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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

Individualized Lighting May Increase Workplace Productivity

Karen Henry

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the European standard EN12464-1:2011 Lighting of Indoor Workplaces recommends around 500-lx (50-fc) for workplace task lighting. LEDs Magazine reports that Philips Lighting has developed an interactive Facebook widget that allows office workers to test the light level in their office space. Required ranges in office lighting can   …Continue Reading

Ford Dealership Reduces Lighting Fixtures by 56%

Linda Hardesty

The owner of Royal Oak Ford of Southeast Michigan wanted to reduce energy costs while improving lighting at four car sales and rental lots. CGE Energy surveyed the existing lighting layout and designed a lighting system capable of rendering more light output while reducing the total number of lighting fixtures in use by 56 percent, bringing   …Continue Reading

San Diego School District Uses Prop 39 Funds for Energy Savings

Karen Henry

The Del Mar Union School District in San Diego, California, has received $850,000 from Proposition 39, the California Clean Energy Jobs Act, the Del Mar Times reports. Approved by California voters in November 2012, Prop 39 provides an estimated $2.75 billion in funding over five years to support energy efficiency and clean energy projects in   …Continue Reading

Steel Distributor Reduces Lighting Fixtures 60% with LEDs

Linda Hardesty

Kenwal Steel, a flat-rolled steel distributor, has upgraded the lighting in its 100,000-sq-foot steel mill in Dearborn, Michigan, to the Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System. By replacing its 1000-watt metal halide fixtures with the LED system, the facility is saving more than 93 percent in lighting-related energy, resulting in an investment payback period of   …Continue Reading

Will the Full Benefits of the Incandescent Bulb Ban Ever Kick In?

Karen Henry

It has been more than a year since the final phase of the incandescent light bulb ban went into effect. As of January 1, 2014, 40- and 60-watt tungsten filament incandescent light bulbs can no longer be manufactured in the United States because they do not meet federal energy efficiency standards. The phase out began   …Continue Reading

Lighting Retrofit Saves Illinois College $35K

Karen Henry

North Central College in Naperville, Ill., has completed a $200,000 lighting retrofit in its residence hall/recreation center and activities center. The college replaced metal halide, fluorescent and incandescent lighting fixtures in these facilities with LED lighting. The new fixtures will reduce annual energy consumption by an estimated 448,271 kWh and save the college an estimated   …Continue Reading

Lighting Science Installs Solar Powered LED Streetlights in Mexico City

Linda Hardesty

Lighting Science Group introduced the FreeLED solar roadway system, featuring an integrated solar panel, battery pack, complete power management system and the self-learning capability to automatically adapt to its operating environment. The FreeLED system’s minimum 120 lm/W efficacy permits optimized energy utilization from the battery packs, which are designed for extensive operating time periods. In   …Continue Reading

LED Specifically Designed for Basketball Arenas

Linda Hardesty

Ephesus Lighting says its new Arena Pro-Court LED light offers multi-purpose basketball venues a single lighting system capable of meeting the stringent and diverse lighting requirements of professional and major college basketball. Ephesus engineered the Arena Pro-Court LED specifically to allow for adjusting the spectrum of light to improve HDTV broadcasting quality. The patent-pending technology   …Continue Reading

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