2012-10-26

EVERLIGHT Lighting Components Complete LM80 Testing

EVERLIGHT introduced several low, mid, and high power LED lighting components that adopted the LM80 test, in order to provide a broad range of high quality LED lighting components and strengthen EVERLIGHT’s concept of “The Right LED for The Right Application.” Standardization has become a key factor in LED adoption in the global lighting market - not only in safety standards and performance standards but also more importantly, in reliability and lifetime testing. LM80 is the lighting standard by which all major LED manufacturers...
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2012-10-24

Seesmart Completes $140,000 LED Lighting Project for New Building in Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State

Seesmart Technologies, Inc. has finished a $140,000 project with Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State to help the organization’s new West Farms Center achieve LEED design certification. Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State is a multi-service organization providing support and services for more than 100,000 individuals with cerebral palsy and developmental disabilities and their families. Its Metropolitan Division, which serves all five boroughs of New York City, recently opened the new West Farms Center in the Bronx at 1880 Bryant A...
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2012-10-23

Cree:New York City’s Central Park Completes LED Lighting Installation to Lower Energy Usage, Reduce Maintenance and Improve Area Lighting

The New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) recently completed the installation of nearly 1,600 LED luminaires that light walkways and grassy areas in Central Park. The new luminaires from Spring City Electrical feature Cree (Nasdaq: CREE) XLamp® XP-G LEDs in each fixture and were produced using an advanced light engine from Heatron. DOT officials estimate the new LED lighting will reduce energy usage by 62 percent and deliver annual maintenance savings of nearly $30,000 compared to metal halide lighting. The NYC DOT initia...
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2012-10-23

Vietnam : Plants grow rapidly, safely with LED lamps

Vietnamese scientists are trying to create LED lamp products which have the light spectrum suitable with every kind of plant, which can help save electricity, churn out clean and off-season products. According to Dr Phan Hong Khoi, Managing Director of the high-efficiency public lighting project in Vietnam, LED is a special type of semiconductor diode which can generate a narrow spectrum, discrete light when excited. LED lamps can create different colors, depending on the semiconductor materials used and operating conditions. With LED lamps, scientists use two bea...
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2012-10-23

Marl cuts wasted light with LED lighting scheme design service

Marl International aims to help customers waste less light with a new Lighting Scheme Design service that provides specific recommendations on the best energy efficient LED lighting to use inside and outside buildings, car parks or industrial sites. The service is being launched at the LuxLive exhibition in Earls Court, London, from 6-7 November 2012 (Stand E02).   Marl can accept a CAD drawing of the internal or external area to be lit, or a simple dimensional drawing, and will use 3D modelling software to choose the most suitable energy efficient LED lightin...
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2012-10-23

Light Planet's LED retrofit achieves significant savings for Brighton hospital

•       £21,000 cost savings •       Energy consumption reduced by 68% •       Maintenance programme reduced by over a third Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust expect to achieve savings in the region of £21,000 after retrofitting LED lighting in several areas of the building, and payback in some areas is projected to take less than 2 years. The retrofit programme, delivered by advanced LED specialists Light Planet, has also reduced energ...
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2012-10-22

NEUTEX LED Lighting Signs an Electricity Supply and LED Lighting Reseller Agreement with Texzon Utilities

NEUTEX LED Lighting, a division from NEUTEX Advanced Energy Group Inc, has signed an electricity supply and LED Lighting reseller agreement with Dallas based Texzon Utilities. Under the agreement, the NEUTEX sales team and their distributors  will have the opportunity to offer competitive commercial energy rates directly to their customers. The Texzon Utilities corporate office and their franchise holders will be able to sell energy efficient LED lighting to complement their competitive energy offerings. "Competitive pricing and custom...
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2012-10-19

Philips and Haworth announce collaboration to create inspiring office spaces

Companies to develop solutions integrating LED lighting in office furniture Philips and Haworth announced a cooperation to create workplaces designed to enhance employees’ well-being in the office. As part of the cooperation, Philips, the global leader in lighting and Haworth, a global leader in the design and manufacture of office furniture, will create innovative lighting and furniture solutions for the European market. The companies will also focus on future-looking research into office design and lighting trends.   At the office and facility show, Orgatec 2012...
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2012-10-19

Rezidor Announced to Make LED Transition

Rezidor has announced over 300 of its hotels worldwide will switch to energy efficient LEDs by the end of 2013. According to Inge Huijbrechts, director of responsible business at Rezidor, the owner of the Radisson, Missoni, and Regent hotel brands has signed a deal with Philips to complete the transformation of its portfolio as part of its ThinkPlanet sustainability plan. The Think Planet programme is aiming to deliver a 25 per cent reduction in energy consumption by 2016 and is expected to save the company €25m over the same period by focusing on relatively simpl...
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2012-10-19

GSA Turns Its Attention to LEDs

The U.S. General Services Administration , Largest Tenant in US, has turned its attention to LEDs. According to the GSA, energy efficiency is becoming a way of life, not only to cut costs at more than 9,600 assets that it owns or rents, but also to meet the 2007 federal mandate that government buildings slash energy consumption 30 percent by 2015. To meet those goals, and to push the whole market forward, it launched the Green Proving Ground program to evaluate sustainable building technologies. Based on performance, the GSA can then recommend technologies to i...
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2012-10-17

Shenzhen Schedules to Complete the Popularization of LED Lighting in Public before 2014

Shenzhen government has just put forward the implementation plan on the city’s popularization of LED lighting products. According to the plan, Shenzhen has scheduled to complete the popularization of LED lighting in public places within 2 years. At the same time, the city plans to drive LED industry to achieve over 130 billion yuan by the end of the twelfth five-year plan. The plan points out that, in the public lighting field, including the urban road, public places, government officers, state-owned institutions, or lighting engineering project hold by state-owned cap...
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2012-10-17

Traxon Technologies New Project Showcase - PinnacleHealth

Located on Harrisburg’s historical walk along the Susquehanna River, Pinnacle Health wanted to create a presence on this popular street and was able to creatively incorporate this into their emergency department renovation. The design theme was to illuminate the building as if it were a lantern along the river, glowing and changing its tones of white light throughout the seasons to compliment the outdoor environment. At the same time, the facility needed to ensure patients’ privacy within the building while engaging the public and visitors. To create the desired li...
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2012-10-17

Ben E. Keith Foods Selects Digital Lumens LED System to Illuminate Cold Storage Areas in New Texas Distribution Center

Intelligent LED Lighting One of Many Sustainability-Focused Technologies Implemented in New Construction   Digital Lumens  announced that Ben E. Keith Foods, the eighth largest institutional foodservice distributor in the nation, has deployed the Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System in the cold storage areas of its new 475,000-square-foot distribution center in Missouri City, Texas. The new lighting system is expected to save more than 90% of the lighting used by the fluorescent lighting considered, and 75% over plain LED alternatives. ...
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2012-10-16

LEDs Light up Flyovers in Mumbai

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has started illuminating its Burfiwala Junction flyover in Andheri with a colourful LED series. The eco-friendly LED strip lighting consumes very low power and is economical. And some Mumbaikars have already started enjoying the illuminated site as they zoom past from under the flyover as certain portion of it has got the series installed. The lighting is also water proof and gives effect of beautification of the structure built early this year by the metropolitan administration. The MMRDA has al...
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2012-10-16

Tempo Industries Launches New Series 5000 Linear LED Lighting Solutions

Tempo Industries, LLC, has launched its new Series 5000 line of mid-range linear LED lighting solutions. Offering 90 or 140 lumens per-foot, the modular linear series consists of linkable 6-inch modules in 1- to 6-foot standard joinable lengths. With integral 120V power supplies that support run lengths up to 120 feet, the new Series 5000 incorporates a host of key innovations, including environmentally friendly materials and cove-edge mounting solutions that simplify design and installation. The die-cast modules are damp location listed, easily serviceable and available in ...
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2012-10-15

GE Lighting to Manufacture LED Lamps in Hungary by the end of 2012

GE Lighting is reported to utilize its Zalaegerszeg based factory in Hungary to manufacture LED lamps by the end of 2012. It’s said that GE Lighting has greatly reduced its lamps business in Hungary since EU gradually phases out less efficient traditional light bulb.
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2012-10-15

Taiwan LiteOn Receives New High Sales in Sept. Revenues

Taiwan LiteOn Technology Corporation has hit a two-year monthly high in September revenues, benefiting from its cloud computing server power- management and LED products. The company’s PC peripherals has enjoyed new highs in sales as the coming launch of Win 8 from Microsoft, sales of related products for notebook and tablets as keyboard and mouse will boom. The company’s global combined revenues in September reached US$ 360.66 million, rising 4% month on month (MoM), up 6% YoY, hitting a two-year monthly high, with first-nine-month global combined rev...
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2012-10-15

Malaysia Becomes Dialight’s First Asian LED Facility

Dialight Europe Ltd has announced to expand the operational activities of LED assembly plant in Penang soon to include moulding and surface mounting technology (SMT) operations. Moulding operations would start before the end of 2012 for Dialight Penang Sdn Bhd, while SMT activities would begin next year, according to the company’s chief executive Roy Burton . “Production activities of the plant will also be expanded to include Dialight’s industry-leading LED fixtures for industrial hazardous applications,” he said after the launch of Di...
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2012-10-12

Intematix New Red Nitride Phosphors for LED Applications

Intematix Ruby Series, backed by latest Intematix patent, is ideal for high-quality LED lighting Intematix has released the Ruby series of red nitride phosphors that enable exceptional efficacy, color rendering and reliability for high-power LEDs.These unique phosphors, backed by Intematix U.S. patent No. 8,274,215, are ideal for applications like general lighting and backlighting for LCD TVs. According to Yi-Qun Li, Chief Technology Officer for Intematix, “Building on a decade of innovative work in phosphor, our substantial investments in material...
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2012-10-12

LED Engin demonstrates emitters and modules that revolutionize size, performance, control and reliability in entertainment lighting

Tunable white, violet and multi-color LED solutions on show at LDI 2012 LED Engin, Inc., a leader in high lumen density LED products, will be demonstrating on Booth 2211 at LDI 2012 how its tunable white, violet and multi-color LED emitters deliver twice the lighting “punch” of rival products, at the same time reducing system size by 50%. This is achieved through compact emitters in which individual die are driven at up to 1.5A in multi-channel power packages. Individually addressable die provide maximum flexibility and control of effects, offering lig...
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2012-10-09

TILS 2013: YONGTEK - Professional optical plate brand for LED lighting

About Yongtek Yongtek is a professional optical plate manufacturer. We invest development resource in diffuser plate and light guide plate for years. Our key technology is experienced extrusion manufacture process, formulation, and optical design which make our product quality outstanding and stable.We hope Yongtek can be the world famous brand of optical plate in LED lighting industry. Main product –Diffuser plate ,Light guide plate, white reflector, diffuser tub, diffuser film, BEF(Brightness enhancement film)   Diffuser plate Product characteristi...
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2012-09-27

Cree LED Lighting Shines in the Hart Senate Office Building for Improved Savings

Installation of Cree CR22™ LED Troffers Yield Energy Savings of 33 Percent The Hart Senate Office Building, the third and largest office building serving the U.S. Senate, now features energy-efficient LED lighting by Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE). More than 150 Cree CR22™ architectural LED troffers were recently installed in the American Grill, Sundry Shop and main hallway of the Hart Building – delivering a 33 percent reduction in annual energy costs. Cree® CR22 linear luminaires replaced 130 CFL downlights and linear...
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2012-09-27

PhotonStar LED Signs Supply Agreement with UK House Builder

PhotonStar LED, based in Romsey, Hampshire has announced a rolling one year exclusive supply agreement with a major UK house builder to supply LED lighting fixtures for all of the developer’s new homes. And the products will be supplied through UK wholesalers. In 2011, the house builder completed 1500 homes, and is forecasting continued growth. All new properties will be subject to new legislation requiring improvement in energy efficiency including lighting. The new legislation, "Code for Sustainable Homes," is an environmental impact rating system...
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2012-09-24

Philips and Jones Lang LaSalle Support for Miami Tower LED Exterior Lighting Project

Miami Tower has been a signature landmark for years. And this time, it’s adopted a new LED lighting system. Miami Tower rises contains 623,000 square feet of commercial space. The team of Jones Lang LaSalle, Philips Color Kinetics and LED Source identified the optimal LED lighting solution based on long-term operational savings. The installation team replaced nearly 400 metal halide lights that consumed 1,000 watts each, which were limited to only a few static colours. Now, there are 216 ultra-modern LED fixtures able to produce 16 million colours and...
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2012-09-19

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes LUXeXceL for Its Pioneering Manufacturing Technology for Advanced Optics in LED Lighting

“Its Printoptical technology has the potential to become a standard in the near future” Based on its recent research on the advanced optics market for LED lighting, Frost & Sullivan presents LUXeXceL Group B.V (LUXeXceL) with the 2012 European Frost & Sullivan Enabling Technology Award for its Printoptical Technology. LUXeXceL’s pioneering manufacturing process addresses the key challenges to large scale adoption of LEDs in general lighting. Currently, the majority of the LED chips are designed to deliver maximum light ...
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2012-09-19

Spaulding Lighting Announces Up to 30% Increase in Performance with Upgrade to Cimarron Luminaire

LED performance and technology increased in popular series to over 26,000 lumens   Spaulding Lighting, a Hubbell Lighting Inc. brand, is proud to announce that their most popular area site lighting fixture, the superior performing Cimarron LED area site light, has increased lumen output by 15-30%. The LED enhancements result in a highly efficient luminaire that delivers up to 98 lumens per watt and allows for multiple LED configurations with over 26,000 lumens. This advancement in LED performance and lumen efficiencies are made available in the Cimarron LED ...
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2012-09-19

Aluwave expands in LED lighting for professional users in medical clinics

Aluwave, a leading provider of tailored LED modules and systems, expands its business in LED lighting by signing a contract with D-TEC Lighting Systems (D-TEC). Aluwave will deliver the LED solution to D-TEC’s latest fixture, providing ambient light to professional users in clinics with high demands on light quality and color rendering. “D-TEC has spent a lot of effort to understand our customers’ needs. This fixture is designed to secure eye comfort and to improve visual inspection in clinics. It has been very well received when launched o...
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2012-09-17

LED Manufacturers Calls for More Support from DOE

A delegation of stakeholders in LED manufacturing have met with US Department of Energy officials to plead their case for increased support in solid-state lighting R&D and manufacturing, with their key message that SSL offers greater energy conservation and return-on-investments (ROI) than renewable energy technologies that get much more backing. Pushing for the added US backing is a delegation of SEMI members and other industry stakeholders with origins in the FALCON Lighting Consortium, led by Philips Lumileds and SEMI members Applied Materials...
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2012-09-13

Everlight Expects to Receive Bright Revenue in Q3

Everlight expects to see promising Q3 prospects in mainland China , with LED lighting projects to peak there. The firm posted US$ 52.56 million in August revenue, a two-year high, with Q3 operations expected to better the second one. An executive pointed out that 8% of corporate revenues in the first half came from LED lighting, with such figure to exceed 10% annually, and rising gross profit margin (GPM) in the second half also relying on LED lighting due mainly to predicted increasing shipments. The company has been ambitiously deploying cross-strait sales ch...
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2012-09-13

Toshiba Donates LED Lighting to Illuminate Buddhist Temple

On Sept. 12 , Toshiba Group has donated and installed LED lighting and a photovoltaic power system to illuminate the Golden Hall at Chuson-ji, a Buddhist temple and UNESCO World Heritage Site in Iwate Prefecture. The lighting will be switched on at a ceremony at the temple on Sept. 22. Lighting engineers from Toshiba Group companies designed and developed non-intrusive fixtures and lighting for the hall. Chuson-ji in Tohoku, and it is the most famous of five sites making up the Hiraizumi World Heritage Site, a complex of temples and gardens. The temple...
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