Green Science and Technology
The MIT Enterprise Forum of Philadelphia (www.mitefphiladelphia.org) is holding a “Go Global!” event on July 24, 2013. Exporting products Made in USA is no longer only for large companies. Small and mid-sized enterprises are finding opportunity to increase sales and profit beyond the US borders.
June 1, 2013 Start: PECO Rebates, Benchmarking, and Light Up Philly
The Summer of Philadelphia Energy Independence apparently…begins NOW.
The home of American Independence is taking the lead with GREEN Lighting to become the home of American “Energy” Independence this summer.
Fluorescent tube lights have dominated commercial illumination for over 50 years. The corporate powerhouses like General Electric, Philips, and Osram Sylvania are well established as multi-national powerhouses.
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.
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.