2016-07-22

Sky Harbor Completes LED Lighting Retrofit in Parking Garage

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Arizona, U.S. finished installing more than 3,000 LED bulbs in the East Economy parking garage, reported KTAR News.
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2016-07-22

Osram Acquires U.S. Automotive LED Module Specialist Novità

As part of the three-pillar strategy announced last November, Osram is further expanding the leading position of its Specialty Lighting (SP) business. The company has agreed to acquire Novità Technologies, a U.S. manufacturer of automotive LED modules which are used particularly in tail lights, fog lights and daytime running lights. The acquisition will immediately be margin-accretive in the Specialty Lighting segment.
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2016-07-21

Osram Provides Brilliant Light Solution for Jakarta Art Installation

Osram Lighting Solutions collaborated with Atelier Cosmas Gozali and Dots Studio to design the marine installation named as “No Boundaries – Dream of Space” that was exhibited in Casa by Bravacasa 2016 at Pacific Place Hotel - Jakarta during June 1st – 4th, 2016. Thanks to the state-of-the-art LED lighting solutions from Osram, the installation glamorously demonstrated the beauty and harmony of marine life. 
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2016-07-20

Epistar Improves Product Structure and Profitability by Specializing in Niche LED Lighting Applications

The global LED industry benefited from emerging lighting market demands, but the LED backlight industry has entered a mature plateau phase. Price wars intensified in mainstream LED chip and application sectors, turning into an overtly competitive red sea market. In 2015, global LED market value declined for the first time by 3% to US $14.33 billion, according to statistics compiled by LEDinside, a research division of Taipei-based market research institute TrendForce.
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2016-07-04

LRC Responds to AMA Report on Health Hazards Caused by LED Lighting

  Recently the American Medical Association (AMA) has produced a document cautioning the public about In-Ga-N based LEDs used as sources of illumination. The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has received a large number of requests for an opinion. Professors Mark Rea and Mariana Figueiro of the LRC have prepared a response, available here. Key points include: Predictions of health consequences from light exposure depend upon an accurate characterization of the physical s...
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2016-07-04

Osram:New Goals for LED Stadium Lighting

Aside from increasing the visual playing conditions for both players and spectators, as well as minimising shadows, stadium lighting is also under strict guidelines enforced by associations such as Union of European Football Associations. This guarantees that experiences of those watching a match on television have the same viewing experience as those watching inside the stadium. If football is truly seen as the “beautiful game”, then the necessity to provide audiences consistent and true-to-life visual experiences is crucial.
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2016-06-29

Amerlux Joins Philips Lighting’s EnabLED Licensing Program

Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting today announced that it has signed a patent license agreement with the US company Amerlux. The license, based on Philips Lighting’s EnabLED licensing program’s published terms and conditions, provides Amerlux with full, worldwide access to a wide range of basic LED control and system-level technologies. As a result of the agreement, the outstanding litigation between the companies related to patents offered under the EnabLED licensing program for LED Luminaires and Retrofit Bulbs has been dismissed.  To date more than 200 US companies have joined the EnabLED program and Amerlux is the second to be announced within a week.
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2016-06-28

City of Birmingham Revitalizes Downtown Parking Garages with Philips Lighting's LEDs

Philips Lighting and the City of Birmingham, today announced a new project to modernize the City’s infrastructure by upgrading the current parking garage lighting to energy efficient connected LED lighting.
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2016-06-28

LED Lighting Solutions from Zumtobel Received Red Dot Awards

Lighting solutions from Zumtobel epitomise sophisticated design that is honed to reflect the specific needs of users. Further multiple red dot awards demonstrate the high solutions competence and innovative strength of the Austrian lighting manufacturer. "The red dot award 2016 recognises our efforts to develop innovative lighting concepts for our customers, which impress through a blend of excellent lighting quality, aesthetic design and significant added value," explains Daniel Lechner, Marketing Director Zumtobel. "With SUPERSYSTEM II we have extended the success story of the product family into the second generation. The high-quality design and adaptability of this light tool offer users enormous freedom when it comes to planning."
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2016-06-24

Researcher:Zeolites Could Boost Fluorescent and LED Lighting with Lower Costs

Researchers from KU Leuven (Belgium), the University of Strasbourg, and CNRS have discovered a new phosphor that could make next-generation fluorescent and LED lighting even cheaper and more efficient. The team used highly luminescent clusters of silver atoms and the porous framework of minerals known as zeolites.
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2016-06-24

