Tag: motor & transport
Real test with the latest technology in Munich when tests first German city Munich LED inserts in existing street lamps. Since November 2008, shine in the lanterns of the model high Leite”am Rosa Luxembourg Platz LED Retrofit module of by LEDxON from Landshut. You replace the previously inserted fluorescent standards and give a power saving of at least 35% of the city treasurer. According to the Federal Environmental Agency three to four billion kilowatt hours consumed in Germany for the lighting of streets, squares and bridges each year power; as much as around one million households need. This leads to climate-damaging CO2 emissions by over two million tonnes a year. Where one-third of the country here used street lights 20 years and older experts assume that appropriate restructuring 400 can save millions of euros and 1.6 million tonnes of CO2 emissions.
Also in Munich around 200,000, with appropriate lamps in about 120,000 street lights Costs and CO2 emissions. Mashable takes a slightly different approach. Because you have good experiences with LED technology in the Bavarian capital since 1999 many crossings are equipped with LED signals – called a field test with LED streetlights in the life of the city. The 8000 foot and cycle path lights with standard masts appeared predestined for the construction unit from 4 to 4.5 m height. The light sources of these lamps are fluorescent lamps with a power demand of 42 Watts. The normal revision maintenance intervals are 4 years. The company LEDxON from Landshut has tipped as the first competitor with their LED Retrofit modules the lanterns high Leite of Munich Rosa-Luxembourg-Platz. The lamp is fully operational and all light values measured by the unit meet the standard with regard to the lighting situation.
The LEDxON module has a power demand of only 27 Watts this alone already provides a saving on energy costs and environmentally CO2 emissions by 35%. Also it is with LED lights from a burning time of at least 100,000 hours, over 16,000 hours of conventional modern lamps. Also significantly reducing maintenance costs.
Bicycle-leasing company from Freiburg expands the LeaseRad GmbH, headquartered in Freiburg spatially and staffed with international Advisory Board and nationwide sales force expanded recently with the completion of the sales network and establishing a three-person, top-class expert advisory group, which support the Freiburger experts for sustainable mobility and advise. Six sales representatives join the team of the Freiburger bicycle-leasing company LeaseRad GmbH recently. In addition to the human expansion also three high-calibre experts support the Freiburger specialists for two-wheeled electric mobility in the form of an Advisory Board. With our six sales network in Germany and Austria, LeaseRad is now widely established and we can intensify our sales activities even better and wider”, as the founder and first CEO, Ulrich preacher, to the most recent human extension of the Freiburg company. Since May of this year strengthens already the sales professional Holger Tumat the LeaseRad team as second Managing Director for sales and marketing. With the production of three renowned specialists in different fields in an Advisory Board acting for LeaseRad, the electric mobility experts landed a further coup on their ladder of success: the entrepreneur Ernst Spaett, the businessman Stefan Rummel and the traffic scientist Heiner Monheim, who has worked as a professor at the University of Trier, LeaseRad support from now on with recommendations in basic business decisions and by constructive questioning on strategic and operational issues.
This high-profile Advisory Board gives us valuable support and encouragement in tactical questions, is us moral and benevolent aside without being enshrined in the articles of association or to have a direct Supervisory Council function. “, says Ulrich preacher. The LeaseRad GmbH, founded by him in the year of 2008 in the GreenCity Freiburg has now eight employees at the headquarters and has already won several awarded for the sustainable business idea. A leased about LeaseRad E-bike or bicycle fleet companies, institutions and local authorities can bring health, climate protection and cost savings under a hat. More and more dominate motor supporting Pedelecs or E-bikes, which are currently experiencing a real boom in the business sector, the demand for the two-wheeled mobility experts. The principle is simple the idea was completely new in business and is still unique: LeaseRad ensures the bike fleet and complete service, the company provide for zero emissions, for the well-being of their employees and the environment: saving because every pedaling employees at daily 10 km route to work around a tonne of CO2 emissions per year! The first fully automated Pedelec rental system, which went into operation this year at the Frankfurt ABGnova, as well as more recent infrastructure deals that belongs to the services offered in cooperation with the respective manufacturers Two-wheeled electric mobility. Climate-neutral LeaseRadern now include employees of the city of Stuttgart, the Greens in the Bavarian Parliament, Munich-based banker and the Rhodia in Freiburg are on the way.