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1000Bulbs.com launches 60W-equivalent LED lamp at six dollars

1000Bulbs.com launches 60W-equivalent LED lamp at six dollars

Sold under the PLT brand, the 1000Bulbs 60W-equivalent LED lamp delivers 800 lm with a design that looks much like an A19 lamp.

US Department of Energy (DOE) Caliper report identifies shortcomings of LED MR16 lamps

DOE Caliper report identifies shortcomings of LED MR16 lamps

LED MR16 lamps generally lag legacy halogen lamps in lumen output and CBCP, and the DOE found sparse choices in high-CRI lamps when purchasing products on the commercial market for a Caliper report.

EPA further clarifies Energy Star V1.1 lamp requirements, adds CBCP tool

EPA further clarifies Energy Star V1.1 lamp requirements, adds CBCP tool

The US Environmental Protection Agency continues to tune V1.1 of the Energy Star Lamps specification even as the V1.0 specification is being adopted in the LED lamp market.

HessAmerica launches outdoor pedestrian lighting in innovative form factors

HessAmerica launches outdoor pedestrian lighting in innovative form factors (UPDATED)

The Parco family of luminaires lights areas such as pedestrian walkways and plazas with form factors and mounting options that deliver a novel, stylish feel and accurate beam control with no uplight.

Schreder lights Nevada Interstate tunnel with LEDs, adds adaptive controls

Schréder lights Nevada Interstate tunnel with LEDs, adds adaptive controls

The 1394-ft Carlin Tunnel in northeastern Nevada now features LED lighting in the eastbound bore with the westbound bore slated for completion by November.

GE Lighting's Albeo lights Boston University athletic center with LED high bays

GE Lighting's Albeo lights Boston University athletic center with LED high bays

SSL fixtures replace aging metal halide lighting, eliminating the noise from ballasts, reducing maintenance costs, and slashing electrical usage by 770,000 kWh annually.

DOE publishes LED outdoor lighting report, charts performance gains

DOE publishes LED outdoor lighting report, charts performance gains

The latest US Department of Energy Caliper Snapshot Report on outdoor lighting reveals that the industry has now delivered products capable of replacing 400W high-pressure sodium lights while also delivering better and more pleasing light quality.

British Columbia creates bulk purchasing initiative for LED street lights

British Columbia creates bulk purchasing initiative for LED street lights

BC Hydro, Shared Service BC, and Ministry of Environment form an LED street light program, guided by LightSavers Canada, that will enable municipalities to save money on SSL street light conversions.

LED lighting advances in horticultural applications, boosts productivity

LED lighting advances in horticultural applications, boosts productivity

A Japanese indoor farm produces 10,000 heads of lettuce per day under LED lighting while university researchers study the impacts on SSL in bedding plant and tomato applications.

Ephesus Lighting will supply LED lighting for Ottawa Senators hockey

Ephesus Lighting will supply LED lighting for Ottawa Senators hockey

SSL has moved slowly into arena lighting, but maturing technology will lead to more projects such as the LED lighting retrofit of the Canadian Tire Centre.

The 3D solid-state lighting (SSL) implementation is combined with an interactive control pedestal at ground level that allows the public to control the lighting.

Multilayer LED design blankets Peru bank façade (VIDEO)

A team led by Claudia Paz Lighting Studio has created a new LED-based façade lighting project on a Banco de Crédito del Peru (BCP) building in Lima, Peru.

The 3D solid-state lighting (SSL) implementation is combined with an interactive control pedestal at ground level that allows the public to control the lighting.

Multilayer LED design blankets Peru bank

A team led by Claudia Paz Lighting Studio has created a new LED-based façade lighting project on a Banco de Crédito del Peru (BCP) building in Lima, Peru.

Richmond home developer installs LED-based solar street lighting

Richmond home developer installs LED-based solar street lighting

The potential savings in eliminating the need for trenching and wiring conventional street lights led Premier homes to turn to solar SSL products from Sol Inc. for the new Randolph West residential neighborhood.

DOE updates MSSLC LED luminaire spec, issues fact sheet on light and health

DOE updates MSSLC LED luminaire spec, issues fact sheet on light and health

Version 2.0 of the Model specification for LED roadway luminaires offers a more streamlined structure and updated references to standards and other documents, while the DOE has warned that more effort is needed to understand the implications of light on human health and wellbeing.

EPA announces results of LED lamp push, plans new marketing initiative

EPA announces results of LED lamp push, plans new marketing initiative

The Energy Star LED bulb challenge that spanned Earth Days resulted in 20 million lamps sold, and now the agency is planning a new marketing initiative via Facebook beginning this September.

Cooper Lighting linear LED fixtures graze the walls in the new Mumbai airport terminal

Cooper Lighting linear LED fixtures graze the walls in the new Mumbai airport terminal

The architects created a decorative stainless-steel panel along 4.8-km of walls in the new T2 terminal, and the wall grazing io Series of linear LED fixtures from Cooper deliver light through perforations.

Hubbell integrates two sensing technologies for accurate occupancy detection

Hubbell integrates two sensing technologies for accurate occupancy detection

Passive infrared and ultrasonic technologies allow the LightHAWK2 family of in-room sensors to more accurately detect the presence of a person and the sensors also support daylighting for energy savings.

GE Lighting unveils wireless Link LED lamp family and starter kit

GE Lighting unveils wireless Link LED lamp family and starter kit

ZigBee-based wireless controls combined with A19, BR30, and PAR 38 LED lamps bring GE Lighting squarely into the increasingly competitive smart lighting sector for residential applications.

GE Lighting unveils wireless Link LED lamp family and starter kit

GE Lighting unveils wireless Link LED lamp family and starter kit

ZigBee-based wireless controls combined with A19, BR30, and PAR 38 LED lamps bring GE Lighting squarely into the increasingly competitive smart lighting sector for residential applications.

Osram supplies LED garage upgrades for Seattle and Puerto Rico airports

Osram supplies LED garage upgrades for Seattle and Puerto Rico airports

San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport now sports PermaLED Canopy Luminaires while the first phase of a Sea-Tac upgrade included the use of both LED retrofit kits and ProPoint canopy fixtures.

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