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Top 10 Companies in Smart Lighting Focus on Innovation

The top 10 companies in the market occupied 52.26% of the market share in the global smart lighting market. Major players in the smart lighting system market include Schneider Electric SA, Cisco Systems Inc., Honeywell Inc., Signify Holding (Philips), and

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NEEA Study Reveals Cost Adder of Clever and Smart Connected SSL

The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) recently released research conducted by Energy Solutions that examined the true cost of adding connectivity and controls to an LED-based luminaire at the individual luminaire level. The report entitled “2020 Luminaire Level Lighting Controls

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2021 Global LED Lighting Market Outlook and Opportunities vs. Challenges Analysis

According to the latest TrendForce’s report, the global LED lighting market is more optimistic than previous estimates, it is estimated with an opportunity to grow 5.1% in 2021. TrendForce estimates that it will reach US$44.3 billion in 2025. In the short term,

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2021 Must-Read Introduction to Energy Commodities: Trading and Trends Explained

In this energy commodity guide, we explain what types of energy commodities make up the energy market. We explore the present energy consumption figures, future projections, and the types of energies we are likely to consume more of in the

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LRC Releases New Guidance on Circadian-Effective Lighting

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute recently published new guidance documents for designing circadian-effective lighting in K-12 classrooms and hospital patient rooms while avoiding increased energy use. Lighting design can reduce energy use by ensuring that each area

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The SLL Lighting Guide LG20 to Help Facilities Managers

Lighting and Facilities Management sets out a logical approach to identifying and undertaking lighting related tasks such as relamping and upgrades. LG20 published by the Society of Light and Lighting provides guidance on outlining energy consumption and the maintainability of

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International Code Council Releases IECC 2021

Estimated to be 10% more energy-efficient than the 2018 version, 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) is now available for purchase. The book’s attention to detail, its logical organization, and its thorough yet concise coverage all make it an ideal tool

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New LRC Report Titled “Lighting Answers: UV Disinfection Products”

This publication includes information on products that produce optical radiation at specific ultraviolet (UV) or very short visible wavelengths, designed for use in disinfecting indoor building surfaces and/or air. Three key aspects of UV disinfection are considered throughout the document:

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DOE’s PNNL Publishes Research on LED-Based Circadian Lighting for Schools

The US Department of Energy’s PNNL has examined the impact on energy usage that would be incurred in school settings where published circadian lighting guidelines are followed. The report “Energy impact of human health and wellness lighting recommendations for office

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Horticulture Lighting Market with COVID-19 Impact Analysis by Technology

Global Forecast to 2025 by MarketsandMarkets. The global horticulture lighting market is projected to grow from USD 2.3 billion in 2020 to USD 6.0 billion by 2025; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 21.4% from 2020 to

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Market Data: Outdoor LED Lighting Systems

As the efficacy of LEDs has increased and the price has declined, this lighting technology has become more desirable as an investment for outdoor lighting applications. The continued improved quality as well as superior controllability over legacy lighting technologies has

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Dodge Data & Analytics Expects Construction Starts to Recover in 2021

Dodge Data & Analytics released its 2021 Dodge Construction Outlook, a mainstay in construction industry forecasting and business planning. The report predicts that total U.S. construction starts will increase 4% in 2021, to $771 billion. The dollar value of starts

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PNNL Study: Lighting Control in Patient Rooms

A study undertaken by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) researchers surveyed 138 representatives of medical-surgical nursing staff as to environmental lighting factors and needs in med-surg patient rooms. Four hospital sites were compared, with various combinations of lighting equipment, controls,

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The SaveOnEnergy.com® Electricity Bill Report: Who paid the most, least?

Most state electricity comparisons are made on the basis of electricity rates, usually expressed in cents per kilowatt hours (kWh). It’s a number that doesn’t mean much to average users, who care more about that figure on the bottom line

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Frost & Sullivan 2020 Annual Update of Global LED Lighting Market

Lighting is moving beyond its traditional purpose of illumination and adding value on tangible aspects of sustainability irrespective of the market. The global LED lighting market is a highly competitive market, driven by the demand for energy efficient lighting, reduced

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DOE Adoption of Light-Emitting Diodes in Common Lighting Applications Report

The latest edition of the DOE report, Adoption of Light-Emitting Diodes in Common Lighting Applications,models the current state of the U.S. general-lighting market and provides analysis on realized and potential energy- and money-saving benefits associated with LED lamps and luminaires. The

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Characterization and Analysis of the Energy-Reporting Accuracy of Connected Devices

Advanced building systems such as connected lighting increasingly have greater functionality and energy-dependent operating modes. This increased functionality makes energy consumption estimates more complex because energy performance is dependent on what operating modes are used and how much time is

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PNNL: A Review of Existing Test Methods for Occupancy Sensors

Toward the goal of a more accurate test method that would capture new and emerging sensor capabilities, researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) conducted a literature review of test methods for characterizing occupancy sensor performance. The review, conducted on

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Global Lamps Market Update and Forecast 2020

It is clear that LED lamps are the future of lighting, but in order to thrive in this rapidly changing market, it is imperative to know where, when, how quickly and what technology they will be replacing more readily.  The

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Lighting Research Center Releases Results of Online UV Disinfection Survey

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is currently examining a range of UV disinfection technologies. The goal of this work is to provide information that will help decision makers select UV products that are effective, safe, and

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