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15 Green Tech Innovations

Cost-savings and energy efficiencies go hand-in-hand. The poor economy and a collective awareness of the finite resources available to the world are encouraging businesses to invest in green technologies. In fact, 60% of companies now have green criteria for their technology purchases, a Forrester Research study found. Cutting costs is the primary motivator, while real or anticipated regulatory issues and pressure from buyers also ranked high, the report said. Only 30% were driven by their desir
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LED bulbs are gradually taking over homes and offices. These bulbs, which continue to drop in price as the market expands, deliver dramatically reduce power-consumption. In fact, LED bulbs only lose 20% of their electrical energy to heat, compared with an 80% loss by incandescent bulbs, according to bulb manufacturer. For its part, Bridgelux directly targets lamp and luminaire manufacturers with its solid state lighting (SSL), which are intended to expand the market for LED technologies by driving down the costs of LED lighting systems.

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