Green Market http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7393/more en Acuity Brands Acquires Bytelight http://ewweb.com/lighting/acuity-brands-acquires-bytelight <div class="node-body article-body">Acuity Brands Inc., Atlanta, acquired ByteLight Inc., a provider of indoor location software for LED lighting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/acuity-brands-acquires-bytelight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/acuity-brands-acquires-bytelight#comments Lighting Mergers & Acquisitions Acuity Bytelight LED lighting Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:27:00 +0000 24351 at http://ewweb.com Duquesne University’s Gumberg Library Gets an Efficient Upgrade http://ewweb.com/lighting/duquesne-university-s-gumberg-library-gets-efficient-upgrade <div class="node-body article-body">Duquesne wanted a sustainable system with a contemporary style that also could be pendant-mounted in continuous rows, so the university chose the Neo-Ray Index direct/indirect LED pendants for the library, which houses nearly 750,000 print volumes and welcomed more than 510,000 visitors last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/duquesne-university-s-gumberg-library-gets-efficient-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/duquesne-university-s-gumberg-library-gets-efficient-upgrade#comments Bulletin Board Lighting Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:06:00 +0000 24321 at http://ewweb.com Photo courtesy of Eaton Cooper Lighting Partners in New Light http://ewweb.com/lighting/partners-new-light <div class="field-deck"> Disruption in lighting is giving distributors new potential suppliers to consider and new ways of looking at an old line of business. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">How do you determine which suppliers might be valuable long-term partners who can help grow your share of the lighting market and which ones will leave you stranded, or worse, leave your customers with a lasting bad impression?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/partners-new-light" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/partners-new-light#comments Lighting Gold Thu, 09 Apr 2015 21:42:00 +0000 24301 at http://ewweb.com Photo courtesy of Eaton/Cooper Lighting AWEA says a Wind Rush is Underway http://ewweb.com/wind/awea-says-wind-rush-underway <div class="node-body article-body">The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Washington, D.C., says new turbines with bigger blades are making wind an economical energy choice in more areas of the United States. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/awea-says-wind-rush-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/awea-says-wind-rush-underway#comments Wind AWEA wind Thu, 09 Apr 2015 21:17:00 +0000 24291 at http://ewweb.com Photo credits: Vestas Obituary: Lutron Founder Joel Spira Passes Away (Updated) http://ewweb.com/lighting/obituary-lutron-founder-joel-spira-passes-away-updated <div class="node-body article-body">Joel Spira, founder of Lutron and one of the lighting industry's true legends, died April 8.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/obituary-lutron-founder-joel-spira-passes-away-updated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/obituary-lutron-founder-joel-spira-passes-away-updated#comments Lighting People Joel Spira lighting Lutron Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:25:00 +0000 24261 at http://ewweb.com Vapor-Tight LED Fixture http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/vapor-tight-led-fixture <div class="node-body article-body">These LED Luminaires consume less than half the wattage of a four-foot luminaire with two 32W T8 fluorescent lamps and have a minimum life expectancy of 50,000 hours. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/vapor-tight-led-fixture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/product-galleries/vapor-tight-led-fixture#comments Product Galleries Lighting EPCO LED lighting Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:33:00 +0000 24231 at http://ewweb.com LED T5 Lamps http://ewweb.com/lighting/led-t5-lamps <div class="node-body article-body">Forest Lighting’s T5 LED Integrated Linear Lamps are designed for replacing fluorescent, halogen and low-voltage lamps in both retrofit and new construction applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/led-t5-lamps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/led-t5-lamps#comments Product Galleries Lighting Forest Lighting LED lighting Tue, 31 Mar 2015 17:56:00 +0000 24011 at http://ewweb.com PG&E Leads U.S. as Largest Solar Utility with More than 150K Solar Customer Installations http://ewweb.com/solar/pge-leads-us-largest-solar-utility-more-150k-solar-customer-installations <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Pacific Gas &amp; Electric Company (PG&amp;E) today announced that it has reached a significant milestone by connecting the 150,000th solar customer to its electric grid. In addition, during 2014, the utility connected more rooftop solar customers to its grid than any other year in its history. More than 45,000 new solar customers were added in 2014 alone. During this time period, PG&amp;E added approximately 326 MW of installed solar power &ndash; enough to power more than 70,000 homes.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/solar/pge-leads-us-largest-solar-utility-more-150k-solar-customer-installations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/solar/pge-leads-us-largest-solar-utility-more-150k-solar-customer-installations#comments Solar Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:41:00 +0000 23901 at http://ewweb.com Photo credit: Getty Images Cranky Brooklyn Residents Sound Off on New LED Streetlights http://ewweb.com/lighting/cranky-brooklyn-residents-sound-new-led-streetlights <div class="node-body article-body">A city-wide program that will eventually convert 250,000 streetlights on New York City streets to LEDs is being panned by Brooklyn residents who don’t like the color of the light the new LEDs are emitting.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/lighting/cranky-brooklyn-residents-sound-new-led-streetlights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/lighting/cranky-brooklyn-residents-sound-new-led-streetlights#comments Lighting LED New York street lights Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:25:00 +0000 23881 at http://ewweb.com <p><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">The&nbsp;</span><em style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">New York Times&nbsp;</em><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">said New York is spending $75 million to replace&nbsp;older sodium vapor street lights, an effort that&rsquo;s expected to save </span><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">$6 million on energy costs and $8 million on maintenance&nbsp;because&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 16px; line-height: 20px;">the LEDs will last two to four times longer than the existing lamps. As you will learn in the article,&nbsp;not all Brooklyn residents approve of the move.</span></p> Photo Credit: Getty Images / Hulton archives Dallas Morning News: Texas to End Wind Subsidies? http://ewweb.com/wind/dallas-morning-news-texas-end-wind-subsidies <div class="node-body article-body">With the Lone Star state now supplying 20% of all wind generating capacity in United States, some Texas politicians are calling for an end to some state subsidies that now support the booming industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ewweb.com/wind/dallas-morning-news-texas-end-wind-subsidies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/wind/dallas-morning-news-texas-end-wind-subsidies#comments Wind AWEA Texas wind Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:04:00 +0000 23871 at http://ewweb.com <p><i>The Dallas Morning News</i> article said that Texas has already passed its 2025 goal for wind generation five years ago and now counts 12,800 megawatts of wind power -- often more than a quarter of the electricity on its grid.</p> Photo credit: American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)