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http://energy.gov/eere/ssl/postings The efficacy of LED lighting products has already surpassed that of traditional technologies for most applications, but there remains significant headroom for improvement. DOE has set ambitious efficacy targets for SSL, and ongoing R&D is necessary to meet those

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Osram: Lighting Revolution in Cars

A lot has happened in the field of automotive lighting in recent years. Modern technologies such as LED, Matrix LED, OLED and laser are very much on the advance. LED-based technologies do have special strengths due to which they are

Warsaw National Museum Preserves Art While Enhancing Mood with Tunable Lighting

The Warsaw National Museum recently began an upgrade to all-LED lighting, no exception. The museum features many exhibit types, including sculptures, coins, documents, and photographs. The museum chose Zumtobel’s Arcos LED spotlight for its flexible design, which may be quickly

TCP Appoints K.R. Den Daas as New CEO

TCP International Holdings Ltd. announced that K.R. “Kaj” den Daas will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer replacing Ellis Yan. Mr. Yan remains Chairman of the TCP Board of Directors. Mr. den Daas has significant experience in the lighting

Good Intentions Yield Flicker Standard With Questions That Remain

The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) has published a new standard that addresses flicker in LED-based lighting products — essentially defining safe levels of flicker by percentage relative to the operating frequency of a light source powered by

Number of Americans Buying LED Lighting Doubled in Last Two Years

Two-thirds of Americans have purchased LEDs for their homes, nearly double the figure from just two years ago. The changing landscape of LED adoption is obvious not just in the prices on the store shelves, but also in shifting consumer

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GREEN CREATIVE Launches PAR REFINE Series High CRI LED Lamps – The new PAR REFINE Series includes PAR38, PAR30 long and short neck and PAR20 lamp types in spot, narrow flood and flood beam angles. All PAR REFINE series lamps

Acuity Duet SSL™ Technology Showcases Luminaires Integrating LED and OLED Tech


Acuity Duet SSL™ Technology Showcases Luminaires Integrating LED and OLED Tech – Optimizing both to produce refined aesthetics, photometric performance, superior lighting quality and cost effectiveness. Duet SSL blends the use of OLED – celebrated for its soft uniform glow,

Cree Joins Soccer Star Abby Wambach to Light a Better Way

Abby Wambach Shoots the Lights Out for Cree

From stadiums to homes, LED is transforming the way the world sees light. Cree has teamed with Abby Wambach, two-time Olympic gold medalist and highest all-time international goal scorer, to emphasize the importance of determination, innovation and performance – on

Lightfair® International 2015 Breaks All Records

LFI 2015 broke all registration and trade-show records with double-digit growth in its five-day New York run May 3-7. For highlights: http://www.lightfair.com/lightfair/V40/press.cvn?id=11&p_id=336 • 268,580 net square feet • 599 exhibitors • 29,900 registered attendees See LIGHTFAIR International 2015 highlights here:

Philips Launches Wireless LED Smart Light Hue Go

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Philips Hue Go is an iF Design award winning, fully portable wireless lamp with all of the clever connectivity features of Philips Hue, meaning that it is now possible to experience the light that you want, wherever you want as

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Hubbell Lighting Launches New LED Emergency Lights

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Hubbell Lighting announced that Dual-Lite has launched the NEMA 4X Dynamo Emergency Light. Designed for complex industrial applications, the high output Dynamo enables spacing up to 74’ at 12’ mounting heights or 81’ at 7.5’ mounting heights—the widest spacing in

The Bionic and P40 Series from Prudential Lighting

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The brand’s unique FusionOptics gives both lines astounding optical control, shaping the light in new and powerful ways—while maintaining high levels of efficacy (often up to 100 lm/w). For the Wall Wash, Wall Graze, Perimeter Fill and Batwing/Ceiling Wash options,

MaxLite Introduces ENERGY STAR Qualified Omnidirectional LED A-lamp 


Redesigned with a rounder, more traditional bulb shape and offered at a price point under $10, MaxLite’s new ENERGY STAR qualified LED omnidirectional A19 lamp makes switching to LED seamless for consumers. The lamp looks just like a traditional incandescent

ConTech Introduces Products Equipped with Megaman Lamps


ConTech Lighting has introduced track fixtures, recessed housings and cylinders equipped with Megaman lamps, the latest addition to its’ LED product family. Among the Megaman lamps being fitted for this line of products are the MR16, Par16 and Par38 lamps.

Acuity Announces Larger LED Sources in New Autobahn Roadway Luminaire

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The new design eschews the many smaller LEDs and total internal reflection (TIR) optics that are typically used in outdoor lighting and instead employs larger LED sources and glass optics. The new Acuity design can deliver 7000–17,400 lm and apparently

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