New LED Replacement for 1000W HID Now Available from Current by GE

Current, powered by GE unveiled a new LED replacement lamp designed to replace 1000W high intensity discharge (HID) lamps.  In addition to using 60 percent less energy, the product fits existing HID lamp fixtures and is wired to bypass the

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Cree’s New LED Is Its Most Basic Bulb Ever

Cree’s newest flagship bulb, a 60-watt replacement LED that sells in a two-pack at Home Depot for about $8, is its most affordable yet. Cree got there by borrowing a page from the bargain bulb playbook and going with a

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NEMA New Lighting Standard Outlines How to Designate LED Direct Replacement Lamps

After technical review, ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78, Electric Lamps, published ANSI C78.52-2017 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—LED (Light Emitting Diode) Direct Replacement Lamps—Method of Designation. ANSI C78.52 is a new lighting standard on how to designate LED lamps

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NEMA Publishes NEMA LSD 74-2016 Considerations of Field LED Driver Replacement

This new white paper discusses issues related to the field replacement of drivers in LED lighting fixtures, and how several aspects must be considered to ensure that the replacement driver will function the same as the original driver. Developed by

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SAFETY CERTIFICATION FOR FLUORESCENT-TO-LED UPGRADES BY CRAIG DILOUIE, LC The U.S. Department of Energy reports that 75+ percent of lighting systems installed in commercial buildings are fluorescent, with a majority of these lamps being installed in recessed troffers. As LED technology continues to come down in cost, it

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