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Underground Greenhouse Selects Valoya’s LED Lights

Linda Hardesty

A London-based producer of leafy greens – Growing Underground – has selected Valoya’s LED lights for its multi-layer, underground production facility. Growing Underground will start production of leafy greens, such as lettuce, cress, herbs and a variety of micro-greens 108 feet under South London. The production space is located in a disused air-raid shelter in   …Continue Reading


Columbia Offers Parking Garage LED

Linda Hardesty

Columbia Lighting has introduced an energy-efficient LED built specifically for parking garage applications – the LXEP. Featuring an extra wide-angle light distribution to illuminate parking bays, the LXEP reduces the number of fixtures required for garages while providing uniform light. Available in three linear lengths (2’, 4’, or 8’), the luminaire is offered in lumen   …Continue Reading


DMX Boss Controls Up to 8 Lighting Zones

Linda Hardesty

LED Lighting Company Solid Apollo LED introduced its DMX Boss Wi-Fi Controller for simple DMX control of up to 8 DMX enabled lighting zones. The DMX Boss can control DMX lighting fixtures using smartphone or tablet control, using the wall control interface or by the optional remote control. The DMX Boss includes a built in   …Continue Reading


Cree Files Lawsuit Against Asian LED Supplier

Linda Hardesty

Cree filed complaints with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) and the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin against Feit Electric Company and its Asian supplier, Unity Opto Technology, to curb infringement on Cree’s patented technologies and to challenge Feit’s advertising claims that certain of its products meet Energy Star specifications. The   …Continue Reading


LED Lamp Weighs 60% Less than Predecessor

Linda Hardesty

The commercial grade LED manufacturer Green Creative launched its new BR30 8W LED lamp. Weighing less than 100g, the BR30 CLOUD is 60 percent lighter than the previous generation BR30. This dimmable lamp is one of the only BR30 65W replacements available that is suitable for use in totally enclosed fixtures, says the company. Its   …Continue Reading


Cott Beverages Saves $170,000 Per Year with LED Retrofit

Linda Hardesty

Eco-Shift Power signed a contract with Cott Beverages Canada to retrofit one of Cott’s production facilities in Mississauga, Ontario, with LED fixtures. Cott expects over $170,000 per year savings. The project consists of a full LED retrofit for a 220,000-sq-foot facility, including Cott’s production plant, warehouses, storage space, offices, parking and other external lighting. A   …Continue Reading


LEDs Saved Businesses Big Money in 2014

Karen Henry

LED Source’s top three energy saving lighting retrofit projects for 2014 include a painting studio, a beverage distributor and a hotel. LED Source helped Pinot Palette reduce energy consumption at its Naperville, Illinois, location by more than 80 percent. The traditional halogen lamps that were being used to light its Naperville location used a total of   …Continue Reading


East Hartford Signs ESPC for LED Street Lights

Linda Hardesty

Ameresco is working with the Town of East Hartford, Conn., to develop and implement an LED street light and exterior lighting upgrade project at select locations. Under a $2 million Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC), including more than $480,000 in incentives, new street lights are being installed throughout town. In addition, the Public Safety Complex,   …Continue Reading


LEDs Light Up Madrid

Karen Henry

Royal Philips is updating the entire street lighting system in Madrid, Spain, in what the company says is the largest street lighting project in the world to date. Philips will provide the Madrid government with 225,000 new energy-efficient LED lights, which are expected to cut the city’s energy bill by 44 percent. The project includes the   …Continue Reading


Lighting Retrofit Saves Mich. Automotive Group $1.4M

Karen Henry

CGE Energy (CGE) has upgraded the lighting at four southeast Michigan dealership locations. As a result of the change, Golling will see a return on its investment in less than 14 months and save $1.4 million in total energy costs over the next 10 years. CGE installed Cree LED lighting to illuminate dealership lots in   …Continue Reading


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