2012-02-09

American Based Porsche Showroom Complements its High-End Automobiles with GlacialLight LED Lights

GlacialLight, a division of experienced technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc., is pleased to announce that its environmentally-friendly LED lighting products are being used in many applications around the world and providing users with energy-saving light of the highest quality. Porsche automobiles are synonymous with high performance and perfected engineering. Recently, a Porsche showroom in Florida, USA applied these principles to their lighting by installing highly efficient GlacialLight LED lights. The Porsche showroom replaced their outdated recessed halog...
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2011-11-09

LED Lights Make High-tech Connections

LED lighting is becoming mainstream and luminaire-­makers are jumping on the bandwagon with viable products now that the technology is more widely understood. In the early days few lighting firms could get their heads around semiconductor heatsinking and precision optical alignment, and few LED-makers realised that no one wants to install a reflow oven, or even lift a soldering iron, to make light fittings. Now the luminaire companies are learning to be a bit more high-tech, the LED-makers are getting a bit more practical, and connector firms are continuing to bridge the...
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2011-10-24

LED Lights on Capital’s Salam Street

The newly-opened Salam Street surface roads has been installed with LED lighting system to reduce power consumption and decrease carbon emissions. The Abu Dhabi Municipality has completed the installation and commissioning of 50 traffic signal poles fitted with 206 bulbs, and 120 decorative street lighting poles fitted with LED lighting system along the completed surface roads. The LED system ensures lighting over extended periods with minimal maintenance requirements and reduces power consumption to the least possible level, thus contributing to minimising carbon diox...
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2011-09-27

LED Lights Affect Melatonin Levels

The increasing popularity of light-emitting diode lights might have a downside for human health, researchers say. It has been know that "white" artificial light reduces melatonin production in the pineal gland. However, researchers have now qualified for the first time the degree of suppression depending on a person's exposure to different light sources. The multi-country study, published in the Journal of Environmental Management, compared high pressure sodium (HPS) bulbs, where give off an orange-yellow light and have been used in street lighting, with '...
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2011-08-29

Solar-Powered LED Lights in the Hudson River

In much of the United States, light pollution in cities and even the suburbs is so bad that "dark sky tourism" is a rising trend, as Americans seek out the stars their ancestors took for granted. Next month, New Yorkers will get an unusual view of the night sky, without a visit to a dark sky park. 201 LED lights in the Hudson River will "reflect" the stars above New York City that no one can see. The LEDs, which are solar-powered, will be installed on the wood posts at Pier 49. The exhibition, called "Reflecting the Stars," is part of C...
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2011-08-10

Council Approves LED Lights

After being tabled at the July 5 regular meeting, the Little Elm Town Council on Tuesday approved Town Engineer Jason Laumer's request for additional funding to replace existing metal halide street light with LED street lights along Eldorado Parkway from Little Elm Parkway to Farm-to-Market Road 423. The item passed by a 3-2 vote. The item was a change order to the street lighting of $38,265 for the Streetscape and Gateways Improvements project. Laumer provided answers to questions from the council from the meeting in July. Questions put forth included wh...
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Nichia’s Tunable 757 receives rave reviews from industry leaders, including the coveted LpS Best Sustainability Technology Award. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announced its game-changing single LES, tuna... READ MORE

Innovative tunable white, mid-power LED enables luminaire manufacturers to improve colour tuning, shrink optics and fixture profiles, while enabling new design options. Nichia, the leader in and inventor of the high-brightness LED, announces i... READ MORE