Philips Lighting last week announced a contract with Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) to install LED lights at 25 parking garages at Washington Metro stations. The fixtures, or luminaires, have a wireless control system with sensors for daylight and motion to optimize energy efficiency while delivering enough light to meet WMATA’s safety requirements.
According to recent research, 40% of UK residents don’t understand energy efficiency measures, 90% are concerned about increasing energy prices, and two thirds admit they will struggle to pay bills this winter.
The total United States lighting controls market is estimated to be well over $1 billion by the end of 2013. This figure includes lighting controls, devices, systems and gears. The market is expected to show a considerable growth through the forecast period. The systems market is expected to grow at a much faster rate.
ITB2 Datacenters is one of four finalists in the category Improved Data Center Energy Efficiency, which also include Telecity Group and Colt. The ITB2 data center in question has been nominated as a finalist in another category, too, namely for Innovation in theMegaDataCenter.
To what lengths will cloud computing services companies go to position their infrastructure as the most energy-efficient or least destructive for the environment?
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