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Alternative Energy Sources for Commercial Buildings

skylight-thumbBuilding owners and managers interested in boosting their buildings’ performance, reducing costs and/or going green may wish there was some alternative to the conventional lineup of energy sources: electricity from the grid (coal- , gas- or nuclear-generated), natural gas for heating, or .... Actually, that’s about it. Those are typically the only options.

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Energy Legislation Targets Lighting in Existing Buildings

lighting-thumbUpgrading to T8 lighting, for example, can reduce lighting energy costs by up to half in typical applications such as offices and classrooms.

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Combining LED's with Wi-Fi Controls Saves Money

Combining LED's with Wi-Fi Controls Saves MoneyThe current economic climate is persuading a lot of managers and executives to look for more cost-effective solutions.

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Arc Flash Hazards

arcflash-thumbMany people spend the majority of their waking hours in a commercial or industrial facility. Efforts are continually being made to make buildings safer, and safer for the people who use and service them.

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Efficient Lighting Fixtures are Ones that are Turned Off

efficientlighting-thumbWith the demand for conservation, energy is the new buzzword that can’t be avoided. But why think about energy now? In Utah, who cares? Power is cheap.

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Electrical Contractors Crucial to LEED Projects

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As the electrical contractor on the Meldrum Science Center, Hunt Electric's team of electricians followed the requirements of construction activity pollution prevention and recycling.

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