2017-09-30

Sansi North America Selected for Major LED Display Project for L.A.'s Circa Development

SNA Displays announced its involvement with the Circa development project currently under construction in Los Angeles. The $500 million high-rise development, led by Jamison Services and Hankey Investment Company, includes a state-of-the-art LED S|Video™ spectacular by SNA as part of one of its building façades.
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2017-08-03

LEDinside Says Prices of LED Light Bulbs Fell in July but Demand for LED Filament Lamps Remained Hot in Europe

LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports that the global average sales prices (ASP) of LED light bulbs fell in July compared with the prior month. The global ASP of 40-watt equivalent products dropped by 0.9% to US$6.5, while the global ASP of 60-watt equivalent products dropped by 2.8% to US$7.8.
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2016-04-28

Current Grows Intelligent Environments App Catalog, Unlocks Digital Outcomes in Three Cities

To accelerate digital outcomes and use cases for commercial, industrial and municipal users, Current, powered by GE (NYSE: GE), is adding 15 partners and microservices to its open Intelligent Environments ecosystem. The growth in the company’s app catalog and digital capabilities comes as Current deploys intelligent LED infrastructure in three cities –Tianjin, China; Schenectady, New York; and Cleveland – and on the heels of the company’s acquisition of Daintree Networks, an enterprise IoT provider of building controls solutions for small and medium commercial facilities.
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2014-01-14

City of Yakima Selects Ameresco for Citywide LED Street Light Project

Ameresco, Inc. announced that it has been selected by the City of Yakima to develop and implement a citywide LED street light project through an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC). The City upgraded 400 of its downtown street lights to LED in 2009 using American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding. The new project will convert the balance of the City's 4,000 remaining high pressure sodium street lights, as well as parking, parks and other outdoor lighting, to new LED lighting. Ameresco will also assist the City in applying for a Washington Department of Commerce energy efficiency grant to help pay for the project.
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2013-10-04

An Artistic Retrofit for the University of Dayton Ohio

“I visited the Philips Lighting Application Center earlier in the year which helped me learn more about the application of LEDs and where they made sense” Steve Kendig, Facilities Manager
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2013-08-22

McDonalds in Northeast Ohio, USA to Replace Fluorescent and HID Lamps with LED Lighting

It is reported that McDonalds in Northeast Ohio intends to replace fluorescent and H.I.D. lamps with LED lighting at several restaurants. LEDs replaced the lighting both inside and outside several restaurants in the area. "We are seeing energy costs drop by over $500 per month!" said Jennifer Short, Director of Operations for nine local McDonald's restaurants. "Because of this drastic reduction, AEP and First Energy awarded our locations with certificates appreciating the decrease of our carbon footprint. Our Akron store increased to offerin...
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2013-06-24

Oak Ridge Receives a Grant of $200,000 for Installing LED Lights

Most existing fluorescent lights in the Oak Ridge Central Services Complex Building, Civic Center and Municipal Building are being replaced with LED lights through a grant, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said. Oak Ridge received $200,000 in Clean Tennessee Energy Grant for purchasing the new LED lights. Watson said it’s expected to take 90 days to get to the bidding process for the project. He said work would start in the Central Services Complex Building, move on to the Municipal Building and then, to the Civic Center and library. LED lights, ...
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2013-06-21

GE's LED Lighting Paints Woodson Art Museum in Crisp, White Light

Since its founding four decades ago by three sisters and families who dreamed of honoring their mother and her collections, the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, has been committed to enhancing lives through art and educational programs. As an art-in-nature-focused museum that is certified “Travel Green” by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, the Woodson also strives to be a model of sustainability. Deepening its commitment to environmental stewardship, the Woodson recently installed GE's energy-efficient Infusion™ LED modu...
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2013-06-19

Oakland Installs LED Street Lights to Save Money and Reduce Crimes

At the morning news conference yesterday, City Councilman Larry Reid said that the installation of energy-efficient LED street lights in the whole Oakland will save money in the long run and help reduce crimes. Oakland has already begun replacing 30,000 installed high-pressure sodium street lights with LED street lights, following up a successful pilot program that in last fall the new LED street lights were installed in some place of the city. City officials said that installing LED street lights will not only provide brighter and better lighting with less glare an...
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2013-06-19

Evolucia Expands Its Sarasota Operations Center

Evolucia is expanding its Sarasota operations center by moving it to a 61,000 square foot facility located at 7040 Professional Parkway East. The new facility will be the global headquarters of the company and Center of Excellence for researching, developing and manufacturing high-performance LED lighting controls and fixtures. In addition to corporate business functions, the facility will strengthen Evolucia's LED research, development and testing operations. Through its partnership with Leader Electronics and possible future cooperation with other companies in Ra...
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2013-06-14

