NEW: Introducing Healthy Building Solutions

For over 15 years, I’ve tried to provide the most innovative solutions for LED lighting. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, I am announcing a new line of products that create safer, healthier facilities. These state-of-the-art products include new antimicrobial lighting and antimicrobial surface protectants <like the BIOPROTECTUs System.> Check out our Healthy Building Solutions page. Click here to learn …

NEW PRODUCT – Orion Continuous Disinfection Lighting with Vital Vio Technology

UV is a well-known disinfection tool, but it is not safe for human exposure as it degrades DNA in humans, animals and plants.  Vital Vio’s technology is much different than a UV lighting disinfectant.  Our technology uses LEDs to produce light in the visible region of the spectrum.  Though we are sometimes confused with UV, our technology does not emit …

Check out this Case Study from Linmore LED – Olympic Steel

The Linmore LED Labs Eliminator High Bay (EHB) is a powerful package of aluminum light bars, high efficacy LEDs, and optics options. With efficacy over 170 lumens per watt, maximum energy savings will be achieved. For warehouse aisles, a specific optic option has been developed for maximum punch. https://linmoreled.com/support/Case-Study-Olympic-Steel.pdf 

Innovative Facilities Solutions attended its 3rd Iowa Association for Energy Efficiency (IAEE) Energy Summit in Des Moines, Iowa

By Tom Ries, Innovative Facilities Solutions President Innovative Facilities Solutions attended its 3rd Iowa Association for Energy Efficiency (IAEE) Energy Summit in Des Moines, Iowa last week.  Keynote speaker, John Tooley, gave a broad spectrum presentation on the emerging technology coming fast on 3D printing, fold up phones using Graphene material, energy efficient wind kites producing energy, and Sky Cooling working …

The Sustainability Paradox: Why Business Leaders Need To Evolve Their Approach

At this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, an annual list of the most sustainable companies in the world was released. What is noteworthy about this year’s list is that the top firms are not only doing good for society but also doing well financially. This year isn’t an anomaly: since 2005, the most-sustainable businesses have outperformed their peers by nearly …

Innovative Facilities Solutions Attends Metropolitan Energy Center Workshop Social Hour in Kansas City Mo

Innovative Facilities Solutions attended the Metropolitan Energy Center workshop social hour event at Lifted Spirits Distillery in Kansas City Mo. on 8-30-18. Pat McGee and Wayne Schmidt of Innovative Facilities Solutions displayed and presented some of our energy efficient lighting/controls technology along with the PATENTED Powerhouse Energy Saver power conditioning system. Fun was had by all and Innovative Facilities Solutions …

Innovative Facilities Solutions Retrofits St. Louis Food Bank Freezer

Innovative Facilities Solutions just retrofitted the lighting in the St. Louis Food Bank freezer from T8 fluorescent fixtures to LED!  Years ago Innovative Facilities Solutions deployed an Orion T8 freezer fixture into this facility.  Recently, we installed ballast compatible LED T8 tubes into the existing Orion fixtures in this freezer.  The LED tubes used had the lowest temp rating at …

Great Video: This is Linmore LED

Innovative Facilities Solutions is proud to be a certified distribution and implementation partner for Linmore LED.  Take a look and learn more about Linmore!

Embracing LED: US Foods Adopts Newest Technology for Freezers

For decades, heat-pumping, energy-sapping high-intensity discharge (HID) light fixtures were the norm in freezers at cold-storage facilities across the country. A few years ago, high-efficiency fluorescent lighting improved its cold temperature performance, sparking a wave of money-saving freezer retrofits. And now, another development: light-emitting diode (LED) technology has stepped strong into the cold-storage arena and flexed its muscle in freezers, …