Acuity Brands LED Roadway Luminaires Cut Energy Consumption in Southern California

Nearly 4,000 Autobahn LED Series roadway luminaires reduce outdoor street lighting energy consumption for the City of Chula Vista by 45 percent. The City of Chula Vista, Calif. installed nearly 4,000 American Electric Lighting® Autobahn LED Series roadway luminaires from Acuity Brands to help reduce energy and maintenance costs for the growing city. Autobahn LED Series roadway luminaires now illuminate major arteries, feeder roads and the City’s downtown area, helping to reduce energy consumption attributed to lighting by more than 45 percent. T...
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Acuity Brands Introduces New BR LED Lamps with Warm Illumination, Long Life and Energy Savings

Acuity Brands, Inc. expands the Acculamp® economy grade series to include BR LED lamps—BR20, BR30 and the voluminous BR40. All three BR LED lamps deliver the warm illumination traditionally associated with incandescent BR lamps, while using 83 percent less energy and delivering an expected service life of more than 45 years. Additionally, BR LED lamps resemble the physical look of incandescent bulbs. BR 40_product “New BR LED lamps provide an energy-efficient solution that maintains the warm light output from traditional sources,&rd...
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Soraa Designs GaN-on-GaN LEDs Lamps to Replace Halogen Lamps

Soraa has garnered much attention since founder Japanese LED scientist Shuji Nakamura has been helping drive the company towards success. Soraa was able to leverage funding from the US Department of Energy (DOE), and now the company has been appointed by the DOE to lead a commission currently in progress focused on developing a low-cost GaN substrate, since it is a leader in this technology. Its new products, denoted as SORAA VIVID 2 and PREMIUM 2 lamps, utilising this GaN-on-GaN LED technology are claimed to leverage the 1000 times lower cr...
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Acuity Brands Announces New Capability to Serve North American Lighting Manufacturers with eldoLED Driver Portfolio

Expanded access to eldoLED driver portfolio allows lighting manufacturers to easily enhance their LED offerings with deep-dimming and color changing capability. Acuity Brands, Inc. announced that Acuity Brands Lighting has extended its business partnership with OEM Lighting Sales agency to represent the complete eldoLED® LED driver portfolio across the United States and Canada. Original equipment manufacturers will have access to the eldoLED comprehensive line-up of intelligent, full dimming LED drivers for white and dynamic color LED applications....
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NASA Plans LED Lighting Test to Help ISS Astronauts Sleep

NASA's planning a test to replace fluorescent lighting panels in the ISS with a solid-state LED lighting module which produces blue, white, or reddish light depending on the time. It hopes that this change will serve as a counter-measure to the inevitable disruption of the body's circadian rhythm while in space — this would hopefully reduce insomnia, which can have a host of deleterious effects while in space. Sleep in space has long been a concern for NASA — back in 2001, a study showed that 50 percent of some Space Shuttle crews relied on medicat...
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LSI Industries Inc. Chosen by Asbury Automotive Group to Supply LED Site Lighting

LSI Industries Inc. (Nasdaq:LYTS) announced that it has entered into an agreement with Asbury Automotive Group Inc., the 6th largest automotive retailer in the country, to supply its LED site lighting in both new and existing facilities. Headquartered in Duluth, GA, Asbury operates 79 retail stores across the United States. Adopting LSI's LED technology is a strategic part of Asbury's green initiatives and LEED program. "By selecting LSI's LED lighting products, we will be able to significantly reduce our operating costs through ...
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Lighting Science Group Received a National "Champion of Change" Award from White House

Lighting Science Group is announced to be selected by the White House as a "Champion of Change," an award associated with President Obama's "Winning the Future" initiative. The company’s Founder and Chief Technology Officer Fred Maxik was very pleased to receive this award, and issued statement. He stated that"It is both an honor and pleasure to be featured alongside a group of American individuals, businesses and organizations working diligently in their respective science and technology fields to embody the 'Innovate, Educate...
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The Switch to LED Highway Lighting in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia has announced all highway lighting in the province switched to 120,000 LED Lights over the next five years. According to New Democratic Party Premier Darrell Dexter, mandating the change will cost about $100 million and saving the energy about $85,000. What’s more, a switch to LED lights will create energy savings of more than 50 per cent. It’s believed that Nova Scotia would be the first province or state in North America to have all LED streetlights.  ...
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Verbatim Releases New OLED Lights

Recently, Verbatim, subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical Group releases its VELVE OLEDs lights. Designed as reading lights, the new products have been designed in 14 cm x 14 cm colour and white tone tuneable panels. Users will able to adjust the colours of the lights, giving them the ability to change the lighting to meet the different functions of the space. They can be used in the general lighting, automotive and airline industries. In addition, the company is beginning by offering the lights in two different packages and an OLED module with a circuit board for RGB...
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Relume Technologies Releases New LED Lighting System

Recently, Michigan-based LED manufacturer Relume Technologies launches its new Ecovista billboard fixture during the 2011 OAAA/TAB National Convention & Trade Show in Miami. It consumes 65 percent less energy than today’s most widely adopted high-intensity discharge (HID) sources of billboard lighting. On a traditional 14’ X 48’ billboard, six Ecovista fixtures, consume less than 600 Watts, compared to the 890-1780 Watts that are required by traditional lighting. Ecovista performs less energy and offers the same benefits of Relume&rs...
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Green Irene Releases New LED Lighting

Green Irene LLC, a green consulting firm, has launched its branded line of LED lighting. The company evolved four generations of LED lighting and developed fifth generation premium LED products which ‘illustrate’ the shortcomings of earlier generation of LED bulbs. The new LEDs can last up to 50,000 hours or 50 times and each contains an industry 5-year warranty and a 30-day. Additionally, a comprehension solution is provided to support clients’ green initiatives and save money.  ...
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San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza Runs LED Streetlights for Energy Saving

There is a test run in the Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco. Dubbed Sanya, this hybrid streetlight combines  Urban Green Energy’s 600-watt vertical-axis wind turbine with an 80-watt solar panel, all feeding LED light, targeting to reduce energy use for the Civic Center Sustainability District by about 35 percent.
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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