A Cree distributor has voiced concerns over streetlight bidding requirements in Phoenix, the largest city in the State of Arizona, U.S.
“The lights are coming back on in the city’s neighborhoods,” reports journalist Christine Ferretti in The Detroit News. According to the article, Detroit will have installed almost 40,000 LED streetlights by the end of July. This puts Detroit’s Public Lighting Authority about six months ahead of an ambitious timetable to install 65,000 streetlights that will relight all neighborhoods by the end of the year.
Osram Sylvania’sseventh annual Socket Surveyhas found that 83% of respondents believe smart lighting is a good introduction to home automation technologies; 72% felt smart lighting will eventually replace traditional light bulbs.While 62% of respondents indicated they were aware of smart lighting technology, only 10% have actually purchased smart bulbs for their homes.
An energy savings program across this Central Ontario township, which includes the installation of 850+ LED street lights, will generate over $65,112 in annual combined energy and maintenance savings. The township is partnering with Honeywell to achieve the savings. The firmguarantees the savings under an energy-savings performance contract.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published LE 6-2014 Procedure for Determining Target Efficacy Ratings for Commercial, Industrial, and Residential Luminaires. The revised procedure now includesLED technology.
According to an EdisonReport news item, the appointment was announced by Mark Eubanks, now President of Eaton’s Electrical Products Group, as one of a number of changes ahead of CEO Sandy Cutler’s retirement in May 2016…
RAB Design Lighting has named Greg Guisso Director of Sales. In this role, Guisso will be responsible for driving the sales strategy for RAB Design and its broad range of lighting products in the North American market. Joe Curtojoins the company as Director of Engineering & Manufacturing. Curto will be responsible for optimizing manufacturing and warehouse operations as well as playing a lead role in new product development.
Monday June 15 through to Saturday June 20, 2015 Franklin Empire is hosting their semi-annual clearance sale featuring Artemide, Kichler, Alico, Robert Abbey, Eureka, Snoc, James R. Moder Murray Feiss, Tech Lighting, Progress, Sistemalux and much more!
Ideal Industries Inc. has launcheda wireless energy management system targeted for the retrofit, new construction, retail, and institutional lighting markets.
The Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has released a new guide for contractors and specifiers who are replacing existing fluorescent troffers with new LED troffers or retrofit kits.
Taking place March 13-18, 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany, the event draws 250,000 visitors and brings together a “who’s who” in the sector, from manufacturers todesigners and artists.
RAB Design Lighting received the 2015MCEE Award in the “Exterior Lighting” category for its DVAKS LED 14W energy efficient vapourproof fixture. The design enables retrofitting of the existing incandescent vapourproof utility fixture with its LED version in under 10 minutes.
The CLD is the culmination of a multi-step, multi-year effort to develop a certification in architectural lighting design. It has been developed in line with the best practices of the credentialing industry. The certification is designed to enhance the legitimacy of the architectural lighting design profession through an independent, standardized process of assessing competency.
The European Commission(EU) has voted to delay the phase-out until 2018, after previously committing to withdraw the standard pear-shaped “GLS” halogen lamp from European markets by 2016.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states have committed to working together on efficient lighting standards and policies, a move that will slash energy consumption in the region.The plan outlines a six-step approach to regional harmonization of lighting standards and policy…