Energy efficiency Transition - 07/July/2017

Spending pennies to save pounds

The payback period for energy saving investments can be painfully long and the risk of no payback frighteningly big. There are ways to tear down both barriers. Energy efficiency part 1/5

The payback period for energy saving investments can be painfully long and the risk of no payback at all frighteningly big. The main contractor on Europeʼs largest energy performance project has provided a solution. Such is its confidence in the punching power of efficient new technologies like LED light bulbs it is guaranteeing the energy savings — and promising to pay the difference should they not be achieved   On the outskirts of Copenhagen, Hvidovre Hospital can be seen in a whole new light. Staff, patients and visitors moving about the hospital wards find their way lit by the soft glow of high colour-temperature light bulbs. It is as if they were bathed in natural daylight. The greatly improved hospital lighting is p ...

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