Philips Achieves Energy Star’s Partner Of The Year: Sustained Excellence

Philips Achieves Energy Star’s Partner Of The Year: Sustained Excellence

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Philips Lighting with a 2015 Energy Star (ES) Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for the company’s continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. For the third year in a row, Philips took top honours with over 500 Energy Star certified products in 2014, including SlimStyle, the world’s first Energy Star certified flat light bulb.

 

LA to Control Street Lights with Mobile, Cloud Technology

LA to Control Street Lights with Mobile, Cloud Technology

Los Angeles will become the first city in the world to control its street lighting through an advanced Philips management system that uses mobile and cloud-based technology. The new technology positions LA’s Bureau of Street Lighting as a trailblazer in next generation LED street lighting with a new solution that saves energy, reduces maintenance and provides quality lighting that makes streets safer.

 

Honolulu Electrical Contractor Ordered to Pay US$1.2M in Back Wages

Honolulu Electrical Contractor Ordered to Pay US$1.2M in Back Wages

An electrical contractor doing work on a Marine Corps base in Honolulu must pay 38 electricians and technicians more than US$1.2 million in back wages and is barred from doing work for the federal government for three years after investigators from the U.S. Department of Labor determined that the company did not pay required prevailing wages to workers at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay.