Rethink lighting systems; Use pollution prevention tools to measure lighting system carbon footprint; Retrofit with eco-friendly and recyclable Solid-State Lighting systems; SSL systems shrink eco-impact.
Online PR News – 09-August-2010 – – DALLAS, August 7, 2010 - Genesis LED Solutions (GLS) is proud to announce its recent membership with the Texas Green Network. The Texas Green Network is a modern chamber-of-commerce, whose mission is to provide an on-going forum for businesses, organizations, and individuals to exchange ideas and share best sustainable practices.
“A company, like Genesis LED Solutions, is a perfect match with the Texas Green Network,” according to Paul Severin, co-founder of the Texas Green Network, “GLS has a growing product line and are now manufacturing the next generation of Solid-State Lighting (SSL), right here in Texas. GLS’s patented technology saves energy and lowers maintenance costs over the long-haul, and when their products do finally reach end-of-life, there are no adverse environmental consequences with disposal.”
GLS offers a customized Pollution Prevention Estimate* which demonstrate SSL advantages compared to traditional lighting systems. For example, replacing a 2x4 troffer containing four 40w T12 fluorescent bulbs with GLS Spacelite™, a 2x4 troffer containing four 17w LED panels - will reduce carbon dioxide by 0.936 tons per year; reduce sulfur dioxide 0.003 tons per year; and eliminate mercury from lighting systems thereby preventing potential contamination of up to 6,000 gallons of water per year.
Businesses, organizations, and individuals that are rethinking the impact of hazardous waste on the environment can eliminate environmental pollutants like carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, and mercury contamination caused by improper handling and/or disposal of fluorescent bulbs. GLS’s products do not contain hazardous waste.
GLS’s retrofit kits and luminaire systems are an effective way to create a greener environment on several levels – pollution prevention, energy reduction, and fully recyclable. SSL systems do not contain mercury or other hazardous materials so they can be handled and disposed of safely. In addition, due to their long source life and high reliability, SSL systems require less frequent recycling than fluorescent bulbs.
An organization like the Texas Green Network is a valuable resource for business owners that are rethinking the impact that traditional lighting systems have on the environment. Through green networks, companies are finding solutions that help them meet pressing environmental challenges to reduce energy consumption and eliminate environmental pollutants.
Genesis LED Solutions believes the standards set by the Texas Green Network, as well as innovative concepts shared between members, is an excellent forum for companies who care about our planet.
About the Texas Green Network
The Texas Green Network is the first sustainable business chamber-of-commerce in Texas. We are a community of Texas businesses, organizations and individuals committed to accelerating the adoption of sustainable best practices in the way we do business. Seeking to influence many aspects of the environmental impact of business, TGN provides a broad forum for networking, promotion and collaboration, including our monthly meetings, website and online member directory, newsletter, forums and other developing channels.
About Genesis LED Solutions:
Genesis LED Solutions (GLS) is a leading manufacturer of LED luminaires and LED retrofit kits for traditional florescent lighting. Robust engineering design, strong quality and affordable prices are hallmarks of GLS product offerings. Headquartered in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, GLS assembly facilities are ISO 9001:2000 certified with over 200,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehousing space. Our facilities and distribution centers work 24/7 to ensure prompt delivery of product to our customers. GLS’s luminaires and retrofit kits are suitable for a variety of commercial and industrial applications.
* The information used to calculate pollution prevention estimates are based on information provided by the EPA and DOE.