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Soraa Extends LED Lamp Line

Linda Hardesty

Soraa, a developer of gallium nitride on gallium nitride LED technology, has extended its line of PAR and AR111 lamps to provide a complete range of halogen replacement lamps from 50W to 120W equivalent lamps. The new 12.5W line features a lower wattage addition to its full visible spectrum PAR30 and AR111 LED lamps,while still   …Continue Reading


Intermatic Offers Photo Controls for Outdoor LEDs

Linda Hardesty

Intermatic released a new line of dusk-to-dawn Fix Mount Electronic Photo Controls with electronic switching mechanisms for use in outdoor LED lighting fixtures. The electronic photo controls have a solid state, silicon light sensor and a DC relay to provide switching. This provides easier calibration to different targeted on/off levels and a repeatable set point   …Continue Reading


ForceField Energy, Noveda Expand Lighting Partnership

Linda Hardesty

ForceField Energy signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Bridgewater, NJ, based Noveda Technologies for Noveda’s Intelligent Lighting Management Technology. Under the terms of the agreement, ForceField will retain exclusive rights for the use of Noveda’s IntelliNET Luminaire Management System (LMS), which involves any combination of lighting controls technology, integrated measurement and verification, and all associated hardware/software   …Continue Reading


MaxLite LED Lightbars Certified for Damp Locations

Linda Hardesty

MaxLite says its Plug-and-Play LED Lightbars are now damp-listed for use in indoor locations with high condensation, such as bathrooms, utility rooms and indoor pool areas. The fixtures have also earned certification from the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) and may be used in food and beverage processing environments. In addition, a new connection box allows   …Continue Reading


LEDs to Get Bigger Share of Market Even as Revenue Drops, Navigant Says

Karen Henry

Industry-wide transformation to LED lighting is picking up steam and is expected to accelerate in the coming years, according to a new report from Navigant Research, “Energy Efficient Lighting for Commercial Markets.” Among other things, the speed at which LEDs will replace other types of lighting will be driven by price and policy. While LED   …Continue Reading


Streetlight Retrofit in China’s Foshan City Achieves 70% Energy Savings

Karen Henry

The Utilities Department of Nanhai District, Foshan City, China, contracted with Chinese lighting company Guangdong Rongwen Energy Science and Technology to retrofit just over 14,000 LED streetlights, LEDs Magazine reports. Rongwen was tasked with providing a solution that would complement the city’s energy savings program and provide LED product procurement, construction, installation and commissioning, training,   …Continue Reading


LED Panel Light Replaces Fluorescents

Linda Hardesty

VOLT Lighting added a line of edge-lit LED panel lights to provide an energy-saving replacement for outdated fluorescent lighting. In addition to energy savings, the LEDs provide illumination that is more diffuse and evenly distributed. Another benefit is that, unlike fluorescents, these LED panels can be dimmed. The LED panels have the same width and   …Continue Reading


Noribachi Outfits Sports Facility with LEDs

Linda Hardesty

Noribachi provided an LED lighting upgrade for Bucknell University’s Gerhard Fieldhouse sports facility in Lewisburg, Penn. For the project, Noribachi engineered 112 custom LED light retrofits to replace metal halide bulbs in the facility’s existing indirect light fixtures. According to a company spokeswoman, the 112 old bulbs had 1.15 kW system wattage, and with the   …Continue Reading


LEDs Light Newport Bridge

Linda Hardesty

The lighting on the Claiborne Pell Bridge in Newport, RI, was retrofitted with high efficiency LEDs, which replaced the existing metal halide lighting on both the roadway and the cables. The project was completed by Rhode Island-based Energy Source. The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority, which manages the span, expects savings of 321,000 kWh   …Continue Reading


Several LEDs Surpass 100 Lumens per Watt

Linda Hardesty

Improvements in lighting technology for LED bulbs have increased lighting efficiency, or efficacy, according to the Energy Information Administration, which says in September of this year, several manufacturers released EnergyStar-qualified bulbs surpassing 100 lumens per watt. For comparison, traditional incandescent bulbs, which do not meet current light bulb efficiency standards and are no longer sold,   …Continue Reading


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