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HBO AND CBS SHOW DISTRIBUTORS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU STOP INNOVATING BY SCOTT COSTA, PUBLISHER, TED MAGAZINE www.tedmag.com

The distribution of television programming is about to change forever. Now is the time to think about changing the way you distribute your electrical products before someone else does it first. I have personally written a number of stories on

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Energy Efficiency Market Hits U.S. $310 Billion

The global energy efficiency market is worth at least $310 billion a year and growing, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The report also finds that energy efficiency finance is becoming an established market segment,

Kimco’s Illumi-Nation Program Sparks New Era of Lighting Quality and Efficiency for its Shopping Centers

Kimco Realty Corp. http://www.kimcorealty.com the nation’s largest publicly traded owner and operator of neighborhood and community shopping centers, today announced the formal launch of its Illumi-Nation Program, a property improvement initiative for exterior lighting systems that is expected to significantly

Ameresco to Partner with the City of Redmond for Comprehensive ESPC

Ameresco, Inc. and the City of Redmond, Oregon announced today they are partnering on a comprehensive $1.2 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) to improve City buildings and enhance efficiency. As part of the ESPC project, Ameresco conducted an energy

7,000 Osram LEDs Illuminate the Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel in Rome is now illuminated by a novel lighting solution from Osram. After 500 years, this extraordinary piece of art history can now be experienced in unprecedented quality, bathed in the light of more than 7,000 LEDs.

DOE Announces New Grant Topics to Help Small Businesses Develop Clean Energy Technologies

Topics for this funding opportunity include solid-state lighting. Qualified small businesses with strong research capabilities in science or engineering in any of the research areas sought in the announcement are encouraged to apply. More information and application requirements can be



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Civilight North America Releases Broad Portfolio of LED Lamps

About Civilight North America

Civilight North America is now in volume production with their broad portfolio of LED lamps for the North American market, offered in three series – Architectural, Professional and Commercial. http://www.civilight-na.com Architectural 10-watt MR16 Architectural 10-watt LED A19 Architectural 6-watt LED

Alba by Stack

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The world’s first responsive light bulb. The next generation of light bulbs features embedded intelligence, with many new products becoming available, as the editor of LEDs Magazine recently pointed out. An interesting new product that’s been getting a ton of

Acuity Brands’ Video Promotes OLED Lighting

OLED Lighting by Acuity Brands

An interesting take on the technology that transcends the technical and appreciates the light source as an effective tool for enriching spaces with light. OLEDs go beyond form and function….OLED lighting introduces a new design paradigm where technology, architecture and

DOE Releases LED T8 Caliper Report

LED Linear Lamps and Troffer Lighting: CALiPER Report Series 21

http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-releases-led-t8-caliper-report The Department of Energy’s CALiPER program performed a series of investigations on linear LED lamps. Each report in the series covers the performance of up to 31 linear LED lamps, which were purchased in late 2012 or 2013. The first

CNET Philips SlimStyle LED Review

The skinny Philips SlimStyle is flat, but well-rounded

http://www.cnet.com/products/philips-slimstyle-led-bulb/ A tempting LED, thanks to the slimmed-down price point. The Good: The oddly-shaped Philips Slim. Style is a value-priced LED that serves as a respectable incandescent replacement. The flat design helps it manage heat better than other LEDs. The

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Green Creative BYPass T8

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This TITANIUM LED SERIES 4.0 T8 Tube has been designed and engineered for demanding commercial applications. This lamp uses an innovative coated glass design that diffuses heat and light more efficiently than plastic. As a result of its compact light

ConTech Lighting LED Wall Sconces

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A new line of Quadris wet location listed LED wall sconces: the standard 12W WS075Land now the taller 16W sconce WS085L Both sconces feature a metal faceplate over a white acrylic diffuser, providing a soft luminous glow while illuminating the surrounding

100 Watt LED Comparison

http://www.cnet.com/reviews/ Cree GE Philips Sylvania Utilitech Lumens 1600 1600 1680 1600 1600 Watts 18 16 19 19 16 Efficiency (lm/W) 89 100 88 84 100 Est. yearly energy cost $2.17 $1.93 $2.29 $2.29 $1.93 Color temperature (stated / measured) 2,700

USAI Lighting Launches Color Select

USAI Lighting

A proprietary LED technology that offers the widest range of tunable white light in the architectural lighting market, with independent control of color temperature and intensity. Available in USAI’s BeveLED 2.0 fixtures, it can be adjusted from a candlelight-like 2200K to

The Avi-on Switch

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Avi-On’s Bluetooth LE-based system consists of a mobile app, a light bulb and a capacitive-touch light switch. Once installed you can set up lighting schedules, control bulb brightness, reposition a light switch in your home, or add customizable lighting to

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