2012-03-14

Energy Focus Signs Five Year Cooperation Agreement with Communal International for LED Market in Asia

Energy Focus, Inc. has entered into a five year cooperation agreement with Taiwan based Communal International, Inc., to develop the Asian market for EFOI LED products. Under the agreement, Communal International will introduce the Energy Focus to new potential customers and suppliers; assist in reducing the costs of manufacturing EFOI's goods and products; improve the quality of raw materials, components and sub-assemblies; assist in the development of an Asian distribution and supply chain. In return, Communal International will act as Energy Focus&#...
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2012-03-02

PowerSecure’s New LED-based Area Light Adopted by Two Utilities

PowerSecure International, Inc. has announced that two utilities adopted its new energy efficient LED-based Area Light, called SecureLiteTM. These utilities have placed orders for several hundred units used to replace lighting on their systems as their traditional lights require repair or replacement, and for specific residential and commercial illumination projects. PowerSecure expects additional orders will be received in 2012 and beyond as these initial orders are depleted. Compared to a traditional High Pressure Sodium area light, PowerSecure’s Secur...
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2012-02-29

BulbAmerica Suggests Customers to Use OLED Lights

American wholesale supplier BulbAmerica has supplied new energy efficient OLED lights for customers to replace incandescent light bulbs. According to the company, these OLEDs are made up of many layers of organic materials with various electrical properties. In order to construct white light OLED, scientists from Dresden University of Technology in Germany integrated four individual emitter layers of green, red, blue, and yellow, thereby optimizing the color to fill up the visible spectrum. Although the company also has offered a comprehensive portfolio of incande...
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2012-02-27

IES Recognizes Acuity Brands Lighting Products

Illuminating Engineering Society Selects 10 Acuity BrandsLighting Products for Annual Progress Report   Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI; “Company”), a market leader in innovative energy-efficient lighting solutions, announced a total of 10 lighting products, including new LED lamps, luminaires and lighting control software, have been selected by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) to be included in its annual Progress Report. The Progress Report documents significant worldwide developments and achievements in the lighting industry,...
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2012-02-24

GE's Greatest Breakthroughs in Lighting Technology Hit the Road

The 2012 GE Lighting Revolution Tour rolls out this week GE Lighting is taking its energy-saving, cost-reducing lighting solutions on the road again with the 2012 GE Lighting Revolution Tour. This tradeshow on wheels is designed to give designers, distributors, architects, contractors, facility maintenance and utility executives a first-hand experience of GE's latest innovations in lighting technology. This year, GE will be hosting commercial users and officials in nearly 50 cities, showcasing new advanced-technology products and solutions in areas ranging from arc...
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2012-02-09

Ledzworld announces an industry-first; a Solid State Cooled Par20 LED Retrofit Lamp with 800 Lumen output powered by Cree® LEDs

Ledzworld Technology, an innovative R&D and manufacturing company of high-end LED retro-fit lamps for professional users, launches the world’s first LED lamp with Solid State Cooling System™ (SSCS). Thanks to built-in solid state cooling technology, this 14W lamp is able to dissipate double the heat that a standard sized Par20 can usually handle. During the LFI lightng fair (9-11 May 2012) Ledzworld will demonstrate the technology in its Par20 featuring a whopping output of 800 Lumen (3000 CCT) and a system efficacy of >70 Lumen per Wat...
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2012-02-09

Soraa Introduces Disruptive LED 2.0 Technology

New Soraa LED MR16 Built on Breakthrough GaN on GaNTM Technology Is Superior to Halogen Soraa, the world’s leading developer of GaN on GaNTM – gallium nitride on gallium nitride – solid-state lighting technology, today announced the launch of its flagship product, the Soraa LED MR16 lamp. The new product is the first LED lamp to provide superior performance to a traditional halogen MR16. It is also the first LED lamp to provide halogen-equivalent brightness without requiring a mechanical fan and payback within months, not years. ...
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2012-02-07

