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PGAV Guide to InfoComm 2012

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Pixels vs. paper: Digital signage's 'green' considerations
Source: Digital Signage Today; Sean Matthews (April 25, 2012)

Project Green AV Partners with TCO Development for Green AV Webinar
Source: Tech & Learning (April 13, 2012)

The Sextant Group Announces Role in One of First STEP Projects
Source: InfoComm; The Sextant Group (March 13, 2012)

New Generation TCO Certified Program For PCs and Displays
Pre-test period now open for manufacturers

Source: Press Desk @ PGAV (March 5, 2012)

Osram boosts Oslon SSL LED efficiency and luminous flux temperature stability
Source: Semiconductor Today (Feb 29, 2012)

Middle Atlantic, Extron Initiate Half-Rack Standard
Source: CE Pro; Jason Knott (Feb 3, 2012)

The Importance of Energy Management in AV
Source: InfoComm; Tim Kridel (Feb 2012)

NEC U Series gets TCO certification
Source: inAVate (Jan 26, 2012)

GRI Launches Event Sustainability Guidance
Source: environmentalLeader (Jan 26, 2012)

Crestron to unveil powerful compact touch screen
Source: inAVate (Jan 19, 2012)

2012 Technology Convergence Conference to Highlight Enterprise Trends and Sustainability in Popular Convergence Track Participants from UCSF, HP and Plantronics to speak on current trends and future strategies for scalability
Source: Market Watch/Business Wire (Jan 17, 2012)

The Cloud: Why 2012 Will Be a Breakout Year
Managing security, phone systems, thermostats and more with the cloud

Source: CE Pro; Julie Jacobson (Jan 4, 2012)

Green honour is given to city for work to clean up its act
Source: Peterbrough Evening Telegraph (Nov 29, 2011)

AV Wrap: Projector Makers Go Head To Head
Source: Smart House Matthew Lentini (Nov 23, 2011)

ViewSonic PJD6 Series Projectors Deliver Campus-Wide Network Management and Smart ECOTM Technology
Source: Marketwire (Nov 7, 2011)

LG Display Offering World's Most Energy-efficient 47-inch LCD HDTV
Source: Electronic House; Grant Clauser (Oct 10, 2011)

CMA Initiates No Cost E-Waste Program for Audiovisual Industry & InfoComm Members
Source: Press Desk @ Project Green AV (Oct 10, 2011)

BenQ boosts projector lamp life with SmartEco tech
Source: inAVate (Oct 7, 2011)

Green A/V Taking STEP in Right Direction
Source: Commercial Integrator; Craig McCormack (Sept 30, 2011)

Infocomm Green AV Award for WolfVision
Source: Videnda News (Sept 30, 2011)

Da-Lite Wins 2011 InfoComm Green AV Award
Source: rAVe Publications (Sept 29, 2011)

TCO Certified eco-label recommended as part of new STEP AV Sustainability program
Source: TCO Development (Sept. 15, 2011)
Press Desk @ PGAV

RelampIt! Promotes Green AV with an AV Week Raffle
Source: Projector Lamp Services (Sept 2, 2011)

AMX New ICSLan Device Control Boxes Shipping Ahead of Schedule
Compact Units Make Virtually Every Device Ethernet-Ready and Network Accessible; Expands NetLinx Control Ports

Source: PR Web (Aug 31, 2011)

Dukane Announces New Wireless, PC Less Projectors
Source: InfoComm iQ (Aug 18, 2011)

Panasonic to Unveil Ideas for Green Innovation and Network AV Products at IFA 2011
Source: AVForums; Mark Hodgkinson (Aug 15, 2011)

LG Display plans to invest $2.83 billion in OEL panels
Source: Thomson Reuters (Aug 8, 2011)

'Green' AV systems a key area of focus at InfoComm 2011
Source: eCampus News (July 15, 2011)

