2013-10-15

GE Lighting Launches Okapi LED Luminaire

The Okapi LED luminaire is the latest addition to GE Lighting's exterior range. This energy efficient luminaire is available in three mounting options, to offer a flexible LED outdoor lighting solution.
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2013-10-07

GE Lighting Showcases Automotive LED Headlight Technology at AAPEX

GE Lighting delivers improved visibility and a long life rating for drivers with its GE NIGHTHAWK™ LED headlights, which are designed to last for 15,000 hours and draw less amperage than standard halogen headlights.    
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2013-10-01

GE’s LED Replacement Lamps Make Diamonds and Savings Shine at Riddle’s Jewelry Stores

Riddle’s Jewelry, known for diamonds and exceptional customer service, is newly engaged to an efficient LED lighting solution from GE. The retailer is changing halogen bulbs in its 57 locations to GE’s LED replacement lamps, saving 20 to 25 percent in annual jewelry store lighting costs while bringing a new sparkle to its stunning selection of fine rings, pendants and gemstones.
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2013-09-27

LEDs and the Future of Light

GE Lighting recently published in a blog entry Gary Allen, Principal Engineer and Physicist at GE Lighting’s views on future LED lighting trends. Though the upfront costs are currently high, the future of LED light bulbs is bright. Gary Allen of GE Lighting notes the trend of falling costs per lumen—and what that means for the accessibility of the LED bulb.
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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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2013-09-26

LED Strip Lights Responds to GE Lighting’s New LED Bulb

LED Strip Lights Co. has responded to GE Lighting’s new LED light bulb, which combines their existing brand with that of LEDs.
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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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2013-05-31

"The Future.Illuminated" GE Lighting Presents at 18th Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

China, Guangzhou - GE Lighting is set to present an exciting showcase themed “The Future. Illuminated.” at the 18th Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition, to be held from June 9th to 12th, 2013 (Booth 3.1 B02). GE’s booth will display the seamless application of its comprehensive solutions for Hotel, Industrial, Office, Roadway, Supermarket, Sports and Fast Fashion verticals. A major focus of this year’s exhibition is GE Lighting’s launch of two key LED new products which will soon be available in the Asia Pacific market...
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2013-05-06

Showcase: GE Lighting LightFair 2013

At the GE booth during the LightFair tradeshow held last week in Philadelphia, LEDs were showcased for professional innovations, including integrated approaches to controls and products, further demonstrating that GE now offers an even greater variety of energy-saving solutions. We invite you to walk through our virtual booth and visit our GE Lighting YouTube channel, where you'll get a peek at the new GE Lighting innovations, including: Los Angeles Roadway Controls Pilot The City of Los Angeles and GE Lighting are moving forward with an expanded p...
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2013-04-24

GE Lighting and Trane to Bring Facility Managers an Advanced Centralized Building Automation System

Building owners looking for strategies to control costs for the largest consumers of energy in commercial buildings - heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and lighting - now have a new solution. GE Lighting (NYSE: GE) and Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), are announcing a new way for building owners to apply advanced control strategies for lighting, heating and cooling operations with solutions backed by the most well-known names in the industry. GE's LightSweep™ Modular Lighting Control Solution can now be seamlessly...
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2013-04-23

GE Lighting Reveals New LED Bulb as Its Chief Innovation Manager Shares Glimpse of What’s Ahead

•    New LED reveal® bulb uses GE technology to avoid dull yellow rays while saving energy •    GE Lighting’s Chief Innovation Manager answers five questions about consumer LED lighting New reveal® LED light bulbs available this fall from GE Lighting promise to save energy while putting colors and patterns in a whole new light. GE’s new 60-watt standard incandescent replacement reveal LED light bulb is engineered to have the familiar size and shape of an incandescent bulb and deliver big energy savings...
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2013-04-19

GE Lighting Celebrates 100 Years of Innovation at Nela Park Headquarters

•    GE Foundation donates $500,000 and GE Lighting commits volunteers to two local nonprofits •    GE Lighting opens museum highlighting its impact on the progression of lighting design and application •    GE Lighting announces a sweepstakes for a chance to win a home lighting makeover To celebrate GE Lighting's 100 years at its headquarters—Nela Park in East Cleveland, Ohio—the GE Foundation has donated $500,000 to two Northeast Ohio nonprofit health centers: Neighborhood Family P...
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2013-03-28

GE Lighting Earns Eighth Consecutive ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

For the eighth straight year – a longer run than any other lighting manufacturer – GE Lighting has been recognized with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award . This award acknowledges outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency. GE Lighting’s Steve Briggs, global product general manager, accepted the award Tuesday at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. “Energy efficiency is what drives our innovation and development at G...
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2013-03-22

