Radio Going Green

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KEZW Goes Green with Solar 

The Entercom Denver station invests in an energy source that will pay for itself.

Applied Technology: Vycon Flywheel Systems 

Flywheel technology stores kinetic energy in a quiet, spinning disk to provide a reliable and predictable source of dc power that requires little maintenance.

Harris Wins Illinois Governor's Sustainability Award 

The award recognizes ongoing environmental excellence for Harris, which implemented nine environmental impact reduction projects in 2011.

PRSS, e-Radio USA Partner on Electricity Consumption Improvement 

The PRSS will utilize ERU's technology, which uses FM radio RBDS signals to communicate with smart grid-enabled electric vehicles and appliances.

WorldCast Systems Adopts ISO 14062 Standard 

The company is taking steps to improve product efficiency to reduce energy consumption.

2010 NAB Show Looks to go Green 

A green newsroom and other efforts are being used to make the convention more eco-friendly.

Radio Applications of Fuel Cells 

Until recently, the costs to purchase and install fuel cells have been prohibitive, but lower costs, more choices of fuel and federal tax incentives might make them a viable alternative for your facility.

E-radio, CBC/Radio-Canada Team on Smart Grid Control  

RBDS is used to control smart appliances.

Sun, Wind and Fuel Cells 

We don't know what the future holds for energy prices -- but it seems more likely they will increase, rather than decrease. An investment in alternative power may pay off down the road in ways that are hard to imagine today.

Alternative power systems 

While approaches using the sun, wind, sub-surface heating and water cause no pollution and little-to-no operational expense once installed, they have been relatively costly to deploy.

Vcreative Updates Paperless Workflow System 

Vcreative Radio helps stations reduce their overall paper and ink consumption.

Entercom Launches New Corporate Sustainability Initiative 

The company implements steps to reduce its environmental impact, and pledges three $1 million advertising grants to leading environmental organizations.

NAB, EPA Release Going Green Guide 

The booklet was mailed to NAB member stations and is available online.

Entertainment industry going green, BE Spotmaster 

Looking back at Broadcast Electronic's 1959 Spotmaster and looking ahead at the entertainment industry going green.

WGBH: Green in Boston 

WGBH's new Brighton complex is officially green, with LEED certification granted by the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. The green designation features construction from recycled steel, motion-sensitive office lighting, UV-filtering glass and motorized sunshades, water-conserving features, solar panels generating 100kW of power and a "green roof."

CEA: Consumers Want Green Electronics 

One-third of consumers expect to make eco-friendly CE purchases within two years.

Tips on reducing, reusing, and recycling at your station 

There are a lot of useful things thrown out as trash every day. While much of it really is garbage, even a slight glance at another man's trash can yield an unexpected treasure.

Feel the Power 

From generator and UPS back-up to alternative sources, facility power is often-overlooked but mission-critical.

Audemat Makes Green Effort on CO2 

the Audemat Group has decided to expand its approach to environmental concerns that came about through ISO 14001 certification, the environmental management standards that exist to help organizations minimize the negative impact of their operations on the environment.

Recycling Center To Help Music Industry Go Green 

The radio and recording industry's standard for digital music distribution, Play MPE announces in conjunction with Eco-Friendly CD recyclers, GreenDisk and The CD Recycling Center of America, a joint effort to help the music industry "go green."

LED flashlight lamps 

LEDtronics 9 mm LED Lamps: These flashlight lamps fit almost any two- or three-cell flashlight. Depending upon the model, these LED lamps integrate either

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