Category Lighting

IKEA selling only LED lights by 2016

By Patrick Walters, Detroit Free Press: Two years after it began phasing out incandescent bulbs, Swedish retailer Ikea announced Monday it is taking another step and planning to sell only energy-efficient LED lighting by 2016. Ikea believes the shift to the longer-lasting bulbs will help set an environmentally friendly example in the industry and also […]

Miami Tower Reinvented with LED Lighting

By LED Source: When you look at buildings in your city’s downtown, are they just plain skyscrapers with little architectural design, or are they modern works of art? Many buildings throughout the world have just the basics when it comes to exterior lighting. But what if there was a solution that not only saved money for […]

Council trials LED lighting in Darwin

The City of Darwin is trialling a new street lighting project that they hope will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase light quality. The Lord Mayor Katrina Fong Lim used a cherry picker to inspect the first of 26 LED lights being installed in Leanyer. She says the lights will be tested over 12 months […]

OSRAM & SAMSUNG Reach Global Settlement Over LED Patents

By OSRAM AG and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. have reached an agreement to settle all patent suits between them worldwide. The patent suits have been filed in various countries, including Germany, South Korea and in the United States of America. The parties will dismiss all suits as expeditiously as possible, with a settlement consequently […]

LpS 2012 Preview – Latest Technologies, Presentations, Discussions and Networking

The 2nd LED professional Symposium +Expo will take place on September 25th to September 27th. Gerlinde Graf, the LpS Promotion Manager at LED professional gives us a glimpse of the highlights, explains what is new and what we can expect from LpS2012. There are still a vast amount of challenges related to the development and […]

Philips Intelligent LED lighting is the future of Green Buildings helping manage energy use and take care of occupants’ well-being

By Philips: In partnership with the World Green Building Council, Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is enabling the development of more ‘Green Buildings’ by turning innovative and intelligent lighting solutions into people benefits in ways that are environmentally responsible and cost-effective. From September 17 to 21, World Green Building Week shines a spotlight […]

Global Trial Shows LED Street Lighting Delivers Up To 85% Energy Savings

By Justin Gerdes, Forbes: Results from a global trial of light-emitting diode (LED) street lights confirm that the fixtures can deliver electricity savings of up to 85% over incumbent technologies. The two-and-a-half-year pilot, called LightSavers, tested 533 LED lamps in 15 trials in 12 cities, including New York, London, Hong Kong, Toronto, and Sydney. Findings from […]