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    May 24, 2019 by Steve Quatromoni | 3 minute read

    Chemistry Lab LED Lighting: Solved

    Higher ed facilities are an ideal candidate for LED lighting and controls projects. Campuses often have outdated facilities and institutions are committed to engaging in sustainable practices...


    November 16, 2018 by Fairbanks Energy Services | 2 minute read

    Energy Efficiency in Higher Education

    In the U.S., higher education facilities spend an average of $1.10 per square foot on electricity costs, 31% ($0.34) of which are lighting costs. In most colleges and universities, laboratory and...


    June 15, 2017 by Shannon Shea | 3 minute read

    Fairbanks Energy Thought Leadership on Higher Education Energy Efficiency

    School's out for the summer! With college campuses emptying for the next few months, there is more time for staff to focus on other important aspects of the school, like saving money and energy....


    June 15, 2017 by Peter Fairbanks | 4 minute read

    Campus Energy Efficiency Programs: How It’s Done

    This blog post is an excerpt from "The Missed Investment: How College and University Endowment Funds Can Achieve the Highest and Safest Return" by Peter Fairbanks, President of Fairbanks Energy...


    May 26, 2017 by Ross Fairbanks | 6 minute read

    Higher Education and LED Lighting Retrofits

    LED lighting retrofits make a significant impact on energy intensity, usage, and efficiency in facilities at colleges and universities. Ross Fairbanks digs into the details in a piece featured...


    May 23, 2017 by Peter Fairbanks | 2 minute read

    As colleges seek endowment returns, energy investments could be safest bet

    Peter Fairbanks, President of Fairbanks Energy, authored a piece published in the Boston Business Journal on investing in efficiency improvements at college and university campuses. Read the piece...