2019-03-13

UK Supermarket Optimizes Lighting to Solve Meat Discoloration Problem

The right lighting not only speeds up the growth of plants and boosts energy of people; it also slows down the discoloring of prepacked meat and lessens the problem of food waste. UK supermarket Coop tackled the issue of meat discoloration by changing the lighting of its refrigerators. The packaged meat stored in refrigerated cabinets would discolor over time and look less attractive to customer. The discoloration is a big issue for grocery retailers as they often have to withdraw the products from sale while they are still safe to eat. (Image: Philips Lighting) Coop in th...
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2019-03-12

Special Lighting Solutions for Horse Arena by Access Fixtures

Advanced LED technologies improve the tunable features of LED lighting and enable various applications for customized lighting solutions in different places. Access Fixtures, the US-based manufacturer of commercial, industrial, and sports lighting solutions, announced its custom LED lighting solution for horse and bull riding events including outdoor dressage arenas, rodeo arenas and indoor equestrian arena. (Image: Access Fixtures) Access Fixtures pointed out that suitable lighting solution is essential for the safety of horses and riders. However, riding arenas ca...
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2019-02-25

The Stage of 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv Shines Again with Osram

Since 2015, Osram has been the lighting partner of the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC). This year, the high-tech lighting expert will again illuminate the mega event with its cutting-edge lighting technology. The 64th Eurovision Song Contest will take place From May 12 to 18 May, in Tel Aviv. The city will welcome performers from all over Europe fighting for their dream of bringing the victory home to their country. They will be accompanied by a light show full of dynamic effects, colors, shapes and dimensions. (Image: Osram; Individual lighting solutions from O...
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2019-02-23

Zumtobel Creates New Luminiare for Cube-Shaped Building in Switzerland

Zumtobel partnered with Reflexion, a Swiss lighting design agency to create a new luminaire named FREELINE to fit the new building of the University of Applied Sciences (FH Nordwestschweiz) in Muttenz, Switzerland. (Image: Zumtobel) The building of FH Nordwestschweiz is a cube-shaped building created by pool Architekten, an Austrian architecture company. To address the simplicity of the construction, lighting designers were looking for luminaires that can fit into the building while connect different rooms. (Image: Zumtobel) Thomas Mika, Managing ...
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2019-02-22

Lighting Projects in UK: Ecolighting for Warehouse and Fitzgerald for College Sports Hall

Converting conventional lighting to LED luminaires for buildings, warehouses and public areas is still an on-going trend all over the world. UK-based lighting companies, Ecolighting and Fitzgerald Lighting posted their lighting projects for a logistic group and sports hall. Ecolighting is progressing LED lighting installation at Bibby Distribution sites across the country following the logistic company’s project of upgrading the previous fluorescent systems. At Bibby Distribution’s Wakefield warehouse, Ecolighting installed its Pegasus LEDs to replac...
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2019-02-21

Eaton Supplies Outdoor and Sport Lighting Solutions for Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi

Power management company Eaton announced that its outdoor and sports lighting solutions were installed in Sports Force Parks, a national operator of youth tournament facilities. The lighting solutions from Eaton are now illuminating the playing fields, parking lots and pedestrian walkways at the new Sports Force Parks on the Mississippi. According to Eaton, the LED fixtures used on the project were manufactured at Eaton’s facility nearby in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Brian Storm, President & CEO of Sports Force Parks, commented, “We wanted to enga...
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2019-02-13

Improved Office Lighting at the New Microsoft Technology Center Supported by Luminis

Luminis partnered with Illuminart, a Michigan-based lighting design company, to set up lighting installation for the new Microsoft Technology Center in Detroit, USA. Microsoft has moved its regional technology and training center to downtown Detroit’s central business district. The new 45,000 square ft. (4180 square meters) space has functional rooms and common spaces. Elizabeth Williams, lighting designer at Illuminart, selected Luminis’ Syrios SY606 pendant, with both an up and downlight, as the predominant fixture throughout common spaces and corridors t...
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2019-01-28

General Motors Installs more than 50,000 LED Fixtures and Save $2 Million Energy Cost

Since 2017, General Motors (GM) has begun LED lighting system replacement for its facilities all over the U.S. with the help from Current by GE. Until now, the company has installed more than 50,000 LED fixtures and is incorporating sensors and controls into the new light fixtures to create a future-proof digital ceiling to improve its intelligent infrastructure and enhancing sustainability. GM has continued to demonstrate leadership in sustainability through superior operational efficiency. In 2015, GM’s Lighting Strategy Committee began to focus on lightin...
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2019-01-28

