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5 Steps to Becoming More Energy Efficient – Facility Management Energy Efficiency Quick Read

Read the full article at: www.facilitiesnet.com How can you ensure your company is being cost efficient AND energy efficient? A few tips to lower utility bills and promote a more sustainable environment: First, investing in supplies that are Energy Star certified not only enables a more efficient use of energy, but it also ensures protection of the environment. Second, keep the office set to a reasonable temperature. Many office spaces spend unnecessary amounts in their heating and cooling bills to maintain a cool temperature, however, if dressed appropriately, the office could be maintained at a comfortable temperature. Third, program the...

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Charged EVs | Target to expand EV charging program to 600 spaces at 100 sites

Read the full article at: chargedevs.com To keep up with the growth of EV technology, Target partnered with ChargePoint in 2012 to begin installing charging stations to the parking lots in various locations. Since then, they have expanded their EV charging stations across states such as California, Hawaii, Minnesota, North Carolina, and Texas. Over the next two years, they forecast to have EV charging stations in over 600 parking spaces at 100 sites across 20 states. This a huge expansion project for Target, and it is also allowing them to reach their long-term goals of being more eco-friendly. “Accelerating our...

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Why is LED Lighting The Best Option for The Environment?

LED lighting has the latest technological advancements supporting eco-friendly processes and reducing carbon footprint. Our outdoor lighting experts discuss. Read the full article at: www.greatbasinlighting.com When deciding if LED is a worthy upgrade for your facility, one important thing to think about is the opportunity to brand as a Green Leader. Not only are LED’s more cost efficient, they are the most eco-friendly lighting upgrade option on the market! High-efficiency LEDs convert 95% of energy into light and only the remaining 5% translates into heat. Fluorescents do the exact opposite! On average, an LED light uses 40% less power than...

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JCI smart GLAS thermostat uses Microsoft IoT to cut energy costs

Heating and cooling account for more than 40 percent of energy use in a typical home — the largest energy expense for most families. In commercial spaces, the cost is just as significant. To help consumers and businesses stay on top of their energy use and keep heating and cooling costs in check,… Read the full article at: blogs.microsoft.com IoT has been on the rise alongside technological developments. Luckily, this has benefitted the energy sector as more advancements have been made to devices to help monitor and control utilities. Microsoft developed a system, known as GLAS smart thermostat, using Windows...

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Pa. towns are saving millions by teaming up to buy LED lights. It could be a national model – Philly

Thirty-five municipalities in Southeastern Pennsylvania used their collective purchasing power to convert their outdoor lighting to LED lights, an unusual collaboration.- Michaelle Bond, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News… Read the full article at: www.philly.com As an increasing number of cities across the nation strive to reduce carbon footprints and become more sustainable, 35 municipalities in Southeastern Pennsylvania have taken a great step forward by collectively converting all outdoor lighting to LED lighting.   Changing street lights, parking lot lights and all other outdoor lighting will save these local communities about $1.4 million in annual energy costs and operating costs. Over...

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