Sports Teams Use of LEDs Highlighted

NHL franchise the Montreal Canadiens and MLB team the Seattle Mariners are two professional sports teams experimenting with LED lighting as a means of cutting their energy bills and adding flexibility to their lighting, reports The New York Times.

Bell CentreThe Canadiens’ home, the Bell Center, last year installed 140 LED fixtures to light its playing surface. The LEDs produce three times as much light per watt that the high intensity discharge lamp they replaced and will save the venue $125,000 a year in electricity bills, the paper reports. Continue reading

Efficient Lighting Tops Energy Efficiency Investment League

Efficient lighting tops the list of green technology investments in a new survey from the Carbon Trust.

Over three-quarters of businesses polled (77%) said they’d invested in energy efficientgreen business directory lighting in the past year, followed by employee awareness training (59%) and energy metering, monitoring and targeting technology (57%).
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Act Now – Rebates Expiring Soon!

Current rebates can help reduce the cost of your lighting project. USIlluminations provides all material and documentation necessary to ensure compliance for qualification requirements of any potential incentive dollars available through utility company rebate programs. We carefully prepare each application to maximize the return of any and all
funds available to clients.

The following rebate programs could be beneficial to Ohio residents: Continue reading