2013-03-08

Grand Prix New York Selects Xeleum Lighting for LED Conversion

Grand Prix New York has chosen Xeleum Lighting to convert the existing fluorescent and high-bay lighting to LEDs in its 118,000 square foot Mount Kisco, New York entertainment center. Vice President of Grand Prix New York, Nat Mundy stated, “We initially chose Xeleum to design a unique lighting solution for a new arcade that we were adding to our entertainment center. The lighting they implemented, which includes animated LED lights with custom programmability of color sequences, was so successful it led to a dialogue of how we might use their other LED...
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2013-03-07

San Francisco's Bay Bridge Becomes World's Largest LED Light Sculpture

A group of people watch the grand lighting of the Bay Lights art installation on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on March 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Designed by artist Leo Villareal, the Bay Lights is the world's largest LED light sculpture, spanning 1.8 miles long and 500 feet high with 25,000 individual LED lights supplied by Philips Color Kinetics. The installation will be on display daily from dusk to 2 a.m. for the next two years. Villareal, who recently exhibited two high-profile public art installations in NYC -- Madison Sq. P...
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2013-03-05

LED Lighting Conversion Project Helps Rooms To Go Save Energy

Rooms To Go has completed an effort initiated in 2010 to convert 115 of its retail stores to LED lighting. The switch to energy efficient 16-18 watt LED track lamps from the 60 watt halogen track lamps previously in use by the retailer has resulted in an average overall store energy savings of 35-45 percent with a project investment payback in less than 12 months. In addition, Rooms To Go has also been able to further reduce energy consumption by selecting a wider optical beam-spread for the LED lamps, using a 25 degree angle instead of the 12 degree angle employed for...
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2013-03-05

Philips Executive Predicts LED Lighting to Grow 40% in 2013

The chief executive officer of Philips North America, Greg Sebasky, has pointed out in an interview that the global market for LED will grow about 40 % in 2013.   According to him, the company sees a “growth tipping point” with the debut this year of its 60-watt equivalent LED light bulb that will retail for about $10. That will help the energy- efficient technology make up about 50 percent of Philips’ lighting sales by 2015, up from 25 percent last year. “People are starting to see lighting as a durable good,” Sebasky said, taking lig...
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2013-03-04

LEDinside: LED light bulb retail price differed in January 2013, prices declined most significantly in the Japanese market

According to LEDinside, a research division of Trendforce, investigation on the latest LED light bulb retail price showed that global LED light bulb retail price remained volatile in January 2013. The retail price of 40W equiv. LED lamps increased by 4% to USD19.4. Fewer new products were introduced in each region, and fluctuation in the price of original products increased. The average price of 60W equiv. LED lamp fell by 4.3% to USD29.6. Prices declined most significantly in the Japanese market.
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2013-03-04

Global LED Business to Embrace an Increasing Demand in 2013

As the world's economy stages a rebound, the global LED industry is expected to ride the wave of an uptrend in demand, in particular for lighting applications. According to some industry experts , since the beginning of 2013 sales in LED lighting has expanded at a quicker-than-expected pace. As the peak season for the LED industry will arrive in the second quarter of this year, momentum is expected to continue, leaving behind a slow year of 2012, which was partly impacted by the financial turmoil in the eurozone. LEDinside: global LED industry is expected to rise ...
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2013-03-04

Philips Lights Up Pegasus Engineering’s New Christchurch Premises

Using the latest in energy saving LED lighting technology, Philips Lighting New Zealand has fitted out the new Pegasus Engineering premises at the Izone Business Park in Christchurch. Pegasus Engineering, which specialises in structural steelwork, are officially opening the doors of its new premises today. Working with Arnold Jensen Electrical, Philips Lighting New Zealand developed a lighting design concept for the workshop and loading bay using the latest Philips LED lighting technology. “Pegasus Engineering is expanding and hiring more staff. The...
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2013-02-28

Lighting Science® Develops LED Lighting System for Astronauts

Lighting Science Group Corporation®, has been contracted by The Bionetics Corporation, a leader in space technology, to assist in the development of an LED lighting solution for the International Space Station (ISS). The Boeing Company, the primary contractor to NASA for the ISS, initiated the project with The Bionetics Corporation in order to develop a lighting system that will assist flight crews with circadian alignment while in residence on the International Space Station. With the absence of a 24-hour cycle based on the sun, astronauts currentl...
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2013-02-28

Philips LED Lighting Helps Paris Metro Halve Energy Use

Royal Philips Electronics has been awarded a multi-year contract in partnership with French professional lighting company Step to light up the subway system in Paris with LED lighting solutions.   The switch to LED will reduce the energy needed to light up the Paris metro and suburban RER stations by more than 50%, while improving the light quality at the same time. The contract was awarded by Parisian transport company Groupe RATP for more than 85% of the lighting in metro and RER stations in the French capital. The tender is to replace the 250,000 lig...
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2013-02-28

GE Lighting Illuminates Malaysia’s MASkargo Advance Cargo Centrewith its Energy-Efficient Solution

New GE Lights Result in Yearly Savings of US$300,000 GE Lightinghas replaced1,470 sets of halide lamps at Malaysia’sMASkargo Advance Cargo Centre with its Hi-Beam T5 High Bay system using GE’s technologically advanced system, a solution tailored for industrial vertical. The new lights significantly raised the level of illumination while generating a 50% reduction in energy usage. GE’s more energy-efficient solution, coupled with reduced maintenance, will result in savings totaling an estimated US$300,000 per year. GE Lighting has impl...
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2013-02-25

US 101 West of Olympia Installs State’s First Highway LED Lights

US 101 west of Olympia is making LED makeover. Beginning Monday, Feb. 25, Washington State Department of Transportation crews will replace the high-pressure-sodium highway lighting with the LED lighting system on a state highway. The light installations along US 101 should be complete by Friday, March 1 followed by full operation of the adaptive system by mid-April. John Nisbet, WSDOT state traffic engineer, said the LED system uses new, state-of-the-art technology known as an “adaptive system.” This will allow WSDOT crews to remotely adju...
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2013-02-22

GE's LED Hotel Lighting Sets-Off Stunning Swarovski Crystal and Saves $138,000 a Year at Sparkling Hill Resort

Carved into a granite cliff in the North Okanagan in close proximity to Vernon, British Columbia, Sparkling Hill Resort is celebrated for its organic and modern flair-notably its creative use of $10 million in Swarovski Crystal elements that provide an atmosphere of calm and serenity. Setting its sights on newly engaging, more energy-efficient LED hotel lighting, the European-influenced resort and wellness center recently specified 2,500 GE LED replacement lamps for its award-winning facility. The switch means an annual 828,000 kilowatt hours (kWhs) energy reduction at...
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2013-02-20

Showa Denko Brings LED Lighting Technology into Vegetable Factory Business

Japanese Chemical engineering firm Showa Denko K.K. has cooperated with Masayoshi Shigyo, a professor at Yamaguchi University’s Faculty of Agriculture, to develop new LED lighting technology to spur plant growth in factory controlled conditions, by changing the blue-red ratio through each stage of a plant's development. The technology shortens the growth period of leaf lettuce, for example, to two weeks from three weeks using conventional methods. With growing corporate interest in the vegetable factory business, Showa Denko said the new technique offers si...
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2013-02-18

China Targets Value of LED Production to Reach 450 billion yuan

China National Development and Reform Commission and Ministry of Science and Technology have jointly released the LED industry plan. Value of LED Production to reach 450 billion yuan According to the plan, the value of LED production will reach 450 billion yuan, and about 10 to 15 industry-leading enterprises will be formed with the control of core technology and branding. LED lighting products to account for 20% of the market By 2015, production of filament lamps over 60W will be eliminated, with the market share expected to drop to 10 percent. Traditional ...
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2013-02-13