DEKOR™ Introduces Three New LED Landscape Lights

  DEKOR™ proudly introduce three new waterproof LED Landscape Lights. The three new and unique landscape lights respectively are the Ginny Light, the Puck Light and the Empress Light. They reflect DEKOR™’s constant pursuit to bring “never before seen products” to the marketplace and customers. The Ginny LED Landscape Light has a sleek and fashionable look, and is useful for both pathway and façade lighting. It has a hinged joint allowing a full 180° of articulation. So, the Ginny can be twirled to face com...
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2013-06-09

Retractable LED Light Designed for the Labor, Delivery and Recovery Room

MAQUET Medical Systems USA yesterday launched its LED concealed lighting system for the Labor, Delivery and Recovery (LDR) room. The retractable LED light sets a new standard in illumination quality, comfort and operational efficiency during the birthing process. The retractable LED concealed lighting system is designed to provide high-quality lighting and reduce clutter in the LDR room. The System offers a lamp holder that can be easily accessed from the ceiling and easily controlled. Furthermore, the unique lighting technology provides shadow-free, quali...
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2013-06-09

Fremont Micro Devices Launches Two Application Samples for FT838RNA

Fremont Micro Devices launched two new application samples for the FT838RNA. The FT838RNA facilitates the design of AC/DC LED driver applications. The LED current can be accurately regulated by sensing the primary side information with a few external components without the need for an opto-coupler and TL431. The integrated low voltage lockout and built-in cable compensation functions can lower the cost and increase the efficiency, in order to offer consumers the more affordable LED lighting products. “The two new FT838RNA application examples enab...
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2013-06-08

Amber LED Coastal Lights Improve Survivability of Sea Turtle Hatchings

Lighting Science Group Corporation released its outdoor LED coastal Lights designed with amber-colored light, to improve survivability of sea turtle hatchlings and other wildlife that are sensitive to light or threatened by artificial coastal light. Studies show that turtle eye receptors are easily distracted by wavelengths in the ultraviolet, blue, or green spectrum found in typical white lighting. This bright, disruptive beach illumination can attract wildlife and disturb its natural behavior, so it should be replaced by amber-colored LED illumination. "Sea turtles ...
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2010-10-19

The United States has first OLED pilot manufacturing site

Recently, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) reported that Canandaigua in New York was the first OLED pilot manufacturing site in USA. The pilot line occupied 140,000-square-foot area. The Universal Display Corporation (UDC) who had been given $4 million by DOE was a member of the OLED pilot project. Also, UDC, MBT, New York’s Smart System Technology & Commercialization Center (STC) were partners on the project, which leverages an $11.5 million investment from MBT, state government incentives available through the STC, and municipal tax credits.
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2009-12-11

Louis Vuitton Marquee Powered by CAO Group's Dynasty® LED Lamp

The CAO Group, Inc. announces that its Dynasty® LED lamp is the driving force behind the dazzling display on the new Louis Vuitton store at the Crystals City Center in Las Vegas. The display was unveiled December 3rd as the centerpiece and crown jewel of the new Daniel Libeskind-designed Crystals shopping complex at the City Center on the Las Vegas Blvd, "The Strip".
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2009-12-11

Philips Celebrates 10 Years of Lighting Times Square Ball

Philips Electronics announces that the 2009-2010 holiday season marks the company’s 10th anniversary as the official Lighting Partner to the world-famous Times Square Ball. And for the first time, Philips has converted the companion Times Square Ball Numerals (2-0-1-0) to all LED technology.
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2009-12-10

10,000 Energy Efficient SoL LED MR16 Replacement Lamps from Lighting Science Group Installed in Simon's Mall Carts and Kiosks

Simon Property Group Inc. announced that it has taken another step towards "greening" its malls in the Northeast region of the U.S. From New Jersey to New Hampshire, nearly 650 carts and kiosks in 29 malls have been retrofitted with 10,000 energy efficient SoL(TM) LED MR16 lamps from Lighting Science Group Corporation.
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2009-12-08

Avago Technologies Announces Innovative Ultra-Thin Backlighting Solution for Handset Application Keypad and Logo Illumination

Avago Technologies, a supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, announced an innovative ultra-thin, high brightness, light guide film (LGF) technology for backlighting mobile applications such as cell phones, handheld games and GPS applications. According to the company, the new light guide technology will help designers reduce the number of LEDs needed to illuminate backlit keypad applications without compromising brightness and light uniformity.
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2009-12-08

Carmanah Establishes Middle East Manufacturing Partnership with PTL Solar(TM)

