Smart Home Consumer Study Finds Positive Lighting Sentiment

A recent study in the 2018 Consumer Electronics Guide by Crimson Hexagon, an AI-powered consumer insights company, tracked the overall trend of smart home technology and consumer sentiments as they relate to the most popular products found in a smart home.

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December Jobs Report: 312,000 Jobs Added, Unemployment Slightly Rises

The U.S. economy added 312,000 nonfarm payroll jobs in the month of December and the unemployment rate trickled up slightly to 3.9 percent, the Department of Labor (DOL) reported on Friday morning. The number blew past economists’ expectations who forecasted

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Global Stadium Lighting Growth Trends, 2018 to 2026

The stadium lighting market was valued at US$ 465.7 Mn in 2017 and expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.4% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2026. Replacement of traditional stadium lights with LED

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2019 Automotive LED Market Trend Analysis – Part One

In the first half of 2018, car sales had slowly grown as the global economy was relatively stable. In 2018, China was still the country where the automotive market grew the most. Other growing markets include India and Brazil whose

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2019 Automotive LED Market Trend Analysis – Part Two

The automotive LEDs are adopted in various places in cars including interior and exterior lighting, dashboards and rear view mirrors. Headlights as the most important part of automotive lighting have been moving toward to intelligent applications by combining LEDs and

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Reduce Class Sizes for Free by Travis Jones

Do smaller class sizes improve academic performance?  The answer is a resounding yes.  Our common sense tells us more teacher attention per pupil results in a more engaged student.  Numerous studies validate this point (https://www.classsizematters.org/research-and-links/).  The landmark Tennessee Star Study

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TM-30 Is a Chance to Get Right Light First Time

The new TM-30 metric, designed to replace the decades-old colour rendering index (or CRI), is a more useful and robust way of telling how colours will look under a particular light. CRI is a key piece of information on the

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Legrand, North & Central America Acquires Kenall

Legrand, North and Central America (LNCA), today announced that it has acquired Kenall, a leading manufacturer of innovative, energy efficient and sustainable specification grade lighting and control solutions for commercial, industrial and institutional buildings. LNCA has a strong presence in

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Cree Changes Head of Its LED Business Unit

Cree has adjusted its management team. After the new CFO and chairman were appointed and the new members of the board of directors were elected in the six months, the head of the LED division has stepped down, reported Triangle

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50,000 Streetlights Changed to LED in Montreal

The City of Montreal announced that it has reached the benchmark of 50,000 streetlights converted to LED, as part of its urban lighting modernization program. This project was set to replace 132,500 existing streetlights to LED models and install smart

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Dubai Framed with Signify’s LED Lighting

“The biggest picture frame on the planet”, the Dubai Frame, has been lit up with Signify. For lighting up the fascinating frame, Signify used 380 Philips Color Kinetics ColorBlast 12 Powercore Gen 4 RGBW luminaires together with 34 Philips Color

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Register Now for the 2019 DLC Stakeholder Meeting

April 1-3, 2019,in St. Louis, Missouri, for the eighth annual DLC Stakeholder Meeting. This unique event will be unlike any Stakeholder Meeting you’ve attended in the past. The next generation of DLC policies will be changing more substantially and in different ways

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Farm Bill Includes Support for Rural Energy Efficiency

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) issued a statement applauding Congress for passing the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, generally known as the 2018 Farm Bill. The bill included updates to the Rural Energy Savings Program (RESP), which

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Osram Infrared LED Tells Growers When to Harvest Crops

Osram has upped its game in the agricultural LED market, adding another near-infrared chip that reads the content of crops such as fruit or cereal to determine when they are ready for harvesting. The new SFH 4736, part of Osram’s

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Top Experts to Kick Off DOE SSL R&D Workshop Discussions

January 29-31, 2019 | Dallas/Fort Worth, TX. Lighting scientists continue to come up with breakthrough innovations in LED and OLED technology that drive the limits of energy-efficient lighting higher and higher. At the same time, new frontiers in lighting raise

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The IES Street & Area Lighting Conference Call for Speakers

September 22-25, 2019 – Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. The 2019 IES SALC Conference speaker submissions are now being accepted. Seminar sessions generally run 25-35 minutes. The Street and Area Lighting

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Osram Ready to Demonstrate Its Latest Technologies at CES 2019

Osram announced that it is going to showcase its cutting-edge technologies in a wide range of applications including mobility, connectivity, safety and security, and well-being and health at CES 2019. Osram will present sensors for self-driving vehicles, as well as

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Building the Evidence Outside the Lab by Morgan Pattison

Research in the field is uncovering lighting’s impact on human health and performance. LED lighting systems provide new opportunities for controlling the spectrum, intensity and duration of light exposure. These levels of control can be engaged as we come to

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The Airport with 50,000 Downlights

The main terminal building at Istanbul New Airport – seen here in an architect’s computer render – is set over two levels, with more than 10,000 downlights, all angled.  The US$11.4 billion airport – which began its phased opening last

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RealTerm Energy to Replace Streetlights with LED in New York State

Six municipalities of New York State have partnered with RealTerm Energy to for LED streetlights conversion. The municipalities of Great Neck, Newark, Nyack, Goshen, Florida and Piermont to replace their current HID (high intensity discharge) streetlights to LED lights. Smart

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