Kim Lighting Introduces LED Versions in Landscape Lighting Collection

Established series now available with latest, energy efficient, LED lamp technology Kim Lighting, the première manufacturer of architectural outdoor lighting, announces that its series of versatile landscape products is now available with LED light sources. The LED versions of the series offer durable, multi-voltage, high performance solutions that minimize energy consumption. LED lamp versions in 12V, 120V or multi-voltage 120-277V, and in 3000K, 4000K or 5000K color temperatures are now available for Kim Lighting Landscape products. Using 3, 6 o...
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2013-02-12

Builders Name Cooper Lighting’s Halo Brand the Leader in Lighting for the Fifteenth Consecutive Year

Cooper Lighting announced that its Halo brand of recessed, track and surface lighting products has once again been named the Brand Leader in lighting by Builder magazine. Awarded for the fifteenth consecutive year, Halo was given top honors, sweeping all four lighting categories including Brand Familiarity, Brands Specified/Used in Past Two Years, Brands Specified/Brand Used Most, and Quality. The company will be featured in Builder’s April issue.
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2013-02-12

Launch of new NovaLITE LED luminaire

UK LED lighting manufacturer Low Energy Designs Ltd announced the latest addition to their range. Made in their North Dorset factory the new modular NovaLITE has been designed to be powerful and energy efficient, achieving 93% savings on traditional technology. The fitting is suitable for warehouse, low bay, high bay and aisle applications, as well as many other environments.
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2013-02-12

Aamsco Now Offers Mirror-Lux ADA Angled Mirror with Energy Efficient LED

AAMSCO Lighting announced the Mirror-Lux ADA Angled Mirror is now available with energy efficient LED lamps.  The ADA Angled Mirror is part of Aamsco’s Mirror-Lux Designer Collection comprised of modern mirrors that are backlit through an inner frosted glass insert. The ADA Angled Mirror is accented with energy efficient lighting fixtures that produce brilliantly clear light in various Kelvin temperatures with either LED or T5 fluorescent lamps.
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2013-02-12

NORA LIGHTING NOW FEATURES "T-WASH" LED TRACK FIXTURE

A new LED Track Wall Wash fixture for retail and commercial applications is now available from Nora Lighting. Known as T-Wash, the luminaire features an architecturally-styled housing that includes the LED module, driver and a frosted lens for even light distribution.
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2013-02-08

Richard Petty Endorses Cree Lighting

Cree, Inc.(NASDAQ:CREE) LED lighting has got an endorsement from none other than Richard Petty, “The King” of Nascar.
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2013-02-07

Fairchild Semiconductor Showcases LED Lighting Solutions at Strategies in Light 2013

Fairchild Semiconductor, will demonstrate LED driver applications, including the highly integrated PFC and PWM controllers, during Strategies in Light 2013, February 12-14, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, Calif., In booth #200, Fairchild experts will showcase a range of LED lighting solutions, including: The FL7730 single-stage primary side regulation (PSR) controller with power factor correction (PFC), TRIAC and analog dimming compatibility, as well as the FL7732 for non-dimming applications. The FL7730/32 are active...
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2013-02-07

Atlas Box Installs LED Lighting for Energy Saving

Atlas Box, a Massachusetts-based manufacturer of protective packaging for electronics and heavy equipment, has embarked on a plan to reduce energy consumption by 55 % in two facilities by installing LED lighting systems. The two-year retrofit project for installing lighting controls and other energy efficiency measures got underway thanks to a no upfront cost financing program set up by the local utility, National Grid. For Atlas’s interior warehouse lighting, Groom Energy installed a Digital Lumens system enabling occupancy-based lighting and the ability to track ...
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2013-02-04

NTL Lemnis Showcases “Pharox” Range of LED Lighting Products

A wide range of the latest LED Lighting products, showcased at The Economic Times Acetech, Ahmedabad NTL Lemnis, the LED Lighting company, showcased a wide range of products of their globally acclaimed brand, “Pharox” at The Economic Times Acetech, Ahmedabad, organized from 1th to 3rd February, 2013.     NTL Lemnis, the JV Company between the lighting electronics major from India, NTL Electronics India Ltd. and the global frontrunner in the field of LED based sustainable lighting solutions, Lemnis Lighting of the Ne...
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2013-02-01

