LED/Lighting Business News

A.L.P.’s Recruit™ LED Fixture Kit Recognized in Eneref Report for its Recyclable Polycarbonate Housing

A.L.P. Recruit Wall-Mounted Security Fixture featured in Eneref report

When you decide to throw away your LED lighting after its long lifetime, it will not contain the hazardous material that compact fluorescent bulbs contain, but it will fill space in a landfill. And like most mass produced products, the final product takes a lot of energy and resources to …

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EU Banning Certain Halogen Bulbs

100 W E27 halogen bulb,

The European Union’s ban on producing or importing halogen bulbs will go into effect as of September 1, 2018. Back in 2016, Halogen GU10 spotlights were been banned. The new ban effects E27 Edison screw (ES) or B22 bayonet bulbs (BC), reportedly the most common type of halogen bulbs in …

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Swiss Helicopter Gets Lighting as a Service from ZGS

With 14 locations, Swiss Helicopter AG serves as Switzerland’s leading helicopter company. As well as offering conventional transport and passenger flights, Swiss Helicopter also provides flights for sightseeing, giving customers the opportunity to experience the Swiss alpine landscape from above. Instead of purchasing a lighting solution for its lighting refurbishment, …

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Lighting Science Partners with Six Senses Hotels, Resorts, and Spas

Lighting Science® of West Warwick, Rhoad Island USA, a developer biologically active LED lighting solutions, has partnered with Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, a health and wellness hotel group. The goal of Six Senses Hotel Resort Spas is to help people reconnect with themselves, others and the world around them. …

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Signify (Formerly Philips Lighting) Reports 900th Member of EnabLED Licensing Program

Signify (formerly Philips Lighting) of Eindhoven, the Netherlands, reported that in May it reached the 900th member milestone for its EnabLED Licensing Program for LED luminaires and retrofit bulbs. According to Signify, this latest milestone underscores the company’s commitment to research and development and innovation in the latest energy efficient …

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Knowledge Gap About Lighting Terms and Biological Effects Remains, According to LEDVance Survey

LEDVance, reported the results its North American lighting survey. Research Now conducted the representative survey on behalf of LEDVance. The survey got responses from over 3000 people in North America about current and future lighting technology. The survey results point to a significant knowledge gap about lighting technology. The release …

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Osram Acquires Stake in Motorleaf Which Uses AI to Maximize Plant Growth

German firm Osram’s venture capital business, Fluxunit, has acquired a stake in Canadian startup Motorleaf. Motorleaf leverages artificial intelligence to derive actionable, data-driven insights for indoor farm and greenhouse operators. Motorleaf’s hardware and software assist and bolster the human and environmental factors of greenhouse production, helping to predict actual harvest yields in …

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