Cloud based managed service provider VisionsConnected joins the Global Presence Alliance
Source: AV Interactive (UK); Paul Milligan (July 12, 2011)

Panasonic extends offset scheme to include displays
Source: inAVate (July 11, 2011)

Sustainability's New Champion
Source: ProAV; Brad Grimes (June 9, 2011)

5-MINUTE INTERVIEW with Allen Weidman of InfoComm
Source: ProAV; Brad Grimes (June 8, 2011)

10 Minutes With Project Green AV Founder & Director Gina Sansivero
Source: Sound & Video Contractor; Dan Daley (June 3, 2011)

Green Leadership: InfoComm Energy Management Standards in Action
Source: Sound & Video Contractor; Dan Daley (June 3, 2011)

Control Concepts' New Remote Control iPad™ Mobile App For Crestron Systems Now Available on iTunes®
Source: Crestron (May 23, 2011)

Markets: Sustainable AV- Green Shoots
Source: Installation Europe; George Cole (May 2011)

Draper Introduces GreenScreen Revive
Source: Project Green AV Press Desk; Terry Coffey (May 7, 2011)

PAV Practices with a Green Conscience
Source: Practical AV Solutions; Greg Dieckhaus (April 27, 2011)

Next Steps in Green AV
InfoComm International's answer to the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED program is imminent. One insider is optimistic about what it means for AV design and coordination.

Source: Pro AV Magazine; Raymond Kent (April 7, 2011)

Casio Launches New Hybrid Projectors
Source: Display Daily (Mar 30, 2011)

CASIO to release new projector line-up with 3 new categories containing 12 new models
Source: Project Green AV Press Desk (Mar 29, 2011)

Green AV: Beyond Energy Management
Source: rAVe Blog Squad; Gina Sansivero (March 10, 2011)

Ethisphere Recognizes Hitachi Data Systems with Ethics Inside™ Certification
Source: Ethisphere (Feb 15, 2011)

Integrators Take Lead in Energy Management
Two-man operation Foothill Integrated Systems is integrating its energy management offering with a giant utility’s smart grid solution.

Source: CEPro; Jason Knott (Feb 3, 2011)

Prysm's Eco Credentials: Andrew Neale looks at the eco-credentials of Prysm's LPD technology, comparing it with other major display types.
Source: inAVate; Andrew Neale (Jan 19, 2011)

Control systems and Green AV- Expert Commentary
Source: Project Green AV Forum; Steve Greenblatt (Jan 19, 2011)

Making Green AV: Calling All Manufacturers
Source: Project Green AV Forum (Jan 18, 2011)

LEDs and Fluorescents 'Poised for 75% Share'
Source: envireonmentalLeader (Jan 14, 2011)

Control4 powers into home energy with grid deals
Source: CNet; Martic LaMonica (Jan 12, 2011)

Panasonic Unveils Environmental Goals for North America
Source: environmentalLeader (Jan 6, 2011)

STEP–Perhaps we should step lightly at first
Source: Project Green AV Forum; Christopher Maione (Nov 18, 2010)

Middle Atlantic Products Achieves ISO 14001 Certification
Source: Systems Contractor News (Oct 12, 2010)

Energy Turns Over Veritas Flagship Line
Source: Twice; Joseph Palenchar (Sept 20, 2010)

Philips Sets New Targets
Source: WSJ; Roberta Cowan & Anna Marij Van Der Meulen (Sept 14, 2010)

AVI-SPL Debuts Telepresence System
ProAV (Sept 8, 2010)

Global Energy Efficient Lighting Market to Hit $32.2 Billion by 2015
Source: environmentalLeader (Sept 8, 2010)

Casio Launches Virtual Room Experience for GREEN SLIM Projectors
Source: Systems Contractor News (Sept 2, 2010)

Green Thinking
Source: inAVate; Tim Kridel (Aug 19, 2010)

