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The deployment phase is underway for UC Santa Barbara's energy-efficient networked lighting control systems.
Date: 12/12/2013
Type: News
Cree, the LED company best known for their $10 LED bulb, announced a 75W-equivalent, 1100 lumen model, priced at $24.
Date: 12/03/2013
Type: News
Philips has teamed up with Desso, a leading carpet and flooring company, to create "light transmissive carpets."
Date: 11/20/2013
Type: News
In most facilities, changing a light bulb is a pretty simple task. However, in a hospital, even minor tasks can be complicated.
Date: 11/07/2013
Type: Article
Sales of bulbs using light-emitting diodes are expected to increase sharply -- partly because some consumers complain about the bluish light produced by another energy-saving variety, compact fluorescents.
Date: 11/01/2013
Type: Article
Check out these charts and stats showing how energy efficiency has positively impacted almost every aspect of our lives and the US economy.
Date: 10/08/2013
Type: Article
The company, S-RAM Dynamics, was awarded $400,000 through DOE's “Next Generation Energy Efficient Buildings Technologies" program to commercialize an energy efficient heat pump that can save 50% on energy.
Date: 09/05/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings
Lawrence Livermore National Lab releases its 2012 United States' energy use graph.
Date: 09/03/2013
Type: Article
Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab designed a new material for windows that could lead to "smart windows" that let people control the amount of light and heat that gets through.
Date: 08/29/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings, Control Systems
Currently, the United States uses more air conditioning than all other countries combined. This can soon change, as air conditioning demand increases in China, India, Indonesia, among others developing countries.
Date: 08/15/2013
Type: Article
Technologies: Buildings, HVAC

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