Lights 4 Living Respond to 3M's The Air

Many new and innovative lighting designs have been displayed at this year’s 100% Design Show at Earl’s Court, London. Chief among the inventions is an LED light with a thin butterfly wing-style film – The Air – a circle of light that uses LED lights along its outside rim. Several products showcased at the show have just been made available in the UK.
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Larson Electronics Releases Affordable Hazardous Location LED Light Fixture

The HAL-48-2L-LED-BMSW hazardous location LED light fixture provides high light output and excellent durability in an affordable hazardous location approved system. Designed to replace less reliable more fragile fluorescent fixtures, this C1D2 LED light costs less than comparable fixtures yet still provides higher output and UL approved hazardous location compliance. This 4 foot long, 2 lamp fixture is UL listed Class 1 Division 2 Groups A, B, C and D and is constructed with a non sparking aluminum housing for durability and light weight. The LED bulbs ar...
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Renaissance Lights Up Garage with 302 Albeo C-Series LED Light Fixtures

Albeo Technologies announces the retrofit of the Renaissance on Turtle Creek (Dallas, TX) parking garage with the company’s C-Series solid-state light fixtures. Albeo's C-Series LED fixtures replaced 175 Watt HID fixtures, providing a long-term sustainable lighting solution.
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Litepanels Releases First 1 x 1 Spot and Flood LED Light Fixture

Litepanels, a Vitec Group company, has recently released its new 1 x 1 LED light fixture the 1 x 1 Bi-Focus, which is also the first LED light fixture capable of variable spot and flood focusing. Comparing with the inefficient Fresnel lights, the ultra-thin and portable 1 x 1 Bi-Focus offers a cool-to-the-touch, low energy draw solution that provides the flexibility of the width of light beam.
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Future Lighting Solutions Aids Development of New LED Train Lights

It’s reported that Future Lighting Solutions has provided key technical design assistance for new energy-saving LED light fixtures unveiled last month on the Hong Kong MTR (Mass Transit Railway). The new fixtures, each comprised of 32 high-powered LEDs, are designed to reduce energy consumption on the city’s trains, extend bulb life to lower replacement costs, and provide more natural lighting than conventional fluorescent tubing for commuter comfort.
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Ruud Lighting cuts jobs; LED division cushions blow

Ruud Lighting has laid off about 50 of its nearly 600 employees. Company President and Chief Executive Officer Alan Ruud says the collapse of the construction industry forced the actions. He says the company is restructuring and the layoffs are considered permanent. The privately owned Ruud Lighting, 9201 Highway 20, makes lighting fixtures for commercial, industrial, institutional and residential settings. The dearth of construction work during the recession has sapped sales, Ruud says.
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Rohm ambitiously to enter LED lighting market

Japanese component manufacturer Rohm Semiconductor will begin selling LED-based lighting fixtures for offices and commercial facilities in March, according to a recent report. It’s disclosed that the company will sell five types of LED light fixtures, each shaped like an incandescent or fluorescent light and containing several hundred of Rohm's 1-3 mm sq. LED chips. The company had prototype versions of the fixtures on its booth at the Electronica tradeshow in November 2008 (see photo).
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Nexxus Lighting completes a LED lighting project

Nexxus Lighting, Inc. has completed an extensive lighting project as part of the iconic Fontainebleau® Miami Beach $1 billion renovation. Nexxus Lighting’s LED light fixtures were used to put the "blue” in the Fontainebleau's signature Bleau bar by creating a dynamic effect within the bar’s translucent floor. Nexxus Lighting’s Fiber Optic solutions were also used to create a back-lit effect on glass panels throughout the hotel’s main lobby and entrance.
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Asahi Kasei Corporation, a leader in developing high-performance UVC LEDs, today announced the Klaran™ Reactor series, the only third-party tested and validated out-of-the-box water purification technology for original equipment manufact... READ MORE

Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces an expansion of the XLamp® High Current LED Array family with new CMT LEDs that extend Cree’s latest metal-based chip-on-board (COB) LED technology to the most prevalent COB form ... READ MORE