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Port of Miami Tunnel: the Last to Use Fluorescent Lights?

Port of Miami Tunnel: the Last to Use Fluorescent Lights?

Gita Subramony for Zondits, March 26, 2015 Miami’s newest infrastructure project, a 4,200-foot vehicle tunnel that connects the city’s airport and Interstate 95 with the Port of Miami, is significant for many reasons. Not only is the project massive, but it also might be the last major vehicle tunnel project to use high-pressure sodium fixtures


How Do You Measure the Impacts of Energy Efficiency Policies?

Gita Subramony for Zondits, February 17, 2015 Energy efficiency policies have long been evaluated in order to examine if claimed savings are in fact achieved and if program processes work successfully to reach these goals. One tricky part of this analysis is figuring out if energy savings are in fact attributable to a program’s intervention


Retrofits: The Key for Quantifying Energy Code Savings

The blog’s one-sentence summary for the study read, “Building codes mandating energy efficiency don’t reduce electricity use.” This conclusion, though, is incomplete, at best, because the study does not take retrofits into account.


What is the Key to Maximizing Potential Energy Savings?

Click Green reports that research conducted by Washington State University shows people are key to energy efficiency and that educating them about the features of the buildings they work in is needed to maximize those savings.


Chestnuts Roasting on a High-Efficiency Burner

It’s that time of year again, when everyone on the block is stringing holiday lights and pasting on their biggest holiday smiles. You may have heard it before, but we’re going to run down a quick list of decorating to-dos that will ensure you get the most out of the holiday season without blowing up your energy usage.