7 Benefits of Pushing More Investment Into School Energy Efficiency

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Topics: energy efficiency school buildings, energy efficiency schools, school energy efficiency, energy efficiency, energy efficiency school facilities

How to Calculate Total Fixture Wattage for Fluorescent Lighting

Step 1 - Determine Your Type of Fluorescent Fixture

In order to calculate your total fixture wattage, you need to know what the wattage is of the existing system you have in place.  There are numerous variables, but typically we see T-12 fluorescent lighting in most places.  Even if you are aware of that you use T-12's, knowing what type of T-12 fixture is very important.  Here are the 3 that we run into most

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Topics: t5 retrofit, t5 vs. t8, Energy savings, calculate energy savings, energy efficiency, t8 vs. t5, calculating wattage, t8 fixtures, wattage

How toTake Advantage of Incentives for Energy Efficiency

Consumers Energy announces results from 2010 energy efficiency incentive program.

Hovey Electric has customers who took advantage of the utility incentive programs last year.  Consumers Energy posted the facts today from the 2010 program.

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Topics: Energy savings, energy efficiency, Utility Incentives

How Auto Dealer Found Ways to Increase Energy Efficiency

Dave VanTol from Hovey Electric interviews Jeff Crippen, President of Crippen Auto Mall located in Lansing, MI.  Jeff and Dave discuss some of the unique challenges encountered on the project and how Hovey Electric was able to conquer those challenges.   

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Topics: electrical contracting services, energy efficiency services, Energy savings, energy efficiency

How Honda Found Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency

Automobile Manufacturers and Energy Efficiency;

Honda’s East Liberty and Marysville High-Performance Auto Plants Save Energy and Money-BIG TIME! 

Honda (www.honda.com) has a new Green Factory initiative that aims to make a big environmental impact while also keeping operational costs low.

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Topics: Energy savings, energy efficiency, Motor Efficiency