LED streetlights coming to a town near you, now Cambridge

For months now, an internet search for lighting news has easily generated several articles from small, local newspapers reporting to their readership that LED streetlights are coming to town. From Hawaii to, as of recently, Massachusetts (the Patrick Administration...

Aetna Corp.’s field guide to NEBFM14

Last week, at the Northeast Buildings & Facilities Management Show & Conference (NEBFM14), the spotlight was on energy efficiency. Although companies and organizations of all different sorts showed a wide variety of products and services for buildings and...

Back to CFLs, for a second: What’s all this fuss about mercury?

With all the announcements of recent advances in LED technology – first they were wearable, then printable, now the thinnest ever, to become even cheaper and energy efficient – it’s easy to forget about CFLs, a viable alternative to long-time favorite but...