2014-08-04

Hilton Minneapolis Hotel Overhauls CFL Lighting with LED Lamps

While the Hilton Minneapolis was drawn to LED solutions for energy and maintenance savings, it was the quality of light, instant-on, and plug and play simplicity delivered by the lamps from Lunera Lighting that won rave reviews from guests and employees.
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2014-08-01

Lucibel Becomes a Lighting Supplier for PSA PEUGEOT CITROËN Group Car Showrooms

Lucibel is proud to announce that PSA PEUGEOT CITROËN Group has become one of its Key Account customers, via Peugeot Citroën Retail, which combines both Peugeot and Citroën's own distribution networks. Lucibel has already equipped nearly twenty Peugeot dealerships in France and has launched the initial studies for the Citroën dealerships
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2014-08-01

GE Lighting Shines a Light on Priceless Art Institutional Lighting

The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, Canterbury's central museum, library and art gallery, has chosen GE Lighting's Infusion™ Generation 3 LED modules in a lighting upgrade that forms part of a larger £14 million (US $23.64 million) restoration project. The advanced flexibility and efficiency of the module will enable the gallery to benefit from significant annual energy savings and reduced maintenance costs.
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2014-07-28

Osram Lights Up Sao Paulo Stadium for World Cup 2014 in Brazil

The new futuristic Corinthians Stadium in Sao Paulo: an arena of the superlatives. The entire high-tech lighting of the arena area is provided by the OSRAM Group.
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2014-07-24

Lebanon American University Student Center Uses LEDs to Create Natural Lighting Effect

The Lebanese American University is a leading, nonsectarian, private higher education institution in Lebanon. It operates under a charter from the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York and is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The University has more than 8,100 students enrolled.
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2014-07-23

Lumenpulse Lights Up 102-Year-Old High Level Bridge

Lumenpulse, a leading pure-play specification-grade LED lighting solutions provider, has helped bring light to Edmonton's High Level Bridge. The company's LED luminaires were used to illuminate the 102-year-old bridge for the first time.
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2014-07-22

Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line Expressway Lit Up with LED Lights

The 4.4 kilometer long bridge on the Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line Expressway in Japan recently overhauled inefficient high pressure sodium lamps for LED lights, according to East Nippon Expressway Company (NEXCO East).
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2014-07-18

Philips Revitalizes Black Star Monument in Ghana

Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, has unveiled the spectacular illumination of Ghana’s iconic Black Star Monument with its latest LED lighting technology, boosting the beautification of the city of Accra and cutting energy consumption by 80 percent as compared to the existing conventional lighting. Philips is showcasing its LED lighting solutions in Ghana as part of its fifth consecutive pan-African Cairo to Cape Town roadshow. The new lighting solutions from Philips will highlight and enhance the architectural quality and aesthetic beauty of one of the most iconic structures in the city.
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2014-07-16

GE Oil & Gas Receives LED Upgrade

GE Oil & Gas is a sister business of GE Lighting and a world leader in advanced technology equipment and services for all segments of the oil and gas industry, from exploration and production to downstream. At its nearly 400,000-square-foot manufacturing site northeast of San Antonio in Texas, U.S., it builds equipment used in the processing of natural gas, carbon dioxide and other industrial refrigerant applications.
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2014-07-15

Nigerian Iconic National Arts Theater in Lagos Lit Up with Philips Digital Lumination

Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, unveiled a stunning lighting makeover of the well-renowned Nigerian National Arts Theater in Lagos, one of the most iconic buildings in the city, as part of its fifth consecutive pan-African Cairo to Cape Town roadshow. Philips has installed its latest range of RGB (red, green, blue) LED luminaires around the National Theater complex, emphasizing the beauty of the structure and cutting energy consumption by up to 80 percent as compared to the existing conventional lighting.
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2014-07-15

Ottawa Senators to Take the Ice Next Season Under LED Arena Lighting from Ephesus Lighting

After successfully illuminating more than two dozen indoor and outdoor sports and entertainment venues across North America with its revolutionary LED arena and stadium lights, Ephesus Lighting has been selected as the lighting solution at Canadian Tire Centre, home of the National Hockey League’s Ottawa Senators, making it the first NHL venue to be lit with Ephesus LED lights.
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2014-07-14

