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“L-E-D”ing by Example – Illuminating Energy Efficiency on Earth Day

“L-E-D”ing by Example – Illuminating Energy Efficiency on Earth Day posted on May 4

On what was a beautifully sunny Earth Day, a crowd gathered at Lynn Heritage State Park to watch local electrical contractor, Coviello Electric, install a shoebox LED lighting fixture, the last of 30 at the site to make the transition to LEDs. The conversion took just five minutes and, once complete, the crowd cheered as the new LED light was switched on for the first time – a symbolic act that highlighted the two phased Department of Conservation and Recreation project to retrofit approximately 4,500 outdoor lighting fixtures.

"Mass. Military Division" and "Energy Efficiency" Go Together

“Mass. Military Division” and “Energy Efficiency” Go Together posted on Jul 25

Energy measures implemented at a Mass. Military Divison site include improved lighting, high efficiency motors, HVAC controls and energy management system upgrades. Under the Accelerate Efficiency Plan, the Commonwealth is investing over $12 million at 29 state facilities throughout the Berkshires.