TAGGED: ENERGY USE

Press ahead for energy savings

FEATURE: Keeping costs as low as possible is a keen focus for many printing firms.Phil Scholes, SME markets director at npower, sets out steps to reduce energy use.

Sustainability policies reaching far and wide: the Verdigris blog

Sustainability policies reaching far and wide: the Verdigris blog

OPINION: Laurel Brunner looks at how sustainability policies can add value as well as saving money for businesses, and how others are becoming involved.

How colour and workflow management help build sustainable businesses: the Verdigris blog

How colour and workflow management help build sustainable businesses: the Verdigris blog

OPINION: Laurel Brunner considers how digital technology has become an eco-friendly tool in the pre-press industry.

Newspaper plant efficiency: the Verdigris blog

OPINION: In her latest Verdigris blog, Laurel Brunner looks at the German newspaper publisher taking unusual steps to reduce its energy usage.

Coming of age: the HP Latex 3000

Coming of age: the HP Latex 3000

FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul reports her impressions of HP's new Latex 3000 engine, launched today.

Ricoh switches off to cast spotlight on World Environment Day

Ricoh switches off to cast spotlight on World Environment Day

NEWS: Ricoh will participate in the United Nations World Environment Day by switching off the lights on all of its billboardsacross the globe on June 5th.

Get your factories in shape: the Verdigris blog

Get your factories in shape: the Verdigris blog

OPINION: Laurel Brunner looks at the companies implementing greener manufacturing initiatives in her latest Verdigris blog.

Taking another step forward with ISO 50001: the Verdigris blog

Taking another step forward with ISO 50001: the Verdigris blog

OPINION: Laurel Brunner looks at how gaining ISO 50001 certification could help Agfa save energy and money.

Photosynthesis and bio batteries: the Verdigris blog

Photosynthesis and bio batteries: the Verdigris blog

OPINION: Laurel Brunner looks at Sony Japan's new bio battery, which will run on waste paper, and how it promotes print's sustainability.

Slow and steady making progress: the Verdigris blog

OPINION: Laurel Brunner's Verdigris Project has seen plenty of change in print's environmental awareness over its five years, but there is still a lot to be done.

Arctic Paper amps up the power with energy investments

Arctic Paper amps up the power with energy investments

NEWS: Arctic Paper has acquired 50 percent of water energy company Kalltorp Kraft and will increase the output of its existing hydro-power plant at the Munkedals mill.

Light up your life  lighting solutions for shine, shape and sustainability

Light up your life lighting solutions for shine, shape and sustainability

FEATURE: Lighting is used the world over to grab eyes and strengthen signage. Nick Smith looks at illumination.

Misconceptions and myths of green vol 2, pt 2

FEATURE: Part two of the second volume of Verdigris's report on environmental myths.

Signlex helps Little Chef revamp with energy-efficient illuminated signage

Signlex helps Little Chef revamp with energy-efficient illuminated signage

NEWS: Leeds signage consultant Signlex has installed new signs for ten revamped Little Chef roadside restaurants, as part of the chain's 30m renovation programme.

Ricoh unveils Europe's first 'eco-billboard'

Ricoh unveils Europe's first 'eco-billboard'

NEWS: Ricoh UK has revealed a new billboard, located next to the M4 in London, which it says is the first 'eco-board' in Europe.

Ricoh to switch off billboards for UN World Environment Day

Ricoh to switch off billboards for UN World Environment Day

NEWS: Technology company Ricoh will switch off the majority of its signage around the world tonight (June 3rd) in support of United Nations World Environment Day and as part of its Ricoh Global Eco Action event.

ICA Kvantum installs green alternative from ZetaDisplay

NEWS: Scandinavian retail chain ICA has further bolstered its environmentally friendly credentials by installing an energy-efficient digital out-of-home (DOOH) system from ZetaDisplay in its ICA Kvantum Sannegården store, located in Gothenburg, Sweden.

FSB pushes government for green business incentives

NEWS: Sign-makers and display producers are amongst the SMEs reminded by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) that there are financial incentives on offer from the British government for going green.

Energy ETC enters digital signage market with eco monitoring solution

Energy ETC enters digital signage market with eco monitoring solution

NEWS: Energy ETC, a US-based company specialising in integration system and open protocol automation, has launched a new controlled network service for digital signage systems.

Pro-display range extended by Mitsubishi

Pro-display range extended by Mitsubishi

NEWS: Mitsubishi Electric has increased the size of its public display LCD screens, aimed at digital signage and point-of-information applications, to 65".

Detection offered by Axiomtek DSA-142

Detection offered by Axiomtek DSA-142

NEWS: Axiomtek's latest digital signage platform release features power-saving detection devices including a built-in sensor to survey sunlight in order to adjust LCD colour or backlight automatically, it has announced.

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