2014-03-24

Green Choice LED’s Solar Powered LED Street Light Project Considered a Success

Recently Green Choice LED completed a first of its kind solar powered streetlight project for the city of Shenandoah, Texas in late January. Now, the streets of Shenandoah Valley subdivision are illuminated by eighty-one solar powered LED streetlights.
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2014-03-20

Ameresco Initiates Energy Savings Performance Contract for U.S. General Services Administration

Ameresco, Inc. announced that project construction of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)’s $45 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) is underway. The ESPC will serve two federal buildings within the GSA’s National Capital Region outside of Washington, D.C.
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2014-03-19

Konica Minolta Opens Plant to Mass Produce Plastic Substrate Flexible OLED Lighting Panels

Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) announced the construction of a plant at Konica Minolta Kofu Site (Chuo-shi, Yamanashi Prefecture) for mass production of plastic substrate flexible Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) lighting panels toward a stronger development of its OLED lighting business in fiscal 2014 and forward. The construction will be complete in the summer of 2014. The plant is scheduled to start mass production in the fall of 2014.
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2014-03-19

New Ford F-150 Offers Tougher, Brighter, More Efficient LED Headlamps

Until now, headlamps often needed to be replaced long before the end of a vehicle’s life. For the all-new 2015 Ford F-150, Ford wanted durable headlamps that would last as long, or longer, than the truck. Ford lighting expert John Teodecki and his team found the answer in technology they believe could change truck lighting forever – light-emitting diodes, or LEDs.
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2014-03-18

Acuity Brands Expands Quick Ship Program to Feature Architectural LED Luminaires

Acuity Brands, Inc. announces its new Mark Architectural Lighting™ On the Mark Quick Ship program, which ships a variety of architectural grade specification luminaires in 10 business days. The program features the largest selection of LED products available in quick ship programs of major architectural ambient manufacturers.
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2014-03-18

CompaVis LED Illumination Series Provides a New Perspective for Factory Automation

Factory automation and inspection carried out by machine vision systems is becoming increasingly important in the production processes of diverse industries such as automotive, electronics and pharmaceutical packaging. To support high-performance image processing, SCHOTT MORITEX has increased its product portfolio of lighting and illumination systems with its new CompaVis™ LED series. The series consists of 40 different models in a variety of configurations and colors.
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2014-03-18

X-FAB to Exhibit AC/DC Converters and AC LED Applications at Applied Power Electronics

X-FAB Silicon Foundries will exhibit its high-performance power management solutions in 0.18 and 0.35 micrometer technologies at the Applied Power Electronics (APEC) 2014 Conference and Exposition in Fort Worth, Texas, next week. These solutions include its ultra-high-voltage CMOS process and a new analog cell library available in its XU035 process that helps engineers design monolithic AC/DC converters. APEC is the premier event in Applied Power Electronics™; it focuses on the practical and applied aspects of the power electronics business.
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2014-03-18

Petra Systems Introduces New Smart City Solutions

Petra Solar, a global technology provider for the renewable energy, energy efficiency, and distributed power generation markets, announced that it has changed its name to Petra Systems.
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2014-03-17

SYLVANIA Automotive Lighting ZEVO LED Line will Heat Up the 2014 Hot Import Nights Season

SYLVANIA Automotive Lighting will shine during this year’s Hot Import Nights season and serve as the presenting sponsor of HIN events for the third consecutive year. HIN – featuring import, sport, compact and exotic cars – is the largest consumer car show tour featuring highly modified import, sport compact, European and exotic cars.
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2014-03-17

Access Fixtures Comprehensive Guide Changes the Way Customers Choose Bollard Lights

Access Fixtures has published a new comprehensive guide documenting everything a customer should know when selecting bollard lights. Bollard lights are outdoor light fixtures that are ideal for illuminating walkways, streets, and driveways of commercial and public areas. While bollard light styles vary, optics, lamp type and wattage can be different as well. 
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2014-03-17

Diode LED Introduces Its Architectural-Grade LED Tape Light Portfolio

Diode LED®, the recognized U.S. based provider of a comprehensive line of LED solutions and accessories, adds high performance LED tape light products with 80+ and 90+ color rendering index (CRI) to meet the needs of architects, designers and lighting contractors.
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2014-03-13

