2014-11-17

Dutch City Launches Van Gogh Inspired Star Lit Bicycle Path

The Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path will be opened in Eindhoven on 12 November. The opening of this unique cycle path marks the start of the Van Gogh 2015 international theme year. The cycle path is unique. Inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s work, it combines innovation and design with cultural heritage and tourism. The Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path is being constructed by Heijmans from a design by Daan Roosegaarde and forms part of the Van Gogh cycle route in Brabant.
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2014-11-17

Philips Financing Solution Aids Furniture Retailer Gardner-White LED Lighting Upgrade

    “With the switch to Philips LEDs, we are seeing a noticeable improvement in the store, from how the furniture looks, to how comfortable our customers and staff are while shopping, to our operating budget,” said Tronstein. “We are amazed that such a simple switch can have such a powerful and lasting impact on our business and the environment.”                             &nbs...
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2014-11-14

Innovative Financing Program From TL Energy Delivers Profits to Users Who Deploy LED Lighting

TL Energy (TLE), a division of Trans-Lux Corporation (OTCQB: TNLX), a world leader in LED digital display and lighting technologies, announces the launch of a unique financing program initiated to further drive the use of LED tube lighting in commercial and industrial facilities. The financing program enables qualified businesses to profit from the use of TLE's industry proven LED lighting when converting from conventional fluorescent tube lamps. TLE partnered with Structured Finance Associates who secured an initial $25 million to launch the innovative financing program.
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2014-11-11

Everlight Reports New Quarterly High for 3Q14 Earnings

Taiwanese major LED packaging manufacturer Everlight reported a consolidated profit of NT $8.52 billion for 2014 third quarter, hitting a quarterly record, with gross margin of 24.44%, net operating profit of NT$816 million and net profit of NT$726 million.
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2014-11-05

EIA: LED Light Bulbs Continues Improvements in Energy Efficiency and Quality

Improvements in lighting technology for light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs have increased lighting efficiency, or efficacy, as well as color quality. In September of this year, several manufacturers released ENERGY STAR®-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, provide 13 to 18 lumens per watt.
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2014-10-31

Osram LEDs illuminate the Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel in Rome is now illuminated by a novel lighting solution from Osram. After 500 years, this extraordinary piece of art history can now be experienced in unprecedented quality, bathed in the light of more than 7,000 LEDs. The installation that has been put in place over the last few months is designed to protect the artworks while enabling much stronger lighting. At the same time, it will use up to 90 percent less electricity than the previous installation. The European Union supported the project.
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2014-10-28

Lighting for a Cause: What It Really Means

October is a time to celebrate the survivors of breast cancer, and to honor all those whose lives have been affected by it. We support Breast Cancer Awareness Month with pink t-shirts, pink ribbons, awareness walks, and stunning pink illuminations of buildings and bridges. Approximately one in eight women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month provides a platform where these women can find support through awareness campaigns, encourage other women to get tested, and raise money for more advanced treatment options.
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2014-10-23

Noribachi Partners with Intelligent Energy Light and Power on TSA Headquarter Lighting Upgrade Project

Noribachi, a leading U.S.-based custom LED manufacturer for high output commercial and industrial solutions along with Intelligent Energy Light and Power, an electrical engineering and installation firm, are proud to announce the completion of the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) Headquarters Energy Efficient Project.
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2014-10-20

Intense Color Adds Dimension to Immersive Light Installation

Award-winning Australian lighting designer Flynn Talbot utilized the intense color of Philips Selecon PLprofile1 LED luminaires to add another dimension to his latest stunning light installation ‘Primary’ at the PSAS gallery in Perth.
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2014-10-17

Lunera Lighting Gets High Marks from Trinity School

Lunera® Lighting, a leader in lighting innovations accelerating the transformation to advanced LED technology, is pleased to announce Trinity School has installed Lunera’s Susan Lamp in a move towards sustainable, energy-saving LED lighting for its multipurpose gymnasium. The private elementary school, located on a 43-acre campus in Atlanta, Georgia, is an area leader in advancing student achievement.  
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2014-10-16

