Monthly Archives: August 2014

Lextar and Cree, Inc. Announce LED Cooperation

Lextar Electronics Corp., a vertically-integrated LED company from Taiwan, and Cree, Inc. CREE, announced that the companies have entered into an agreement whereby Cree will make an investment in Lextar and the companies will enter into a supply agreement for

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IKEA invests in Design LED Products | News | Lighting

IKEA GreenTech, an IKEA Group venture capital company, has invested in Design LED Products, a Scottish company that develops LED “light tiles” – LEDs embedded into clear resins and films. The tiles are thin, flexible and low cost, and can

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Northeastern Tech Upgrades Lighting

Northeastern Technical College is looking brighter these days — and nights — with the installation of new light-emitting diode lights throughout the Cheraw campus. The energy- and cost-saving project was made possible by a $5,000 grant awarded by the South

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LED Lighting Company Lumenpulse to Triple Headcount to 75 in Boston

LED lighting firm Lumenpulse Inc. expects to grow its Boston headcount to 75 within five years, up from 25 currently, and plans to move to a larger space in the city within a year, according to the company’s CTO. Learn

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New Jersey Man Celebrates 101st Birthday with Another Day at Work

Lighting repair specialist Herman “Hy” Goldman, 101, refurbishes a light fixture in his workshop at Capitol Lighting in East Hanover, NJ where he has worked for 73 years. Now that he has turned 101, Goldman who often said that he

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NEMA Launches New ANSI-accredited Lighting Systems Committee ASC 137

This will allow the committee to write American National Standards within its scope. According to NEMA President and CEO Kevin Cosgriff, the launch of this committee puts NEMA at the forefront of efforts for development of codes and standards for

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DOE Application Summary Report 22: LED MR16 Lamps

A new Application Summary Report that adds to our knowledge about M16 lamp types focuses on the tested photometric performance of 27 LED MR16 lamps purchased by DOE through normal market channels. We report initial performance in terms of light

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Counting Down the Top 10 Solar States of 2013

The following list represents Environment America’s top ten solar rankings, listed in reverse order by cumulative capacity per resident. The data was provided by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). http://www.renewableenergyworld.com Number 10: North Carolina Number 9: Colorado Number 8:

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Outdoor Lighting Controls: The State of the Art by Craig Dilouie

2014 Outdoor lighting controls is undergoing a mini-revolution that offers new design and selling opportunities while challenging electrical professionals to stay on top of technological change. Traditionally, outdoor lighting control was relatively simple. A typical scheme featured a controller providing

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Amerlux Adds Complete Family of VARIETA Architectural High Performance LED Outdoor Floodlights

Weatherproof LED Outdoor Floodlights designed to replace conventional outdoor fixtures, has been certified by the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) and added to its Qualified Product List, making it eligible for national utility rebates. Amerlux, a global leader in lighting innovation and

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China May Raise LED Tariffs to 10%

Rumors are spreading that China’s Ministry of Commerce may raise LED tariffs from 4% to 10%. Word broke out in several China-based newspapers that the government is considering the move in order to further advance China’s LED chip industry as

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Princeton University Pursues LED-Centric Campus-Wide Lighting Upgrade

Princeton University has announced the start of a project that will see more than 100,000 fixtures across the New Jersey campus upgraded to LED technology by the end of December 2016. A number of universities around the globe are finding

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Selling Energy: Inspiring Ideas That Get More Projects Approved by Mark Jewell

A new hardcover book is being released on September 1st by a pioneer in selling efficiency effectively in the lighting industry. His goal is to pre-sell 4,000 or more copies (already above 2,800!), which will be enough to catapult this

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Lamar Lighting’s Atria Architectural Luminaires Offer LED and Fluorescent Light-Source Options

LaMar Lighting Company introduces the Atria Series of premium-grade pendant lighting fixtures to the architectural market. The Atria luminaires expand the company’s line with a modern and elegant style by popular demand and provide direct/indirect lighting with maximum uplight and

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SemiLEDs Launches EF FlipChip LED Series

The series launches with the EF-B40, a blue 40-mil flip chip that simplifies the packaging and integration process by eliminating wire-bonding while increasing both lumen-density and decreasing the lumen-per-dollar value proposition while enabling packagers to use standard surface mount assembly

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THE FORECAST CALLS FOR PAIN BY CHRIS BROWN, CEO, WIEDENBACH-BROWN, WWW.WBLIGHT.COM

How and why SSL, the Internet and Amazon Supply could change everything for Lighting Distribution: Five years ago, we were in the light bulb business. Today we’re in the semiconductor business. Five years ago, we were dealing with three lamp

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LED Lighting and Sensors Could Be the Future of Street Lighting

In September, Albertslund, Denmark will launch the Danish Outdoor Lighting Lab (DOLL), which will become a massive experiment in both energy efficiency and LED technology.  The DOLL program will light a 5.7 mile stretch of road with sensors that will monitor

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Major Cities Use LEDs to Battle for Tourism

Cities from San Francisco to Dubai are using LED lighting to make their skyscrapers stand out in the crowd. And there is speculation that the use of LED lighting will turn into a competition for recognition and tourism dollars, which

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DOE Webinar: What Federal Managers Need to Know About Adopting LED Technology

On Thursday, September 11 at 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT) and will include a 45-minute presentation followed by a 15-minute question-and-answer session with attendees. Presenter Eric Richman of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will provide an overview of the current

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The 32nd Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards – Submit Your Projects Online

The oldest and most prestigious architectural lighting design competition on the global stage, the IALD showcases the evolution of excellence in design. Each year, entries are judged by leaders in the industry who recognize noteworthy projects that reach new heights,

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