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Lighting Controls in Buildings, Demand Management and Microgrid Development

Lighting control systems can help microgrids shed load, improve demand response, use resources efficiently, and offer greater overall reliability.

Source: energyefficiencymarkets.com

>” [...] Lighting Control Facilitates Load-shed Strategies…

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Sustainability

LEED CERTIFIED BUILDINGS

To wrap up our Green Building Week, we rounded up a few of the LEED certified buildings we’re proud to call our customers. Each of these buildings have applied policies and procedures to promote environmental stewardship and create healthy work environments for employees. 145 more words

Falcon

LEED: Week 2

This past week we’ve been learning the basics of LEED certification.  Our building, the Student Resources Building, is participating in Version 4 of Operations and Management: Existing Buildings.   185 more words

Green Building

An Overview of The United Nations Framework Climate Change Conference 2015

World leaders gather every year for the United Nations Framework Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) to assess progress in dealing with climate change and negotiate protocols and treaties between countries to further address the plethora of issues. 190 more words

Green Building

SPOTLIGHT: GREENBUILD EXPO 2014

We are very excited to be in NOLA this week participating in the Greenbuild Expo, hosted by the US Green Building Council. Greenbuild is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. 73 more words

Sustainability

Designers changing the world, part 1

Designers have the key to change the world, and Philippe Starck is a living proof.

After designing Revolutionair, a micro eolic wind turbine for domestic use that can be placed in the garden or on the roof, he just unveiled his new wind and solar-powered home, which is a prototype for a prefab series called  184 more words

Design

Buying a Green Home

This summer my husband and I made the largest purchase decision ever in our life. In one day we committed our life savings and our future earnings to our first home in a western suburb of Philadelphia. 1,611 more words

Green Living