Tag Archive for 'LED'

The imperative to save energy and financially viable technology to do it

October 30th, 2015 by Richard Lord

Frenchman Eric Rondolat, CEO of Philips Lighting, didn’t mince words when he spoke at the Business for Environment conference in London in September 2015. “We absolutely need to save more energy than we do today and we need to do it faster,” he said. There’s an absolute sense of urgency to this quest because of […]

Guernsey’s growing enthusiasm for energy efficiency and renewables

November 5th, 2012 by Richard Lord

Guernsey is improving energy efficiency and developing micro-renewable energy projects but progress is very slow compared to developments in the rest of Europe. Some Guernsey residents are making their homes more energy efficient and producing and using their own renewable energy. Guernsey Electricity Ltd increased the price of electricity on 1 October 2012 because of […]

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) offer brighter future for social housing

December 17th, 2011 by Energy Saving Trust

LEDs can lighten the gloom in social housing and bring about significant reductions in energy and maintenance costs, according to an Energy Saving Trust field trial of over 4,000 light fittings in England. Management consultants McKinsey recently forecast that LED lighting has the potential to become the dominant technology in domestic and commercial lighting as […]