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Energy saving projects at RIT and UR include doctoral student’s bright idea (access required)

Lourdes Gutierrez Aliaga, a doctoral student at RIT, conceived the energy saving project that won a $1 million grant from the state. (Photo by Sue Weisler/RIT)

Two green projects at local universities that won $1 million state grants this week didn’t come out of the blue. Rochester Institute of Technology’s plan to automate ventilation in its Golisano Institute for Sustainability depending on classroom occupancy, for example, ...

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Stendardi’s behind-the-scenes work fosters RIT growth (access required)

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You won’t find Deborah Stendardi’s name on the buildings at Rochester Institute of Technology. She’s not listed on the mastheads of various centers and institutes at the university. But her imprint is just about everywhere in Brick City, playing a ...

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Pittsford company brings LED lighting and savings to state fairgrounds (access required)

A Syracuse subcontractor for Pittsford's lumalon installs lights at a New York State Fairgrounds building. Photo by Trish Hennessy

The autos were rolling in, so the lumalon people had to pack up and move aside temporarily. Lumalon, a Pittsford company specializing in light-emitting diode, or LED, illumination, is executing an $866,000 contract to install LED lighting at six buildings ...

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