Hybrid fixture lights up the night
The LED/incandescent light fixture developed by the California Lighting Technology Center and partners will save energy and costs, and reduce light pollution. The hybrid fixture, which includes a motion detector, is now being applied to pathway, entryway and security lighting.
A hybrid LED/incandescent fixture with an integrated occupancy sensor (figure 1) addresses both energy and security concerns. A 5 W amber LED runs continuously during the night; the occupancy sensor turns on the incandescent lamp only when motion is detected, flooding the area with warm, bright light. After a few minutes the occupancy sensor turns off the incandescent lamp, while the LED array continues to run.+++++++
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