GlacialTech to Exhibit LEDs and Drivers at Light + Building Fair 2014 in Germany

Lighting and technology manufacturer, GlacialTech, will be exhibiting its latest energy efficient GlacialLight LED luminaries and GlacialPower LED drivers at the biennial Light+Building fair at Messe Frankfurt in Germany from 30 March to 04 April 2014. GlacialTech will be in Hall 10.1, booth #C10J in the Technical Lighting and Lamps area.
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2014-03-11

Revolution Lighting Technologies Acquires Value Lighting to Significantly Increase Distribution Footprint

Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Value Lighting Inc. and certain affiliates (“Value Lighting”), a supplier of lighting solutions to the multifamily residential housing sector and new construction marketplace across the U.S.
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2014-03-11

Master Bond LED403Med: High Viscosity LED Curable System Meets USP Class VI Specifications

Widely used in the manufacture of disposable medical devices, Master Bond LED403Med is a single component system that passes the plastics test for USP Class VI and ISO 10993-5 cytotoxicity requirements. This medical grade system withstands sterilization methods such as gamma radiation, EtO and various chemical sterilants.
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2014-03-10

FZLED to Exhibit at Taiwan International Lighting Show 2014

FZLED, maker of high-performance LED lighting products, is exhibiting at Taiwan International Lighting Show 2014 (TILS 2014), from March 20 through March 24 at TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall. FZLED will introduce its latest products and energy-saving LED lighting solution in TILS. Global Buyers, media, and the general public are all welcome to visit FZLED’s booth (Booth #J0504).
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2014-03-07

BOCO and One World LED Establish Technology Cooperation

On Friday 28th of February, 2014 representatives of One World Technology of Suzhou and One World LED PTY LTD of Australia were invited for a meeting with Bright Oceans Corporation (BOCO) in Beijing, China to discuss potential hi-tech cooperation.
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2014-03-07

Lutron Showcases Quantum and EcoSystem Range Extensions at Light+Building 2014

Lutron Electronics Co. Inc. will be showcasing its new Quantum® and EcoSystem® range extensions at Light + Building 2014, as well as the company’s latest LED dimming solutions, guest room capabilities, RF window treatments and faceplate style additions.
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2014-03-06

Sri Lankan Ministry of Highways Approves Funding for LED Lighting Solutions

Viper Networks, Inc., an intelligent LED lighting solutions provider, is pleased to announce that in partnership with Apollo Metro Solutions, Inc., the Company has received LED Luminaries product approval from the Sri Lankan Ministry of Highways. Furthermore, the Company has forwarded a term sheet from a major U.S. bank to fund a $20 million transaction to finance manufacturing and delivery of Apollo's LED street lights for the initial order from the Sri Lankan Ministry of Highways, Ports and Shipping.
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2014-03-06

ForceField Energy Receives LED Lighting Purchase Order From Fortune 100 Company

ForceField Energy Inc., a designer, seller and distributor of energy products and solutions, announced the signing of a LED lighting purchase order for the immediate sale and delivery of LED "High Bay" and LED fluorescent replacement lighting products to a warehouse facility of a Fortune 100 company located in southern United States.
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2014-03-06

Zhaga Consortium participates in Taiwan International Lighting Show

The Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) takes place on March 20-23, 2014, at the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan. The Zhaga Consortium will have a major presence at the show, thanks to support from its liaison partner Taiwan Lighting Fixture Export Association (TLFEA), as well as Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA).  In the exhibition hall, the Zhaga Consortium can be found at booth number J0916. Visitors will be able to find information about the consortium’s work, and o...
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2014-03-05

GE Albeo LED Lighting Is Natural Fit for Natural Grocers' Stores and Distribution Center

With a mission to support the environment and minimize energy use, it is only natural for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage to incorporate all-LED lighting in its distribution center and new grocery stores. The rapidly growing company has installed such fixtures as GE's Albeo linear lighting fixtures and LED high bay lighting fixtures---chosen for their energy efficiency, ease of installation and customizable configurations.
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2014-03-04

LED Lighting Solutions Included in DesignLights Consortium® Qualified Products List Report

