Sustainability

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

Energy Management Solutions for the BLM

We’ve established that energy management is the next big thing in energy efficiency. At the end of the day, you can only manage what you can measure. Echo Energy Manager (EEM) is a platform that provides fast, accurate real-time and historical data via a customized, intuitive, browser-based interface. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) deployed the… READ MORE

Cloud Computing – Next Big Energy Efficiency Measure?

Cloud computing has the potential to be a game changer in the world of IT. Cloud computing is arguably the next big thing to help reduce business’ energy use in addition to their IT costs. “It certainly has other positive implications for energy use, especially when you consider the added benefit of enabling employees to… READ MORE

Helmets to Hardhats

The Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System Located on 3,600 acres of U.S. BLM managed land in southeastern California, is a 392 megawatt solar thermal power facility developed by BrightSource Energy. The video highlights the workers at Ivanpah. Many of them are part of the Helmets to Hardhats program which supports military veterans giving them a place to… 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

ENERGY STAR celebrates 20 years!

Twenty years ago the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency created a unique partnership to overcome market barriers to energy efficiency and create a healthier environment for all Americans. The ENERGY STAR program has grown to include nearly 20,000 organizations from every sector. Today, more than 80% of Americans recognize the ENERGY STAR label. Small school districts… 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

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