2013-11-27

GE’s Evolve LED Canopy Light Holds Up in Any Weather For Outdoor Lighting

Providing quality illumination through a sophisticated LED lighting system, the Evolve™ LED Canopy Light is ideal for outdoor lighting that must hold up in hot summer days and cold rainy nights. The new GE Lighting fixture meets illumination requirements for such under-canopy applications as gas stations and convenience stores.
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2013-11-25

Overwhelmed Consumers More Likely To Choose GE’s Energy-Efficient Soft White Lighting

It’s no surprise that consumers are overwhelmed by all of the changes happening in the lighting aisle, and research shows that most aren’t ready to make the leap to newer energy-efficient lighting solutions. In fact, consumers are purchasing GE Energy-Efficient Soft White bulbs at a rate of two-to-one compared to compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs, according to Nielsen.
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2013-11-25

LED Hospitality Lighting - LED Energy Smart™ GU10 and MR16 for Mitchells & Butlers

The Mitchells & Butlers group is the leading operator of pubs and restaurants in the UK and has been at the forefront of the industry since 1898. The brands belonging to Mitchells & Butlers are located throughout the UK at more than 1600 individual sites in both city center and country locations - including All Bar One, Toby Carvery, O'Neill's and Harvester to name just a few. The group worked with GE to improve some of its branches’ lighting solution.
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2013-11-21

GE Showcases New Products Developed in Cooperation with Taiwanese Manufacturers

The release of low priced LED bulbs by Cree acted as a catalyst this year. One by one international companies are speeding up their LED lighting market strategy. GE Lighting Solutions (GE) hosted their 2014 new product conference on November 19th 2013, with lighting partners Lextar, Chicony, and LiteOn. GE announced the return of the LED Omni A19 to the Taiwanese market and showcased a multitude of new products.
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2013-11-21

GE and USG Ceilings™ Provide Versatile Ceiling and Lighting Solutions for Commercial Building Designers and Architects

Designed Together to Work Together™, GE’s LED lighting complemented by USG’s ceiling and wall solutions helps free commercial architects, designers and building contractors from the constraints of traditional design. From seamless ceilings to customized wall murals, GE and USG provide advanced engineering and striking aesthetics for commercial lighting.
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2013-11-20

GE Returns to Taiwan Market with LED Omni A19

With increased demand for LED lighting this year, large global lighting manufacturers have been strategizing their next move in the LED lighting market. The Taiwan LED bulb market has emerged as a strategically important area. Following the release of color tunable LED bulbs by Liteon subsidiary Leotek, U.S. manufacturer GE announced on November 19th that the GE LED Omni A19 will return to the Taiwan market next month. The new generation LED Omni A19 not only has increased brightness, but also more competitively priced.
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2013-11-13

GE Explains Putting Light to Work in Office Design

Once upon a time, office space was a combination of cubicles and file cabinets, computer terminals and conference areas. But changes in technology have contributed to a transformation of the look and feel of the workplace. Current research and emerging practices suggest that attention to office lighting design can go a long way in making the office work better, feel more comfortable and invite greater collaboration. 
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2013-10-23

Outdoor lighting in a Greener Way for Bristol, UK

The streetlighting of Bristol has been upgraded with GE’s CMH StreetWise™ lamps to deliver an energy efficient, white light solution - part of Bristol City Council's aim to reduce its carbon footprint and to promote a safer urban environment.
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2013-10-16

GE Lights Up Indiana Communities

The Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA), a wholesale power supplier, was awarded a recent U.S. Department of Energy grant to fund the retrofitting of outdoor street lights in member communities with light emitting plasma and LED street lighting fixtures. Through a competitive process, the communities collectively selected the GE’s energy-efficient Evolve™ LED Roadway Cobrahead fixtures to replace mercury vapor, metal halide and high-pressure sodium lamps, some of which had been in use for more than half a century.
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2013-10-03

GE and Walmart Team Up to Make Energy Efficiency More Accessible

Walmart today announced the launch of a Great Value line of LED lightbulbs for less than $10 in all of its U.S. stores, with the goal of making LED lightbulbs more accessible and affordable for consumers. The new line will be available exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide and Walmart.com. Building on a history of collaborative innovation between Walmart and General Electric (GE), the retailer will also offer a new, dimmable 60-watt equivalent GE LED lightbulb for less than $11.
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2013-10-02

GE Develops High Performance, Affordable LED Bulbs To Advance Mainstream Adoption

GE develops LED technology to provide consumers with practical solutions that are accessible, flexible and intuitive. The company unveils plans to introduce six new LED light bulbs at major retailers across the U.S.
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2013-09-27

GE LED Lamps Add Glamour, Energy Savings to Westin Lima Hotel Lighting Project

Earlier this year, the glamorous Westin Lima Hotel in Peru decided to renew its lighting system by adopting new LED lighting from GE Lighting. The upgrade to GE’s energy smart® LED GU10 Replacement Lamps generated an 88 percent savings in energy consumption compared to the former halogen lamps used at the Westin. In its first phase of the project, Westin replaced 4,290 50-watt halogen lamps with the new 6-watt GU10 LED lamps, which are ideal for accent, display and general lighting in a variety of commercial environments.
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2013-09-24

