Monthly Archives: March 2016

Terralux SR12LED Retrofit Kit

The bigger the light fixture, the more maintenance it needs on lamps and ballasts. Of course those fixtures are always on the highest ceilings making them inconvenient to access and service. Terralux has created the solution with its new circular

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10th Anniversary LEDucation Online Registration – LAST DAY!

Tuesday – March 29th, 2016 – 10 am – 8 pm; Wednesday – March 30th, 2016 – 10 am – 6 pm; LOCATION: NY Hilton at Midtown, NYC. General Admission provides access to the LEDucation Show Floor for the entire

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The 10 best innovations at Light + Building

With over 2,500 exhibitors, it’s easy to miss the really innovative lighting products at Light + Building. Which is why a team of expert journalists from Lux Review – ably assisted by wide network of expert spotters – scoured the

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Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 10 LED Picks for March 2016 are in

Congratulations to the following companies for being featured: Osram Sylvania, Acclaim Lighting, Architectural Lighting Works, Cree, Griplock, Soraa, Hubbell Industrial, Luxul, Nora Lighting and Pure Lighting. http://ewweb.com/gallery/ews-top-10-leds-march-2016#slide-0-field_images-31321

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C by GE Life and Sleep LED Starter Pack

Smart lighting is a common starting point for the connected home, but with a lot of your options, you’ll need to keep a control hub plugged into your router or understand what ZigBee is. GE wanted to lower that barrier

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Xcel Energy Switching to LED Streetlights in Grand Forks

Xcel Energy started installing LED lights in the North Dakota cities of Minot, Berthold, Burlington and Des Lacs earlier this month and hope to convert streetlights in Fargo in April. In all, nearly 3,500 streetlights will be upgraded in North

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Tulsa’s Sun Building shines bright with new LED lighting

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – A new kind of light now shines from downtown Tulsa’s Sun Building, thanks to a recently completed retrofit that project leads say bring economic benefits to the 60-year-old building and environmental benefits to the entire area.

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Charter School Gets LED Lighting from Revolution Lighting

Revolution Lighting Technologies of Stamford, Connecticut USA, announced that GB Energie LED has installed its LED tube technology at Ideal Academy Public Charter School in Washington D.C. The completion of the charter school’s “Fund, Furnish and Install” LED lighting retrofit

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Lighting Controls Association’s LIGHTFAIR Product Guide

The Lighting Controls Association is offering an advance look at a selection of new products that will be displayed by members at LIGHTFAIR International April 26-28 in San Diego. Go to: http://lightingcontrolsassociation.org/

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DOE Publishes CALiPER Report on Chromaticity Shift Modes of LED PAR38 Lamps

The U.S. Department of Energy’s CALiPER program has released Report 20.5, which is part of a series of investigations on LED PAR38 lamps. The new report builds on CALiPER Report 20.4 by providing a tear-down analysis of its 32 LED

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DOE Seeking Feedback on General Service Lamps

A Request for Information (RFI) on regulatory actions, mainly the coming 2020 mandate of 45 lumen/Watt minimum efficiency as created by Congress. The focus is on decorative and small directional lamps. This is not an activity of the SSL Program.

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JEA Installing Energy Efficient LED Streetlights Throughout Jacksonville

The LED streetlights are more expensive than the current high-pressure sodium ones used now but are brighter, designed to last longer and promise an ultimate saving of at least $1 million annually in electricity costs to the city once all

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This huge change in how we get energy is coming much faster than expected

A recent forecast from the U.S. Energy Information Administration contains a stunning punchline: This year, natural gas is expected to supplant coal as the No. 1 source of electricity in the United States. Gas will supply 33.4 percent of power, and

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The Coming LiFi Opportunity?

The Coming LiFi Opportunity? – The advantages of LiFi is that it is faster than WiFi, up to 100x faster (224 Gbps is the fastest recorded to date in a lab setting), it is more secure and it is more

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GE Lighting Recalls High-Intensity LED Replacement Lamps Due to Impact Hazard

This recall involves GE Lighting high intensity discharge (HID) LED lamps. The lamps are used in lighting fixtures for warehouses, schools and gymnasiums. The lamps are 5 1/2 inches in diameter by 11 1/2 inches long and weigh about 3

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CLTC Publishes 2015 Lighting Technology Overview

The California Lighting Technology Center has published the 2015 Lighting Technology Overview (LTO), which covers a broad range of energy-saving commercial and residential lighting technologies. The publication provides guidance on comparing products, sample products, expected energy savings and case studies.

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Are You Ready for the Era of Smart Lighting?

Maturation of LED lighting technology has driven LED manufacturers to highlight smart lighting and control systems at Light+Building 2016, which takes place this week at Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Center in Germany. Below is a summary of major manufacturers new

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New DOE Resources on Understanding IES TM-30

Created by an Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) task group to address the widely acknowledged limitations of CRI, which is simpler to use but less accurate, TM-30 encompasses several individual measures and graphics that complement one another and, together, provide a

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US Mayors Say LED Lighting Top Priority for Their Cities

US mayors rank energy efficient LED lighting as the most promising technology for city managers to reduce their energy use and carbon emissions over the coming two years, according to a survey held at the United States Conference of Mayors

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NEMA’s Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Luminaire Field Identification

ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C136 Revises ANSI C136.15-2015. This standard provides a simple, uniform method for identifying the type and wattage rating of luminaires used for roadway and area lighting. Types include high-intensity discharge, fluorescent, compact fluorescent, light-emitting diode/solid state

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