Global Industrial and Commercial LED Market to Reach $166B by 2022

Global Industrial and Commercial LED Market to Reach $166B by 2022

The global industrial and commercial LED lighting market is expected to reach $165.91 billion by 2022, according to a new report by Grand View Research. That figure represents a more than a seven-fold increase from the market’s 2014 estimated value of $21.53 billion. A shift … Read more…

LPL Financial Opens Net-Zero Office Tower

LPL Financial Opens Net-Zero Office Tower

LPL Financial, an independent broker-dealer, opened its new San Diego headquarters, Tower II at La Jolla Commons, which it believes to be the largest net-zero energy commercial office building in the United States. The 13-story, 415,000-sq-foot office tower utilizes three fuel cells to convert biogas … Read more…

MetLife Saves $360,000 a Year on Lighting Upgrades

MetLife Saves $360,000 a Year on Lighting Upgrades

MetLife upgraded to GE Lighting’s Evolve LED outdoor lighting in parking lots at 10 office locations and switched to more energy-efficient T8 fluorescent indoor lighting at its 650,000-sq-foot administrative center in St. Louis. Combined, these lighting solutions will save MetLife about $360,000 a year while … Read more…

GE, Cooledge Collaborate on LED Light Sheets; Leviton Updates LED Retrofit Kit

GE, Cooledge Collaborate on LED Light Sheets; Leviton Updates LED Retrofit Kit

GE Lighting has entered a joint-development agreement with start-up Cooledge Lighting to develop a GE Lightech LED power-supply driver as a key component in Cooledge’s range of LED light sheets for fixture companies.  Cooledge’s LED light sheets use a dense pattern of LEDs on a … Read more…

2013 Energy Star Awardees Include Cenergistic, ComEd, Cree, Ecova, EnergyCAP, GE Lighting, Philips Lighting

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Department of Energy (DOE) recognized 118 awardees for their commitment to saving energy and protecting the environment, including several familiar names in energy management: Cenergistic, ComEd, Cree, Ecova, EnergyCAP, GE Lighting and Philips Lighting. Recipients of the 2013 Energy Star awards were … Read more…

Walgreens Builds Net Zero Energy Retail Store

Walgreens Builds Net Zero Energy Retail Store

Walgreens plans to build what it believes will be the nation’s first net zero energy retail store, producing energy equal to or greater than it consumes. Walgreens plans to achieve that by utilizing solar panels, wind turbines, geothermal technology, energy-efficient building materials, LED lighting and … Read more…

DOE Announces Winners of Luminaires Design Competition

DOE Announces Winners of Luminaires Design Competition

The US Department of Energy announced the winners of its fifth annual Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Design Competition for outdoor lighting with Relume Technologies, GE Lighting, Edge Lighting and the Lighting Quotient taking “best-in-class” honors. The competition was launched in 2008 to promote excellence in the design … Read more…

Energy Executive Moves: UK DECC, GE Lighting, Pacific Green Technologies, ConEdison Solutions, Southern Company, ACENY

Energy Executive Moves: UK DECC, GE Lighting, Pacific Green Technologies, ConEdison Solutions, Southern Company, ACENY

UK Department of Energy and Climate Change: The Prime Minister, with the agreement of the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, has approved the appointment of Stephen Lovegrove (pictured) as the new Permanent Secretary at the DECC. Lovegrove will replace Moira Wallace who left the department at the end of October. He is expected to take up post on Feb. 4. Lovegrove is currently chief executive at the Shareholder Executive, a role he has had since June 2007.

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Lighting Roundup: GE Streetlighting; Philips Digital-Control LEDs; Honeywell LEDs in China; Acuity LEDs

Lighting Roundup: GE Streetlighting; Philips Digital-Control LEDs; Honeywell LEDs in China; Acuity LEDs

The Borough of Tarentum in Western Pennsylvania is converting 100 percent of its street lighting to GE’s new Evolve LED Scalable Cobrahead fixtures with dimmable photocells. The retrofit of 430 streetlights (pictured) will save Tarentum approximately 66 percent in annual lighting energy and maintenance costs, … Read more…

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