GE Blends reveal® Brand’s Clean, Beautiful Light with Energy-Efficient LED Lighting

GE Lighting has combined two of its most innovative lighting technologies—reveal® and LED—into one bulb. The new GE reveal® LED bulb delivers the energy-efficient lighting of an LED while providing the clean, beautiful light synonymous with the GE reveal® brand, light that is specially engineered to depict the vivid colors and patterns in a home.
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2013-09-24

GE Outdoor LED Lighting Highlights Vehicle Inventory at KIA AutoSport Dealership

When Monroe Lee, owner of KIA AutoSport, began design on a new KIA dealership in Columbus, Ga., he decided to investigate lighting solutions that delivered bright, high-quality light while helping to reduce energy consumption in one of the facility's key areas: dealer lots.
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2013-09-17

MOCVD Production Predicted to Reach 390 Units By 2014

Following international lighting giants Philips, OSRAM, and GE shift towards LED lighting, local manufacturers from various countries followed suit. CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets most recent report showed a good outlook for LED lighting market development in 2014 and believes that LED lighting demands will be the driver for LED manufacturing capital expenditures in 2014. They predict that global numbers for new MOCVD units in 2014 will increase compared to 2013, reaching an estimated 390 units.
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2013-09-04

Every Second Counts: GE’s Bright from the Start® CFL Light Bulb Meets Consumers’ Need for Instant Brightness and Energy-Efficient Lighting

When you flip the switch, you don’t want to wait for the compact fluorescent (CFL) light bulb to brighten up. GE Lighting’s award-winning Bright from the Start®, a hybrid halogen-CFL light bulb that provides instant brightness, is now available in a 100-watt replacement bulb for table or floor lamps, as well as globe lights commonly used for bathroom vanity lighting and recessed lighting in kitchen, living and dining rooms. They are perfect choices for residential lighting.
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2013-08-22

GE’s Albeo™ Low Bay LED Lights Provide Various Solutions for Sites Originally Installed Linear Fluorescent Lamps

A versatile and all-purpose LED lighting solution for a variety of commercial and industrial settings, GE’s compact and sleek low bay Albeo™ ALC4-Series is a reduced-maintenance alternative to linear fluorescent lamps. Offering flexible and customizable options for such qualities as CCT, CRI, lumen output and light distribution, the platform of the Albeo ALC4-Series fits a wide variety of needs and applications in office, retail, education, health care and light industrial facilities—especially those with task or display areas where optimal color q...
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2013-08-21

GE Expects to Improve LED Lighting Sales by 60% in Asia Next Year

It is reported that General Electric intends to nearly double its LED lighting business in Asia next year from last year, accelerating the trend towards light-emitting diodes as the new primary lighting source. "This year we'll improve LED sales in Asia by 26%. For me, this is still much too slow. Next year, we aim to increase it by 60%," Henry Eng, president and chief executive of GE Light Asia, expressed on August 20 in an interview. LED is set to "revolutionize" the lighting industry worldwide. From accounting for just 18% of the US...
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2013-08-14

2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Headquarters Incorporates Energy- and Maintenance-Saving GE LED Fixtures

The modular headquarters of the Organizing Committee for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Games is the first commercial building in Brazil to adopt GE Lighting’s Lumination™ ET Series Recessed LED Troffer, an ultra-thin fixture as thin as the width of a finger that brings modern styling to traditionally uninspired commercial ceiling spaces. Approximately 3,000 Lumination ET Series Troffers offer an indoor lighting solution with lower energy consumption, longer life and lower greenhouse emissions resulting from power consumption compared...
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2013-08-13

GE Lighting and OSRAM 's Patent Petitions Against CAO Lighting Determined Invalid

CAO Lighting, Inc., a spinoff of the lighting division of CAO Group, Inc., received favorable decisions from the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in response to petitions in inter parte re-exam filed by GE Lighting, Inc. and OSRAM Sylvania, Inc. Both companies sell LED lighting products that are alleged to infringe claims of CAO Lighting, Inc.’s US patent’s 6,465,961 (961 patent), 6,634,770 (770 patent) and 6,746,885 (885 patent). Prior to the filing of these petitions, the USPTO determined that various arguments presented ...
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2013-08-13

GE Makes Grocery Store Lighting Extra Appetizing with New Open Deck LED Solution

Grocery and convenience store owners now have an extra-appetizing lighting solution for open deck cases that delivers a quick payback without sacrificing performance: GE’s Immersion™ RH30 LED lighting system. GE’s new Immersion LED lighting system attracts customers by making food packages shine with crisp LED light. The refrigerated display lighting transforms horizontal cases housing fresh meat, packaged dairy and deli items, as well as service cases at butcher and seafood counters.
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2013-08-09

GE's Lumination™ LED Lighting Fixtures Continue to Lead the Indoor Lighting Evolution, From San Diego to Staffordshire

