2013-06-28

Walgreens Replaces Traditional Lamps with LED lighting from Acuity Brands

Walgreens used LED lighting from Acuity Brands to enhance customer experiences and reduce energy consumption in its 15,900 square foot Buffalo Grove, Illinois store. The Buffalo Grove location was previously equipped with traditional fluorescent lamps on the sales floor and metal halide lamps in exterior soffits. On the interior, Walgreens installed RT Series LED luminaires from Lithonia Lighting® throughout the sales floor. Additionally, Z Series LED Strip lights were installed in the vestibule, and for architectural down lighting, Ecos™ Square ...
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2013-06-27

Brightgreen Announces Its Improved DR700 v2 MR16

Brightgreen announces its new and improved DR700 v2 MR16 LED bulbs replacing halogen bulbs, to expand its retrofit range. With dramatically enhanced optics, a stylish sleek front and an exceptional dimming range, the new DR700 v2 MR16 LED bulb features a more compact body to fit into smaller spaces, allowing easy retrofits. The 10.5-watt DR700 v2 MR16 LED bulb provides the same brightness as a 50-watt halogen bulb while using only 20% of the energy. The payback can be received in just 14 months with 10 hours of use a day, which can be even faster for NSW and...
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2013-06-26

University of Minnesota Illuminates Stairwells with LED Luminaires from Acuity Brands

The University of Minnesota (U of M) installed Lithonia Lighting® W Series LED Luminaires from Acuity Brands, Inc. after determining new LED lighting with embedded controls could lead to significant energy savings. The University initiated tests to investigate stairwell usage across campus, which revealed low foot traffic even during peak daytime operating hours. Many indoor and outdoor stairwells, back hallways and corridors were used only for brief time periods during the day, but remained illuminated 24-hours a day with standard fluorescent and HID fixtures. ...
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2013-06-26

Historic German Hotel Adlon Kempinski Checks In Deep Energy Savings with GE LED Lamps

Hotel Adlon Kempinski, one of the most recognized and acclaimed hotels in Germany, has reduced its energy consumption by 80 percent following the replacement of halogen lighting with LED lamps in 382 hotel guest rooms. Seven thousand GE LED replacement lamps have been installed throughout the hotel in Berlin, reducing energy consumption by 140,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) per year compared to the halogen lamps previously used. Hotel Adlon Kempinski has reduced its energy consumption by 80 percent following the replacement of halogen lighting with LED lamps in 382 hotel ...
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2013-06-26

Governments Start to Set Standards for LED Lighting Industry

Recently a common set of standards for LED lighting firms in Greater China was announced, which will help Taiwan-based firms enter the China market. This common set of standards will be expanded to emerging markets such as Russia, India, Southeast Asia, and South Africa in the near future. In recent years, Taiwan-based LED firms have actively obtained business in China. Now with this common set of standards, these firms have the opportunity to occupy a larger market share. The major LED lighting markets across the world have been introducing standards and veri...
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2013-06-21

GE's LED Lighting Paints Woodson Art Museum in Crisp, White Light

Since its founding four decades ago by three sisters and families who dreamed of honoring their mother and her collections, the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin, has been committed to enhancing lives through art and educational programs. As an art-in-nature-focused museum that is certified “Travel Green” by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, the Woodson also strives to be a model of sustainability. Deepening its commitment to environmental stewardship, the Woodson recently installed GE's energy-efficient Infusion™ LED modu...
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2013-06-21

LED Aurora Awards 2013 Winners Announced—LED product awards

Winners of the LED Aurora Awards 2013 were announced after a careful review of technology, efficiency, market performance, lighting quality, lighting design, and lighting compatibility was made by a professional committee. Details of a total of 18 awarded companies and products are shown below. Complete list of LED product awards 2013 Best LED Packaging Product C08-DR Series Lite-On Technology Corporation Lite-On Technology Corporation won the 2013 Best LED packaging Product award with their C08DR series. When selecting a winner for t...
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2013-06-21

Korea’s Yuyang Dnu and the Langley Township forms an international partnership

An international LED project was begun in a softball field of Langley Township due to the brand new technology and an international partnership between Korea’s Yuyang Dnu Co. Ltd. and the Langley Township. On the evening of June 19, an official lighting ceremony was held by the Township and the Korean partners. “Cooperating with businesses around the world and seeking ways to enhance the Langley Township’s international business opportunities is part of the Township’s economic development vision.” said Mayor Jack Froese. “It is ...
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2013-06-19

