Monthly Archives: March 2021

DOE Study Examines Performance and Reliability of Sensors Used in Tunable Lighting Systems

The U.S. Department of Energy has released a report on the initial performance and reliability of chromaticity sensors used for tunable LED lighting systems. The performance of LED lighting is known to change over time because of lumen depreciation, shifts

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RAB Unveils Smart LED Post Tops

RAB Lighting’s Smart LED Post Top replaces traditional 200W metal halide or high-pressure sodium HID lamps. The integral driver enables the lamp to be wired directly to line voltage without the need for an external driver or ballast. Rated for

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Flexible is the New Normal by Matt Ochs

While change remains a constant and design thinking continues to evolve, lighting and shading control systems will play an increasingly essential, pivotal role in commercial and public spaces that feel comfortable, secure and inviting. What does lighting control look like

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RSVP Today to Help Provide Direction on High-Impact Commercial Building Technologies

What are the technologies of the future that will make commercial buildings more energy efficient and climate-friendly? The Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office Commercial Building Integration (CBI) team wants to hear from you as we review 2021’s most promising,

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ReportLinker Reports the Global Specialty Lighting Market to Reach $8.1 Billion by 2027

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Specialty Lighting estimated at US$5.5 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$8.1 Billion by 2027, growing at aCAGR of 5.6% over the period 2020-2027. LED,

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Nichia Prepares Mass Production of Deep UV LED That Can Kill 99.99% of Coronaviruses on a Surface

Major Japanese LED manufacturer Nichia will be working with other OEMs to incorporate its deep UV LED into various devices and equipment such as air purifiers and air conditioning systems. The deep UV LED was jointly developed by Nichia and

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NEMA Electroindustry March/April News on Lighting: A Building Block for Connected Cities

NEMA’s Electroindustry specialize in B2B campaigns that position NEMA and its 58 Product Sections as thought leaders on key technical and public policy issues, including energy-efficient technologies and electroindustry trends as well as environment, health, and safety issues related to

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Hubbell Lighting Joins LightAZ

Hubbell Lighting’s four architectural brands – Architectural Area Lighting, Kim Lighting, Litecontroland Prescolite – are now fully integrated on the LightAZ search engine platform.  LightAZ – About Us  Hubbell Lighting continues their commitment to the lighting community to provide tools to be easy to do business with

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DLC Forms Advisory Group for Light Usage for Night Applications

The DesignLights Consortium recently announced the formation of a Light Usage for Night Applications (LUNA) Advisory Group as a first step toward development of a new program to recognize and promote light fixtures that are both energy efficient and protect the night

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Case Study: Two Lighting Retrofits Provide Energy Cost Savings by Chris Wolgamott

Case studies demonstrate why LLLC technology delivers high return on investment. Luminaire level lighting controls (LLLCs) have the potential for significant energy cost savings. Although the numbers vary by facility type and hours of operation, the average savings is up

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Lux Review Lighting Events Postponed Indefinitely, Say Organisers

The Organiser of LuxLive, the Lux Awards and Lighting Design Awards has announced that all its events are to be postponed indefinitely. In a statement, owner Clarion Events said that, having continually looked at the landscape of events during the

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EarthTronics Introduces UFO LED Highbay with Networked Lighting Controls

EarthTronics introduces its UFO LED Highbay with Networked Lighting Controls to deliver maximum lighting efficiency for 15-to-25-foot mounting heights when replacing up to 400-watt HID fixtures in either the U.S. or Canada. Available in 5000K with an 80+ CRI for

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MaxLite Linear Eco High Bay (BLHE Series)

MaxLite’s best-selling Linear Eco High Bay is back and better than ever with a wider range of outputs, higher efficacy and a 10-year warranty. With the addition of the 65W version to the line-up, the Gen 3 BLHE Series now

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CLTC Quality Specification for Linear LED Retrofit Solutions

UCDavis The Million LED Challenge Program has expanded its product catalog to include high-quality linear LED lamps, retrofit kits and luminaires!  The MLC Program also continues to offer LED A-lamps, PAR-lamps and downlights. Linear fluorescent lamps can be replaced with

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LED Market Value in 2021 is Projected to Increase to USD 16.531 billion

According to TrendForce latest report Gold+ Member: Global LEDIndustry Data Base and LED Player Movement Quarterly Update, the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to be eased in 2021. Automotive LED, video wall and lighting market demand is expected to recover, and demand

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A Look at GUV Lamps by Joe Knisley

Germicidal Ultraviolet lamps (GUVs) can help combat the COVID-19 virus. The UV spectrum is divided into the UV-A, UV-B and UV-C regions, which are 315 nm to 400 nm, 280 nm to 315 nm and 200 nm to 280 nm,

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9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Baseball

Few things signal the arrival of spring quite like baseball’s Opening Day. EC&M Illumination Insider decided to pay tribute to America’s Pastime: 9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Baseball | EC&M (ecmweb.com) They Used to Throw the Ball at Base

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Breakthrough as Lighting Software Giants Agree Data Format

Dial and Relux say the new Global Lighting Data Format (GLDF) is an open and free protocol that, crucially, will work with the latest Building Information Modelling (BIM) standards and processes. Until now, manufacturers have had to deal with the fact

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Lumileds And BIOS Detail the Human-Centric Lighting SkyBlue Offering

Lumileds has announced the immediate availability of the Luxeon SkyBlue LEDs in partnership with BIOS (Biological Innovations and Optimization Systems) LLC, also known as BIOS Lighting. The new offering is termed an LED kit by Lumileds in its datasheet because

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Germicidal UV Light Disinfection Technology by Jeannine Wang

How ultraviolet light (UV) works as a disinfection technology depends upon the wavelength(s) being employed. The UVC band with a wavelength of 200-280nm has emerged as a highly viable solution for interior architectural settings such as offices, retail settings and

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