Monthly Archives: April 2015

Is Your Design Already Out Of Date? by James Brodrick

Last year, the Burden Museum in Troy, NY, switched over to all-LED lighting with the help of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Gateway demonstration program. By the time the conversion was implemented, 14 months had elapsed since specification, so

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Dayton Power and Light Partners with The Foodbank for Energy Savings

Dayton Power and Light (DP&L), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation is partnering with The Foodbank and other area food pantries to distribute 160,000 ENERGY STAR certified CFL light bulbs to help families reduce their energy costs. http://www.dpandl.com/save-money/residential4/29 – Business

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PSE&G Wins New Jersey BPU Approval For Extension Of Energy Efficiency Programs

Public Service Electric and Gas Company has won approval from the NJ Board of Public Utilities (BPU) for a request to spend an additional $95 million on three energy efficiency programs. The extension will enable PSE&G to serve a roster

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TEP Expands Energy Star Lighting Program with LED Bulbs

Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has announced that it is expanding its Energy Star lighting program to make LED bulbs available from local stores at discounts of up to 30% off regular retail prices. The Energy Star Lighting Program helps customers

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LED Tubes Approach Mainstream Adoption Despite Complexities

Over the past five years, LED tubes intended as fluorescent replacements have improved dramatically. Indeed, efficiency, lumen output, and uniformity have improved while costs have decreased significantly. Still, there are many choices in LED tube types and the landscape has

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NEMA Welcomes Congressional Focus on Energy Efficiency

NEMA encourages the Senate to enact S 720, the Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2015. Long-supported by NEMA, this bipartisan bill has received acclaim for its practical approach to improving energy efficiency in the United States. The bill

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Lumenpulse to Unveil New LED Lighting Products and Optics at LightFair

Lumenpulse, a leading manufacturer of high-performance specification-grade LED lighting solutions will unveil new LED lighting products and features at Lightfair International 2015, including the new Lumenray™ range of optics, a unique asymmetric wallwash, and the first North American exhibition of

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Osram Plans Lamps Spin-off to Focus on High-tech Lighting

Germany-headquartered lighting giant Osram is eyeing a company separation along the lines of that from rival Philips, as the industry gets to grips with the revolution brought about by solid-state technologies. Source: Optics.com.

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Philips Profits Off 28% on Lighting Business Costs

Koninklijke Philips NV Tuesday posted a 28% fall in net profit as a result of costs related to the separation of its lighting activities, even as it recorded a rise in sales. The Dutch electronics giant said net profit dropped

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Excellence in Outdoor Lighting Awarded at Annual Forum Luncheon

The Petoskey-based Outdoor Lighting Forum recognized Excellence in Outdoor Lighting and the Dark Sky Advocate of the Year for 2015, during a luncheon at the City Park Grill in Petoskey on Tuesday, April 21. Learn more via Petoskey News.

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ILLUMIGEDDON OR FORTUITY – YOU DECIDE BY BILL ATTARDI

SWOT ANALYSIS – The Starting point………..Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats. It is important to point out that when a company matches internal strengths with external opportunities, it creates sustainable competitive advantages in meeting the needs of its customers. In addition, you

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iLight Case Study: Lighting an Award-winning Bridge

The Hastings High Bridge in Hastings, Minnesota was advanced from a construction date of 2015 to a construction date of 2010. The result is a new signature bridge — a $120 million structure designed by Parsons Transportation, with bridge architecture

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LED Lighting to Replace Old Bulbs in Rutland Town

In a bid to save thousands of dollars in annual energy costs, Rutland Town is preparing to swap its outdated street lights for light-emitting diode, or LED, bulbs. Learn more via Rutland Herald Online.

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Global Surgical Lamps Market Will Reach US$ 729 M by 2020

North America is the largest region and Asia represents the fastest-growing region in the surgical lamps market. LED represents the largest and fastest-growing technology in surgical lamps market. High color rendering index (CRI) light lamps account for the largest segment

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Strategies Unlimited Tempers LED and SSL Projections but Remains Bullish on Sectors

The Strategies in Light (SIL) 2015 conference, held Feb. 24-26 in Las Vegas, NV, featured Plenary Sessions anchored by Strategies Unlimited market-research presentations. Senior analyst Stephanie Pruitt reported that packaged LED revenue hit $15.4 billion in 2014 and projected growth

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LED Lighting in Museums Part 1, Part II and Part III

The Lunder Conservation Center held a one-day symposium on LED lighting in museums in March 2013, which included a series of presentations by museum and lighting specialists. http://www.lightnowblog.com/

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Venture Lighting Introduces LED Luminaires with Integrated Driver Technology

Venture Lighting has introduced a comprehensive range of LED luminaires with enhanced longevity and reliability with their latest VLED Integrated Driver Technology (IDT) system for floodlights, industrial and street lighting schemes. Learn more via LEDs.

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Osram to Split Off Lamps in Separate Business

For insight on just how big an impact the shift to solid-state lighting technology is making on the lighting industry, the continuing repositioning by manufacturers of legacy lighting technologies should give an inescapable clue. This week, Osram signaled that its

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LED Lighting to be Added to Jackson Civic Center

As the Jackson Civic Center continues to take shape, builders have begun considering ways to maximize the quality of the building. To that end, the Jackson board of aldermen approved a change order for the project for the installation of

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Philips’ Newest LED: A Five-Buck Bulb

Prices of LED light bulbs have fallen steadily. These days, you’ll find plenty of strong options that cost $10 or less, but Philips is pushing things a step further, with a new 60W equivalent LED that’ll retail for less than

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