Brazil Office Building Edifico Renaissance Turns to Futuristic LED Lighting Design

Located in the heart of downtown Belo Horizonte, Brazil, the newly constructed office building Edificio Renaissance features a stunningly lit façade. In a city without much architectural façade lighting, the modern yet simple illumination of Edificio Renaissance makes a statement.
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2014-07-03

Vertical Gymnasium Nominated For Zumtobel Group Award

Nominated: Urban-Think Tank, Zurich (CH), for “Vertical Gymnasium Santa Cruz Del Este”, Caracas (VE) – sports and recreation facility for urban upgrade. The multi-level gymnasium as urban catalyst | Revitalisation of urban space and upgrading underdeveloped areas | Promoting healthy lifestyle choices for underprivileged population | Solar cells, wind turbines and rainwater collection | Partnering with municipal governments, industry and local organizations
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2014-07-01

GE Lighting and Pont de Louysse: Improving the Gastronomic Experience with Light

One of the requirements to fully enjoy a haute cuisine dish is to have more precise, more diffuse and better quality light. The light, color and smell are part of the ritual of tasting a delicious delicacy. The Pont de Louysse hotel-restaurant, which has been well aware of this fact over 5 generations, has renovated the lighting in its restaurant with GE Lighting LED lamps to get the most out of each visitor experience. 
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2014-06-27

LG Chem Collaborated with AB ROGERS Design on OLED Architectural Installation

LG Chem and Ab Rogers Design have collaborated on a project to apply OLED light to an architectural installation, the OLED Tree Bar. The design was installed at May Design Series furnishing fair which was held May 18–20 this year. Along with LG Chem, Ab Rogers has been seeking to create applications only possible with OLEDs. The result of the endeavor was blooming petals of thin OLED light panels that illuminated the bar area built for the exhibition. LG Chem`s circular type OLED light panels (N6OA30) were used for the project. 
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2014-06-25

Korean Artist Design Lights Up to Music Beats

In this latest lighting project entry by Adam Burton, Social Media Manager, Zumtobel Lighting introduces a new lighting display that “dances” to music beats. Famed Korean artist Sung Wan Kim uses his installation "I will dress you, howl bowel owl" to play with the mediums of light and sound. In collaboration with the musician David Michael DiGregorio (aka dogr), Sung Wan Kim has composed an audio piece using the works of poets such as Rainer Maria Rilke as a source of inspiration. A key component of the project - the lighting - was realized in cooperation with Zumtobel.
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2014-06-23

Phoenix Saves Nearly US $10K Annually After LED Streetlight Conversion

The roads throughout the city of Phoenix are being lit more efficiently through a more than 95,000-fixture conversion to LED street lighting---a move expected to save the Valley of the Sun upward of US $100,000 each year.
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2014-06-23

LakePoint Sporting Community in Georgia Receives LED Lighting System Upgrade

LakePoint Sporting Community, the world’s largest sports vacation destination, has partnered with the leading innovator of sports lighting solutions, Musco Lighting, to provide a LED lighting system for enhanced playability and energy efficiency. LakePoint is the first multi-field sports complex to use Musco’s cutting-edge lighting solution harnessing LED technology to direct more light onto the playing surface.
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2014-06-20

Cree and Musco Team Up to Transform Lighting of San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) recently completed its LED lighting overhaul to the East Span of the iconic San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge. After three years of testing and designing custom fixtures, Musco Lighting provided an energy-efficient LED lighting solution featuring Cree® (Nasdaq: CREE) XLamp® XM-L LEDs to illuminate the picturesque suspension tower and bridge deck.
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2014-06-16

New Pedestrian Tunnel with Integrated Art-wall to Open at King’s Cross

A new 90m long pedestrian tunnel with LED integrated art-wall will open at King’s Cross at the end of June. The tunnel has been designed by Allies & Morrison and will link St Pancras International and King’s Cross St Pancras Underground stations to King’s Cross’ public spaces, restaurants, offices and homes, via One Pancras Square. 
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2014-06-13

