Marriott Saves Green by Going Green!

Marriott International is taking energy consumption seriously! A deal was just signed to reduce its hotel energy use, particularly during peak demand. Electric bills will not only decrease but Marriott will earn incentives from utilities as a reward for its efforts during peak periods when utilities struggle to meet demand and have to pay high prices… READ MORE

CREE’s Newest LED Has Arrived!

Cree products have changed the way we look at light. Cree’s TrueWhite Technology is a new way to generate white light with LEDs. The technology is simple yet effective. Cree’s TrueWhite Technology along with numerous technical innovations, including breakthroughs in optical design, electronics design, mechanical design, and thermal management have developed market-leading LED lighting products. The… READ MORE

LED’s Brighten Up Pasadena City College

Pasadena City College has a bright future ahead! LED lighting manufacturer Seesmart, Inc. has secured a $2.3 million contract with Pasadena City College for a lighting retrofit of over 34,000 fluorescent T12 fixtures to be replaced with durable, high-efficiency Seesmart LED tube lights. The LED lighting retrofit at Pasadena City College includes lighting replacement in parking structures,… READ MORE

March Madness Giveaway!!

As we all know, March brings basketball madness and green beer! Well…Green Energy and Electric is bringing lighting madness and ‘green’ tips the entire month! So here’s the scoop…. What is the giveaway? direct payday loan company  (1) CREE CR6 LED recessed can light (1 each week for 4 weeks) Who is this for? New fans… READ MORE

Atlanta Airport Goes LED!

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is so bright you may have to wear shades! Airport officials announced plans to replace each of Hartsfield-Jackson’s 4,342 210-watt metal-halide fixtures with Cooper Lighting’s 80-watt light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures. The environmental impact of the transition to the LED lights is equivalent to taking more than 600 cars off the road. The… READ MORE

100 Watt Equivalent Is Finally Here!

Until now, the best option for those looking to ditch their incandescent light bulbs in favor of LED was only the 60 watt-equivalent incandescent bulb. Things got a little brighter last month when California-based Switch Lighting announced its 75 watt-equivalent LED bulb and now the company has stepped it up one more time with their announcement of… READ MORE

Apple Goes Megawatt!

Apple’s North Carolina iDataCenter, the Maiden, is already one of the most energy-efficient of its kind, earning the LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, the highest certification from LEED. Apple noted that they “know of no other data center of comparable size that has achieved this level of LEED certification.” The energy-efficient… READ MORE

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Retrofit

What company would turn down $1 million in rebates, an annual savings of $400,000 and reduction of greenhouse gas emission by 1,000,000 pounds per year? Progressive Lighting & Energy Solutions of Tustin, California has announced the start of California’s most comprehensive and ambitious green project in an existing building. The project was designed for Tarlton Properties,… READ MORE

UVM Exchanges Green for Green

The University of Vermont has committed to the Sustainable Endowment Institute’s Billion Dollar Green Challenge, agreeing to establish a revolving fund to finance on-campus energy efficiency improvements. UVM will earmark $13 million for the fund, making it the largest challenge to date. Green revolving funds invest in energy efficiency upgrades and projects that decrease resource use… READ MORE

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