Philips Sells Multimedia Devices Business and Returns to Lighting Roots

Philips announced Tuesday that it has sold business assets covering multimedia devices and accessories to Japanese firm Funai Electric in a cash and brand licensing deal worth $201.8 million. "Our consumer lifestyle business was margin dilutive to the group, so it was time to decide to move away from consumer electronics," said CEO Frans van Houten during the company's earnings presentation. For the past two years, Van Houten has been focusing on streamlining Philip's operations to highlight profitable divisions such as LED lighting and control syste...
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2013-02-01

Cree Cooperates with Aeon On Mellow "Sunset" Glow MR16 Lamp

LED technology developed by Cree and Aeon creates warm glow of success at top international tourist destination   The warm mellow glow of a sunset is not what most consumers currently associate with LED lighting, but that is the effect now being delivered by the MR16 lamp from Aeon Lighting Technology Inc. (ALT). A key commercial LED light bulb manufacturer in Taiwan and well known in the industry for its retrofit bulbs, ALT has a well established relationship with Cree, Inc., and the Taiwan based company designed the Cree XLamp® XT-E 2200K CC...
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2013-02-01

Philips,R20 Founding Chairman Arnold Schwarzenegger Call for Action to Switch to LED Lighting in Cities

At the first international sustainable energy conference hosted by the “Regions of Climate Action”(R20), Philips and R20 emphasized the benefits of rapid adoption of intelligent and energy-efficient LED lighting infrastructure for sub-national government organizations (States, Regions, Provinces, Counties and Cities). “LED technology has proven its reliability and now is the time to accelerate adoption. By using LED-based lighting, municipalities can enhance safety for citizens, reduce public energy bills and free up resources to support economic gr...
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2013-01-28

Showcase: San Francisco Bridge to Become World's Largest Light Sculpture

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is paving the way for the world's largest light sculpture. Designed by artist Leo Villareal, more than 25,000 white LED lights will be displayed across the bridge starting on March 5, and will be lit from dusk until midnight for two years.   The individually programmed lights will create stunning designs and patterns across its 1.8 mile span as part of a massive light show. The move is in part to celebrate the bridge's 75th anniversary. Installing the LED light system has been no easy task. Electricians started ...
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2013-01-28

Noribachi Completes LED Lighting Upgrade for Manhattan Beach

Noribachi has completed an expansive lighting improvement project for the City of Manhattan Beach, California. One of L.A.’s chic ocean front cities, Manhattan Beach draws tens of thousands of visitors annually to its waterfront attractions. Noribachi replaced the fluorescents with the popular LOWBAY vapor proof fixture. The new lights use about half of the energy while emitting a much brighter, cleaner light. Inside the parking structure this translates into an increased feeling of security and heightened color perception, making it easier for drivers to locate t...
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2013-01-25

Sainsbury's Leek Store Installs GE's LED Lighting for Energy Saving

Sainsbury's new store in Leek, Staffordshire will feature an LED lighting system that promises to slash energy use by almost 60%. The company said that it has become the first supermarket in the world to install GE's new Lumination Linear Suspended lighting system, which not only takes advantage of highly efficient LEDs but also includes daylight sensors to optimise the use of natural daylight. According to Sainsbury's, the new lighting will cut energy use by 59 per cent compared to conventional in-store lighting, delivering annual energy savings equivalent...
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2013-01-24

British Company Therefore Brings LED-powered GravityLight to Developing Countries

British industrial design company Therefore have developed LED-powered GravityLight, to ensure the world’s developing countries have access to affordable and safe lighting. The GravityLight was designed by Therefore directors Martin Riddiford and Jim Reeves. And it is designed to be suspended from a ceiling or wall in a home. Using a nine-kilogram bag of sand or rocks, a piece of rope can be pulled through a mechanism which generates electricity.  The LED light works on the gravitational pull from the lamp and once the bag of sand is pulled; a three s...
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Tokushima, Japan – 25 January 2023: Nichia, the world’s largest LED manufacturer and inventor of high-brightness blue and white LEDs, is pleased to announce the additions of the NVSW719AC and NVSW219C-V2 to its industry standard ce... READ MORE

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