What We Heard You Say…This Week’s Best and Worst Quotes about Energy Efficiency

Interesting quotes about energy efficiency we picked up this week. Best Straight Talk   Why EE needs  business model innovation “The first thing to recognize is that energy efficiency on a retrofit basis has been a colossal failure since 1975. To suggest that energy efficiency, even though it pays for itself, has really caught on is simply not … [Read more...]

The benefits of new retrofit lighting technology

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters.com interviews Kurt Vogel, director of product development, RELIGHT at Lithonia Lighting. He discusses new advances in lighting retrofit technology and addresses when it's best to retrofit vs. choose other lighting upgrade options.   The benefits of new retrofit lighting technology ] … [Read more...]

Top 10 LED Reflector Bulbs-Efficient & Appealing Part 1

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters.com interviews Adam Cooper, research manager for the Institute for Energy Efficiency, which recently identified the top ten LED reflector bulbs—the bulbs that are the most energy efficient and appealing to consumers.   Top 10 LED Reflector Bulbs-Efficient & Appealing Part 1] … [Read more...]

Little-Known and Well-Known Lighting Incentives Part 2

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters.com interviews Allison Schieffelin, Chairman and CEO of The Lighting Quotient, about lighting incentives – many of them little-known – and the politics behind them. Little-Known and Well-Known Lighting Incentives Part 2]   … [Read more...]

Energy Efficient Lighting for Businesses Part 2

Lisa Cohn of RealEnergyWriters.com continues her interview with Brian Owen, program advisor for greenTbiz and columnist and editor for LEDs Magazine. He discusses what options exist for businesses today to use energy efficient lighting to reduce energy use and save money. Energy Efficient Lighting for Businesses Part 2]   … [Read more...]

Goodbye light bulb jokes?

By Elisa Wood April 6, 2011 Once upon a time, joking about ‘how many it takes to screw in a light bulb’ was a great way to poke fun at people’s intelligence. After all, what could be easier than screwing in a light bulb? Any idiot could do it. Not so any more. Lighting has exploded into a sophisticated business. And for those who manage … [Read more...]