Green Scene

Green Scene

The U.S.’s first eco-friendly lounge opened its doors to the public of Hollywood, CA recently. Dubbed Ecco Ultra Lounge, it sets new standards for a greener nightlife by minimizing and neutralizing its impact on the environment. Part of this commitment to conserving resources

The Ecco Ultra Lounge features ecofriendly speakers from Turbosoundis seen in its choice of loudspeakers from Turbosound. Everything that Turbosound produces is ROHS compliant and it is also WEEE compliant, which means that it is recyclable. The system comprises four TA-500H Aspect Wide, which are positioned adjacent to the dance floor, two per side on the short sides of the floor, plus four TSW-218 subs and the choice has provided far more than green credentials alone.Lighting control manufacturer Lutron Electronics is helping people make informed, eco-conscious decisions about home lighting controls, and is showing them how to do it with style. A new, 8-minute, “Save Energy Beautifully” video educates viewers on the energy-saving benefits of Lutron lighting controls and shading solutions while demonstrating how to use them throughout the home. Designed for homeowners, architects, system designers, and installers, the video can be downloaded and viewed free of charge from the Lutron website.