Looks like the Bulb Eater® is taking yet another working vacation. The machine has spent time in Bermuda and aboard an Alaskan cruise ship, but this journey takes it on a lamp-crunching mission to Barbados. The Bulb Eater will be used to properly dispose of spent fluorescent lamps in order to prevent mercury from contaminating the local environment, according to this article in the Barbados Advocate. Continue reading “Bulb Eater® Comes to Barbadian Shores”
Sometimes, the idea of keeping harmful materials out of the environment can seem like a no-brainer. But many individuals and businesses are still unaware of the negative environmental impacts that can result from throwing away things like old batteries or a spent fluorescent lamp. Continue reading “Celebrate America Recycles Day!”
The recent Air Cycle Corporation-sponsored webinar from American School & Hospital Facility, “Waste Stream Auditing: The Science of What’s In Your Trash,” is now available to view on-demand and download! Continue reading “Waste Audit Webinar Available to View and Download”
The goals of a typical lighting system seem straightforward: the facility should be well-lit and energy efficient.
But making it happen can be a challenge. This article from FacilitiesNet provides the key principles to remember when designing a lighting system, in order to turn these goals into reality. Continue reading “Lighting 101: Key Principles”