Monthly Archives: June 2020

DLC New Technical Requirements for Networked Lighting Controls

The DesignLights Consortium(DLC) released a new version of its technical requirements for networked lighting controls, aiming to encourage wider market adoption of this energy saving and smart building-enabling technology by focusing on issues that are key to increasing customer confidence. Networked Lighting Control System

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Osram, Like Signify, Is Ramping Up Conventional UV-C Lamps to Fight Covid

It’s working on an LED version, but for now, a 30-year-old mercury tube is getting the call. On the heels of Signify announcing it is cranking up production of ultraviolet-C-band (UV-C) lamps proven to kill the coronavirus in a lab,

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Retrofitting with LED Lighting by Emerson

Emerson explains why converting from traditional lighting sources to LED in industrial facilities improves safety, productivity, and long-term financial performance. When facilities are considering converting from traditional lighting sources to LEDs, getting buy-in from management before beginning the retrofit is

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Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections with UV-C Lighting by Justin Stouch, LC, President, Stouch Lighting

Healthcare-associated infections, or HAIs, cause a significant portion of illnesses and deaths in the medical field. They’re such a concern that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has pinned the reduction of HAIs as a top goal

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Far-UVC Light Safely Kills Airborne Coronaviruses, Study Finds

More than 99.9% of seasonal coronaviruses present in airborne droplets were killed when exposed to a particular wavelength of ultraviolet light that is safe to use around humans, a new study at Columbia University Irving Medical Center has found. In

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Signify Bets Big on Upper-Room UV-C Lighting

Signify is increasing production of its UV-C mercury lamps by eight-fold, launching no fewer than 12 product ranges using UV-C light, and has bought the assets of Germicidal Lamps & Applications (GLA), a Dutch firm with expertise in UV-C disinfection.

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LightingEurope Calls for UV-C Products to be Allowed on EU Market

LightingEurope endorsed the recent UV-C safety guidelines published by the Global Lighting Association (GLA) and called on European Union Member States to ensure UV-C products can continue to be placed on the EU market.Germicidal ultraviolet irradiation is a proven methodology

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Green Creative HID Retrofit Lamps

Green Creative HID Retrofit lamps are great solutions for a variety of commercial and industrial applications such as post top fixtures, wall packs, area lights, and round high bay fixtures. The lamps are offered in a wide range of wattages

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Litetronics Introduces Affordable New LED Round High Bay SL for High-Ceiling Applications

Litetronics’ lightweight new High Bay SL fixture represents a direct, one-to-one replacement for existing HID configurations and delivers a clean, uniform light distribution that improves visual acuity and enhances safety. Available in 100-Watt, 150-Watt, and 200-Watt versions that provide powerful

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DOE Integrated Lighting Campaign Website Launched

The Integrated Lighting Campaign (ILC) is a program designed to help facility owners and managers take advantage of savings opportunities and benefits of advanced lighting controls and of integrating lighting systems with other building or business systems in their facilities.

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DOE Announces $11 Billion in Energy Savings from Better Buildings Partners

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced nearly $11 billion in energy-cost savings by more than 950 public and private sector organizations in DOE’s Better Buildings Initiative. To date, partners have saved nearly 1.8 quadrillion British thermal units of energy,

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Signify to Connect Half Million Smart Streetlights in New York

Signify announced its partnership with the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to support the Smart Street Lighting NY project of the state. The Smart Street Lighting NY program was launched in 2018 with the aim to replace streetlights in New

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PureEdge Lighting’s Truline Is a Plaster in LED Lighting System

The Original 5/8″ solution offering functionality and versatility, TrueLine is available in .5”, 1” and 1.6” track width options and a market leading custom length of up to 40 feet! Let the drywall be your canvas, the highly adaptable linear

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WHITEPAPER: Electromagnetic Compatibility of Lighting Equipment by Schaffner

Today, testing standards for lighting continue to be created, updated, and implemented—with some still in a draft stage— to help ensure uniform evaluation of EMC for the many new lighting technologies around the world.  Electromagnetic Compatibility of Lighting Equipment reviews the various standards that relate to lighting products. It details: Specific

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LEDlescent™ Natural™ LED T8 with TruWave Technology™

Sylvania LEDlescent provides the best alternative to natural light by mimicking the natural light spectrum, all while saving energy. Controls blue wavelengths for less glare and reduced eyestrain. Delivers natural red colors to make spaces and flesh tones both accurate

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The Worldwide Market for LEDS, Market Review and Forecast 2020

The Worldwide Market for LEDs report by Strategies Unlimited analyzes and estimates LED lighting market on a global and regional level. This report is a deep dive on the data to provide new insights and trends for the LED industry. The

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Ushio America Recalls LED T8 Lamps

Ushio America Inc., Cypress, Calif., in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), recently recalled its Indiglow LED T8 backlit lamps with a 4-ft tube, which are a direct drop-in replacement for 30W and 32W T8 fluorescent tubes. Approximately

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Apple as Nudge to Epistar and Lextar Merge?

Taiwanese LED chip maker Epistar and Lextar are going to form a new holding company, aiming to intensify its growing momentum in next-gen display technologies Mini LED and Micro LED. LEDinside noticed that Apple, who is reportedly launching Mini LED-based

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Zhaga Publishes Book 20 on Smart Interface

Zhaga Book 20 defines a smart interface between an indoor LED luminaire and a sensing/communication module. The module connects to the LED driver, and typically provides sensory inputs or enables communication between network components. It brings together complementary specifications from

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CEA-Leti Breaks Throughput Record for LiFi Using Micro LEDs

CEA-Leti recently announced its researchers have broken the throughput world record of 5.1 Gbps in visible light communications (VLC) using a single GaN blue micro- light-emitting diode (LED). Their data transmission rate of 7.7 Gbps achieved with a 10 µm

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