Newmark Holdings Retrofits 24 NYC Commercial Properties With Independence LED Lighting

Newmark Holdings, a vertically integrated owner, operator, property manager and developer of commercial real estate, announced it has completed LED lighting retrofits for 24 of the buildings in its NYC portfolio. Independence LED Lighting completed this benchmark energy efficiency initiative for Newmark Holdings, which represents one of the largest and most comprehensive commercial LED base building retrofits of its type in the U.S. Bay City Metering has worked closely with Newmark Holdings for over three decades as its utility submetering company and energy consultant and aligned Independence LED with Newmark Holdings. Bay City Metering played a significant role in both the project implementation and the relationship between Independence LED and Newmark Holdings.
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2016-06-22

Revolution Lighting Technologies Receives US $4M for Recent Multi-Family Development Projects

Revolution Lighting Technologies, a leader in advanced LED lighting technology solutions, today announced that its division, Value Lighting, has been recently awarded lighting contracts for multi-family developments throughout the U.S. totaling US $4 million. This includes its most recent win with Reston Station in Reston, VA, in addition to several large multi-family developments in Washington D.C. and Georgia.
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2016-06-21

LED Lighting Industry Poised for Growth Explosion Beyond 2016

It’s cliché in the lighting industry to state that there has been a light bulb moment, however the evolution of light bulbs from cheap incandescent bulbs to affordable LED lighting solutions has had a massive impact on the lighting industry as a whole and the trend is set to continue. For businesses, it brings lucrative opportunities while playing to the card of sustainability for corporate responsibility. Demands for sustainable solutions and lower energy prices have made LED lights become the lighting commodity of choice. As LED light bulbs and their energy consumption costs fall, a sharp rise in demand is expected across the residential and commercial markets. This has created a chasm in the lighting market which lighting retailers and manufacturers are keen to exploit over the coming years.
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2016-06-16

Aging Shipyard Transformed into Entertaining Attraction with Colorful Dynamic Lighting

Lighting the Uljanik cranes in Pula, Croatia is a wonderful example of how outdoor lighting can turn and ageing shipyard into and entertaining attraction.
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2016-06-07

Austin-based Lamar Central Breezeway Wows Vistors with Overhead Surprise

In the planning stages for a decade, a new mixed-use development near downtown Austin, Texas, now dominates a major intersection in the city’s medical district.
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2016-05-27

Lunera's LED Lighting Proved to Slash Half Energy Use in GSA Green Proving Ground Program Report

Citing energy savings between 40% - 50% with matching light levels and quality, a report published by the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Green Proving Ground (GPG) program recommended plug-and-play LED downlight lamps as a replacement for compact fluorescent lamps. Plug-and-play LED downlamps used for this evaluation were provided by Lunera® Lighting.
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2016-05-17

Luminis Adds New Architectural LED Lighting to Product Portfolio

Luminis, an established innovator and manufacturer of specification grade, interior and exterior lighting solutions for commercial, institutional, retail, recreational and urban environments, today announced the launch of its new LumiSTIK product family. Consisting of a range of columns, bollards, pendants and wall mounted luminaires, LumiSTIK products are suited to site lighting applications where public space enhancement is the goal.
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2016-04-26

LG Electronics Launches New LED Lighting Wireless Control Technlogies

LG Electronics USA has expanded the breadth of its industry-leading LED lighting controls and luminaires featuring ZigBee® integrated wireless technology. LG is displaying the expanded product line-up at LIGHTFAIR International 2016 (booth #3551).
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2016-04-25

Toronto's TD Centre to Lit with LED Lighting from Osram Sylvania

The Toronto-Dominion Centre (TD Centre), the original skyscrapers of Toronto’s Financial District and the largest commercial complex in Canada, is working with North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA and Gerrie Electric, one of Canada’s largest independently owned electrical distributors, to help continue its mission of sustainability. TD Centre is replacing T8 fluorescent lighting with approximately 55,000 energy-saving and long-life SYLVANIA SubstiTUBE® IPS LED Tubes, saving approximately 2,500,000 kWh annually and $250,000 per year. At 4.3 million square feet the TD Centre, managed by the Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd., is one of the largest LEED Platinum certified properties in North America, in addition to being one of North America's largest business communities and home to 21,000 office employees. 
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2016-04-19

