2016-11-11

The Sweet Slumber Challenge for Soldiers on Military Deployment

Dr. David Bacon shares in this Lighting Science blog entry how soldiers deployed on missions might find sweet sleep difficult during assignments.
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2016-11-11

Transparent Zumtobel VAERO Luminaire Lighting Effect in Office Spaces

The magical light object of VAERO fascinates observers in a room. This LED pendant luminaire seems to embody light in its purest form, as the extremely flat and frameless housing and the transparent appearance let the lit effect take center stage. VAERO offers both pleasant and ergonomic working light - perfectly adapted to meet the requirements of modern office architecture. The following interview examines the way VAERO works and takes a closer look at the visible results in contemporary office spaces.
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2016-11-10

Lighting Science Launches New LED Grow Light Following Legalization of Cannabis in Six U.S. States

With ballot results confirmed in three U.S. states for the recreational use of marijuana, and three for medical use, the increased demand on energy consumption in pro-cannabis territories is expected to skyrocket, continuing the trend towards LED “grow light” solutions that curb energy consumption and reduce energy costs to growers. Lighting Science’s® patented VividGro™ LED lamp is proven to increase yields by up to 30% while using 45% less energy. Today, the company announced that sales of their VividGro LED indoor grow lights increased by more than 100 percent over the past year alone. The cannabis industry is anticipated to jump from $6 billion to $50 billion by 2026.
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2016-11-10

Hubbell Outdoor Lighting Expands LED Wall Mount Family

Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, announced that Hubbell Outdoor Lighting has introduced the new Litepak LNC3, completing its Litepak wall mount family.
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2016-11-09

California Legalization of Recreational Marijuana to Benefit LED Grow Light Industry

A day before the U.S. presidential elections 2016, Californian voters passed a Proposition 64, which legalizes adult marijuana usage for recreational purposes.
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2016-11-09

Opel Insignia Uses Next-Generation IntelliLux LED Headlights

Opel will launch the next-generation of IntelliLux LED® lighting with the all-new Insignia in 2017. In addition to the numerous benefits of the award-winning matrix technology introduced for the first time last year on the Astra, the even more refined and sophisticated IntelliLux LED® headlights of the new Insignia feature additional functions that further improve nighttime visibility
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2016-11-09

Amerlux Launches Murro High Power LED Wall Wash

Updated and improved with Next Generation LEDs, Amerlux unveils Murro High Power LED Wall Washers, which are engineered to fulfill specification demands for small profile, high output and better distribution styled fixtures. The compact, passively cooled Murro HP LED wall wash commands attention from a shallow form factor.
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2016-11-02

Hubbell Lighting’s New LED Wall Mount Luminaire from Columbia Lighting is Fully Customizable

Hubbell Lighting, a world leader in lighting innovation, announced today that Columbia Lighting has launched one of the first modular designs in the history of the company, the new "CWM," a contemporary wall mount LED luminaire.
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2016-10-31

Innovative Solar LED Lights Spread Across South Africa

Enel has connected an 88 MW wind farm to the grid in Nojoli, South Africa, and launched a rural electrification project with Liter of Light, to bring sustainable light to the streets of its surrounding villages.
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2016-10-28

Hubbell Lighting Launches LED Troffer for Office Lighting

The TCAT is designed to harmoniously blend flat and curved geometrics, producing a sleek, subtle contour that complements any architectural aesthetic in offices, schools, medical, and public spaces.
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2016-10-28

Ushio America Launches New Filament LED Lamps

These 1.5W lamps provide the timeless look of an incandescent lamp with the energy efficiency of LED technology. U-LED filament LED lamps have no visible circuit boards or heat sinks, they are dimmable and provide an omnidirectional light that replicates the appearance of incandescent filament lamps.
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2016-10-27

Glass Art at the Crocker Art Museum Illuminated Under New Lights

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaNTM LED technology, announced that its full visible spectrum LED lamps were installed to illuminate the Sacramento-based Crocker Art Museum’s exhibition “Glass for the New Millennium: Masterworks from the Kaplan-Ostergaard Collection”.
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2016-10-26

Lighting Science Launches Linear LED Luminaire

LED powerhouse Lighting Science® announced its latest innovation with the release of its high-performance linear lighting solution, the L-Bar™. Delivering up to 4,500 lumens, the L-Bar is so powerful that one linear luminaire can replace a standard 2’ x 4’ fluorescent troffer, making it the ideal solution for new commercial construction and for legacy fluorescent lighting replacement.
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2016-10-21

MaxLite Offers Poles for Outdoor Lighting

Enhancing its position as a leader in one-stop LED lighting solutions, MaxLite introduces fixture poles and mounting accessories designed for use with the company’s full line of area, pedestrian-scale and parking lot luminaires.
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2016-10-19

Global Tech LED Launches Sea-Turtle Friendly LED Lights

Based on the Coast in South Florida, Global Tech LED has Developed the World's First Bi Spectrum LED Light Fixture that is a Turtle Safe Spectrum During Turtle Season and White Spectrum During the Off Season. Made in the USA, it Features over 100,000 Hours Life Expectancy and 75% Less Energy Usage. 
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2016-10-18

WELLMAX Introduces AERO & ROCKET Attracts Global Attention at 120th Canton Fair

Oct 15 2016, the 120th Canton Fair got underway with grand celebration in the city of Guangzhou. After making a great hit on the Canton Fair this spring and on the International Lighting Fair in June, Shanghai Wellmax Lighting Industry (WELLMAX), as the LED Bulb Expert at the industry frontier, brought the company’s new star products: the high power LED bulb “Rocket” and the LED bulb “Aero” series to this 120thautumn Canton Fair.
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2016-10-18

