Minnesota City Uses $2.5 Million Energy Savings Performance Contract to Upgrade 12 Buildings

A citywide energy efficiency project was recently completed for the City of Virginia, Minnesota. Financed by a $2.5 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC), improvements made across [...]

Lighting for Darker Skies: Strategies to Reduce Light Pollution

The source of light pollution and its solutions have changed as outdoor lighting technology advances. While the effort to preserve the night’s dark skies and prevent light spillage into [...]

New Jersey County See Incentives, Savings with Energy Audit and Upgrades

Ocean County, New Jersey, has received almost a million dollars in incentives, with more to come, for upgrading its energy systems; the county will also see nearly $400,000 in savings per year [...]

Philadelphia Flyers to Practice in Facility Powered by Renewables

National Hockey League team the Philadelphia Flyers will now practice in a facility powered by 100% renewable energy. Parent company Comcast Spectacor has completed the installation of a 1.06 [...]

Ontario Ice Complex Becomes First Arena to Achieve Zero Carbon Building Performance Certification

AMPED Sports Lab and Ice Complex is now the first “Zero Carbon Building – Performance Standard” certified arena. This was achieved in December 2020 through the Canada Green Building Council’s [...]

The Home Depot Reports US stores Reduced Electricity by 35%

The Home Depot’s US stores used 35% less electricity last year than in 2010, according to a 2020 Responsibility Report published today. In addition, the home improvement retailer detailed [...]

Cities Getting Smart About Street Lighting

Smart energy has been one of the great advances of the digital age. Smart lighting, in particular, has the potential for great energy and cost savings. City governments especially can benefit [...]

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Illuminated with Zumtobel’s Tailored Lighting System

The Guggenhein Museum in Bilbao, Spain, recently refurbished its lighting system with solutions provided by Austrian lighting company Zumtobel. The spectacular building of the museum is [...]

Phoenix Replaces 100,000 Street Lights With LEDs, Looks to Save $3.5 Million Annually

The city of Phoenix has announced it will complete a conversion project to replace nearly 100,000 municipal streetlights with high-performance LEDs. The city estimates that this conversion [...]

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