Archives: LED

Dunkin’ Donuts Distributor Updates with LEDs

Linda Hardesty

National DCP, the purchasing cooperative that serves more than 7,000 Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise owners, tapped Energy Source of Providence, Rhode Island, for a facility lighting redesign to save energy. The project at National DCP, which took about 5 weeks to complete, consisted of the removal of inefficient high intensity fluorescents and a schematic re-design and   …Continue Reading


$36M Helps to Advance Connected Lighting

Linda Hardesty

Sensity Systems, a provider of networked lighting, has closed a private funding round of $36 million led by Cisco Investments and including Acuity Brands, GE Ventures and Simon Venture Group. Sensity has now raised a total of $74 million since its inception. Sensity Systems uses energy-efficient LED lighting as the foundation for a high-speed, sensor-based   …Continue Reading


High Bay LED Includes Uplighting Feature

Linda Hardesty

Digital Lumens unveiled a high bay LED that offers both direct and indirect lighting capabilities in a single fixture, as well as LightRules 2.11, a new release of the company’s lighting and energy management software. The new 24,000 and 48,000 lumen DLE intelligent LED high bay fixtures include four independently aimable light bars that can   …Continue Reading


Universal Coordinates LED Tubes with Compatible Ballasts

Linda Hardesty

Universal Lighting Technologies continues to expand its EVERLINE family of LEDs, with EVERLINE T8 LED Tubes, designed to serve as a direct replacement for conventional linear fluorescent lamps. The tubes are universally compatible with most Instant Start and Programmed Start ballasts. In addition, Universal is putting an “LED Ready” emblem on packaging to identify compatibility with   …Continue Reading


GPS-Enabled LED Streetlights Save $600,000 per Year

Linda Hardesty

The City of Oceanside, California, recently installed more than 7,700 GE LED roadway fixtures equipped with a GPS-enabled controls system. A GPS chip on every fixture is part of GE’s LightGrid technology. A node or photo control on the LEDs allows the city’s Public Works team to monitor each light through a Web-based interface and   …Continue Reading


Stadium Saves 40% on Energy with LEDs

Linda Hardesty

The home field for Duke University football, Wallace Wade Stadium, will be illuminated beginning in 2016 with LED stadium lights from Ephesus Lighting. The stadium will become the second sports field at Duke to choose Ephesus Lighting’s LED system. Last year, the stadium for the Duke women’s field hockey team switched to LED lights from   …Continue Reading


Prescolite Adds to LED Portfolio

Linda Hardesty

Hubbell Lighting’s brand Prescolite has added a 5” LiteBox Surface Mount, 8” LiteFrame Commercial and Retroficient, and LiteForm cylinder to its LED product lineup to meet customers needs across a variety of industries. Designed for commercial, new construction, remodel, and residential applications, the LiteBox Surface Mount is now available in a 5” model (LBS5LEDA) in   …Continue Reading


NH City to Save $500,000 Annually with LED Streetlights

Linda Hardesty

Siemens has reached the halfway point in its streetlight retrofit project for the City of Manchester, New Hampshire, having installed over 4,500 energy efficient LEDs. The full project installation of 9,000 new LED streetlights, nearly a month ahead of schedule, will result in over $500,000 annually in energy and maintenance savings and reduce energy usage   …Continue Reading


LED Boosts Light Output 50%, Uses Existing Drivers

Linda Hardesty

Cree’s new family of LEDs achieves a 50 percent improvement in light output over its previous highest performing single-die LED, setting a new performance standard for the 3.5mm footprint, says the company. The new XLamp XHP35 family of LEDs introduces Cree’s high-voltage power die architecture, empowering manufacturers to make extreme high power LEDs for use   …Continue Reading


Energy Efficiency Program Saves Texas College $4.4M

Karen Henry

Midland College, in Midland, Texas, has completed construction of its multi-phased energy program with OpTerra Energy Services. The campus-wide sustainability improvements will help the college save $4.4 million in energy and operational costs over the next 15 years. Midland College partnered with OpTerra in 2012 to design and deliver an energy savings plan based on   …Continue Reading