Carmanah Technologies and PTL Solar(TM) announced a manufacturing partnership that will bring leading-edge solar LED lighting technology to the Middle East and selected countries in Africa. PTL Solar and Carmanah have partnered to manufacture solar LED lighting solutions for outdoor lighting applications at a facility under ENPARK in Dubai.
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2009-12-07

DOE Publishes Final Energy Star Criteria for LED Lighting

After releasing three draft editions, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published the final ENERGY STAR Eligibility Criteria for integral LED lamps on December 4, 2009. The new Energy Star criteria will go into effect as of August 31, 2010.
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2009-12-04

Cree Acquires Semi-Insulating Silicon Carbide and Power Device Patent Portfolio from Daimler AG

Cree, Inc. announces that it has acquired a portfolio of patents and patent applications related to semi-insulating silicon carbide (SiC) material and power device technology from Daimler AG. The portfolio consists of approximately 20 patent families, including issued patents in the United States, Germany, Japan, and China. U.S. Patent No.
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2009-12-03

Intematix Applies Phosphor and LED Module Expertise to Launch Next-Generation of Retail Signage

Intematix Corp., an innovator in phosphors, LED components and solid state lighting modules, announced the introduction of its proprietary, patent pending, custom signage product and service offerings. Intematix claimed it has combined the advantages of LED-based lighting systems with the company's phosphor expertise to create a next-generation retail signage solution that delivers the low maintenance and energy savings of LEDs while improving on the visual qualities of high resolution film approaches.
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2009-12-02

SSL Position Paper Released by Consortium for Energy Efficiency

The Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE) has released a position paper that identifies the information and test data needed to evaluate solid state lighting (SSL) products. CEE members, representing the energy efficiency program administrators of the United States and Canada, plan to use this product information to evaluate the efficiency and quality of SSL products they will consider promoting to the commercial and residential markets.  
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2009-12-01

Underwriters Laboratories Publishes First Safety Standard for LED Lighting Products and Components

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader in safety testing and certification services, Monday announced the publication of ANSI/UL 8750, Safety Standard for Light Emitting Diode (LED) Equipment for Use in Lighting Products. The first edition standard creates a global platform of safety requirements for LED lighting equipment as well as the entire supply chain of components used in lighting products employing LED technology.
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2009-11-27

Temple Square Moving Toward LED Holiday Display

When the switch is flipped the day after Thanksgiving, hundreds of thousands of lights will illuminate Temple Square and some of them will be energy-conserving LED lights. Within the next three to five years, all of the trees and greenery on Temple Square will be lit with LED lights. The LED lights are low energy, according to Eldon Cannon, group manager for Temple Square’s Ground Services. “They do not use nearly as much electricity, and as a result we will be saving energy and saving costs.”
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2009-11-27

Boston Common Goes Green with LEDs

Continuing its “green” city initiatives to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, the City of Boston is updating its streetlights with LED technology on Boston Common. The City recently installed LED lights along the “Mayor’s Walk” as part of an effort to showcase the technology and solicit community input. The temporary installation features “acorn” style streetlamps from six different manufacturers. The City has also joined the national LED City program, an international initiative to deploy and promote energy-efficient LED lighting.
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2009-11-25

Nexxus Lighting's Array Lighting LED Lamps to Illuminate Marco's Pizza Georgia Franchise Restaurants

Nexxus Lighting, Inc. Tuesday announced that Mellina LLC, the design-builder for the Marco’s Pizza’s Atlanta-area franchisee, has installed its Array™ Lighting PAR 30 and PAR 16 LED lamps into what is expected to be the first of 80 new franchise locations across Georgia to be lit entirely with LED’s within the next 3 years. The Array™ lamps replace the front service counter PAR lamps and are also featured in sconces, pendants and bathroom fixtures throughout the restaurant.
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2009-11-24

Daktronics Provides Equipment & Event Support for London NFL Events

Wembley Stadium in London, was transformed into a National Football League venue for the third straight season on Oct. 25 for the NFL International Series game. For three seasons, Daktronics Inc. of Brookings, S.D. has worked with the NFL in a rental agreement that includes the setup and tear down of a mobile and modular integrated light emitting diode (LED) video and scoring system to help create an NFL experience within the United Kingdom’s most renowned soccer stadium.
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2009-11-24

Dialight to Sponsor CABE Sustainable Cities Programme

Applied LED technology specialist, Dialight plc recently announced that it is to be the lead sponsor of the 2009-10 Sustainable Cities Programme for the UK’s Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment, CABE.
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 “As the demands on our customer’s fixtures become more challenging, we need to ensure our Color portfolio enables them to meet these demands. This increase in flux across several key colors will give our customers a significa... READ MORE

Samsung Electronics announced a new family of chip-on-board LED lighting packages, labeled the “Samsung D-series Special Color.” 

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