Monthly Archives: August 2015

NEMA Reaffirms New Standards

http://www.NEMA.org • NEMA Reaffirms ANSI C78.1406-2004: P28 Single-Contact Medium Prefocus-Based Projection Lamps for Base-Down Operation—Dimensions. This standard establishes the dimensions essential to interchangeability of single-contact medium prefocus-based projection lamps of T10 and T12 bulb sizes. • NEMA Reaffirms ANSI C78.1407-2004:

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A Look into Major LED Manufacturers Global Strategy

Globalized competition is inevitable in the LED industry with an increasing number of overseas LED companies entering Chinese market and vice versa. Chinese LED companies acquire renowned international manufacturers, fewer companies receive government funding. Acquisition is fairly common in the

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Technology Adoption Life Cycle Chasm, Part One by Bill Attardi

wattardi@attardimarketing.com This is a follow up to my blog on Welcome to the Innovation Era and the book by Geoffrey A. Moore on Crossing the Chasm (marketing and selling disruptive products to mainstream customers). I contend that we have crossed

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Light Pollution as Seen from Space Appears Worse with LED Streetlights than HPS

Photos before and after LED streetlight installation from the International Space Station (ISS) show increased light pollution form LED-based street lights in Milan, Italy. LED streetlights have been installed or announced for installation in several large cities as well as

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This Toll Point on a Busy Florida Expressway Now Has Colorful LED Light

For the one million motorists who drive the Miami Dade Expressway (MDX) every year, the journey is getting easier. The MDX authority has been installing open toll gantries that automatically read car license plates and passes, so drivers don’t have

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Osram Sylvania Recalls Nearly 50,000 T8 LED Tubes Due to Burn Hazard

Lamps can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard. This recall involves SubstiTUBE IS T8 LED lamps. The recalled lamps are white, cylindrical in shape and measure 48 inches long and 1 inch in diameter. “OSRAM SubtiTUBE® IS LED T8”

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U.S. DOE Inaugural Connected Lighting Systems Meeting November 16, 2015 • Portland, Oregon

Will gather top experts from the lighting, semiconductor, and IT industries to share perspectives and lay the groundwork for government/industry collaboration. Join DOE and top experts for a full day of informative sessions and open dialogue with technologists outside your

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Learning to S.E.E. (Sell Efficiency Effectively) Sponsored by CUNY and NYSERDA

October 22 & 23, 2015 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm at Fitch Learning Center 55 Broad Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY. A two-day workshop focused on selling efficiency that features concepts from the award-winning, weeklong Efficiency Sales Professional™

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Musco Illuminates Statue of Liberty with LED Lighting System

The Statue of Liberty, an icon of freedom for nearly 130 years, now shines like never before. Musco developed a custom-designed LED lighting solution using precise optics to highlight all the aesthetic details of the monument while reducing the amount

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Philips Launches Cheaper Hue Smart Light Bulb Kit

The Philips Hue product line is very expensive with some starter kits costing $200. If you really want to be able to control multiple light bulbs at a time, Philips has something new for you — a $40 wireless dimming

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The Existing and Developing Standards for LED Lighting by Bizled Bureau

DOE works closely with a network of standards-setting organizations to accelerate the development and implementation of standards required for LED lighting products, and offers technical assistance and support. Listed are the existing and developing standards and white papers for LED

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The Prudential Lighting P4000 Gets A New (Way More Playful) Shape

Their best-seller for four decades has been reconfigured and has a playful new donut shape called O. To add to the fun factor, this new ring of light can be surface mounted or suspended by straight aircraft cables with top-swivel

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Keystone Technologies recognized with 2015 Product of the Year Silver Award

  Keystone Technologies has received the 2015 Product of the Year Silver Award from Electrical Construction and Maintenance (EC&M) magazine. Keystone’s slim 120W dual-channel LED Driver was the category winner in the LED Driver product category earlier this year, before

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Philips White Paper: A (B)Right Choice for Cities

Nowadays many of the people who live in cities and smaller towns see it as only natural for urban areas to be lit up, yet few of them are familiar with the history of urban lighting. The first time candle-lit

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Prepare for the Lighting Certification (LC) Exam through the IES

If you’ve been contemplating getting lighting certified, the IES is offering a course that can help prepare you for the LC Exam, administered on November 7, 2015 by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP). To participate

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LEDucation 10 Call for Speakers

We seek presentation for all LED related topics and invite industry professionals to share their knowledge and experiences for LEDucation 10, held March 3rd and 4th, 2016 at Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel. LEDucation 10 will continue to focus on

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NEMA Publishes New Standards for Voltage Surge Requirements

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C82.77-5-2015 American National Standard for Lighting Equipment—Voltage Surge Requirements. This new standard specifies voltage surge limits and testing requirements for lighting equipment. This new standard specifies voltage surge limits and testing requirements

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Great Primer on LED Lighting

Magnitude Lighting Converters has a link on their website http://www.magnitudeinc.com/led-basics-infographic/ that includes a terrific and lengthy infographic describing how LED lighting works, concluding with detail about the difference between constant current and constant voltage operation. http://www.lightnowblog.com/2015/08/great-primer-on-led-lighting/

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Ushio America Introduces the New Uphoria™ 2 LED PAR Lamps

These LED PAR20, PAR30, PAR30LN and PAR38 Models combine the classic styling of traditional PAR lamps with the advanced technology of LEDs and custom designed optics. This provides a light-weight, energy saving, dimmable LED lamp with the form, fit and

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ENERGY-EFFICIENT SOLUTIONS HELP CARNEGIE HALL SECURE LEED SILVER CERTIFICATION

Carnegie Hall, the nearly 125-year old iconic New York City music venue, today announced its award of a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, making it one of the oldest and

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