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The ACEEE 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard

In this second edition of the International Energy Efficiency Scorecard, ACEEE analyze the world’s 16 largest economies covering more than 81% of global gross domestic product and about 71% of global electricity consumption. Germany has the highest overall score. The

GE Lighting Canada Uses LEDs to Light Up Calgary

GE Lighting Canada is illuminating five communities in the City of Calgary with energy-efficient LEDs, providing savings in energy, cost and maintenance. Altadore, Douglasdale, Marlborough, Tuxedo Park, and Brentwood are part of the first phase of an initiative focused on

New NanoMarkets Report Projects Smart Lighting Chips Markets to Reach over $1.0 Billion by 2019

The market for LED drivers, MCUs, sensors and other chips used in smart lighting will grow from around $67 million in 2014 to $1.05 billion in 2019. This is according to a new report from industry analyst firm NanoMarkets titled,

Inspection of Bridge Lighting Scheduled for Next Week

Five months after it was “lights out” for the aesthetic “necklace” lighting on the Simon Kenton Memorial Bridge, the state is bringing in a contractor to do an electrical inspection.The necklace lighting was turned off Feb. 11, after a preliminary

DOE Publishes CALiPER Snapshot Report on LED Outdoor Area Lighting

Based on LED Lighting Facts® data through the second quarter of 2014, the DOE report focuses on outdoor area/roadway luminaires, parking garage luminaires, canopy luminaires, and outdoor directional luminaires. As of July 1, 2014, area/roadway products alone comprised 23% of

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Introducing Cree SmartCast™ Technology

Watch this video to learn more about Cree’s SmartCast™ Technology. Intuitive and easy to use, luminaires enabled with Cree SmartCast Technology remove the initial and ongoing complexity associated with lighting controls, allowing customers to realize the full savings potential of

FSG Relights Lincoln Tunnel with 2,400 LED Fixtures

National Project Profile  Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Lincoln Tunnel on Vimeo

In a recent post on FSG Northeast’s LinkedIn page, Bernie Erickson, FSG’s Northeast GM, discussed the company’s recent lighting job in the Lincoln Tunnel and posted a video on how FSG installed approximately 2,400 new LEDs and custom fixtures on

Cree Delivers Compact LED Linear Fixture for Wrap And Strip Replacement

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Cree has announced the new LS Series of linear LED-based fixtures designed for surface- or pendant-mount applications replacing fluorescent wraparound (wrap) and strip fixtures as well as industrial low-bay fixtures. The LS Series is available in 4- and 8-ft lengths,

Smart Bulb 4-Level Dimmer™

Smart Electric - Smart Dimmer Bulb 4-Level Dimmer

Smart Bulb 4-Level Dimmer™ – The Smart Bulb 4-Level Dimmer™ can be used in any standard base socket. No special socket is needed. It has one filament and four levels of light, 100, 75, 50 and 25-watts. It is guaranteed

NAED: Develop a Culture of Learning

NAED Learning Center Delivers Complete Training Management

NAED: Develop a Culture of Learning – The NAED Learning Center http://www.naed.org/NLC/ is a web-based learning management system that provides a central location for all employee training in the electrical industry. NAED members have free access to this robust learning

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Amerlux Introduces AVISTA LED Light Engine for Exterior Applications

Amerlux introduces the new AVISTA LED Light Engine for illuminating nearly any traditional exterior lighting fixture for both new and retrofit installations. AVISTA can be used in a traditional post top and other fixtures designed for street lighting, parks, pedestrian

Soraa LED Light Engines

This line of LED light engines uses 50% less power and has a higher center beam intensity (CBCP) than comparable integral LED fixtures, according to the company. Due to their low profile and small diameter, the light engines allow luminaires

Hubbell Industrial Lighting’s LUNABAY LED High Bay

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Available in 12,300, 18,000 and 23,650 lumens, the LUNABAY™ LED High Bay offers an unmatched combination of efficiency of 95 lumens per watt, long life and low glare light to attractively light large interior spaces such as retail stores, light

MaxLite Small LED Flood Lights Feature Unique Narrow Beam Distribution

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MaxLite introduces Small LED Flood Lights with the patent-pending MaxFOCUS™ light collimator and thermal pressure plate designed to narrow light distribution and reduce operational temperatures for greater energy cost savings.The flood lights are DesignLights Consortium®-qualified (DLC) and available in 15-,

LED Series by Times Square Lighting: TSGU 9.8W, GU10 LED

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The TSGU spotlight is a clean fixture design that will blend into most architectural spaces. The hinged front is easily opened accepting any combination of filters, louvers and other accessories. The TSGU includes an energy efficient 9.8W Soraa LED module.

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