Assessing test lab results, following regulations, employing best practices and using plain old common sense are parts of the process of selecting the most appropriate devices.
Vendors make extravagant promises about LED performance and lifespan. Only some of them are telling the truth.
Shat-R-Shield says that it has broadened its line of LED high bay fixtures to include a unit that offers 280 watts and 30,500 lumens. It is designed for ceilings that are more than 30 feet high. The device produces 109 lumens per watt and consumes 40 percent less energy in comparison to its 450 watt metal halide …Continue Reading
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.