2017-05-26

IKEA Smart Lights Will Soon Work with Siri, Alexa and Google Home

IKEA announced that its smart lighting series Trådfri, which was launched in Europe last fall, will be compatible with Apple’s HomeKit, Google Home, and Amazon Alexa by the end of this summer. With this upgrade, users can control their home lighting with voice commands. IKEA also plans to expand its product range in the coming years.
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2017-04-07

IKEA Canada Launches An App That Allows Customers to Personalize Lighting

On April 1st, IKEA takes the next step in the smart home journey by releasing its first completely digital home furnishing product. The TRÅDFRI app allows people to design their lighting the way they want through their phone or tablet. The app is part of the new Smart Lighting collection which includes solutions for dimming lighting, switching from warm to cold light, remote steering and personalization of lighting.
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2016-02-15

IKEA Recalls HYBY and LOCK Ceiling Lamps for Potential Falling Hazard

IKEA urges customers who have HYBY and or LOCK ceiling lamps to immediately remove the ceiling lamps, and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund. Proof of purchase (receipt) is not required to receive a full refund. IKEA Canada and IKEA US each have received two reports of the HYBY and one LOCK ceiling lamp falling or shattering, with no reported injuries.
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2015-12-07

Leading Consumer Brands Pledge to Power Economy with Renewable Products and Energy at COP21

At COP21 heads of some of the planet's biggest brands - Unilever, Google, IKEA, Philips and Marks & Spencer - along with policymakers from around the world, shared their core commitments to decarbonizing. Collectively they send a clear message that  business is expecting a long-term goal from the global climate talks in Paris next week, in order to make longer-term low carbon investment decisions.
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2015-08-21

IKEA Recalls LED PATRULL Nightlight Over Shock Risks

IKEA urges customers who have a PATRULL nightlight to immediately stop using it and to bring it back to any IKEA store for a full refund. Proof of purchase (receipt) is not required to receive a full refund. 
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2015-08-11

IKEA to Only Sell LED Bulbs and Luminaires

IKEA announced today that as of September 1, 2015, all IKEA stores will only sell LED bulbs and lighting to enable customers to live a more sustainable life at home. This bold move was announced in 2012 and IKEA is pleased it has met its commitment. Since 2013, IKEA U.S. customers have purchased 7.6 million LED bulbs, helping them collectively save nearly US $3 billion in energy costs. **
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2015-04-14

IKEA LED Bulb Sale Campaign Raises US$ 11.6 M for UNHCR

UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, thanks IKEA customers and co-workers for supporting ‘Brighter Lives for Refugees’, a global cause-related campaign that raised $11.6 million* for refugees this year. In just the US, IKEA raised over $1 million and sold 1,031,275 LEDARE bulbs. The campaign ran in IKEA stores globally from February 1 to March 28, 2015. During this period, for every LED light bulb purchased by an IKEA customer, the IKEA
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2014-10-28

Ant Precision Becomes IKEA LED Connector Supplier

Taiwanese connector manufacturer Ant Precision has been gradually transiting its business model towards automotive connector and industrial products, due to impact from easing notebook demand market, according to a report by Money DJ. The company has developed connectors for LED products for several years, and will be supplying connectors for IKEA residential LED lights. Ant Precision’s LED connectors were approved this month by IKEA, and will be entering mass production phase in 2Q14 by 2015.
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2014-06-18

IKEA Launches LED Stool

IKEA has married LED lights with stools to create illuminant furniture, which might help those living in crowded flats save space. 
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2013-08-07

IKEA Expands Sales Range of LED Light to Promote Lighting Development

In the boom of LED lighting, IKEA, the world's largest furniture retailer, will also expand the sales range of LED lighting product to support the promotion of efficient lighting products. Steve Howard, the Chief Sustainability Officer of IKEA Group, said that LED is a lighting revolution. With the rapid rise of household electricity bills, the global energy consumption continues to grow; the positive impact brought by a LED bulb is unprecedented. Compared with the traditional incandescent lamp, the LED lamp brings a lot of new possibilities for home de...
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2013-01-23

IKEA Intends to Sell ‘All-LED' Lighting by 2016

IKEA has intended to sell only LED lighting in its stores by 2016. “No more halogen. No more Sparsam low-energy bulbs. No more fluorescent lights. We’re putting all our development and design efforts behind LEDs because we think  everyone  should be able to afford to illuminate their lives with the most sustainable lighting available.” IKEA argues that LED bulbs don’t get warm – though that feature  must be design specific, judging from the massive heat sinks that other LED light bulb producers like 3M, Insignia (B...
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2011-09-06

IKEA Israel Discontinued 'Lights Out' for Incandescent Bulb

IKEA Israel has discontinued its sale of incandescent bulbs, the first retailer in the Jewish State to do so. The company stopped selling the bulbs effective last Thursday, September 1. Instead, IKEA is restricting its lighting sales to items that are energy savers. Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) use 75 percent less energy and last up to 10 times longer than the average incandescent light bulb. Halogen bulbs consume 30 percent less energy, producing more lumens (lighting power) per watt than an incandescent bulb. Solar lamps are energy savers as well, re...
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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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