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Sep 2010 Energy Efficiency | Comments Off on Economy 10 and modern metering for energy saving

Economy 10 and modern metering for energy saving

Economy 10 and modern metering for energy saving

The UK Government aims to cut CO² emissions by 34% of 1990 levels by 2020 and many measures are being introduced to help achieve this. One of these is use of the Economy 10 tariff, which can help by controlling energy use and costs, as Fraser Addies reports: We are constantly being reminded of the […]

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Mar 2010 Energy Efficiency | Comments Off on An essential rethink on presence sensing for a greener future

An essential rethink on presence sensing for a greener future

An essential rethink on presence sensing for a greener future

As the world seeks practical, market-based solutions to turn the tide against environmental degradation, illumination management comes under scrutiny from John Gunton. A complete revolution in illumination management – most particularly presence sensing – is essential for environmentally and commercially viable lighting systems of the future. The lighting industry needs to rethink three key elements of […]

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Sep 2009 Energy Efficiency | Comments Off on Finally… lighting beauty and performance can shine through

Finally… lighting beauty and performance can shine through

Finally… lighting beauty and performance can shine through

Groundbreaking advances in low-energy lighting technology are ushering in a new generation of low-energy products – and a new era for lighting sources, as Tom Miller reports. Industry demands for lighting beauty, performance and creativity have lost no momentum in the economic gloom of recent years, and manufacturers at the forefront of design innovation have […]

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Sep 2009 Energy Efficiency | Comments Off on Energy saving made simple

Energy saving made simple

Energy saving made simple

Newspapers have recently been awash with stories about how households will need to install green energy measures over the next decade if they are to avoid a sharp rise in fuel bills. To make the most of the potential opportunities, contractors will need to educate their customers on the options. Andrew Pemberton discusses the options. […]

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Jul 2009 Energy Efficiency | Comments Off on Carbon Reduction Commitment on data centres

Carbon Reduction Commitment on data centres

Carbon Reduction Commitment on data centres

As part of the UK government’s aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% by 2050, the Department for Energy and Climate Change has implemented the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) scheme. The aim is to reduce carbon emissions by reducing the consumption of both indirect energy (electrical power) and direct energy (gas, coal […]

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