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Jet Manufacturer Saves 90% on Lighting Energy with LED System

Linda Hardesty

Dassault Falcon Jet has deployed the Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System across its distribution center in Little Ferry, New Jersey, saving 90 percent on lighting-related energy. With the lighting system, Dassault Falcon Jet will reduce the facility’s annual energy consumption from 610,677 kWh to 62,809 kWh, cutting roughly $53,691 from the annual energy bills. It   …Continue Reading


Acuity Brands Acquires Indoor Location Software Company

Linda Hardesty

Acuity Brands acquired the patent portfolio and all other intellectual property rights of ByteLight, a provider of indoor location software for LED lighting. Acuity Brands says the combination of ByteLight’s indoor positioning technology with Acuity Brands’ communication-enabled drivers and LED lighting platforms provides retailers with a method of delivering digital content to shoppers and associates   …Continue Reading


Cree LED Module Delivers 125 Lumens-per-Watt Efficacy

Linda Hardesty

Cree introduced the LMH2+ LED module, delivering 30 percent better performance than the previous generation in the same form factor. Providing efficacy of 125 lumens per watt with color-quality greater than 90 CRI, the LMH2+ LED module allows lighting manufacturers to achieve a system efficacy of 100 lumens-per-watt with high light quality. The efficacy of   …Continue Reading


LEDs Save University of Illinois $70,500 per Year

Linda Hardesty

At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Eaton replaced almost 400 lighting fixtures in three gymnasiums with LED high-bays. The university’s projected cost avoidance is estimated to be as high as $70,500 annually. The school’s electrical engineers wanted to increase illumination at the three gyms in the Activities and Recreation Center to meet the Illuminating   …Continue Reading


LA Connects, Controls its LED Street Lights

Linda Hardesty

The City of Los Angeles will control its LED street lighting through a Philips management system that uses mobile and cloud-based technologies. With the Philips CityTouch connected lighting management system, the LA Bureau of Street Lighting can remotely control lighting fixtures as well as monitor energy use and the status of each light. Using mobile   …Continue Reading


Manufacturer Upgrades to LEDs, Saves Average Daily Usage of 28.76 kWh

Linda Hardesty

Noribachi delivered an upgraded LED highbay lighting system for Hydraflow in order to improve illumination at its 173,000-sq-foot manufacturing floor in Fullerton, California. Noribachi engineered 384 new LED highbay fixtures with occupancy sensors and bi-level dimming to replace the existing 400W metal halides. Hydraflow’s project goal was to increase efficiency and reduce peak-demand as well   …Continue Reading


Cree LED T8 Tube Replacement Costs $21.97

Linda Hardesty

Cree expanded its LED bulb portfolio with the TW Series LED T8 tube replacement, designed for simple, wire-free installation. Available as 32-watt replacements, the TW Series LED T8 tube replacements are sold at The Home Depot stores starting at $21.97. The bulbs consume up to 42 percent less energy than the 32W fluorescent tubes they   …Continue Reading


Graphene LED Nears Commercialization

Linda Hardesty

An LED light bulb made with graphene – a super-strong carbon material – will be made commercially available in 2015, according to BBC News. The traditional-looking light bulb contains a filament-shaped LED that is coated in graphene. The light bulb was developed by a Canadian-financed company called Graphene Lighting and was designed at Manchester University   …Continue Reading


Noribachi Intros New Highbay LED Fixtures

Linda Hardesty

LED manufacturer Noribachi announced the addition of the HIGHBAY.A, HIGHBAY.C, and HIGHBAY.N to its Highbay LED lighting fixture series for industrial and commercial applications. The HIGHBAY.A is an energy-efficient LED lighting fixture that can deliver 17,724 lumens and function as a 525W replacement, using only 126W. The HIGHBAY.A is available with multiple options including fixture   …Continue Reading


LG Innotek, Daintree Create Embedded Wireless Drivers for LEDs

Linda Hardesty

Daintree Networks and LG Innotek have collaborated to create a line of LED lighting drivers with embedded wireless communication capability. The drivers are available to fixture manufacturers to integrate into their LED troffers and retrofit kits. With embedded wireless LED drivers, customers can eliminate the cost and installation challenges associated with implementations that require a   …Continue Reading