High Tech Lights Introduces Innovative T8 LED Tubes

High Tech Lights has designed and developed, and is now manufacturing, a vastly improved version of the T8 fluorescent light bulb. High Tech Lights manufactures LED bulbs designed to replace traditional fluorescent and incandescent bulbs. Not only do High Tech Lights bulbs offer significant savings over traditional bulbs, but they don’t contain any mercury or lead, according to the founder and CEO, Tony Jones. In fact, the United States Environmental Protection Agency classifies fluorescent lighting as hazardous waste, because of its high mercury content. T...
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2012-02-06

Cree to Set up LED Icons

Lately, Durham LED lighting maker Cree has planned to set up icons to represent energy efficiency and LED lighting and is hosting an event this month to do. During the Feb. 25 brainstorming session on the Cree campus, the best images are created and will be added to a visual library of icons available for general use. The Noun Project, a Los Angeles group dedicated to the creation and archiving of icons, will facilitate the Iconathon.  There are no specific technical requirements to participate in the icon-generating workshop. People who have artistic talents are ...
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2012-01-18

Cree Released Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2012

Cree has released its financial results for its second quarter of fiscal 2012, ended December 25, 2011. The company has received $304.1 million for second quarter. This represents an 18% increase compared to revenue of $257.0 million reported for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 and a 13% increase compared to the first quarter of fiscal 2012. GAAP net income for the second quarter of $12.1 million, or $0.10 per diluted share, decreased 76% year-over-year compared to GAAP net income of $49.8 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, for the second quarter of fiscal 2011. On ...
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2012-01-18

Cooper Lighting Announces 2012 Class Schedule for the SOURCE Educational Facility

Cooper Lighting, a division of Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE), has announced the 2012 SOURCE calendar of educational classes for the lighting and design community. The SOURCE, the industries’ leading lighting education facility, is located at Cooper Lighting’s headquarters in Peachtree City, Georgia, and offers a wide variety of seminars designed to broaden the understanding of lighting and its applications. The SOURCE has been servicing the lighting industry for over twenty years and to date, over 100,000 lighting and interior designers, ar...
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2012-01-17

Home Depot Holds Light Bulb Classes to Spread LED

As the incandescent will gradually fade out from lighting stage, Home Depot is ready to help people to adapt this change. All Home Depot stores are hosting how-to workshops the next two Saturdays at 10 a.m. to teach people about fluorescent and LED lighting. Managers say their employees have been trained to answer whatever questions come up. The deadline for the switch to more energy efficient bulbs is in September, but leaders at Home Depot say the phasing out will happen earlier.  They aren't ordering anymore and will soon be out of stock....
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2012-01-09

US Consumer Product Safety Commission Asks Target to Recalls LED flashlights for Fire Hazard

Recently, considering a fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a voluntary recall of LED flashlight sets sold at Target stores for a full refund. Target stores of Minneapolis imported around 55,000 6-piece LED Flashlight Sets from China and sold exclusively from October 2010 through December 2011 for about $10 per set. As the flashlights can heat up enough to pose a fire hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced to recall them. The recall involves 6-piece LED Flashlight Sets with flashlights made of si...
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2011-12-30

LEDS America Cooperates with Viper Networks on Sales and Marketing Agreement

LEDS America has cooperated with Viper Networks, Inc. on an all inclusive sales and marketing agreement. LEDS America has developed a breakthrough in creating an LCC- LED Cluster Chip technology light source to replace incandescent bulbs. Current products include replacements for the popular 60W light bulbs, which are sold under the LEDS America brand name LED-O. A 6W LED-O is capable of replacing the lumens output equivalent to a 60W standard bulb, to save 90% of the energy used currently. In particular, the features will save 50% energy comp...
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2011-12-28

Rigid Industries LED Lighting Received Awards at the 2011 SEMA Show

The vehicular mounted LED Lighting company Rigid Industries, has won the GM Design “Best New Chevrolet Truck” at the 2011 SEMA Show for their Project Chevrolet “Baja” Silverado in Las Vegas, Nevada. The concept behind the new “Baja” Silverado was to build the best off-road vehicle possible. And the GM Design Awards are an annual program that recognizes SEMA show exhibitors who showcase the most outstanding combinations of innovation, creativity, personalization and performance in their vehicle and product designs. ...
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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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