Energy Focus has introduced the 500NR Network Ready Series of LED Tubes and the Intellitube NR Network-Ready Tube. The company says that dimming functionality is put directly into the tubes. This enables the tubes, via the Internet of Things, to be directly connected to the building’s automation system or lighting control system, the press release …Continue Reading
A new TechNavio report analyzing the professional luminaire sector predicts that the sector will grow by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of almost 4 percent through 2020. The growth, the report says, will be driven by urbanization and industrialization. Lighting, which consumes about 20 percent of global electricity, has led governments to focus on energy …Continue Reading
GlacialPower’s dimmable 35W CFD06DA-35 is a ceiling light with an optional decorative LED color ring that can be surface- or suspension-mounted. GlacialPower, which is a division of GlacialTech, said that the light is suitable for a wide range of commercial and consumer applications. There are three configurations of the light: The GFD06DA-35WW has a 3000K …Continue Reading
Revolution Lighting Technologies announced this week that it has been awarded contracts for LED conversions for five school systems in two states.
The Boston Sports Clubs has selected ThinkLite for its LED retrofit. The first location for the ThinkLite LEDs is the 22,000 square-foot facility in the Prudential Center. The company replaced T8 fluorescents with ThinkLite’s 18-watt, 4-foot and 12-watt 3-foot LEDs which, according to the press release, offer more light at less than half the wattage. …Continue Reading
Infineon Technologies’ CDM10V can simplify the design of LEDs, according to the company. The CDM10V integrated LED lighting interface integrated circuit will allow designers and replace multiple discrete components in current dimming schemes. This, the company said, can reduce the space necessary for dimming circuitry in LEDs by 70 percent. The company says it is the …Continue Reading
Two ongoing parallel technology transitions are the switch to LED lighting and the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT). The two are very much connected. LEDs, of course, are much more efficient, last longer, are less expensive over the life of the product and produce better light. The IoT will automate how myriad small …Continue Reading