Osram’s Digital Technology Lights up the History of St. Peter’s Basilica

St.Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City is now shines in LED lighting as Osram completed its digital lighting project of the World Heritage after 18 month of planning and the installation of a new LED lighting system. Osram said that the entire lighting concept for the project was tailor-made to highlight all the treasures of the world's most important and historic basilica. More than 780 special luminaires equipped with approximately 100,000 LEDs were used in this project. Thanks to intelligent lighting control, the lighting of the church, which covers an ar...
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2018-12-24

LED Christmas Light Show on an Airplane at UK Airport

Christmas lighting has been an essential element for the holidays. This year, London Luton Airport has created a lightshow involving an airplane. To celebrate the airport’s 80th anniversary and the completion of its three year redevelopment, easyJet provided an A320 Airbus which was wrapped with vivid colored Christmas lights, creating a delightful holiday mood for the staffs and passengers. (Image: London Luton Airport) The eye-catching show used over 850,000 choreographed light sequences and 1.5 miles of LED micro bulbs with are synchronized to the sound of...
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2018-12-14

Dubai Framed with Signify’s LED Lighting

“The biggest picture frame on the planet”, the Dubai Frame, has been lit up with Signify. Having worked with Dubai Municipality, Signify has provided its dynamic color changing architectural lighting for the gigantic landmark in Dubai. (Image: Signify) The Dubai Frame, opened in January 2018, is an impressive 150-meter-by-93 meter rectangular structure that resembles a giant picture frame, providing a perfect vantage point for viewing the city. The unique architecture also serves as a museum and visitor center which charts the rise of the city from its origi...
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2018-12-03

Tridonic Provides Lighting Solutions for Mannheim Museum of Modern Art

Kunsthalle Mannheim (Mannheim Museum of Modern Art) was designed as an extension of the city of Mannheim, which is known as the “city of squares” because of its ordered structure of blocks in a chessboard pattern. The new cube-style museum building is therefore divided into smaller units with thirteen galleries interlinked by bridges, stairs and terraces. (Image: Tridonic) Some of the rooms are open up to daylight from windows and glazing units, while others appear as introverted cabinets and halls. The various room situations make the lighting design of the mus...
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2018-11-28

Southern California Cities Install Streetlights of Current by GE

Cities in Southern California have been replacing their streetlights with LED fixtures to minimize light pollution, enhance public safety and save approximately US$60 million in reduced energy and maintenance costs over a 20-year period. 55,000 Current, powered by GE fixtures will be purchased by The Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) for its 11 local jurisdictions. (Image: Current by GE) In order to find out the regions suitable for LED lighting, WRCOG has created a demonstration area in the City of Hemet and arranged guided tours with...
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2018-11-22

Modern and Historic Landmarks of Shanghai Shines with Lighting from Signify

Signify, formerly known as Philips Lighting, has implemented its largest architectural lighting project in Shanghai. The project created a dynamic lighting for Shanghai’s waterfront, three bridges and over 40 buildings in the city. As part of the regeneration of the financial and tourist districts of Shanghai, Signify has installed more than 50,000 Philips luminaires. These illuminate buildings along the waterfront as well as the Yangpu, Nanpu and Xupu bridges. Signify’s Interact Landmark system is being used to control and manage lighting on building rooftops...
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2018-11-21

Lava Tunnel in Iceland Lit up with Anolis’ LED Fixtures

Czech-based Anolis Lighting has illustrated a fascinating lighting project in Lava Tunnel, Iceland. The creative lighting installation in the lava cave tunnel was designed by Agust Gunnlaugsson, a lighting designer at EFLA Engineers, using Anolis’ LED fixtures. “Lava Tunnel” is a spectacular lava tube tunnel - one of the longest in Iceland at 1360 metres, and around 30 metres wide in places, with up to 10 metres of headroom. Its majestic and intricate interior collage of colors and textures is the result of massive volcanic eruptions 5000 years ago....
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2018-11-02

Lighting Project at St. Peter’s Basilica by Osram to be Completed

Osram has kicked off a lighting project at St. Peter’s Basilica in October 2017. After a year of work, the project is going to be completed soon with the initial tests finished, according to the report of Lux.
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2018-10-25

