The idea that led to the founding of Orion Energy Systems received a presidential salute of sorts today.
President Barack Obama just finished speaking at a White House roundtable on clean energy efficiency attended by Neal Verfuerth, Orion president and chief executive. Obama saluted Orion.
Obama said the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act includes $59 billion for “clean energy and energy efficiency” and said his proposed 2010 budget would ocmmit $150 billion in funding over 10 years.
He saluted Orion and several other companies, including energy efficiency provider McKinstry & Co., during his talk.
Orion’s Apollo Light Pipe was displayed during the roundtable, according to the White House. The Light Pipe, working in conjunction with Orion fixtures, is small glass skylight dome that is mounted on a roof and reflects daylight inside, which Orion claims can help custo
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