The Demand for LED Lighting in India to Increase by 40%

The demand for LED lighting in India market would increase by about 40% annually at least for the next five years, global chief executive officer of NTL Lemnis Arun Gupta said yesterday. The size of the current lighting market in India is around 96 billion rupees (Rs.) and the LED lighting industry's share is around Rs.10 billion. According to the Association of Electrical Lighting Manufacturers in India (ELCOMA), the lighting industry in the country has increased by nearly 17% to 18% per annum over the past three years. Although the growth rate of overa...
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2013-06-18

NACTUS Optical System New Products for Optical Solutions for LED Lighting

NACTUS is a lighting module made of different optics  NACTUS is the first and unique Optical System using different optics with different geometries, combined and set together in the SAME SYSTEM. The core optics forming NACTUS are basically 6.  By acting on the optics while each module is injected, it is virtually possible to customize any application. NACTUS is a lighting module made of different optics, that can be used as a real single lens. The concept is simple: NACTUS maximizes the lighting beam through its optics, so creating a lighting beam of a certain power and fully configurable for the final application considered.
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2013-06-11

Marl LEDs look the part for a handheld industrial instrument design

A quest for a very professional appearance allied with compact size led Instrument Installations Ltd to specify Marl 512 Series LEDs in its handheld actuator demonstration product range for use during client visit and training room demonstrations of Rotork actuators.  Appearance is increasingly as important in industrial instrumentation as it is in consumer electronics – especially during the critical sales phase, according to Chris Hill, Managing Director of Instrument Installations. He said, “The unit is intended to professionally demonstrate the key features of the actuators in formal client presentations in the field and at the training facility. It not only had to look great, but also has to be very easy and intuitive for the sales force to use, ensuring a really slick demonstration. .......
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2013-06-08

Cree Receives $2.3M Grant for LED Lighting Progress

Cree has received a matching $2.3 million U.S. Department of Energy grant to advance its research and development of light-emitting diode, or LED, lighting products. The agency said the $10.1 million in competitive, matching grants to five companies are for two-year projects that "will focus on achieving significant cost reductions while maintaining quality by improving manufacturing equipment, processes, or monitoring techniques." Greg Merritt, vice president for marketing with Durham, N.C.-based Cree, said Wednesday the company has been working with the DOE...
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2013-06-05

Dr. Roland W. Koch Join Italed as Director Sales and Marketing

Dr. Roland W. Koch, who servied as as Segment Manager Asia in Tridonic, recently join Italed as Director Sales and Marketing.  The task of Dr. Koch is to bring Italed not only as a LED driver and Lighting Electronics company on the global market but the aim of Italed is to become a complete solution provider for LED with a complete adjustable current LED driver range fixed output, 1-10V and Dali dimming solutions and DMX solutions integrating in their product range Heat sink , Reflector and mounting solutions for the major on the market available LED modules and LED Light engines.  "Our aim is to provide to our customers
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2013-05-28

Technologies applied by LED based-plant factories-LEDinside’s exclusive report on LED based-plant factories (2)

The advanced technology of LED chip and package manufacturers as well as the declined market price has allowed LED lighting applications to be more diverse, and LED based-plant factories have also become the target market of global first-tier LED manufacturers. In fact, the idea of growing plants with electric lights has already been proposed in 1950 and implemented in 1970 (using traditional lighting products). Their goal was to grow high quality crops throughout the year and avoid damage caused by natural conditions and the excessive use of pesticides.
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2013-05-24

Another considerable amount of subsidy may be issued to LED industries; manufacturers from Europe, the US, China, and Taiwan aggressively invest in the plant lighting market-LEDinside’s exclusive report on LED based-plant factories (1)

LED lighting applied to plant factories is not a new concept. 2-3 years ago, international first-tier manufacturers Philips and OSRAM started to invest in plant factories that are equipped with LED lighting and excellent environmental control, and Japan has also been developing this business for quite some time. LEDinside indicated that since public and commercial LED lighting are becoming more mature, plant factories may become the next target of LED lighting manufacturers from Europe, the US, Japan, and Taiwan. Viewing the success of this business as a political achievement, the Chinese government has greatly encouraged LED manufacturers to invest in plant factories.
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2013-05-21

NTL Lemnis Awarded Preferred LED Supplier Status to Light up Yum Restaurant International

This includes all new stores and replacement in old stores commencing with KFC, and following those of Pizza Hut and Taco Bell.   The Pharox range of LED lighting by NTL Lemnis, a JV company of NTL Electronics of India and Lemnis Lighting Netherlands has been appointed as the preferred lighting supplier for Yum Restaurant International.  The Pharox range has been found and cleared of all the performance and quality requirements including Tempo 21 test.    Tempo 21 is the suite of twenty one thermal, electrical, mechanical, photometric...
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2013-05-09

Anglia brings Inventronics LED drivers to the UK and Eire market

Anglia Lighting has greatly expanded its range of LED drivers and power supplies following its appointment as UK and Eire distributor for Inventronics. The new agreement allows Anglia to offer its customers higher power drivers up to 300W as well as sealed units for outdoor and industrial applications.  According to Gene King, Director of International Business Development at Inventronics, “Our rapid growth in the US market leads us to believe that we could be equally successful in Europe with the right channel partner. ......
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2013-05-08

Information about LIGHTING Japan 2014

This is Machiko Aikawa of LIGHTING JAPAN Show Management. As you are aware, with diffusion of LED lightings, lighting control becomes key technology.   We, therefore, have launched "Lighting Control System Zone" inside LIGHTING JAPAN 2014. LIGHTING JAPAN gathers 1st-class exhibitors with high technologies every year.   If you produce/deal with below products/technologies/solutions, why not participate and showcase them.
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2013-05-07

Philips expands business in Africa with innovations addressing local needs

Royal Philips Electronics (AEX: PHIA, NYSE: PHG) announces its fourth consecutive pan-African Cape Town to Cairo road show; visiting 18 cities across 17 countries between 14th May and 23rd September 2013. The road show is instrumental in raising awareness on how Philips can enhance life in Africa. With an Africa-relevant product portfolio and a strong historical presence on the continent, Philips is committed to significantly expand its business footprint in Africa in the coming years.  Well positioned for growth in Africa   “Africa is an important growth market for Philips. We have an ambitious growth plan for the continent in place aimed at double digit growth over the coming few years,” states Frans van Houten, CEO of Philips.
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2013-05-03

EVERLIGHT Showcases New LED Components at 2013 LED EXPO Mumbai

 EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 【TSE:2393】 showcases new series Mid-Power LED components for lighting solutions such as tube light and streetlight applications in 2013 LED EXPO Mumbai, after successful exhibition experience in LED EXPO New Delhi. Moreover, EVERLIGHT has made an excellent example with the LED lamp and LED dot matrix display by fixed products - bus signage, in order to fulfil the booming demands of traffic infrastructures in India. EVERLIGHT brings up the concept of “The Right LED for the Right Application,” in order to provide the best performance and quality for different applications.
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2013-05-02

Plexineon Updates Entrances to Helmut Jahn-designed Tower

 With its rich architectural heritage, Chicago takes skyscrapers seriously. So when a glassy, 40-story Helmut Jahn-designed tower built in 1980 underwent rebranding to attract new tenants, the end result had to be worthy of distinction. A revitalization of the building’s lobby and street-level exterior called for enhancing the artistic nature of the structure. In keeping with that intent, Plexineon White 2X Series fixtures were chosen to highlight two new entrance canopies, each situated along a different downtown street. Striped and streamlined, Plexineon provides an accent that’s consistent with the clean, contemporary lines of 55 W. Monroe St......
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2013-04-26

Everlight Showcases the New Series of LED Retrofits for China Market in 2013 China Lighting Expo Beijing

 With the brand concept of “The Right LED Lighting Fixture in the Right Scene”, Everlight unveils different types of high standard LED lighting products in order to declare that “Everlight LED Lighting” to be the best LED lighting choice in China Market. Since launched the brand of “Everlight LED LIGHTING” in Taiwan 2011, “Everlight LED LIGHTING” sooner became the market leader with excellent product series and outstanding brand strategies. This year, Everlight established a subsidiary of Everlight LIGHTING (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. and officially entered the China LED lighting market ......
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2013-04-26

Future of UV LED Remains Bright as High Power Demand and Number of New Applications Grow- Interview with SemiLEDs Executive VP of Sales and Marketing Dr. Ilkan Cokgor

  SemiLEDs is a LED chip maker, possessing UV LED chip and systems, also producing lighting class LED. LEDinside had the opportunity to interview Ilkan Cokgor, Ph.D., Executive VP of Sales and Marketing SemiLEDs, in order to understand SemiLEDs's LED lighting and UV LED development. Development status of SemiLEDs's UV LED system integration Although many UV LED applications are currently available on the market, most--for instance, curing technology--tend to be used in industrial settings. The relatively low UV LED adoption rate is generally attributable to the system integration problems that are encountered by manufacturers within the industry.
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2013-04-17

Bridgelux Announces Commercial Availability of Vero LED Arrays

 Bridgelux, a leading innovator and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, announced today the commercial availability of the VeroTM LED array, an innovative solid state light source that makes quality lighting easy.  All form factors of Vero LED arrays are now commercially available and shipping to customers and distribution partners worldwide. Vero will also be showcased at the LightFair International exhibition April 23-25 in Philadelphia.  “The immediate and wide scale adoption of Vero is the tangible and powerful result......
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2013-04-15

Prestigious 2014 GE Edison Awards Kick Off with Asia Pacific Preliminaries

  The widely anticipated 2014 GE Edison Awards Preliminaries has officially kicked off this week. Preliminaries are being held across Asia Pacific to encourage the participation of regional lighting designers and professionals in this prestigious global competition.   The GE Edison Awards were inaugurated with the aim of providing recognition to lighting professionals worldwide for outstanding design and high-quality lighting projects. The awards seek to encourage......
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2013-04-10

MEGAMAN Launches New “Economy Series” LED Lamps

 As a leading and innovative eco-lighting solution provider, MEGAMAN is proud to launch its “Economy Series” LED lamps to expand its LED product portfolio which enables more consumers to benefit early payback period from switching to high-quality, energy-efficient and cost-effective LED light sources in mass market. New EU Energy Label Effective 1 September 2013 With exceptionally high efficacy (lumen per watt), MEGAMAN’s “Economy Series” LED lamps are all rated Class A+ in the new EU Energy Label scheme, which will come into effect on 1 September 2013. The highest efficacy ......
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2013-04-08

Osram Ostar Stage LED: flexible white for the stage, White multichip LED added to the spotlight range

Osram Ostar Stage LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors offer high luminance of 48 million candelas per square meter (Mcd/m²) and tunable color tones from cold white to warm white. Combined with their extremely low-profile design and glass cover with its anti-reflective coating, they provide the basis for compact spotlights with an extremely narrow beam. This LED is ideal for use in moving head spotlights on stage, for booth lighting at trade fairs and for architectural lighting.   The special feature of the new LED is its tunable white light color. Two warm-white and two cold-white chips, arranged diagonally in the package, not only enable colors to be mixed perfectly at component level but also allow all white tones between color temperatures of 2700 Kelvin (K) (warm white) and 10,000 K (cold white) to be produced with appropriate control. The LED achieves a high color rendering index of 94 for warm white and 74 for cold white.
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2013-04-07

New Rijksmuseum illuminated with Philips LED lighting

Rijksmuseum and Philips announce the world’s most advanced LED lighting design in a museum of fine art Philips illuminates renovated Rijksmuseum, including all artworks Royal Philips Electronics announces the illumination of the renovated Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and its entire art exhibition with its LED lighting. As one of the lead partners in the renovation, Philips has been working closely with the Rijksmuseum on the lighting design with a strong focus on the visitor experience and the conservation of the artworks. The renovated Rijksmuseum opens its doors on April 13, showcasing collections of the Dutch Masters such as Rembrandt and Vermeer, all illuminated with Philips LED lighting.
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2013-04-03

South Korea LED Enterprise Enters into Qatar for 2022 FIFA World Cup Finals’ Lighting

  The Seoul government announced A South Korean company will set up a joint venture in Qatar that will produce LED lighting systems to meet growing demands there ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals
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2013-04-03

Digital Lumens Unveils Line of Intelligent LED Lighting Fixtures for Hazardous Locations

With Integrated Controls, New Products Offer Cost-Competitive Solution for Challenging Environments Digital Lumens introduced a new line of intelligent LED lighting fixtures for hazardous locations, all with the integrated controls that drive the industry’s best energy efficiency and faster payback periods. The company also unveiled a new line of intelligent LED lighting fixtures for retail applications and new 13,000-lumen Xpress LED lighting fixtures that offer occupancy-driven savings. These fixture additions triple the size of the Digital Lumens’...
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