Friday, November 12, 2010

Attardi Marketing's "EnergyWatch"

A bunch of things in the Attardi Marketing EnergyWatch this month - but two of special note for us:

Acuity Brands Unveils New Intelligent Lighting and Controls Training Center At Its Sensor
Switch Facility - Located in Wallingford, CT, this facility is designed to provide hands-on training
for Sensor Switch customers and business partners and to showcase the newest Acuity Brands
intelligent LED lighting and lighting controls solutions. http://www.lightnowblog.com/

and the

U.S. Army Steps Up Requirements for Greening Building, Lighting - Starting in fiscal year 2013,
designs for new construction and major renovations are to incorporate the sustainable design and development principles contained in the ASHRAE Standard 189.1. The standard details strategies for siting, cool roofs, solar water heating, advanced metering, storm water management and energy and water efficiency that reduce the environmental impacts of buildings. A new lighting policy, also announced last week, is effectively immediately. As new lighting is installed or existing lights need to be replaced, light bulbs purchased for Army facilities are to meet the energy efficiency standards set by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. 11/03 Reuters

Have a great weekend!

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