Monthly Archives: April 2020

IES Presents Germicidal Ultraviolet Disinfection in the Days of COVID-19

Amidst the current uncertainty of the global pandemic, the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) has facilitated a special FREE educational program on germicidal ultraviolet (GUV), photobiological basics, carcinogenicity risk, UV-C lamp sources, relevant research, and more. Participants viewing this entire program

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Increased Demand for Disease Prevention Products Causes Overall Shortage Across Entire UV-C LED Supply Chain

According to the latest report by the LEDinside research division of TrendForce, the demand for UV-C LED (wavelength≦280 nm), a type of LED with disinfection/sterilization properties, has skyrocketed since the Lunar New Year, in turn causing massive shortages across the

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Signify Throws Its Weight Behind D4i Interface

Signify says it has upgraded in premium drivers to D4i, allowing customers to easily exchange different IoT nodes or sensors on luminaires. The company, which contributed to development of the specification, has added it to its portfolio of compact Philips Xitanium

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LG Innotek to Sell LED Sector and Transfer Business to Wooree E&L and Seoul Semiconductor

LG Innotek has been planning to quit its LED business and a recent report by TheElec, a Korean media, covered that LG Innotek has sold its LED sector and the back light unit (BLU) LED business will be taken over

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LumenFocus LED Narrow Strip

The LumenFocus ECLN is available in a wide array of different lengths and lumen output packages. Frosted diffusers help minimize glare and improve aesthetics. The highly durable housing features a finish in either the standard Matte White, Matte Black or

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Get Educated on Lighting Control

Current stay-at-home regimes resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on how the construction industry works, including education, with online distance-education becoming more popular. The Lighting Controls Association is proud to offer Education Express, a free, robust

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Chicago Buildings to Light Up to Support Essential Workers

Starting this weekend, as many as 19 Chicago buildings, including iconic structures of Chicago’s skyline like the John Hancock Center and the Willis Tower, will light up in support of essential workers, first responders, and front-line healthcare workers. The initiative

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LRC Online Calculator Helps Horticultural Growers Choose Luminaires

It’s no secret that indoor farming using LED grow lights can be a costly operation. Among other reasons: As energy efficient as solid-state lighting (SSL) is compared to conventional light sources, the electricity requirements of all those hundreds or thousands

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Signify Post 1Q20 Financial Results with Increased Cash Flow to Mitigate COVID-19 Impact

Signify announced the company’s first quarter 2020 results with sales amounted to EUR 1.43 billion (US$ 1.53 billion), down by 3.5% YoY. With adjusted for 1.3% currency effects and 10.6% consolidation (mainly related to the acquisitions of Cooper Lighting and

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LEDucation Trade Show and Conference Cancels for 2020

The Designers Lighting Forum of New York and the LEDucation committee announced the LEDucation 2020 Trade Show and Conference, previously rescheduled for August 18–19, 2020, will not take place due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19. LEDucation 2021 is scheduled

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Actress January Jones Practiced Self-Care by Wearing an LED Facial Mask

Jones danced around her house wearing an LED face mask and sipping a can of beer in an Instagram video.  https://www.instagram.com/tv/B9-Ch6VlBcI/?utm_source=ig_embed

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Lutron Offers April and May Webinars

During this period of social distancing, Lutron announced a series of webinars in April and May to educate professionals in the areas of light control and sustainable design. Courses listed as CEU are valid for 1.0 AIA Credit. Choose from

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Lockdown Cuts Lighting Industry Activity by 55 Per Cent in UK

The cost of the lockdown on the UK’s lighting sector was spelled out this morning in an industry report which revealed that overall activity is down by 55 per cent. The number tallies with figures recently reported to WEEE compliance

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Ascenti Lighting App Enables Lighting Design With Social Distancing

An innovative app which combines augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) has been developed to allow lighting professionals to create designs while remaining safely distant from projects. Using the Ascenti app software, end users, FMs, architects and designers can view

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LRC Issues Guidance on LED Area Lighting Intended to Enhance Safety

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has announced the availability of guidance for solid-state lighting (SSL) design in area lighting with the goal of enhancing safety and the perception of safety in parking lots. Researchers discovered that

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LED Magazine Top 5 – Outdoor Lighting Takes the Spotlight

Ever Google yourself? Our version of that at LEDs Magazine is using the Google search results on our website to find out what is coming up as most read and most recommended by Google with regard to a particular topic

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UL COVID-19 Regulatory Updates for Product Certification

Up-to-date information on regulatory changes, deviations, exceptions and extensions that may impact access to your target markets. The regulatory landscape is changing rapidly and staying on top of market entry requirements is more challenging than ever before. With new information

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AquiSense Launches UVC LED Surface Disinfection System to Defeat COVID-19

UV LED technology expert AquiSense Technologies announced the launch of the PearlSurface 24G9™, one of the first UVC LED surface disinfection products designed for health care applications such as reuse of N95 face mask and other PPE. According to AquiSense,

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8 Effects of the Crisis on the Lighting Sector by Ray Molony

The lighting industry, already in the throes of a painful adjustment to a post-LED world, has been thrown into further turmoil by the Covid-19 pandemic. predicts eight ways the crisis could change the sector.  Shuji Nakamura’s invention of the blue

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MaxLite is at Your Service. Our Warehouses Are Open

MaxLite is open and operating under the strict guidelines consistent with those set by the CDC and local mandates to best protect our employees and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Our warehouses in New Jersey, California and Indiana are operating

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