Green Stepping
Behind the scenes of InfoComm's new green AV rating system

Source: ProAV; Kimberly R. Griffin (Aug 5, 2010)

Power is in the eye of the beholder
Source: inAVate; Tim Kridel (Aug 4, 2010)

Pragmatism, not idealism
Source: inAVate (July 28, 2010)

Internet Standards Set to Revolutionize Sustainable Practices in Building Automation
SourceL environmentalLeader; Florence Hudson (July 26, 2010)

5 'Green' Retrofits Electricians Should Pitch to Drive Business
Source: environmentalLeader; Houston Neal (June 17, 2010)

Shining a Light on Greater Building Efficiency
Source: GreenerBuildings (June 14, 2010)

UL Environment's Extron Electronics Announcement
Source: Scottrade (June 4, 2010)

Crestron Joins InfoComm Task Force to Set AV Sustainability Standards
Source: Systems Contractor News (June 3, 2010)

The Green Issue
What does it mean for AV?

Source: Sound & Video Contractor; Cynthia Wisehart (June 2, 2010)

InfoComm is Starting its Own Green Ratings.
Whaddya Think?

Source: ProAV Connect; Brad Grimes (June 2, 2010)

InfoComm Goes Solo on Green Ratings
A new system aims to tackle what LEED won't.

Source: Pro AV MAGAZINE; Gary Hall (June 2, 2010)

The Greenest Home Installs
Energy-efficient homes and a solar-powered home theater top these installs.

Source: CEPro; Steve Crowe (Apr 22, 2010)

Abt Electronics: The Greenest A/V Retailer in the Country
Source: CEPro; Julie Jacobson (April 22, 2010)

The Truth About Powering Off
Source: AV Technology; Christopher Maione (Apr 19, 2010)

TCO: behind the badge
Source: inAVate (Apr 16, 2010)

Green AV: From the Ground Up
As the industry tries to build consensus around green AV, it wrestles with welcome growing pains.

Source: Pro AV Magazine; Linda Seid Frembes (Mar 26, 2010)

Millions of low-energy lightbulbs wasted as companies exploit loopholes
Guardian UK ; Tina Webb (Mar 7, 2010)

Naval Bases' LED Lighting Retrofit to Save 60% in Energy
Source: environmentalLeader (Feb 24, 2010)

Honeywell Oversees $4.6M Lighting Retrofit in California Town
Source: GreenerBuildings (Feb 18, 2010)

City looks to shine 'greener' lights
Capital testing energy-efficient LED and induction lamps on eight streets
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune; Derek P. Jensen (Feb 17, 2010)

Riding green wave, Philips says 'let there be LED'
Source: Reuters; Aarin Gray-Block (Feb 8, 2010)

When considering an LED retrofit or incentive policy, do your research
LED Magazine; David Raezer & Romahlo Wilson (Feb 2010)

Editorial: LEDs: Avoiding the CFL Debacle
Source: Home Energy Magazine; Alan Meier (Jan/Feb 2010)

Panasonic, Philips Among Firms Seeking Common Standard for LEDs
Source: environmentalLeader (Feb 4, 2010)
Read more about Zhaga, the new consortium for LED standardization

Majority of Americans Still in the Dark About Federal Phaseout of Traditional Bulbs
Source: GreenerBuildings (Jan 28, 2010)

Extron Races to Energy Star 2.0
Source: Pro AV (Jan 20, 2010)

Intel, too, eyes home energy management
Source: CNET; Martin LaMonica (Jan 19, 2010)

Auralex Introduces New Eco-Friendly Elite Propanel
Source: Sound & Video Contractor; Tammi Endres (January 15th, 2010)

UL Publishes Safety Standard for LED Lighting Products, Components
Source: GreenerBuildings (Jan 14, 2010)

Satellite Beach company behind Times Square ball drop
Florida Today; R. Norman Moody (Dec 29, 2009)

Green Install: A True Test of Green AV
One AV integrator learns that green AV design isn't all about the AV systems themselves.

