Orion Lighting Secures $0.8M in Contracts to Upgrade VA Hospitals in Florida and Washington to LED Lighting

Orion Energy Systems, a designer and manufacturer of high performance, energy-efficient LED retrofit lighting products, announced it has secured $0.8M in contracts to supply its LED lighting retrofit solutions to two U.S. Veteran's Health Administration (VA) hospitals in Florida and Washington. Installations are underway and expected to be completed by the end of the 2017 calendar year.
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USGBC and Cree Light Up Zoo with LED Troffers and Educate Kids About SSL

In honor of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Center for Green Schools’ Green Apple Day of Service, the USGBC North Carolina Chapter and LED innovator, Cree, Inc. upgraded the multipurpose room at the North Carolina Zoo with high-quality and energy-efficient Cree®LED lighting today. During an interactive day of service, local officials joined USGBC NC, Cree and students involved in the Zoo’s Asheboro High School Science Program to install the new Cree lighting and learn how high-performance LED technology supports better, more energy-efficient learning environments.
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LRC Issues New Guide To Selecting LED Troffers

The Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has released a new guide for contractors and specifiers who are replacing existing fluorescent troffers with new LED troffers or retrofit kits.
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Cree Retrofits Arizona Walgreens with Energy Saving LED Lighting

 Walgreens Co., one of the nation’s leading retailers, selected energy-efficient LED lighting by Cree, Inc.  for its Goodyear, Ariz. location, delivering superior illumination while lowering the total cost of ownership compared to fluorescent lighting alternatives. The 14,820 square-foot store now features Cree® LED troffers, linear luminaires and downlights, saving the retailer thousands in annual energy and maintenance costs.
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Cree Launches New Under US$100 LED Troffers

Cree is redefining commercial lighting with the ZR Series LED troffer, delivering a new category of performance, affordability and inspired design. Featuring Cree TrueWhite® Technology, the ZR Series LED troffer delivers superior color quality (> 90 CRI) in an ultra-slim, sleek package at a remarkable initial price of US$ 99.* The ZR Series LED troffer cuts energy consumption in half, and with standard 0–10V dimming can accelerate its already rapid two-year payback.** 
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Xeleum Adds Center Basket Design to Line of LED Troffers

Xeleum Lighting announced the availability of its Cobalt Series high efficiency LED light fixtures. These fixtures provide more evenly distributed light and years of maintenance-free operation at less than half the energy cost of the fluorescent fixtures they are designed to replace. As with all Xeleum troffers, they meet the performance requirements the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) and are now included on the DLC Qualified Products List (QPL).
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Osram Opto Semiconductors is expanding its Oslon Black family for the infrared range with six new automotive IREDs. The 850 nm versions are intended for exterior applications such as night vision, pedestrian protection, pre-field recognition a... READ MORE

Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE