House Proposal Would Shift Energy Star to DOE

Responsibility for the Energy Star program would shift from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to the U.S. Department of Energy under a proposed bill, which would also make significant changes in the process of setting Energy Star specifications. The measure

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2018 DOE SSL R&D Workshop

The 15th annual DOE SSL R&D Workshop is a not-to-be-missed event, where top experts and thought leaders from universities, labs, and companies large and small converge to share the latest on SSL technology advances and explore new directions in lighting.

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2017 SSL Technology R&D Workshop Presentations Posted

…held November 8 in Portland, OR. A diverse group of attendees and speakers examined the latest technology advances and research questions, and provided updates on various early-stage research efforts that will serve as a foundation for future SSL technological developments.

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DOE Publishes Report on Connected Lighting System Interoperability

The main goal of the series is to discern and document the current state of CLS interoperability at this early stage, with its landscape of multiple vendors, technologies, and business models. At present, interoperability between connected lighting systems offered by

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DOE to Announce FY 2018 SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 2 Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science plans to announce a funding opportunity for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs. Under this grant opportunity, DOE will seek applications for funding directed

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DOE Snapshot LED Outdoor Area Lighting by Jim Brodrick

Outdoor area lighting is a major contributor to nationwide energy use, and the market segment has been an important player in the transition to SSL. DOE’s CALiPER program has released a new Snapshot report on outdoor area lighting that covers

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DOE Announces FY 2018 SBIR/STTR Funding Opportunity

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science published the Fiscal Year 2018 Phase I, Release 1 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) on October 17, 2017, for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs.

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Weather-proof Step Lights Hit Market

Amerlux’s Passo Seals LED Optical Chamber To Eliminate Water Infiltration OAKLAND, N.J. – Oct. 3, 2017 – Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced today it has launched a step light with game-changing innovation that prevents water seepage, which is

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DOE’s SSL Technology R&D Workshop November 8, 2017 | Portland, Oregon

The rapid rise of LED lighting makes it easy to forget that today’s lighting revolution is just getting started. As industry innovators continue to explore the untapped potential of LED lighting, new opportunities to manipulate and control the spectrum, intensity,

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REMINDER: DOE TM-30 Webinar on September 12

IES TM-30-15, a system of measures and graphics that can be used together to effectively evaluate and communicate a light source’s color rendering properties, has been around for two years, and in that time researchers have been helping to lay

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DOE Publishes CALiPER Snapshot on LED Downlights

There are many factors that influence product efficacy, but the efficacy trend with LED downlights is concerning. The importance of efficacy gains is not solely related to energy savings. Improved LED package efficiency can simplify thermal management and allow more

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Eleven New SBIR-STTR Grants Awarded for SSL Technology

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science has awarded 10 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants and one Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant for projects targeting critical advances in solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. The 11 FY17 grants will

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5 Charts That Illustrate The Remarkable LED Lighting Revolution

“The rapid adoption of LEDs in lighting marks one of the fastest technology shifts in human history,” Goldman Sachs stated in a new report. The accelerated deployment of light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs is on track to save U.S. consumers and

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LED Street Lighting’s Impact on Sky Glow by James Brodrick

A DOE study looks at uplight, lumen output, spectral power distribution and other variables. Recently, there’s been some concern as to whether LED street lighting is more likely to cause sky glow than conventional (typically, high-pressure sodium) street lighting. Compared

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DOE’s Third Connected Lighting Systems (CLS) Workshop

held two weeks ago in Santa Clara, CA. It’s no secret that the explosion of connectivity triggered by the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT) is also impacting the lighting industry — to such an extent as to constitute

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DOE Announces Awardees of First Phase of SBIR-STTR Grants for 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science has awarded four Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and one Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants for projects targeting critical advances in solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. The five Phase I Release 1

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DOE New Report on the Impact of Color Shift on Reliability

LED Luminaire Reliability: Impact of Color Shift, developed by the LED Systems Reliability Consortium (LSRC) under the auspices of the Next Generation Lighting Industry Alliance, is available online. The purpose of the new report is not to define limits for

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DOE Publishes Report on LED Street Lighting’s Impact on Sky Glow

DOE has published the results of a study of the expected contributions to sky glow from converting high-pressure sodium (HPS) street lighting to broader-spectrum (i.e., white light) sources, with specific focus on LEDs, and presents the contributions in a manner

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NEMA Calls on Secretary of Energy to Complete Rulemaking for General Service Lamps

The Department of Energy (DOE) began the rulemaking in December 2013 and published two rules on January 19, 2017, addressing only one of the issues that Congress required for the rulemaking. These rules did not address the key issue on

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DOE Publishes CALiPER Snapshot on LED Industrial Luminaires

Among the key findings of the Snapshot, which is based on DOE’s LED Lighting Facts®database: • The efficacy of LED industrial luminaires is notably higher than what’s typical of their incumbent counterparts. About 23% of the industrial luminaires listed with

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