Solar Installation Set to Offset 95 Percent of Electrical Use

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. — SUNation Solar Systems of Oakdale, N.Y., and Perfume Center of America, which recently relocated to Ronkokoma, have teamed up to complete the second largest privately owned rooftop solar system on Long Island. Kulka Construction of Hauppauge, N.Y.

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UH Manoa Saves on Energy Costs

HONOLULU — The University of Hawaii at Manoa (UH Manoa) has saved $3.4 million in energy costs in 2014 alone, the school confirmed on Jan. 20.

Since 2007, the campus has saved more than 9 percent on its projected energy costs. This was achieved through strategic air conditioning-, lighting- and building control-retrofitting projects. For the school, this was a major accomplishment, considering Manoa added 300,000 square feet in new buildings.

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Thermal Energy Storage Saves Energy, Costs for Schools

FAIR LAWN, N.J. — Using innovative sustainable strategies, the thermal energy storage solutions of Calmac Manufacturing have proven to create big cost savings for school districts.

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New LED Bulb Meets Consumer Demand

DURHAM, N.C. — Green building experts no longer have to worry about convincing consumers to switch to LED lighting, as Durham-based Cree Inc. recently launched an LED bulb that is affordable and shines as bright as comparable incandescent bulbs while saving 84 percent of the energy that traditional bulbs use.

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