Energy Success Stories from Around the World

July 21, 2010
July 2010 Vol. 7, Issue 7

Energy Success Stories from Around the World

In my overseas travels over the last two months, I have seen a variety of energy and green solutions that I hope will inspire you as they have inspired me.

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Low-Cost Energy Conservations Measures
In regulated and deregulated markets, electricity costs have increased considerably in recent years. This trend is likely to continue in spite of the recent fall in natural gas cost due to market trading linkages to crude oil prices.
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Lighting Control for Existing Buildings
As building owners shift their resources from new construction to upgrading existing buildings, lighting will be a target for energy-efficiency improvements because they're profitable: The average lighting upgrade generates a payback of 2.2 years and a 45-percent return on investment, according to the Energy Cost Savings Council.
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Make Performance Contracting Work for Your Energy Project
Especially in tough economic times, building owners who want to undertake energy projects may be limited to those that require no or limited upfront investment.
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3-Phase Motor Efficiency Controllers by Power Efficiency Corporation
3-Phase Motor Efficiency Controllers (MEC) are for large motors in industrial and commercial buildings, such as escalators, MG elevators, crushers, shredders, and conveyors.
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USE Controller Energy Management System (EMS) by US Energy Group
The USE Controller EMS is a next-generation system designed to provide a savings of 10-35% on oil and gas usage and payback in less than two years.
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FG 5400 Series LED landscape lamps by Orbit/Evergreen
The energy-efficient FG 5400 Series features a 3-watt LED light source that produces the same brightness as a standard 20W lamp, yet delivers up to 50,000 hours of performance.
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