NEMA Second Quarter Consumer Lamp Indexes Show a Y-O-Y Increase in LED A-Line Shipments

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) released its 2017 second quarter Lamp Indexes. The NEMA Lamp Indexes are composite measures of member companies’ U.S. shipments of a variety of lamp types. The report is designed to track underlying demand for

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NEMA Linear Fluorescent Lamp Indexes Continue to Decline in Second Quarter 2017 while T-LED Market Penetration Increases

The linear florescent lamp index continues a downward trend, T5, T8, and T12 lamps all posted a quarter-over-quarter decrease for 2Q 2017 compared to 1Q 2017 of 9.3 percent, 10.5 percent, and 8.1 percent, respectively. The index for T8 lamps,

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NEMA HID Lamp Indexes Decline Second Quarter 2017

NEMA’s shipment index for high intensity discharge (HID) lamps post a decline in shipments in 2Q 2017 compared to 2Q 2016 with mercury vapor posting a 13.9 percent decline, metal halide a 23.9 percent decline, and sodium vapor a 9.3

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Adoption of the National Electrical Code®

The National Electrical Code® (NEC) is the preeminent electrical installation code in the U.S. However, the NEC takes on real significance when it is adopted into law by states and local jurisdictions. The timing for code adoption varies by locale

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Get to Know Electricity Supply Rates in Your State

In recent years, many states have adopted a deregulated energy market that allows residents to shop for the supply portion of their energy rather than automatically getting it from their utility – a right known as energy choice. Deregulation changed

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White Paper: Extending the Life-Time of LEDs

LED applications are becoming increasingly more diverse; design requirements, location or the function of the product are all elements that prove the challenges that face LED designers are continually evolving. LEDs, like most electronic devices will perform well until external

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Bluetooth Mesh Shows Wireless Connectivity in a Whole New Light by Jason Marcel

Wired lighting infrastructures have a history of providing dependability that, until recently, wireless networks couldn’t match. And while there are other benefits to installing a wired network, many of today’s wireless platforms—especially those supported by a Bluetooth® mesh network—ensure greater

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Target Gives the Go-Ahead on IoT Lights at Half Its Stores

The world’s largest known deployment of lighting-based indoor positioning is finally going full speed ahead, as US retail giant Target plans to roll out a customer engagement system in nearly half of its 1800 stores by Christmas. Using Bluetooth chips

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TCP Luxterior LED General Purpose Strip and Retrofit Kit

The integrated LED luminaires significantly reduce energy consumption compared to fluorescent systems, providing instant energy savings along with the ability to take advantage of potential utility rebates. A long 50,000 hour rated life significantly decreases maintenance labor and material costs

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Businesses Wasting $1.5 Trillion on Office Space Rent Costs

The report from Philips coincides with World Green Building Week, which promotes the goal of making all buildings “net zero” by 2050, meaning they use energy from renewable sources while producing net zero carbon emissions annually. Philips is calling for

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Laser Li-Fi is Ten-Times Faster than LED Li-Fi

Li-Fi technology that uses LED lighting instead of radio waves (Wi-Fi) to transmit data, will now use laser-based lighting, that will transmit data rate ten times faster. Laser-based Li-Fi will have better light output than LED. The project is being

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Leviton to Talk About Smart Lighting across Middle East

Leviton announced that the company will be running a series of seminars on various aspects of networking and lighting solutions across several countries in Middle East. The first of the series of seminars was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on

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Siemens Exits Lighting with $1.4 Billion Sale

Perhaps in a sign of continued consolidation, Siemens has also withdrawn from businesses making phones, hearing aids and ovens. The Munich-based company completed the sale of its remaining stake in light manufacturer Osram Licht AG, raising about 1.2 billion euros

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Philips Lighting and Amazon Team-up to Upgrade the Smart Home

Philips Lighting has expanded its collaboration with Amazon to create an easy way to start with a voice-controlled smart home. While supplies last, customers who purchase an Echo Plus will receive a Philips Hue white connected light bulb, which can

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Smart Lighting Market Value to Double by 2020

The global smart lighting and connected lighting controls market was valued at US$ 6 billion in 2015, which is estimated to more than double in value by 2020, according to IHS Markit report. The residential smart lighting market was worth

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DOE Publishes Snapshot on LED Outdoor Area Lighting

The U.S. Department of Energy has released a new Snapshot report on LED outdoor area lighting. Based on DOE’s LED Lighting Facts® database, the report focuses on outdoor area/roadway luminaires (including street lighting and wall packs), parking garage luminaires, and

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New DOE GATEWAY Report on Tunable Lighting in Three Texas Classrooms

The U.S. Department of Energy’s GATEWAY program has released a new report on a trial installation of tunable-white LED lighting systems in three classrooms in Carrollton, TX, which provides valuable insights into the use of this technology in a real-world

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Viribright’s® LED Downlights – Newest Generation

Viribright’s® line of LED downlights with an astounding 90+ CRI and excellent light output that reaches over 100+ lumens per watt. With our patented ViriTrue™ White technology, our team of lighting engineers has developed the highest color rendering available on

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High-End Lighting Market Analysis by Light Source Type

The global high-end lighting market size was estimated at USD $14.43 billion in 2016. Increasing demand for connected lighting and interior designing is anticipated to be a key factor driving the industry growth. Increasing penetration of smartphones and internet connectivity

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LSI LED Area Lights – Tellus (TEL16 and TEL22)

The Tellus Area Light provides one of the best solutions on the market today, with the highest return on investment when replacing existing HID area lighting fixtures advanced optics with multiple light distribution patterns produce better light output with more

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