ARC Complete the Dynamic Lighting System of Mehas Residential Building in Taipei

Mehas, residential building in Xindian, located near by Xiaobitan MRT Station, is a combination of residential and shopping building which covers an area of 28,000 square feet, a total of 16 buildings, including 13 residential buildings, 2 commercial buildings and 1 shopping mall. It adds the prosperity and convenience for the local residents and and meet the needs of local residents shopping and entertainment.
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2014-10-15

US Naval Academy Makes the Switch to LED Using Ephesus Lighting

In support of energy reduction initiatives underway at the Naval Support Activity Annapolis and the US Naval Academy, Ephesus Lighting Inc., the industry leader in LED lighting for sports facilities, has been selected under two contracts to install energy efficient and high-quality LED lighting at seven outdoor sports complexes, three indoor sports arenas and five additional outdoor locations on Naval Support Activity Annapolis. The announcement was made by Amy Casper, CEO of Ephesus Lighting, and Lieutenant Commander Cristopher Neish, Energy Officer, Public Works Department Annapolis.
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2014-10-13

Khatod Optical Solutions for Lighting

Khatod products leverage nearly three decades of hands-on experience with the toughest challenges in making lenses for SSL in a wide range of applications. Since our inception in 1985, unique on the international scene, Khatod has specified and developed the entire product process 100 percent in-house, Milano, Italy. A full optical service – from project to object - encompassing all the product development processes based on the latest in technology. Khatod offers full series of optical solutions for endless applications as well as a great capability in the realization of custom optics. We are able to develop the customers’ projects by collaborating with their designers or being their designers.
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2014-09-26

Philips Lumec: Not Your Typical 3D Projection Mapping

The art of video projection is becoming a widespread phenomenon. “3D projection mapping creates the illusion of multidimensional movement across or around the contours of any surface.” Many cities are now incorporating this ambitious technological art form as part of their events to tell a story using graphic, historic, cultural or mythical content. We have seen fascinating 3D projections on building façades and cathedrals all over the world, from the Sydney Opera House in the southern hemisphere, to the Canadian Parliament Building in Ottawa, to the Sagrada Cathedral in Barcelona.
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2014-09-25

Nanotechnology Leads to Better, Cheaper LEDs for Phones and Lighting

Princeton University researchers have developed a new method to increase the brightness, efficiency and clarity of LEDs, which are widely used on smartphones and portable electronics as well as becoming increasingly common in lighting.
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2014-09-24

Eaton Helps Improve Lighting Efficiency and Performance at Denver International Airport

Power management company Eaton today announced its Cooper Lighting Division is helping to improve optical performance and efficiencies at the Denver International Airport (DIA). Replacing more than 5,400 parking garage fixtures, the DIA conversation will include almost 5,000 McGraw-Edison™ Valet™ light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires, helping the airport to save approximately US $327,000 annually or US $6.5 million over 20 years. Construction of the multimillion-dollar project began in May 2014 with an anticipated completion date of November 2014.
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2014-09-24

2015 Super Bowl To Be Played Under LED Lights

University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ has installed high performance LED stadium lights from Ephesus Lighting, Inc., the leader in providing LED lighting solutions for sports facilities.   According to Amy Casper, CEO of the Syracuse-based company, the facility will be the first NFL venue to illuminate the playing surface exclusively with LED lighting.  
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2014-09-24

New UK Tennis Center Serves Ace LED Lighting Scheme

A brand new £1.2 million (US $1.97 million) tennis center has been opened in Portsmouth and is the first of its kind to benefit from LED lighting, all of which has been provided by Luxonic. Former British number one, Greg Rusedski and council dignitaries opened the complex, which is situated next to the Mountbatten Sports Centre.
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2014-09-19

Illinois State Police Choose Raytec’s IR LED Lights

The Illinois State Police Department have chosen Raytec’s award-winning VARIO Infra-Red LED Illuminators to provide high performance surveillance lighting for an urban concert park. With large public events regularly taking place in the park, good lighting was required to improve CCTV image quality for ensuring public safety and reducing crime.
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2014-09-18

Philips: LUMINA Festival da Luz 2014, Cascais Portugal

Light Festivals are becoming more and more popular in cities around the world. This past weekend, the very charming coastal town of Cascais Portugal, 30 kilometers west of Lisbon, celebrated the third edition of LUMINA- Festival da Luz/Light Festival which also served to commemorate the 650th anniversary of the town. For three colorful nights, Cascais, known for its popular beaches, became the most luminous city in Portugal. From 8pm to midnight, 26 lighting installations by 40 artists were featured along the Path of Light which made its way to 26 public places around the historic centre of Cascais Bay.
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2014-09-05

Philips Transforms Kazakh Capital With Connected LED Architectural Lighting

Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, has launched three of Kazakhstan’s most famous architectural landmarks into the global limelight, using connected LED lighting to illuminate the Astana iconic Baiterek Monument and its famous Tulpar and Maral bridges. Connected LED lighting from Philips Color Kinetics perfectly shows off the architectural details of these major sights in the Kazakh capital while slashing energy consumption by 85 percent compared to the previous lighting system.
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2014-09-02

GE Lighting Prescribes LED Lighting Solution for Davao Medical School Foundation

GE Lighting has prescribed an energy-saving LED solution for Davao Medical School Foundation in The Philippines, bringing the school enhanced illumination across its facilities, greater energy efficiency and significantly reduced maintenance downtime. The Davao Medical School Foundation (DMSF) was established in 1976 in response to the recognition of the lack of doctors serving rural communities and lack of specialists in the urban centers of Mindanao.
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2014-08-29

Lumenpulse Improves Conservation Efforts at the US National Archives

The US National Archives and Records Administration has used Lumenpulse luminaires to modernize the lighting system at the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom. Lumenpulse’s Lumenbeam Medium and Lumenbeam Small luminaires helped reduce maintenance costs and improve the quality of light, aiding conservation efforts in the historic space, which is home to the Declaration of Independence, Constitution and Bill of Rights.
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2014-08-26

Iran Hospital Brightens Up with Zumtobel Lights

The Razavi Hospital is situated in Mashad-Iran and caters to medical needs on 56,000 square meters . The hospital offers a high quality of medical service s such as Cardiac ward, Cardiac Surgery ward, Plastic Surgery ward, Radiology, Laboratory, IVF and check-ups. 
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2014-08-25

Acuity Brands Lighting Helps Texas Hospital Achieve LEED Platinum Certification

Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas selected integrated LED luminaires and controls from the Acuity Brands healthcare solutions portfolio to help achieve its goal of becoming LEED Platinum® certified for Healthcare building design and construction. The new lighting system addresses the unique needs of the hospital's facilities - including multiple dimming options for nighttime lighting and automatic illumination in hallways and patient rooms when emergency buttons are activated.
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2014-08-20

Award Winning Designers in the 2014 AL Awards Turn to Philips Lighting Solutions

The 2014 Light and Architecture Design Awards, presented by Architectural Lighting magazine on August 12, showcase remarkable installations that “set a benchmark for excellence in architectural lighting design and serve as a guide for others working with light.” The lighting in these installations does more than illuminate—it influences spaces and inspires people. The winning lighting designers have mastered the art of transforming spaces by weaving light into the environment with innovative techniques.
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2014-08-18

Martin Kimbell Creates Twisting Light Tornados

A UK photographer Martin Kimbell has created breath taking images of swirling light tornados.
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2014-08-18

U.S.Manufacturer DRSA Secures Contracts to Refit Yachts with LED Lighting

DRSA, a supplier of marine LED lighting, has recently secured over 12 major contracts to refit yachts ranging between 100 feet and 175 feet (30.48 to 53.34 meters) with LED lighting.
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2014-08-15

San Francisco Int’l Airport Transforms Terminal with MaxLite Lighting Fixtures

The facility managers of Terminal One at San Francisco International Airport in California wanted to give the high-volume concourse a modern and forward-thinking look. The terminal, which serves AirTran, Alaska Airlines, Delta, Frontier, Southwest and US Airways, had illumination issues caused by aging four-tube linear fluorescent troffers. The check-in stations were not properly lit and had poor illumination on work surfaces where agents process paperwork. The overall terminal looked dim and muted.
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2014-08-14

Bikini Berlin Concept Mall Bathed in Light from over 1000 Elation LED Luminaires

Not to be mistaken for a swimwear company, Bikini Berlin is a culturally protected Grade II listed building in the German capital, whose recent revitalization included the installation of over 1000 energy-efficient LED luminaires from Elation Professional.
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