Peak Demand: Are You Getting Hammered By Peak Demand Charges?

Do You Ever Wonder What the Heck That Charge is Listed Under  "Peak Demand"  On Your Utility Bill?

If You Don't, I Am Going To Show You What It Really Means....

Slipping a check into the monthly utility bill without giving it much thought is a thing of habit. Open the bill, look over the final charge, and then make out the check while bickering over how the utility company is ripping off consumers.

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Topics: peak demand, energy efficient

How To Reduce Wattage By 65% in a Body Shop

A Change In Energy Efficient Lighting For Crippen Buick GMC Mazda Volvo

A body shop environment should include lighting that not only lights the area, but it should also duplicate natural light as close as possible.  When we approached the project at Crippen, we had two goals in the Body Shop area:

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Topics: energy efficient, energy efficient lighting

Energy Efficient Lights: 3 Options For Upgrading 8' T-12 Fluorescent

Want Energy Efficient Lighting?

Eliminate T-12 Fixtures!

The T-12 fixture is on its way out.  You can still buy them, but just like the 100 watt incandescent light bulb, the T-12 bulb is on it's way out. The government is not allowing manufacturers to make them after 2012. 

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Topics: energy efficient, energy efficient lighting

Energy Efficient Lighting Applications: LED ,Inductive & Fluorescent

Energy Efficient Lighting Choices

Energy savings has become somewhat of a "buzz" topic. The lighting market has tons of different technologies available to the business owner or consumer, but how do you know what works?

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Topics: t5 fluorescent, energy efficient, energy efficient lighting, LED Lighting, inductive fluorescent

Energy Efficient Lighting For Detailing Work Areas

Energy Efficient Lighting Upgrade for Detailing Area at Crippen Automotive

Here's what manager Tom Hopkins had to say about his new lights:

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Topics: energy efficient

How To Find The Most Energy Efficient 400 Watt Metal Halide

The Most Energy Efficient Metal Halide Is....

The Most Energy Efficient is a Metal Halide that Has NO Power Running To It...

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Topics: energy efficient, energy efficient lighting

Learn How to Make Air Handlers More Energy Efficient

Are Your Air Handlers Energy Efficient?

VFD's On Air Handlers for Energy Efficiency

If your a business owner with a medium to large sized building chances are you have at least one air handler on your facility.  Air handlers provide your heating and cooling.

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Topics: energy efficient, VFD

Energy Efficient Lighting: Inductive Crushes 400 Watt Metal Halide

Are Inductive Fluorescents Better Than 400 Watt Metal Halide?

Yes, we think so, and here's why:

Reason #1 50% Less Wattage

You can replace a 400 Watt Metal Halide with a 200 Watt Inductive Fluorescent fixture.  By doing this you reduce your total fixture wattage by over 50% which in turn reduces your utility bill 50% for your lighting.  Doesn't seem possible?

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Topics: inductive lighting, energy efficient, energy efficient lighting

How to Determine if Your Motor is Energy Efficient

Are Energy Efficient Motors A Good Investment?

Steps to Calculate the Cost of Your Existing Motors

In order to determine if upgrading to more energy efficiency motors is a practical consideration for your business, you must first calculate the cost of your existing motors.  We show you how to calculate those costs here:

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Topics: cost of running a motor, energy efficient

Energy Efficient Induction Lighting Project Makes the News

Energy Efficient Automotive Dealership  Gets Headlines

Hovey Electric, a Energy Efficiency Services contractor recently completed a major Energy Efficiency project for Crippen Automotive in Lansing, MI. 

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Topics: induction lighting, induction light, induction lamp, energy efficient, energy efficient lighting, induction lights