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School switches to LED lighting

With remodeling of the former Bismarck High School office into a school nurse/counseling suite set to end in the near future, the final project of the April bond issue-financed reconstruction project will soon add new, brighter and more energy efficient LED lighting to both

Year-round gardening: Plant bulbs now for spring color

Gardeners are optimists. We know that planting hardy bulbs now will bring us flowers in spring — tulips, daffodils, crocus, squills, hyacinths, fritillaria and alliums, to name a few. Bulbs should be in the ground four to six weeks before the ground freezes. In

Gardening tips: plant Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’

Plant this Crocosmia ‘Lucifer’ is a stalwart of a “hot” border, producing generous explosions of scarlet flowers against stiff iris-like foliage in late summer. It makes a wonderful cut flower, too. Grow in full sun or partial shade in any reasonably fertile soil. Height and spread

Hudco to donate weed cleaning boat to maintain city lakes

As the rains have brought alarming growth of weeds in the city water bodies, Housing and Urban Development Corporation (Hudco) has come up with a noble move. Hudco has expressed its willingness to donate a weed cleaning boat to the Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC).

CINDY DAY: Cleaning the air, one drop at a time

For many, Thursday’s cold front was, well, a breath of fresh air. It certainly put an end to the oppressive heat and humidity. I overheard a number of people saying they hoped the storms would “clear the air.” I grew up hearing people say

Mandalay Bay’s Convention Center Turns to Energy Efficient Lighting

MGM Resorts International has implemented an innovative wireless control network at its Mandalay Bay Convention Center to digitize more than 1,600 light fixtures covering approximately 1 million square feet of floor space across six exhibit halls. Current, powered by GE, installed its Daintree wireless controls network

Grieving mother calls for lighting and barriers at Cork quay where son drowned

Grieving,mother,calls,for,lighting,and,barriers,at,Cork,qua A grieving mother has called for lighting and barriers to be installed at a Cork city quay where her son tragically drowned last year. Ciaran Fitzgerald was walking home after a night out when he stumbled at Horgan’s Quay and fell into the

Minister orders audit into school cleaning shambles

Every Melbourne state school will be audited amid concerns some cleaners have had their pay cut and are struggling to do their job. Education Minister James Merlino announced the audit after The Age revealed parents were complaining about dirty schools and some cleaners were being paid

Starting Smart City journeys with connected lighting

Starting Smart City journeys with connected lighting. While a discussion around implementing Smart City initiatives can often get city planners and managers excited about the opportunities that technology can enable, the budget available is often the biggest stumbling block to getting started. However, the

Illuminating force: Custom lighting market flourishing

CLEVER ASSOCIATION BELGRAVIA HOUSE PROJECT FEATURING LIGHTING CONTROLLED BY LUTRON HOMEWORKS QS Lighting may not be as high as priority as entertainment or automation for some, but with margins attractive it is an increasingly lucrative business for those willing to make the investment in