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Largest Horticultural LED Job in History Is Boosting Food Supply in Russia

Largest Horticultural LED Job in History Is Boosting Food Supply in Russia

Russian project is ‘largest horticultural LED job in history’ A MASSIVE installation of LED lighting designed to boost food supply in Russia will be the largest horticultural LED lighting project in history. Over 120,000 luminaires will illuminate a greenhouse growing area of 25 hectares, equivalent in size to about 40 soccer pitches. It will significantly

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LED Lighting Efficiency Improvements Are Lowering the Electricity Demand

LED lighting leads region’s energy efficiency improvements KTVZ.com news source, October 17, 2017 PORTLAND, Ore. – Lighting efficiency improvements, especially the growing market for LED lights, helped Northwest utilities reduce electricity demand in 2016. The efficiency improvements totaled 275 average megawatts, the average power demand of 184,000 Northwest homes, according to the Northwest Power and

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Target Phantom Plug Loads, Not Phantom Savings

Max Ma, ERS, for Zondits Plug loads are any electrical devices or appliances that draw power from an electrical wall outlet, including computers, monitors, printers, copiers, vending machines, coffee machines, and many others. When plug loads draw power for an extended period in an idle mode, the idle power use is referred to as phantom

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vXchnge Announces a 2016 Lighting Retrofit Significantly Reduced Power Usage

Lighting Retrofit Helps Green Data Center Goals Facility Executive, October 17, 2017 Fairbanks Energy Services, a full-service design/build energy conservation firm and developer of comprehensive commercial and industrial efficiency projects, recently announced a milestone for one of its customers, vXchnge. A carrier-neutral colocation provider, vXchnge announced that a 2016 lighting retrofit at its edge data center

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Horticultural LED Job in Russia Is the Largest in History

Russian project is ‘largest horticultural LED job in history’ Luxreview.com, September 1, 2017 A MASSIVE installation of LED lighting designed to boost food supply in Russia will be the largest horticultural LED lighting project in history. Over 120,000 luminaires will illuminate a greenhouse growing area of 25 hectares, equivalent in size to about 40 soccer

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London Is Using Wireless Mesh Controls to Connect Street Lights

London connects another 28,000 street lights to wireless mesh controls LEDs Magazine, August 11, 2017 London is connecting another 28,000 LED street lights to wireless mesh controls based on Internet protocols, using a system provided by Silver Spring Networks. Silver Spring said London’s financial district, known as the City of London, as well as the

Energy Suitcase

Sensor Suitcase Allows Business Owners to Identify Energy Saving Opportunities

This ‘Sensor Suitcase’ Developed by National Labs Helps Trim Energy Use in Commercial Buildings greentechmedia.com, August 21, 2017 Say you just bought a 15-year-old convenience store. You learn that the HVAC system has never been serviced. Digging into a stack of old utility bills leaves you wondering if your already slim margins are being eroded

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Innovative Technologies Businesses Should Be Aware of That Increase Sustainability

Three tips for businesses to improve energy conservation Colorado Biz, August 17, 2017 Commercial and residential buildings are responsible for a considerable amount of energy consumption in the United States, but there are actions that businesses can take to reduce their environmental footprint. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, the commercial and residential building

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