From recessed troffers to circular pendants to suspended lighting fixtures, GE's Lumination™ LED Luminaires, a product of GE ecomaginationSM, continue to push the boundaries of indoor LED lighting systems. Ultra-thin and elegant, these fashion-forward alternatives to traditional fluorescent lighting are finding their place in office, retail and institutional spaces alike. Be it a college campus, U.K. department store or center for lighting excellence itself, GE's designer LED lighting fixtures, valued for their visually striking appearance, are equall...
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2013-08-09

Is Your Office Lighting Ideal? GE Looks at 6 Factors Impacting Your Building—and Business

Office is a place where employees must feel alert and engaged to be at their best, but often overlooked is lighting—a simple factor influencing not only everyday operations but occupant comfort and the effectiveness with which tasks are completed. GE takes a closer look at six trends driving office lighting best practices today, from dimming down over-lit areas to saving watts in parking lots to setting a more productive mood.
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2013-08-08

GE’s Infusion™ LED Lighting Paints Woodson Art Museum in Crisp, White Light

Since its founding four decades ago by three sisters and families who dreamed of honoring their mother and her collections, the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, has been committed to enhancing lives through art and educational programs. As an art-in-nature-focused museum that is certified “Travel Green” by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, the Woodson also strives to be a model of sustainability. Deepening its commitment to environmental stewardship, the Woodson recently installed GE’s energy-efficient Infusion™ LED modules throughout a newly constructed gallery, saving 30 watts of energy per fixture and bathing the artworks on view in crisp, white light.
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2013-08-07

GE’s Outdoor LED Lighting Offers Energy Efficiency in a Modern Style for Area and Street Lights

Offering modern style in area and street lighting, GE’s new Evolve™ LED Decasphere area light provides an energy-efficient and high quality means for optimizing the illumination of roadways and walkways. Its advanced LED lighting technology delivers excellent horizontal and vertical uniformity, reduced glare and enhanced lighting control. The GE Evolve LED Decasphere area light’s unique reflective optic design effectively aims the light where you need it.   GE Evolve™ LED Decasphere area light “The new Decasphere a...
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2013-08-02

GE’s Lumination™ BT Series LED Lighting Fixture Cost Effectively Refreshes Commercial Ceilings

GE Lighting’s new point-of-entry Lumination™ BT Series LED Luminaires broaden the universe of office, retail and commercial building space that’s ready for a switch to high-quality, long-lasting LED-based general lighting. The Lumination BT Series lighting fixtures deliver uniform light distribution across the face of the luminaire, filling the entire T-grid ceiling frame with a pleasing, even light that reduces glare common in office and retail lighting. “Many businesses desire the efficiency and aesthetic benefits of LED lighting technolog...
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2013-07-11

China Vanguard Adopts GE Lighting Solutions

GE Lighting has been working closely with Vanguard since 2008, it provides high quality and efficient supermarket lighting solutions for Vanguard. Up to 2011, Vanguard has installed GE's T5 Watt-Miser and ConstantColour ceramic metal halide indoor lighting system in many stores in China, and more than 25 branches have been installed with GE's Tetra miniMAX signage lighting system. Xiaowei Shen, OEM Sales Engineer of GE Lighting, said that for the common in-store lighting, the original lighting system consumes much more energy and requires frequent ma...
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2013-07-10

GE’s Immersion™ RH30 LED Lighting Prompts Consumers in Grocery Store to Buy Goods

Grocery and convenience store owners now have an extra-appetizing lighting solution for open deck cases that delivers a quick payback without sacrificing performance: GE’s Immersion™ RH30 LED lighting system. GE’s new Immersion LED lighting system attracts customers by making food packages shine with crisp LED light. The refrigerated display lighting transforms horizontal cases housing fresh meat, packaged dairy and deli items, as well as service cases at butcher and seafood counters. GE's Immersion™ RH30 LED lighting system tr...
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2013-07-01

GE’s LED Refrigerated Display Lighting Saves $570,000 for Southern California Supermarket Chain

Beginning with its first store in 1936, Stater Bros. has a very long history. To deepen its commitment to reducing energy usage, Stater Bros. retrofit the frozen-food cases in nearly all of its 166 stores with GE’s LED refrigerated display lighting. The switch from fluorescent lights to GE’s Immersion™ RV40 LED system translates to total annual energy and maintenance savings of approximately $570,000. Stater Bros. first met with strategic sourcing partner TopSource, LLC to pursue energy-efficient opportunities in its lighting portfolio. After ...
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2013-06-26

Historic German Hotel Adlon Kempinski Checks In Deep Energy Savings with GE LED Lamps

Hotel Adlon Kempinski, one of the most recognized and acclaimed hotels in Germany, has reduced its energy consumption by 80 percent following the replacement of halogen lighting with LED lamps in 382 hotel guest rooms. Seven thousand GE LED replacement lamps have been installed throughout the hotel in Berlin, reducing energy consumption by 140,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) per year compared to the halogen lamps previously used. Hotel Adlon Kempinski has reduced its energy consumption by 80 percent following the replacement of halogen lighting with LED lamps in 382 hotel ...
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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