JetBlue Airways selected MaxLite’s HighMax High Output compact fluorescent lamps for a series of retrofit projects in its Orlando-based hangar and training center. Inside the JetBlue Airways Hangar, 75 HighMax 200-watt CFL lamps were used to replace 75 1000-watt metal halide lamps in the high bay fixtures. The new luminaires were installed in the sheet metal shop, the shop that repairs airplane seats, and the area used for preparing engines for replacements. Also, some 50 HighMax 60-watt CFL lamps were used to replace 50 400-watt metal halide lamps in the parking lot that is used by employees who work in the hangar and training center.
Tetra Tech Inc. has been awarded a $108 million contract to provide technical support for the EPA’s Office of Water. Tetra Tech will assist the Office of Water’s Assessment and Watershed Protection Division in its efforts to assess and monitor water quality conditions, implement point and nonpoint source pollution controls, and develop tools for ecosystem restoration, among other efforts. This protection program is considered one of the principal technical support focuses of the EPA Office of Water. The multiple-award contract has a five-year period of performance.
Aecom has won an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for environmental remediation services from the US Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific. Under the Comprehensive Long-Term Environmental Action Navy contract, which is worth up to $85 million, Aecom may provide environmental technical and engineering services at various installations, principally in Hawaii and Guam and throughout the NAVFAC Pacific region. Aecom’s Pacific district, located in Honolulu, Hawaii, will provide the regional support, with assistance from Aecom offices throughout the United States and Asia. The period of performance is a base year plus four option years.
Raytheon Company has been awarded two Phase 2 contracts under the Office of Naval Research’s Compact Power Conversion Technologies program. The program aims to deliver better fuel economy and architectural flexibility for critical mission systems on future surface ships and submarines. These one-year contract are for a Bi-Directional Power Converter and a Power Management Controller, both of which are next-generation power technologies for naval systems. They will help to reduce critical footprint and manning on future naval platforms, Raytheon says.