LED lighting solutions company, aeternusLED®, based in Blacksburg, VA, has entered the scene and put up some very impressive results while doing so. The aeternusLED® Dolfin II Series LED 2x2 luminaire set the mark for the category 2x2 luminaire for commercial spaces while emerging with best results in all measured criteria, including efficacy, light output, reliability, and lifetime. The now DLC certified aeternusLED Dolfin II series is offered in lumen packages producing 2,448 to 5,498 delivered lumens, from 22 to 55 watts used thus achieving an efficiency between 99.9 and 109 lumens per watt. aeternusLED luminaires are available with a wide range of color temperature options though tested at 4,000K. The certified L70 lifetime at 140,000 hours allows the aeternusLED Dolfin II series to be sold with an industry leading 10 Year Warranty. These factors combine to allow aeternusLED to stand alone at the top in this category.
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2014-03-03

Osram Shareholders Formally Approve Chairman and Deputy Elections by the Managing Board and Supervisory Board

At the company’s first, public Annual General Meeting in Munich, the shareholders of OSRAM Licht AG signaled their formal approval of the actions of the members of the Managing Board and Supervisory Board for the 2013 fiscal year with 99.78 and 99.77 percent respectively.
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2014-03-03

DOE Announces 2013 Outdoor Winners for Next Generation Luminaires Design Competition

The 2013 winners in the outdoor category of the Next Generation LuminairesTM Solid-State Lighting Design Competition were announced at the Strategies in Light conference in Santa Clara, CA. Sponsored by DOE, the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, and the International Association of Lighting Designers, NGL was created to recognize and promote excellence in commercial LED lighting products.
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2014-03-03

Kathy Ireland Worldwide and LED Technologies Take Major Position in Skincare

LED Technologies announced today, a dynamic alliance with kathy ireland® Worldwide, to develop reVive™ Light Therapy for the partnership. The products include, luxurious and affordable skincare devices that offer the latest technology in four key areas: anti-aging; uneven skintone and hyperpigmantation; acne and skin healing. These FDA approved products are a new innovation in the skincare industry.
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2014-03-03

Hubbell Lighting Launches Lighting Upgrade Program for U.S. Universities

In the U.S., colleges and universities spend an average of US$ 31,000 a year lighting a typical 50,000-square-foot classroom building—money wasted on utility and maintenance costs rather than the pursuit of academic achievements. To expedite and encourage savings, Hubbell Lighting announced a new energy efficient lighting program to cut electricity costs by 84%, enhance the quality of light and reduce the financial risk of upgrades.  
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2014-02-28

ESS LED Tube Lights To Be Available Through U.S. LED Authorized Dealer Networks

Peter Stein of Energy Saving Solutions (ESS) U.S. announced that it will be expanding its innovative energy-saving, guaranteed for life LED product line to include new quick-install, energy efficient LED tube lights, offered through its national authorized LED dealer network beginning in March 2014.
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2014-02-27

Polycarbonate Materials from Bayer MaterialScience Ideal for a Wide Range of LED Lighting Needs

One-size-fits-all, standard lighting is a thing of the past. Instead, lighting today is available in every shape and size, giving consumers more choices than ever before. In addition to styling, consumers are also looking for lighting options that are durable and energy efficient, while serving a specific function – such as offering targeted illumination or ambient lighting. Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s portfolio of polycarbonate plastics and sheet help manufacturers meet these consumer needs.
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2014-02-26

Philips Lumileds Doubles Lumen Density and Center Beam Candle Power with Newest Emitter

“With the LUXEON MZin combination with LUXEON M, designers can create two solutions with one optic In an MR16 the LUXEON MZ delivers greater punch, achieving 50,000 candela center beam candle power (CBCP) compared to encapsulated emitters that only achieve half the beam intensity using the same sized optics. Flood lamps that formerly required large optics now deliver the necessary brightness and range with smaller optics and off-the-shelf drivers.   ...
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2014-02-26

Lighting Science Group Enters into New $53 Million Credit Facility

Lighting Science®, a provider of biologically-corrected lighting solutions, announced that it has entered into a new $53 million credit facility agented by Medley Capital Corporation. Proceeds from the transaction will be used to refinance existing credit facilities and to provide funding for operations, which will allow the company to continue pursuing its growth objectives.
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Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE

Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE