2011-11-29

Arizona Hospital Goes Green, Reduces Energy Costs with LEDtronics Long-Life, Energy-Saving LED Lighting Fixtures

Pressed on by its security department that was anxious to have better lighting in the hospital’s parking lot for the security cameras to operate more efficiently, the Facilities Maintenance Department of Kingman Regional Medical Center approached Howard Industrial Sales in nearby Chandler to initiate energy savings comparisons and a lighting upgrade proposal in order to increase the light output in its vast parking lot. Nestled in the foothills of the Hualapai Mountain range, the award-winning Kingman Regional Medical Center (KRMC) is a community-owned 235-bed...
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2011-11-25

Livonia to Receive $82,125 for LED Lighting

The city of Livonia will receive a grant of $82,125 for LED lighting. The Michigan Economic Development Corp. has announced to fund $399,261 in the advanced lighting technology demonstration grants. And the of Livonia becomes one of six Michigan cities, townships and counties to receive part of this grand worthing $82,125 for LED lighting. The grant will fund LED street lighting along Shadyside Street next to Livonia City Hall, extending from Five Mile to the parking area behind the Livonia Police Station, and street lights in the parking lot at the Civic ...
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2011-11-24

Hughey & Phillips Targets to Expand Its LED Market

The Urbana-based company Hughey & Phillips LLC is expanding its busniess of replacing incandescent obstruction lighting — the warning lights on towers and buildings with LED lights. At present, the company has added a 50,000-square-foot building to its campus, giving it more than 70,000 square feet of space. The expansion creates more manufacturing, testing and office space, much of which will be dedicated to new product lines including its Horizon Series of LED lights. Hughey & Phillips has received Federal Aviation Administration approval for its l...
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2011-11-23

Stamford-based LED Company Solais Lighting Raises $1.8 Million

Stamford-based LED lighting manufacturer Solais Lighting, has raised $1.8 million, according to a new filing by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company founded in 2008, and investors including FreshTracks Capital, Long River Ventures, and Gorann. It dedicates in making LED lamps with the lightweight, output, focused-beam and full-dimming features capable of replacing halogen reflector lamps. It designs its LEDs for track and recessed fixtures in commercial, museum, retail, hospitality and high-end residential applications. In Janu...
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2011-11-23

Elemental LED to Start 2nd Annual Cyber Monday Super Sale

San Francisco Bay Area-based company Elemental LED will discount its entire inventory of products by 35% on Cyber Monday, November 28th. It’s the second year that the company will participate with online retailers in Cyber Monday, following last year when it also discounted products by 35%. The LED Lighting Cyber Monday sale will begin on November 28th at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time and end on November 29th at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time. The company expects call volume to be high and has allocated extra personnel to assist customers over ph...
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2011-11-22

Fairchild Semiconductor Introduces AlGaAs Infrared LED Phototransistor

Fairchild Semiconductor has designed developed the FODM8801, part of the OptoHiT™ series of high temperature phototransistor optocouplers. These devices use Fairchild’s proprietary OPTOPLANAR® coplanar packaging technology to achieve high noise immunity and reliable isolation at high operating temperatures. The FODM8801 consists of an aluminum gallium arsenide (AlGaAs) infrared light emitting diode optically coupled to a phototransistor. The device provides a guaranteed Current Transfer Ratio (CTR) for both saturated and non-saturate...
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2011-11-22

The city of West Asheville Sets off LED Street Lights Retrofit

The city of West Asheville is under the process of upgrading Phase II of a streetlight with LED bulbs, from Monday to Thursday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. with no expectations of traffic disruption. Date back to the spring of 2010, the City has successfully installed 700 lights in River District and Kenilworth neighborhoods in Phase I of the street light upgrade project. Phase II has a broader reach and will involve 2800 streetlights across West Asheville, Kenilworth and Oakley. Phase I of the four year initiative began in May 2011 and has generat...
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2011-11-22

GE Name Fresh Market as LED Retailer of the Year

Recently, Greensboro-based LED Retailer Fresh Market has won LED Retailer of the Year from GE Lighting  at GE’s third annual LED & Energy Efficient Lighting Trends for Retail conference in Ohio. The criteria for the LED Retailer of the Year award included having retrofitted at least 20 percent of fleet stores to LED lighting, being able to demonstrate at least 20 percent energy savings as a result, and customer recognition of improved store appearance. According to Fresh Market’s energy manager Paul Poole, the company has in...
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2011-11-21

LED Tree to Brighten Willow Grove Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

An artificial LED tree will instead of the township’s traditional real tree at the tradition of a Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony will return to Upper Moreland on Nov. 27, in large part through the efforts of the Kiwanis Club of Old York Road. Last week, the township commissioners approved of the holiday tree lighting ceremony at the commissioners regular meeting.“I’m very glad to see that it’s an LED tree, because it’s very energy efficient,” Ward 3 commissioner Donna Parsell said at the meeting. According to the Kiwanis-supp...
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2011-11-21

Cooper Lighting’s LED Downlights Featured in the University of Kansas Center for Design Research

LED solutions provide efficient lighting in sustainable building design. Cooper Lighting, an industry leader committed to delivering innovative products and driving transformational technology in the lighting industry, recently provided its Halo LED downlights to the University of Kansas for use in its new award-winning sustainable Center for Design Research located in Lawrence, Kansas. The ENERGY-STAR® -qualified Halo LED recessed downlight housing with an All-Pro RL7 LED module-trim were select as the ideal solution for a building designed to be...
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2011-11-18

EU’s IMOLA Project on Large-area, Intelligent OLED Lighting Development

A project funded by the EU,  known as IMOLA (Intelligent light Management for OLED on foil Applications), will put a focus on the development of large-area OLED-based lighting modules with built-in intelligent light management. These OLED-based lighting modules will be used in future energy-efficient wall, ceiling and car dome lighting, where the light intensity can be adjusted intelligently, e.g. according to the time of the day or weather conditions.   OLEDs are paper-thin, flexible and lightweight electronic devices that consist of organic materi...
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2011-11-18

UV LED Maker SETi Partners with Psoria‐Shield

Columbia based UV LED maker Sensor Electronic Technology Inc (SETi) has developed a strategic partnership with Psoria‐Shield Inc, the manufacturer of the world’s first deep-UV LED powered phototherapy system. Under the partnership,Psoria‐Shield’s flagship device, the Psoria‐Light, is the first phototherapy treatment product to be launched with SETi’s UVClean lamps. SETi’s UVClean LED array technology has been incorporated into the Psoria‐Light’s patent‐pending emitter, which enables a compact handset to deliv...
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2011-11-17

Havells-Sylvania Appoints New President in Drive for Growth

Havells-Sylvania has announced the appointment of Rajiv Goel as President of Global Operations for the Havells-Sylvania Group (formerly known as the Sylvania Group, prior to the 2007 acquisition).  In this role, Rajiv Goel will be fully responsible for driving strategic direction and growth.  Making this announcement, Anil Gupta, COO Havells India, Ltd said, “Rajiv’s proven track record in senior management at Havells coupled with his corporate financial expertise puts him in an ideal position to drive growth across our global business. ...
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2011-11-11

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge May Install LED lights Display

Officials from San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge are about to unveil plans for a light display to mark the bridge's 75th anniversary on Thursday morning on Treasure Island.  The $7 million display would go up next year and feature 30,000 white LED lights on the west span's suspension and suspender cables,according to the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The independently-controlled lights would create patterns based on traffic, weather and the motion of the bridge. According to Leo Villareal, the artist who designed the display, it would be visible fr...
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2011-11-11

Lighting Science Group Launches Its BayLight(TM) LED High Bay Fixture

Lighting Science Group has launched its BayLight(TM) LED high bay fixture. The new BayLight(TM) LED high bay fixture uses 35% less electricity, has a longer operating life and requires less maintenance than conventional HID high bay fixtures. Careful thermal management of the overall system and drivers gives the BayLight a L70 rated life of over 60,000 hours at 40 degrees C and over 100,000 hours at 25 degrees C. With an IP66 Rating for the LED panel, the BayLight is certified for damp location. Furthermore, the BayLight contains no mercury or lead...
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2011-11-10

London’s Tower Bridge Gets an LED Makeover for 2012 Olympic Games

The 800-foot Tower Bridge in London will have an LED makeover with the support of General Electric and EDF Energy who are sponsors of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The bridge lighting will be installed by the French firm Citelum, which has designed lighting for landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Valley of the Kings in Egypt, and the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. GE said that its multi-colour LEDs with variable intensity will illuminate the bridge's Victorian gothic turrets, granite and stone towers, as well as an a...
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2011-11-02

The University of Michigan’s “Big House” Gets Bright Makeover with Cree LEDs

High-Definition LED Video Screens Installed at Michigan Stadium Football fans of the University of Michigan kicked off the 2011 season enjoying a new look to Michigan Stadium, now complete with newly upgraded scoreboards from Lighthouse Technologies. The state-of-the-art video displays and scoring systems feature Screen Master® high-brightness LEDs by Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), delivering crystal-clear, high definition images to fans throughout “The Big House.” A college football icon, Michigan Stadium was built in 1927 and is the lar...
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2011-10-26

Florida International University’s 2011 Solar Decathlon Team Chooses Cooper Lighting’s Halo LED Recessed Downlights for Efficient House Concept

Cooper Lighting, an industry leader committed to delivering innovative products and driving transformational technology in the lighting industry, recently provided Halo 4-inch and 6-inch LED recessed downlights to Florida International University’s (FIU) Solar Decathlon team. The energy-efficient products are included in FIU’s Perform[D]ance House design concept featured in this year’s Solar Decathlon in West Potomac Park, Washington, DC.   Tasked with designing and building an innovative and efficient solar home, the team quickly settle...
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2011-10-20

Nexxus Lighting Cooperates with American Electric Power Service Corporation to Offer in-store rebates of Array® LED Bulbs

Recently, Nexxus Lighting has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with American Electric Power Service Corporation (AEP Ohio) to offer in-store rebates of $10 to $15 on select ENERGY STAR® qualified Array® LED bulbs. Under the collaboration, AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power, will apply the in-store discounts to purchases made by residential consumers at participating retailers throughout its Ohio service area. The promotion will be in effect from October 26th, 2011 through December 31st, 2011, or until funding is depleted.&nbs...
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2011-10-14

Intematix Phosphor Blend Accomplishes Near Perfect Light Quality for LEDs

98 CRI milestone for light quality drives LED adoption in retail, hospitality, residential and museum applications Intematix Corporation, a leading innovator of patented phosphor materials and components for high-quality LED lighting, today announced that it has demonstrated a phosphor blend that provides a near perfect color rendering index (CRI) of 98 and R9 value of 99 when applied to a reference LED package. The results highlight Intematix's unique phosphor leadership in the LED lighting industry, as the phosphor blend combines three separate material famili...
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2011-10-12

Lunera Lighting Introduces World's First Direct/Indirect LED Luminaire 6460 SERIES

Lunera(R) Lighting, Inc., has introduced the 6460 SERIES,which it claimed as the world's first direct/indirect linear suspended LED luminaire. The 6460 SERIES distributes light 70% directly down to the workspace and 30% indirectly upward to the ceiling. The unique optical design eliminates hot spots and creates very uniform illumination of the ceiling. Designed for 16 foot center-on-center spacing, the 6460 SERIES can be joined into dramatic, continuous runs. The fixture serves a variety of commercial applications including; offices, classrooms, retail ...
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2011-10-12

Cooper Lighting Introduces the Next Generation LED LightBAR™ System

New system provides unmatched optical performance in both lumen output and efficiency. Cooper Lighting, an industry leader committed to delivering innovative products and driving transformational technology in the lighting industry, has announced it has upgraded its outdoor LED LightBAR™ technology. Internally developed at Cooper Lighting’s accredited state-of-the-art LED Innovation Center and integrated in multiple product lines, the new system’s unmatched optical performance delivers improved lumen output and efficiency, while continuing to offer up t...
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2011-09-29

Bridgelux Cuts one-fifth of Wrkforce to focus in Producing Silicon Surfaces LED

According to Bridgelux’s CEO, Bill Watkins,the company is cutting 53 out of 250 jobs at its head offices in the East Bay, Livermore,equaling to about one-fifth of its workforce, a move brought about by its decision to shift to cheaper ways to produce LEDs. These cutbacks come on the heels of the Solyndra shutdown that erased 1,100 jobs. The company has decided to shift its focus of producing LEDs on sapphire surfaces to a less expensive system of putting them on silicon surfaces. The company is eliminating its current production of LEDs on sapphire surfac...
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2011-09-26

1,000 Indian Households to Install Applied Materials’s solar and LED Lighting Systems

Reposts have released that Applied Materials Inc. (Santa Clara, California, U.S.) has made a program to provide access to solar photovoltaic (PV) and LED lighting systems for 1,000 households and ten schools in villages in India at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York City on September 21st, 2011 . In the meanwhile , the program will expand access to household finance for home solar systems, as well as providing training for entrepreneurs from Africa and Central America to replicate the model in other regions. According to Mark Walker ...
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2011-09-15

OSRAM SYLVANIA Honored with Two Lighting for Tomorrow Awards

OSRAM SYLVANIA, North American lighting leader, announced it has been honored with two Lighting for Tomorrow awards at the American Lighting Association (ALA) annual conference taking place this week. The winning products, the SYLVANIA ULTRA LED A-line 100-watt replacement lamp and the SYLVANIA ULTRA RT4 LED Recessed Downlight Kit, plus honorable mentions for the SYLVANIA ULTRA LED PAR38 lamp and the SYLVANIA ULTRA LED B10 lamp were the most by any manufacturer. The SYLVANIA ULT...
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2011-09-07

Illumitex Enters into Joint Research and Business Development Agreement with Syngenta

Illumitex, Inc. has announced that it has entered into a joint research and business development relationship with Syngenta. Through the alliance, Syngenta will utilize Illumitex’s patented LED technology to develop next generation growing protocols in plant growth research projects in controlled environments such as greenhouses and indoor growth chambers. By coupling Illumitex’s precision beam control with the capability of customizing the light spectrum, Illumitex is enabling widespread adoption of LED lighting for use in the global horticulture market. Illum...
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2011-09-05

CambridgeHOK Become the first Certified Philips LED Horti Partner

CambridgeHOK is the first certified Philips LED Horticulture partner in the United Kingdom, as well as the first partner outside Benelux. The ceremony took place at the Four Oaks Trade show at the Philips booth (D131 and 132). Some of the CambridgeHOK personnel were trained by Philips in the field of LED lighting in horticulture last week. Philips supports its partners in projects and field tests. This can be done due to the plant physiologists from Philips and their knowledge about light recipes available in the design and supervision of projects. In the...
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2011-09-05

Peace Bridge Lighting

The Peace Bridge is to the memory of ovarian cancer awareness month in Buffalo. The Peace Bridge has a state-of-the-art LED system which is controlled by sophisticated computer software that possesses unlimited color options, timings and themes, allowing the Peace Bridge to offer unique and captivating lighting shows at the push of a button. The system, which operates daily from 9:00 PM until 1:00 AM and from 5:00 AM through 6:00 AM, also requires less physical maintenance and provides improved security lighting for the entire border crossing....
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2011-09-02

R16 LED Lamps Deliver Energy-Efficiency and Long Life for Showcase Lights, Area Lights and Signage

LEDtronics® announces its latest generation of direct incandescent-replacement R16 LED Reflector Lamps with standard 26mm medium screw base. The bulbs operate on 120VAC and provide a concentrated 40-degree beam of light from a cluster of 40 LEDs. The energy-efficient R16-40-SIW-120AM (3,000K warm white) and R16-40-TPW-120AM (5000K natural white) draw just 1.7 watts each and provide up to 140 lumens. Up to 90% savings in energy costs over incandescent and halogen bulbs, and an operating lifespan of up to 50,000-hour LED make these high-efficacy R16 l...
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2011-09-02

Energy Saving Lighting Solution from BlueStar Energy Solutions

Helping reduce energy consumption, BlueStar Energy Solutions recently designed an energy saving lighting solution for the Village of Franklin Park's Public Library.  Through the implementation of LED technology, BlueStar Energy helped the library achieve a 56 percent reduction in energy consumption. The project focused on ways to earn energy cost savings, enhance the lighting levels in the library to address concerns about poor quality lighting; reduce overall wattage usage; and use the "greenest" technology available in the marketplace.  BlueSt...
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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