Signify Lights up China World Trade Center Tower

Signify announced that it has installed its architectural lighting into the façade of the China World Trade Center's (CWTC) Tower B, which is one of Beijing's tallest buildings.
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2018-10-22

Zumtobel Group Provides Lighting Solutions for FC Bayern München at Allianz Arena

Zumbotel has become the light partner of FC Bayern München and the lighting company will install its new lighting solution for the Allianz Arena in Munich. The implementation of the lighting has begun at the season 2018/2019.
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2018-10-16

Luminis Illuminates Entrance and Lobby at Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada

Canadian lighting design company Luminis has lit up the entrance and lobby of Teck Acute Care Center in the BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver Canada. 
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2018-10-11

Zumtobel Helps German Artist to Create a Color Changing Elevator with LED Lighting

Aside from its practicality, LED has also provided artists a new approach to present their creativity. A German artist, Karin Sander has created a “transcendental elevator” as an exhibition space for students at the University of Art in Linz which is simultaneously an artistic object, an appliance and an icon. Zumtobel has helped to make the elevator shine in different colors on the rooftops of the university.
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2018-09-12

Airport in India and Port in the U.S. to be Installed with LED Lighting

A U.S. based LED luminaires and wireless lighting controls supplier, Bright Light System (BLS) has reported its completion of the first phase transition to LED lighting with its system software for Port Freeport in Texas, USA. Meanwhile, in India, Kempegowda International Airport, the third busiest airport of the country, has announced to build a second runway powered by LED lighting. 
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2018-08-24

ERCO Illuminates Award-Winning Glass Façade of SPG Headquarters

A Swiss property company SPG gained a new “second skin” of light and vertical offset glass topped with LED façade luminaires developed by German lighting company ERCO. 
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2018-08-22

Vietnam Imperial City Lit up by Signify

Vietnam’s historical monument, the “Imperial City” in Huế, has been illuminated with architectural LED lighting provided by Signify.
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2018-08-16

Automate Lighting Control for Energy Saving: Solutions Provided by Osram and GE

The Internet of Thing (IoT) has enabled a connected system to control and monitor lighting for optimizing environments while saving energy. Lighting giants Osram and GE have developed solutions for LED lighting applications in various fields. 
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2018-08-03

LED Lighting to Tell Historical Stories of Iceland

A culture center and museum in Iceland has recently transformed with the luminaires from Altman lighting to more sophisticatedly transmit the stories and legacy of Thorbergur Thordarson, an Islandic writer and the region of Suðursveit in South-East Iceland. 
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2018-07-27

Milky Way in Canary Islands Continues to Shine with Signify’s Astronomy Friendly Street Lighting

The LED lighting technology development has brought people even closer to nature. Signify, the Dutch lighting giant previously known as Philips, has provided Puerto de la Cruz, a city on the north coast of Tenerife, Canary Islands, with its smart street lightings which use special optics to decrease light spillage that intervene sky observation.
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2018-07-19

London’s River Thames to be Illuminated with LED Lighting to Become the World’s Largest Artwork

The City of London Corporation passed a project to set up kinetic light installation on 15 bridges on the River Thames as a free public artwork to emphasize the spirit of the river and its interconnections with the bridges and the city.
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2018-07-18

World Landmarks Radiate with LED Lights

The splendor of world landmarks was enhanced by LED lighting decoration. Artists around the world integrate technology and their creativity to add up glamor for the world’s famous architectures.
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2018-05-15

Thorn Puts the Famous Arco della Pace in A Tasteful New Light

LED luminaires from Thorn are now illuminating the Arco della Pace, one of the most important neoclassical monuments in Milan. A series of high-performance Contrast 2 LED floodlights has been installed around the imposing “Arch of Peace” to pick out the intricate details and fine workmanship, improving the overall visitor experience and simultaneously saving resources by boosting efficiency.
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2018-05-01

Swimming Pool Lighting from Osram: A Clear View of the Cool Water

Projector-reflector solutions from Osram provide uniform lighting and minimum reflection in swimming pool halls. In such applications a projector emits a lumen package that is split via a deflection reflector back into the space to be illuminated without glare. With Floodlight 20 LED and Siteco Mirrortec reflectors, Osram Lighting Solutions offers a perfectly matched system that holds up to challenging ambient conditions, and also scores points with high levels of maintenance friendliness because the projectors can usually be mounted at easily accessible locations. 
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