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Your Guide to Exterior Commercial Lighting in 2021 and Beyond

04.16.21 04:17 PM By Jon - Comment(s)
Your Guide to Exterior Commercial Lighting in 2021 and Beyond
What does it take to get your exterior commercial lighting system just right? From ensuring your LED area lights are dark sky friendly to finding the right color temperature, we're covering it all.

9 Benefits of LED Lighting Financing

12.21.20 04:15 PM By Jon - Comment(s)
9 Benefits of LED Lighting Financing
Switching to LED lighting doesn't have to tarnish your liquidity. LED financing has plenty of benefits for your commercial or industrial business.

Internet of Things and Smart Lighting

06.30.20 11:24 AM By Jon - Comment(s)
Internet of Things and Smart Lighting
IOT lighting - how LED lighting systems and networked lighting controls impact an energy optimization strategy.

A “Choose This, Not That” Guide - A1 Recycle

03.12.20 10:44 PM By Denise - Comment(s)
A “Choose This, Not That” Guide - A1 Recycle
A Do this, Not that Guide to help C&I building facilities managers optimize their maintenance operations.

Facilities Guide: For Lamp and E-Waste Recycling

02.12.20 01:12 PM By Denise - Comment(s)
Facilities Guide: For Lamp and E-Waste Recycling
At A1 Recycle, we focus on optimizing your lamp recycling program. Also including ballasts, batteries, and office e-waste.

C-PACE Financing Now Available in Lebanon County

12.18.19 10:57 PM By Jon - Comment(s)
C-PACE Financing Now Available in Lebanon County
Lebanon County has now established a C-PACE program for building owners to take advantage long-term energy project financing.

Q4 2019 Energy Efficiency Policy Updates

12.16.19 05:58 PM By Denise - Comment(s)
Q4 2019 Energy Efficiency Policy Updates
Lori Porreca joins members of the Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance (KEAA) supporting the spirit of ACT 129 for SB232 and HB193.

LED Retrofit: 5 Common Questions for Sports Facilities  

11.04.19 08:15 AM By Jon - Comment(s)
LED Retrofit: 5 Common Questions for Sports Facilities  
5 common questions for sports facilities who want to lower their energy consumption.

What Gov. Wolf's Climate Initiative Means for PA

10.28.19 12:12 AM By Jon - Comment(s)
What Gov. Wolf's Climate Initiative Means for PA
A recap on new policy addressed at KEEA's 9th annual Pennsylvania Energy Efficiency Conference (PAEE)

Year End Energy Benchmarking Update

11.20.18 09:45 AM By Jon - Comment(s)
Year End Energy Benchmarking Update

It doesn't matter if the economy is boom or bust. It doesn't matter if you are renting, selling or buying and it doesn't matter if your area of interest is commercial, residential or both. The harsh truth is that the real estate game is unforgiving and you need to leverage every advantage that you ...

Energy Efficiency Success Story – MI Windows and Doors

10.04.18 02:05 PM By Jon - Comment(s)
Energy Efficiency Success Story – MI Windows and Doors
An LED success story from MI Windows and Doors

Can LED Lighting Improve Your Bottom Line?

02.28.18 02:39 PM By Jon - Comment(s)

Most commercial building owners know that LEDs are one of the simplest ways to reduce energy costs. But many companies don’t realize that these efficient lights also increase worker efficiency. There is a direct link between better illumination and productivity that can improve your bottom line.


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Energy Efficiency Success Story – Lancaster Toyota

07.20.17 10:10 AM By Jon - Comment(s)

A Legacy Of Doing Business Honestly And Ethically—And Of Commitment
To Community

A family-owned company spanning three generations, Lancaster Toyota has two
full-service dealerships in East Petersburg that uphold the highest business
standards for employees and customers. Founded by Bob Allen in 1973,...

Energy Efficiency Success Story - Utility Keystone Trailer

03.01.17 02:21 PM By Jon - Comment(s)

A Lancaster-Based Company With A Broad Reach

Located in the heart of Lancaster County, PA, Utility Keystone Trailer Sales is
one of the largest single source semi-trailer dealerships on the East Coast. As an
authorized Utility, MAC, Cheetah, and Evans dealer, the company offers solutions
for virtua...

Ways to Save Energy - Auto Dealers

06.16.16 11:31 AM By Jon - Comment(s)

The two most recent commercials I have seen by car manufacturers highlight a self-sensing detection and braking system and a wifi enabled car.  To me this is technology moving much faster than the posted limit.   Yet the dealerships I have visited recently haven't seemed to adapt this sam...

Can our buildings talk to each other?

10.26.15 03:17 PM By Jon - Comment(s)
Smart devices and IOT controls will dominate the next wave of energy efficient buildings.

LED's in the Grocery Aisle

06.02.15 12:37 PM By Jon - Comment(s)

It is true that the retail food market knows how to grab customer’s attention. The industry works assiduously to present ordinary products as extraordinary, but there is so much more to a product than looks. In grocery stores, various cooling systems, lighting systems and control systems are used t...

3 Benefits to Creating A Beautiful Workspace With LED

09.29.14 04:09 PM By Jon - Comment(s)

Aside from being the most energy efficient option, the most maintenance and environmental friendly solution, and the long life impact of LED's, these 3 benefits of LED's can create a beautiful workspace.  

  • Color - Most fluorescent lighting is warm white or cool white, while LED's allow for a f...

Energy Benchmarking Updates in PA and MD

05.07.14 04:47 PM By Jon - Comment(s)

For the City of Philadelphia, come June 30, 2014, allEnergy Star data must be submitted for reporting  year 2013. All commercial buildings greater than or  equal to 50,000 sq ft are required to report their  buildings energy and water use.  By 2015, the city  hopes to redu...

It's Time For Those Old T12's To Go

03.11.14 04:53 PM By Jon - Comment(s)
It's Time For Those Old T12's To Go

Across the US many utility rebate programs have stopped paying incentives to change out T12 fluorescent fixtures. Retrofit to T8 fluorescent's NOW to qualify before the rebates go away. Additionally, save up to 50% in energy costs with better quality light. LED options available!


DUKE ENERGY - T12 re...

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