FSP to Showcase Solutions for LED Lighting Power Supply at Light Fair 2016

The 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21) aims to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2°C. No matter the developed countries or the developing countries need to work to reduce carbon emissions with the principle of equity-based to achieve this goal. FSP Group as the world's ninth largest category AC-DC power supply manufacturers must not be exposure to things outside. FSP Group has developed various high efficiency power supply and 415 models certified by 80 PLUS standards which is the world number one in 80 PLUS certification. In recent years, FSP Group is also committed to the development of renewable energy power supplies and LED lighting power supply products.
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2016-04-11

Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic and Surgery Center Save 54% Energy with Cree's LED Lighting

Opportunity Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic may be the oldest orthopaedic practice in the area, but with the opening of their new 98,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art practice headquarters and surgery center in northwest Raleigh, they’ve stepped into the 21st century in a big way.
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2016-04-07

Videssence to Light Hitachi’s Main Camera Stage at 2016 NAB Show

Videssence Studio Lighting reveals alliance with Hitachi to create a lively, stimulating Main Camera Stage at this month’s NAB Show. Hitachi Kokusai will utilize LED studio lighting from Videssence to vibrantly illuminate the main stage where featured cameras are displayed and demonstrated.
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2016-03-31

Artists Transform Chicago's Garfield Park Conservatory into a Sea of All Colors

Chicago’s Garfield Park Conservatory is presenting an interplay of light and color in a lovely exhibit called Solarise: a sea of all colors. Designed by multi-media artists Petra Bachmaier and Sean Gallero of the Chicago-based Luftwerk studio, the Solarise exhibit is a series of light and sculptural environments emphasizing the Conservatory’s historic architecture and complimenting their beloved plant collection. Solarise explores the contemporary relationship between nature and technology.   Luftwerk artists, Sean Gallero and Petra ...
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2016-03-15

U.S. Mayors Prioritize LED Lighting Installations

Arianna Tozzi from The Climate Group  addresses in this article how U.S. mayors are valuing LED lighting replacements in their efforts to reduce city carbon emission and energy consumption.
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2016-03-14

Sedna Partners with Cardiff University's Formula Racing Team to highlight Engineering Talent

Sedna Lighting, a British based LED lighting manufacturer and global distributor highlights young engineering talent in partnership with Cardiff University.
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2016-02-17

Taiwanese Boxing Center Aglow with LED Lighting from Soraa

Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaNTM LED technology, announced that its LED lamps have been installed at a new, high-end boxing facility, Boxing Plus Wellness Center, in Taipei, Taiwan. The interior design supports the goal of Boxing Plus to be a comfortable space that suits both male and female guests of all ages who wish to learn and enjoy boxing. Through interior and lighting design elements, Boxing Plus stands out from other fitness centers; it’s an elegant, clean and comfortable space where guests of any age can learn and enjoy boxing.
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2016-01-29

San Francisco Bay Bridge Lit with LED Lighting from Philips by Artist Leo Villareal

This Saturday, the non-profit arts organization, ILLUMINATE, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and world-renowned artist Leo Villareal will officially re-light The Bay Lights, an iconic LED lighting installation on the San Francisco Bay Bridge, using equipment developed by Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), the global leader in lighting. The artwork, which originally appeared in March 2013 as a two-year installation, will now permanently illuminate the San Francisco Bay’s night sky with 25,000 Philips connected light points and an advanced cloud-based connected lighting platform to remotely monitor and maintain the lighting system.
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2015-12-16

Product Formats as Top Ten Challenges for LED Lighting

We have heard it for a while now – “with the advent of LEDs, retrofit lamps are on their way out, and the future belongs to dedicated products such as integrated fixtures”. Today I’d like to take another look at this prediction.
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2015-11-24

Trinseo Showcases New Polycarbonate for Thiner Gauge Application

Trinseo the global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex and rubber, showcased its plastics for LED lighting at Strategies in Light Europe at booth B8 from November 18 – 19 at the ExCel Convention Center in London, England. Strategies in Light is co-located this year with LuxLive, Europe’s biggest annual lighting event
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2015-11-02

Philips LED Suspended Luminaires Creates Ambient Lighting for Open Space

The trend towards using suspended linear lighting in offices and education spaces shows no signs of slowing down. And why should it? Most end users appreciate the quality of lighting and soft balanced brightness from suspended linear pendants. When the ceiling height is 9’ or higher suspended linear is often the first choice for ambient lighting.
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