Maracanã Stadium Lit Up by GE during 2014 Brazil World Cup

When soccer teams from Brazil and Croatia run out on the pitch in São Paulo on Thursday afternoon, they will kick off one of the biggest sporting events in history, according to a latest GE blog entry. The cumulative television audience for the world’s largest soccer tournament is estimated to top 3 billion. The final at Rio de Janeiro’s Estádio do Maracanã on July 13 could be one of the most watched TV broadcasts in history.
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2014-06-11

Gallery at Boston Historic Museum of Natural History Majestically Lit Up with LEDs

This majestic, historic building now houses Restoration Hardware’s Flagship Store. After sitting empty for years, façades and roofs were restored and a vibrant, new use of the building’s interior was realized. Now a retail establishment, treatment as a monument, true color and daytime concealment were critical requirements. All façade lighting fixtures are completely concealed, evoking the desired “light from nowhere” look. Though 95 percent of this lighting is LED, multiple high-CRI source types are employed to accommodate the building and owner’s varied finishes, colors and proportions. 
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2014-06-09

Kinetic Facade Receives Elegant New LED Lighting Design

The new ‘t Walletje business complex in Knokke-Heist, Belgium now stands out with an innovative and dynamic lighting design by Magic Monkey. Featuring a unique kinetic panel façade which follows the sun’s daytime movements, the scheme utilises 132 specially customised Pulsar ChromaStrip X3 linear LED fixtures to illuminate each panel and meet the stringent technical requirements of the project tender.
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2014-06-06

Philips Dazzles Moscow VEGAS Crocus City Shopping Center LED with LED Lights

Royal Philips unveiled the largest project ever realized using its Color Kinetics connected architectural lighting technology – a media façade and lighting design for the newly built VEGAS Crocus City shopping entertainment mall in Moscow. 
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2014-06-04

Grocer Finds GE’s New LED Fixture Is the Answer for Lighting That Lasts

Staying on the cutting edge of technology is one way Heinen’s Grocery Store creates an experience that keeps shoppers coming back, and lighting is essential to this equation—minus the time and cost of replacing lamps. When the Northeast Ohio grocer went looking for lighting that could last, it found an ally in GE—and an answer in LED—that together keep the ladders and lifts tucked away.
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2014-05-28

TDC Provides Core Visual Support for Lighting Festival Vivid Sydney

The Technical Direction Company is proud to be deploying the full range of its professional and technical expertise in providing core technology and services to Destination NSW for the sixth annual Vivid Sydney festival.
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2014-05-20

Global Ad Agency Colorfully Transformed by LEDs

Located in Midtown Manhattan, the offices for advertising agency JWT New York also serve as the global headquarters for JWT Worldwide. As such, the creative office environment is designed to contribute to the agency’s philosophy and help its team create memorable work for its clients.
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2014-05-20

Florida Greenwood Police Department Upgrades to LED Lights

Energy Saving Solutions USA (“ESS” or the “Company”), the creators of the LED with a lifetime guarantee™, today is proud to announce that through its authorized LED dealer Jim Oxley, the Company will be helping the Greenwood Indiana Police Department improve its energy efficiency by replacing its interior lighting with guaranteed for life, energy-efficient Forever LED Lights™.
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2014-05-14

DOE Lighting Impact on Health Report Notes LED Not Particularly Harmful

Recent reports by mainstream Chinese media CCTV that LEDs without diffusers causing blindness within 10 seconds has generated much talk in China, but a report by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) claim LEDs are not particularly harmful compared to other conventional light sources when it comes to nonvisual applications. 
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2014-05-13

Making Kitchen Lighting Ecofriendly

Smart kitchen lighting goes beyond replacing your old bulbs with more efficient models. Reducing energy consumed by lighting can be easy with a kitchen that's designed for flexibility and makes use of the most energy-efficient lighting of all: natural daylight.
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TSLC Corporation, a subsidiary of SemiLEDs, launched sampling of its tri-color Mini LED series, targeted to provide LED display manufacturers with surface-mounting (SMT) compatible devices. The first product in the tri-color multi pixel series... READ MORE

The German chemistry giant BASF has revealed its development of dark automotive paint colors that are reflective to LiDAR for enhancing the detecting function of autonomous cars. LiDAR plays a critical role to the development of autonomous veh... READ MORE