefit by reducing their utility cost & the earth and all its inhabitants benefit by having a multitude of positive happenings by reducing our usage.

Economics of Lighting

Economics of Lighting

Today there are more and more businesses switching to energy efficient lighting. Examples of major companies making that change are Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Caesars Entertainment, The Intercontinental Hotel in San Francisco, Home Depot, etc. So, why the sudden surge in energy efficient lighting retrofits?

Cut Costs and Go Green with Utility Energy Efficiency Loans

Cut Costs and Go Green with Utility Energy Efficiency Loans

In 2007, San Diego Gas & Electric pioneered an innovative zero percent loan program that allowed businesses as well as institutional and government customers to finance new energy-efficient equipment on their utility bills.

Anti-Environmental Budget Riders

Anti-Environmental Budget Riders

A significant assault on health and environmental protection is underway in Congress.

Stay Toasty and Save Energy This Winter

Stay Toasty and Save Energy This Winter

Winter is my favorite season, but that doesn’t mean I enjoy being cold. I appreciate a well-heated home -- and I’m definitely not alone. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the average American household spends more than $2,200 a year on energy bills, with half of it going towards heating.

Greener Rockefeller Christmas

Greener Rockefeller Christmas

Rockefeller Center Christmas

LED Saving Solutions