Zumtobel Unveils Minimalist LED Pendant Light

Clear minimalist design and uncompromising lighting quality: two aspects that capture the true ethos of VAERO. Zumtobel has used the development of this LED pendant luminaire to devise an outstanding product that exemplifies high lighting quality and enables seamless integration into contemporary office settings thanks to an unobtrusive design. 
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2016-10-17

Kolkota in India Launches Solar Lighting Project in Slums, Southern Indian City to Roll out Large Street Light Project

The Indian government is launching a large scale lighting project valuing INR 10 billion (US $150 million) subsidies to provide affordable solar lights to families living in poverty in Kolkata, India, reported The Economic Times.
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2016-10-05

Cree Adds LED Surface Wrap to Essentia Product Portfolio

Cree expands the Essentia® by Cree product portfolio with the new LED Surface Wrap.  The new product delivers best-in-class efficacy at 115 lumens per watt (LPW) and expands the Essentia by Cree portfolio, which provides customers with exceptional light quality and one-vendor convenience across entire lighting projects. 
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2016-10-04

Gladetino Launches New Area LED Light

DECO Lighting released the low-profile Gladetino LED Area Luminaire on July 18, 2016 and is proud to announce that it has achieved unparalleled performance in the LED area lighting arena. Featuring a sleek, futuristic design, the Gladetino luminaire excels in performance due to superior thermal management and delivers crisp, controlled illumination at up to 146 lumens per watt. This DLC Premium listed figure is an industry-first in a high-powered LED area lighting fixture, surpassing similar products from top competitors by attaining performance that is up to 40% more energy efficient. With a wide variety of technical innovations packed into the low-profile housing, the Gladetino luminaire sets the new standard in area lighting.
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2016-09-23

Warsaw Spire Illuminates Polish Capital with 80,000 New LED Lights

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, illuminated the newly built Warsaw Spire, the second tallest skyscraper in Poland with a Philips’ architectural LED lighting system. With over 88,000 LED light points installed on the 220-meter tall skyscraper, it is the largest installation of Philips Color Kinetics technology in Central Eastern Europe.
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2016-09-21

Philips SceneSwitch LED Bulb Offers Three Settings

With all of the difficult home décor decisions facing consumers, choosing the right lighting shouldn't be one of them. New research from Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), the global leader in lighting, confirms that the majority of consumers – 93% – talk about lighting with the people in their home, with nearly one-third (31%) saying it is among their top three most important home décor areas. Despite this, only 28% feel confident they are making the right lighting choice, and more than half – 56% – indicated that they have household disagreements about lighting.
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2016-09-14

Cree Offers New Line of 25 LED Bulbs

Cree announces a completely new portfolio of next generation LED bulbs aimed at delivering better light experiences for consumers.  The new bulb portfolio consists of 25 new products, offering better light quality, better dimming, better lifetime, better warranty and better pricing to deliver on the true promise of LED technology to make lighting better than it was before.
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2016-09-07

Xcel Energy Initiates LED Upgrade in Minnesota

Xcel Energy has started to roll out a large scale LED streetlight upgrade in Minnesota to cut back energy consumption, reported Startribune.
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2016-09-07

Meyda Custom Lighting Introduces Fused Glass Designs

Contemporary. Fun. Elegant. Fused glass lighting fixtures are offered by Meyda Custom Lighting. Nothing compares to these stunning art pieces, which are high fired fused glass into imaginative shapes, designs and colors. 
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2016-09-06

Philips GrowWise Reveals Research Results on Indoor Vertical Farming

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, today shared results from over 50 research projects carried out at its GrowWise Center during its first year of operation. This facility at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, the Netherlands aims to develop the blueprint for the city farm of the future and is the largest research facility of its kind with a total growing surface of 234 square meters. The research findings confirm that growth recipes can be successfully used to influence virtually any characteristic of crops, from taste, texture, smell and color to yields, growth speed, blossoming and much more.
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2016-09-06

Access Fixtures Introduces New High Wattage LED High Bay Luminaires

Access Fixtures, a leader in commercial, industrial, and sports LED lighting, announces the launch of three new KOTA LED high bay luminaires in  185w,  240w, and  320w. All three high bay luminaires feature Flip Chip Opto COB LEDs, patented design for thermal management, low weight, and 105+ delivered lumen-per-watt efficacy. The KOTA high bays provide significant value; they offer competitive performance and terrific cost-per-watt value compared to other luminaires.
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2016-09-05

Japan Makes Prototype Ear-worn LED Lights for Nurses

Shimane University and a light maker have teamed up to make a protoype LED light worn on the ear to help nurses free up their hands when working in dark rooms, reported Asahi Shinbun.
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2016-08-31

Foshan Lighting Warns of Unauthorized UL Mark on LED T8

The following is a notification from Foshan Electrical and Lighting that the retrofit LED tubes do not comply with UL's safety requirements and are not authorized to bear the UL Mark for the U.S. and Canada.
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2016-08-31

Amerlux Adds Solite Lens to Two HP Downlight Families

Amerlux has added the Solite Lens as its latest optic available for Evoke 4.75 and Hornet 3.5" lensed downlight families. The Solite glass lens delivers light with better control and without glare. The results are light delivered evenly and effectively with a soft comfortable ceiling plane.
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Tokushima, Japan – 17 June 2022: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, announces the addition of the Direct Mountable Chip Series (Part Number: NVSWE21A-V1) to the portfol... READ MORE

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cree LED, an SGH company (Nasdaq: SGH), announced today the launch of XLamp® Element G LEDs, delivering a new product class with unmatched light output and efficiency for LEDs of this size. The... READ MORE