Source: ProAV Online; Brad Grimes (Dec 7, 2009)

Panasonic Eyes Sanyo’s Green Tech in Takeover Bid
Source: environmentalLeader (Nov. 19, 2009)

Intelligent Lighting Controls Deliver ROI in 3 Years
Source: environmentalLeader (Oct 16, 2009)

Philips is first entrant in Bright Lighting competition
Source: LSi Online; Jim Evans (Sep 28, 2009)

US EPA, DoE/EnergyStar and TCO Development to Present at Upcoming Green Display Expo
Source: Insight Media (Sept 16, 2009)

Panamax/Furman Power Management Solutions to Dazzle in Elegant New Savant NYC Experience Center
Source: Sound & Video Contractor Briefing Room; Summer McLennan (Sept 15th, 2009)

Philips Lumec, Visible Light, EcoFit Make LED Advances
Source: environmentalLeader (Sept 11, 2009)

Lutron RadioRa 2: A New Era of Wireless Home Control
Source: CEDIA News; Julie Jacobson (Sept 9, 2009)

At the Intersection of Green and AV
Source: PRO AV Online (Aug 31, 2009)

Top 5 Energy Management System Considerations
Source: environmentalLeader; Gus Ezcurra, CEO Advanced Telemetry (Aug 31, 2009)

Small Businesses Can Benefit From Lighting Retrofits Too
Source: environmentalLeader (Aug 21, 2009)

$100 Million From Private Sector To Save $350 Million In Health Care Costs
Savings through LED Retrofit Projects
Source:; Vivi Gorman (Aug 20, 2009)

Scientists make bendable, transparent LEDs - without organics
Source: ars technica; John Timmer (Aug. 20, 2009)

Green is the New Black
Source ProAV Magazine; Midori Connolly (July 27, 2009)

Sonos debuts CR200 touchscreen controller
Source: electronista (July 27, 2009)

LCD Comeback Seen This Year
Source: Dealerscope Stephen Silver (July 23, 2009)

Lutron Electronics Meadowlark and Maestro Eco-Minders
Dim the Lights: The Eco-Friendly Way
Source: Home Entertainment (July 23, 2009)

LEDs Make Inroads into Commercial and Home Applications
Source: environmentalLeader (July 16, 2009)

Will AMOLED-TVs Be Green?
Source: Ken Werner; Display Daily (July 9, 2009)

MSI intros 14-inch EX460 with Radeon HD 4330
Source: electronista July 8, 2009)

CFL Recycling Options Abound
Source: environmentalLeader (July 7, 2009)

Philips releases Rebel LED
Source: LSI Online News (July 2, 2009)

Siemens expects around €15 billion in new orders from stimulus programs
Source: Siemens (June 22, 2009)

Opportunities in LED Solid-State Lighting
Source: GIGAOM PRO; Katherine Austin (June 18, 2009)

Philips Springs Ahead, Others Fall Back in Greenpeace Electronics Ranking
Source: GreenerComputing (March 31, 2009)

Philips' Dramatic Move Into LED Lighting
Source: environmentalLeader (December 31, 2008)

Expert Viewpoint: Green Meetings, Telepresence enables face-to-face meetings without the carbon footprint
Sound & Video Contractor; Craig Malloy (June 1, 2008)

AV Attempts to Tread Lightly
Although there is growing demand for energy-efficient audio/video products, green AV is by no means a slam dunk. PRO AV Magazine; Tim Kindel (July 1, 2008)

Meyer Sound Supports a Green Cause at San Francisco’s Outside Land’s Music Festival
Rental & Staging (August, 2008)

Salamander Designs Adopts Green Operations Initiative for AV Cabinets and In-House Activities
Systems Contractor News

i-Pix Goes Green At Glastonbury
Live Design Magazine (Jul 11, 2008)

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