GE Lighting Creates Inviting Retail Ambient and Facade Lighting for Indonesia’s Cirebon Superblock Mall

GE Lighting will provide a complete energy-efficient lighting solution for the Cirebon Superblock Mall located in West Java, Indonesia. More than 600 light points will be fitted with the LED Tetra and CMH systems to create a welcoming shopping experience and distinctive night façade for the mall.Cirebon Superblock Mall is a new five-storey lifestyle and entertainment mall and part of the Cirebon Superblock integrated development. GE’s lighting solution will generate energy savings as well as reduce the need for maintenance in the long term due to the long...
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2013-03-14

GE Lighting lights up Watsons storefronts across Chinawith energy-efficient LED signage system

GE Lighting has partnered Hong Kong-based health andbeauty retail giant Watsons to implement its LED signage system at 400 storefronts across China. With the new lighting solution, Watsons storefronts exude an inviting brilliance while enjoying ease of maintenanceand an estimated 67% reduction in energy consumption. Since entering the China market in 2009, Watsons has grown to become the country’s leading health and beauty retail giant with around 1,000 stores in more than 100 cities. . Gabby Xiang, sales engineer from GE Lighting commented: “Watsons has ve...
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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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2013-02-07

GE Lighting Announces 2013 Education Schedule

GE Lighting has rolled out its 2013 Lighting & Electrical Institute curriculum. Designers, facility managers, specifiers, consultants and other interested professionals are invited to learn about the latest innovations in lighting technology led by the Institute’s world-renowned staff. Each course also carries continuing education credits. The year’s educational courses will relay lighting and electrical distribution solutions that can increase energy and operating efficiencies, raise productivity and promote safety and security, all while benefiting the environm...
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2013-01-04

GE Lighting Lights up Malaysia’s Premier Residential Development D’Island Residence

GE’s LED solution is the choice illumination for external environment and signage for Malaysia’s premier residential development D’Island Residence. Thespecified products are GE’s Roadway lighting systemR150 and Module Roadway R250 for compound lighting within the development and the LED Tetra miniMAXSystem for the entrance signage. The GE lighting solution brings quality lighting to the development while offering its client reduced costs and a loweredenvironmental impact. GE Lighting has succeeded to provide its leading LED solutio...
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2013-01-03

GE Lighting Names Agostino Renna President and CEO of GE Lighting Europe, Middle East and Africa

On January 2, 2013, GE Lighting announced that Agostino Renna has been named president and CEO of GE Lighting Europe, Middle East and Africa effective immediately. Renna, who will report to GE Lighting president and CEO Maryrose Sylvester, succeeds Phil Marshall who has led GE Lighting Europe, Middle East and Africa, since 2008. Marshall has left GE Lighting to pursue a position outside of the company. “Agostino Renna’s experience, leadership and significant sales and marketing background make him an outstanding person to continue th...
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2012-12-21

GE Lighting announce the launch of its brand new Asia website

GE Lighting is pleased to announce the launch of its brand new Asia website.The new website will offer users a more friendly and convenient browsing experience as well as an ideal visual effect, which embody GE Lighting’s consistent focus on user experiences. The new website has a contemporary and crisp look in line with GE Lighting’s corporate brand identity. It provides users a streamlined experience with resources and functionality that are designed to serve the lighting industry and strategic end-users. GE Lighting’s latest digital platform provides ...
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2012-12-14

GE LED Streetlighting Helps Pennsylvania Town Save $40,000

The Borough of Tarentum, a small town of approximately 4,500 nestled along the Allegheny River in Western Pennsylvania, is converting 100 percent of its street lighting to GE's new Evolve™ LED Scalable Cobrahead fixtures with dimmable photocells. The switch will save Tarentum approximately 66 percent in annual lighting energy and maintenance expense, equaling about $40,000 based on a $.10 kWh rate and 4,000 hours of operation a year. And, with financing from GE Capital, the borough has been provided a lease-to-own solution that requires no out-of-pocket funds ...
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2012-12-13

GE LED Lamps Help Quinlan Visual Arts Center Go Green

Curbing escalating energy costs has virtually every industry looking to adopt energy-saving practices, and the nonprofit sector is no exception. At the Quinlan Visual Arts Center (Gainesville, Ga.), new LED indoor lighting will reduce the environmental impact from energy production and save on the bottom line. Made possible by the Grants to Green partnership and with product support from GE Lighting, Quinlan will pay about $5,000 less a year to illuminate its building, investing these finances instead in new events and exhibitions. Quinlan Visual Arts Center will red...
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2012-12-12

