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Trimming the Duck Curve with Energy Efficiency

Trimming the Duck Curve with Energy Efficiency

Solar energy is potentially the largest energy source on Earth. The amount of solar energy that hits 1 square mile in a year is estimated to be the energy equivalent of 4 million barrels of oil[1]Harnessing the power of the sun will be essential if w ...

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Spring has sprung: Anticipating the AESP Spring Conference

Spring has sprung: Anticipating the AESP Spring Conference

The days are getting longer, the smell of flowers is in the air, and emerging AC loads are signaling the start of the annual summer peak. All these clues point to one conclusion: the AESP Spring Conference in Atlanta is just around the corner. As ...

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Laissez les bons temps rouler! ( Let the good times roll! )

While Mardi-Gras ended last week, AESP kept the parade moving with its national conference in New Orleans. For four days, the Big Easy - become the Big 'EE' Easy. Through break-out sessions, networking events (and a few drinks at the House of Blues) ...

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Peering into the Crystal Ball – Smart Lighting Solutions and the Internet of Things

Peering into the Crystal Ball – Smart Lighting Solutions and the Internet of Things

My previous post we examined the fascinating concept of vertical farming and LEDs bridging the gap on artificial lighting. Let's now look at the future and the major advantages of networked lighting control systems. My call for action is this - utili ...

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Science Reality - Growing Food Without the Sun!

Science Reality - Growing Food Without the Sun!

And now for something completely different. Last blog we examined wireless advantages to lighting Going Wireless - A Practical Solution, now I want to turn focus onto a specific area of interest in lighting. Growing food without the sun sounds like s ...

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Going Wireless – A Practical Solution for Retrofitting Lighting Controls

Going Wireless – A Practical Solution for Retrofitting Lighting Controls

My previous blog delved into Explaining the Jargon Behind the Internet of Things; in this post I am going to explore how advances in wireless technology are making Smart Lighting Solutions viable to the retrofit market. The U.S. Energy Information Ag ...

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Explaining the Jargon behind the ‘Internet of Things’

Explaining the Jargon behind the ‘Internet of Things’

My previous post, The Upside of Networked Lighting Controls, focused on the value that networked lighting controls create. Networking is not only changing how our 'things' communicate, it is also changing our vocabularies. Networking has developed it ...

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The Upside to Networked Lighting Controls

The Upside to Networked Lighting Controls

My previous post, The Pitfalls of LED Linear Tubes and Smart Lighting, highlighted the limitations that some linear LED tubes have in integrating with a Smart Lighting Solution. The take away was that lighting retrofit happen infrequently, and it's a ...

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Confronting challenges head on - my takeaways from the DLC Stakeholder Meeting

We live in fascinating times, where nothing feels static and everything feels open to change. The dynamic nature of digitalization is opening a universe of new possibilities, not for any one industry but for society at large. The driving force behind ...

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The Pitfalls of LED Linear Tubes and Smart Lighting Systems

The Pitfalls of LED Linear Tubes and Smart Lighting Systems

At first glance, retrofitting an existing fluorescent fixture with an LED Linear tube seems like an appealing option. You achieve some of the energy savings associated with LEDs without having to purchase and install a new fixture. The popularity beh ...

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