30 Jan '14, 9pm

New Street Light Fixtures Standards are a Good Step Forward, But Could Have Saved More

New Street Light Fixtures Standards are a Good Step Forward, But Could Have Saved More

New national standards for metal halide light fixtures announced by the Department of Energy (DOE ) today take another important step toward curbing energy waste and will save businesses and towns money on their utility bills. The new standards also mark progress toward meeting President Obama’s ambitious goal of saving 3 billion metric tons of CO2 from new appliance standards, as laid out in the Climate Action Plan. But stronger standards could have saved even more. First the good news. Metal halide light fixtures are most commonly used for street and other outdoor lighting, and in high-ceilinged commercial buildings like big-box stores, warehouses and gyms. According to DOE, products meeting the new standards sold over thirty years will save light fixture buyers more than $1.1 billion dollars and reduce electricity use by 46 to 58 billion kWh . That’s enough power to mee...

Full article: http://aceee.org/blog/2014/01/new-street-light-fixtures-s...

Tweets

Good News! From today you can take your bike on the Docklands Light Railway @LondonDLR

Good News! From today you can take your bike on...

As part of the Mayor's cycling vision for London, from today bicycles will now be allowed to officially travel off peak an...

good one

good one

mrbrown.com 31 Jan '14, 10am

Have a No Horse Run year of the Horse! Sundays are fun days the mrbrown show: Who say we smelly? "Poor People" of Singapor...

VIDEO: Life-size light display in Singapore

bbc.co.uk 30 Jan '14, 12am

Chinese New Year: Life-size light display in Singapore 30 January 2014 Last updated at 00:21 GMT Chinese communities acros...

VIDEO: Life-size light display in Singapore

bbc.co.uk 30 Jan '14, 12am

Chinese New Year: Life-size light display in Singapore 30 January 2014 Last updated at 00:21 GMT Chinese communities acros...

It's good to be the first! Checkdomain Joins Se...

sedo.com 31 Jan '14, 5pm

German Domain Registrar Checkdomain Joins SedoMLS and Becomes First to Use New Partner Listing Process Sedo, the world’s l...

What a waste of a good generation - by Azly Rah...

blog.limkitsiang.com 30 Jan '14, 9pm

Azly Rahman Malaysiakini Jan 25, 2014 Are we addicted to testing the child in school? Tests, tests, and more tests. Test a...

SOTU: President Obama promises tougher truck mpg standards, more renewable energy

SOTU: President Obama promises tougher truck mp...

green.autoblog.com 29 Jan '14, 6pm

STATEMENT BY TOM STEYER ON THE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS "President Obama's State of the Union address tonight solidified...

Which is the Truth? An Exercise on Fact-Checking... #PersonalThoughts #Singapore #SocialMedia #Sponsor

Which is the Truth? An Exercise on Fact-Checkin...

mhisham.org 01 Feb '14, 11am

Recently too, a story was shared that a Norwegian village, massacred dolphins en masse, turning the sea into a bloody red ...

Colorado to take deeper look at net metering is...

solarserver.com 30 Jan '14, 6pm

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved a motion by the Colorado Energy Office to move issues related...

@MirandaKerr #MirandaKerr Is New York Street Chic While Taking A Mysterious Phone Call!

@MirandaKerr #MirandaKerr Is New York Street Ch...

perezhilton.com 31 Jan '14, 12am

Ooo la la, we wonder who’s on the other line?? A business partner? A friend? A mystery man?? Or maybe it’s baby Flynn !! M...

#GoogleTransit has a great deal of promise but ...

Streetscape in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Google Transit, a web-based transport app that recently became available in Porto Ale...

Light blue covers the newest colorway of the New Balance Made in USA 998:

Light blue covers the newest colorway of the Ne...

solecollector.com 30 Jan '14, 12am

The New Balance 998 gets perhaps its most refreshing colorway ever with this pair decked out in an icy blue premium suede....

Obama Promises New Fuel Efficiency Standards for Trucks

Obama Promises New Fuel Efficiency Standards fo...

gas2.org 01 Feb '14, 7pm

And even as we’ve increased energy production, we’ve partnered with businesses, builders, and local communities to reduce ...