2012 GE Edison Award Call for Entries

GE Lighting announces a call for entries for its 30th annual GE Edison Award competition, recognizing excellence and quality in professional lighting designs that employ the significant use of GE lighting products, including, but not limited to these GE Lighting Products: GE LED systems, LED luminaires, LED architectural products, LED lamps and modules, lighting controls, and non-LED lamps and luminaires (“GE Lighting Products”). A Web-based entry submittal process has been developed to replace the former hard-copy process. Online entries m...
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2012-12-11

Maracanã Stadium to Shine for the 2014 World Cup

396 GE EF2000 floodlights will increase on-field lighting and improve the visibility and quality of TV broadcasts, especially in HD, in compliance with The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) requirements The lighting system for the final match and six other games in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, as well as the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2016 Olympic Games has been selected: Jornalista Mário Filho Stadium, better known as Maracanã - considered one of the world's best and most classic soccer venues - will offer a m...
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2012-12-07

GE Lighting Marks Its 50th year of Lighting National Christmas Tree

In December 1923, America stood by as the National Christmas Tree in Washington D.C. was lit for the first time. Ninety years and several generations later, the event tonight promises to capture the magic of the first lighting with one major difference: the tree’s LED lighting shines as bright as ever but consumes 80 percent less energy (4,000 watts vs. about 20,000 watts) compared with incandescent technology. This year, GE Lighting marks its 50th year of lighting the National Tree. A National Christmas Tree of the past sparkles as part of the illumination ce...
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2012-11-30

Furniture Retailers Choose GE Lighting to Redecorate with LED Lamps, Saving Thousands per Store

Indoor lighting plays a critical role in all retail environments, particularly home furnishings stores where varying woods, fabrics and finishes must be properly illuminated over open, expansive spaces. And with often thousands of fixtures under one roof, lighting costs—from electricity to replacement lamps—can quickly add up. Today, new LED lighting technologies from GE Lighting are rearranging the way furniture stores are lit. From conveying to customers the correct color of cabinets to cutting utility bills by tens of thousands of dollars a year, bright, white, en...
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2012-11-30

GE Lighting Partners with Tune Hotels to Explore and Implement Green Solutions

Energy-efficient and eco-friendly lighting solutions implemented across three hotels in Malaysia to-date In its first partnership with a major budget hotel chain in Asia, GE Lighting collaborates with Tune Hotels to jointly explore and implement green solutions across its portfolio of hotels. To-date, 2,876 light points have been replaced with GE’s energy-efficient and eco-friendly LED lights across three Tune Hotels in Malaysia. With the new lighting solutions for both exterior and interior environments, the three Tune Hotels stand out with high-quality illumin...
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2012-11-21

Instant 'It' Factor: GE Lighting's LED Suspended Luminaire is a Ceiling Game Changer

GE Lighting continues to evoke the imagination of architects and lighting designers with LED luminaires that inspire new commercial ceiling landscapes. The Lumination™ LED Suspended Luminaire—a chic, ultra-thin fixture unlike anything seen before-aims to redefine office, retail and hospitality environments with captivating form and function. The Lumination Suspended LED Luminaire opens the door to a world of decorative potential by delivering remarkable light output in a low-profile, provocative design. A clear, narrow band surrounds the edge of the fixtur...
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2012-11-16

GE Lighting Supports Lighting Revolution in Sydney

Bicentennial Park is first park in Sydney installed with new GE LED lights GE Lighting, together with its Australian partner UGL Limited, has completed the installation of LED lights at Bicentennial Park in Glebe – as part of the roll-out of a A$7 million project to replace street and park lights across the City of Sydney.  The new LED lights are more energy-efficient, and exude a whiter and brighter illumination compared to conventional street and park lights. Bicentennial Park in Glebe has become the first park in Sydney, Australia, to be ...
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2012-11-14

Auto Dealer Group Trades In Old Lighting for $400,000 in Energy Savings from GE Lighting LEDs

When Collection Auto Group learned it could save more than it would spend to light its lots with new outdoor LED fixtures, the Ohio-based auto dealer struck a sweet deal with GE Lighting. As the proud new owner of GE’s energy-efficient ecomagination℠ Evolve™ LED Area Lights, Collection Auto Group’s five-year lighting expense will be discounted by nearly $400,000 as the result of using 660,000 fewer kilowatt hours (kWhs) while virtually eliminating upkeep for years to come. “Lighting in a car dealership is extremely important for a few reas...
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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