2015-01-05

Westcor Land Title Insurance Company upgrades to energy-efficient LED lighting

In 2004, Mary O’Donnell and Susan Pelham opened their first office in the unfinished ground floor of an Orlando-area office building. Ten years, eleven offices and almost 200 employees later, that same space serves as Westcor Land Title Insurance Company’s headquarters, home to 80 employees working in its administrative, accounting and legal teams.
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2009-02-27

LiteLED’s SL Series deliver a low profile, energy efficient replacement for fluorescent and neon solutions with Philips LUXEON LEDs

UK lighting manufacturer LiteLED has released the SL Series linear LED luminaire, a strip light that is smaller, longer lasting and provides superior task efficiency compared to the neon or fluorescent lamps. LiteLED says the SL Series was designed to address the specific demands of under-cabinet, cove and refrigeration lighting applications.
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2009-02-25

Four Seasons Resort Aviara installs LED Light Tubes from ilumisys

ilumisys, Inc., a developer and producer of next-generation solid-state lighting technology, announced that its channel partner IHNcorp has installed several LED light tubes at Four Seasons Resort Aviara in Carlsbad, Calif. illuisys notes Los Angeles-based IHNcorp and its subsidiary Ecogreen Solutions Inc. replaced fluorescent lights with ilumisys MK1 T-8 LED light tubes in select areas of the hotel.
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2009-02-17

Toshin Electric’s LED Tube Lamp is Designed to Replace 40W Straight Tube Fluorescent Lamp

Toshin Electric Co Ltd has launched the "Bikei," an LED tube lamp which can replace 40W straight tube fluorescent lamps. The company enhanced the heat radiation efficiency of the Bikei by forming aluminum radiator fins on part of its tube. Also, it downsized the substrate on which LEDs are mounted and minimized the shadow made by the substrate so that light reaches farther.
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2008-12-29

LEDs are best choice as grow lights used in gardening

As we know, light is so important to plant health, the purchase of grow lights requires a bit of thought and consideration. Fluorescent grow lights are very efficient and cool compared with incandescent bulbs, which are not a particularly good choice because of the heat generated.
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2008-12-24

LED lighting could reap $1.8T savings, RPI is concentrating on develop LED new apps

According to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)’s recent study, the emerging solid-state lighting that replaces incandescent and fluorescent bulbs with LED can reap enormous savings in cost, natural resources and pollution. The firm claims that over the next 10 years, savings of more than $1.8 trillion will eliminate the need to burn almost a billion barrels of oil in power plants that would otherwise produce 10 gigatons in the carbon dioxide emissions.  
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2008-11-11

The next big thing in lighting – LEDs could be moving into our living rooms

Now, LEDs, illuminate the traffic lights and cell-phone buttons, are finding their way into the home. Their residential uses are limited as yet, but look for big advances in the next few years, those in the industry say. Terry McGowan, a Cleveland Heights, Ohio, lighting consultant and director of engineering for the American Lighting Association, said lighting is undergoing a revolution, much like what happened to electronics when tubes gave way to solid-state components. We're right on the edge of seeing LEDs show up in the living room.
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2008-10-23

Spectronics Corp. unveils UV-A LED Flashlight for Industrial Leak Detection

Recently, Spectronics Corporation has unveiled the powerful Spectroline® OPTIMAX(TM) 365 - a cordless, rechargeable true UV-A (365 nm) LED flashlight ideal for industrial leak detection. When used in conjunction with Spectroline® fluorescent fluid dyes, it is easy to pinpoint leaks in hydraulic systems, lubrication systems, pipelines, condensers, water storage tanks and much more.  
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2008-10-21

Lighting In The Future

Lighting in the future, as far as fact is concerned, is heading in the same direction. Ten to 15 years from now incandescent bulbs, fluorescent tubes and CFLs are going to be lightings of the past because of rapid advances in the field of organic light emitting diodes, or OLEDs. These are electronic devices made by placing a series of organic thin films between two conductors that begin to emit a bright light when an electrical current is applied.
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2008-10-07

Sumita Optical Glass and Toyoda Gosei Develop Glass-packaged White LED

It’s reported that Sumita Optical Glass Inc and Toyoda Gosei Co Ltd developed a glass-packaged white LED and showcased it at CEATEC JAPAN 2008.
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2008-09-08

Microsharp to develop OLED technology

It’s reported that Microsharp Corporation, a privately owned UK company focused on the development of specialist optical films, has joined the EU funded, OLED-100.eu R&D project as the only UK participant.
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2008-09-03

The breakthrough from ballast technology for LED lighting

Recently, PureSpectrum, Inc. has begun testing the viability of its innovative ballast design for use with LED applications with its ongoing efforts to continue development of the company's breakthrough ballast technology,
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2008-08-27

Philips to Outsource LED Lighting Manufacturing to Taiwan

According to Edward Po, general manager of Philips Taiwan Ltd.-Lighting Division, Philips Lighting will likely subcontract LED lighting manufacturing to Taiwan when it begins volume production of the products.
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2008-08-25

Low-energy, long-lasting LED lights to be the mainstream

It’s known that LEDs are becoming more commonly used for under-cabinet lighting in kitchens, the reddish glow of the LEDs helps warm up the cool colors in his kitchen. The future is looking brighter for LEDs, the next generation of energy-efficient lighting. LEDs still cost much more than incandescent or compact fluorescent bulbs, but its prices are dropping. Rising energy prices also have helped raise public awareness of the miserly LEDs, which are available in an increasing variety of lighting products.
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2008-08-21

The Market for HB-LEDs Lighting to grow to $1.65bn in 2012

It’s reported that the market for high-brightness light-emitting diodes (HB-LEDs) in lighting applications grew 64% in 2007 to $337m, up from $205m in 2006. According to related analysis and forecast, the HB-LED lighting market should reach $1.65bn in 2012. In recent years, HB-LEDs have demonstrated dramatic improvements in performance, as well as significant cost reduction, such that they are undergoing a period of rapid market growth in a variety of niche and general lighting applications.
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2008-08-19

Lighting Science Group launches LED retail display product line

Recently, Lighting Science Group (LSG), a global developer and integrator of intelligent and efficient LED solutions, announced the global availability of its LED-based retail display product line. The new line of retail display luminaires will enhance the company's global product portfolio and increase its presence in the retail lighting industry.
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2008-08-15

LEDs illumination to supplant incandescent and fluorescent lamps

It’s reported that some of the largest lamp bulb manufacturers have become convinced that the LED will soon supplant both incandescent and compact fluorescent lamps for illumination. In fact, the nation’s big three of lighting — General Electric, Osram Sylvania and Royal Philips Electronics — are embracing a new era of more efficient technologies. Encouraged by legislation and the rising cost of energy, as well as concerns about greenhouse gases, consumers are swapping out incandescent bulbs.
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2008-08-08

Advantages of LED fluorescent lamps

LED fluorescent lamp is the newest product line in the fluorescent family and is considered to be the final replacement for traditional fluorescent lamp. It is made up of white LED chip modules. Provided with the advantages of long life-span, radiation-free, energy saving, environmental friendly and stroboflash-free, LED fluorescent lamp is superior to other kinds of lamps.
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Cree announces the commercial availability of the XLamp® XD16 LED, the industry’s first Extreme Density LED, which delivers up to 5 ½ times higher lumen density than Cree’s previous generation of high power LEDs.

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LG Innotek today announced that the company has developed the world's first 100mW (mill watts) UV-C LED. This development is 2 years ahead of the industry forecast that predicted its development would be successful by 2020.

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