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Standards and Standards Groups Still Needed to Accelerate the Adoption of the Internet of Things
As we the new fiscal year begins, it is time to look at how the industry is doing in developing the Internet of Things and what can be done to accelerate its adoption. Numerous companies have…
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Cree Launches Family of Floodlight Bulbs

Cree has launched a new family of high-lumen directional LED floodlight bulbs. The company created the new family of directional LED floodlight bulbs specifically for rooms with high ceilings. Cree asserts that the portfolio, which includes BR30 100W replacements, as well as R20 75W lamps, delivers the brightest floodlights available…
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Itron to Acquire IIoT Platform Provider Silver Spring Networks

Itron, a company that offers energy and water resource management services, has agreed to Acquire Silver Spring Networks. Silver Spring Networks offers Internet of Things connectivity and platform solutions to cities and utilities under the company's Internet of Important Things™ platform, its brand of Industrial Internet of Things services. Silver…

San Francisco Giants Improve Sustainability at AT&T Park with LED Lighting Via PG&E Partnership

The San Francisco Giants MLB baseball team have taken another step in their efforts to become a greener organization. The organization has worked with utility company Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) to make their home, AT&T Park more sustainable. A recent lighting upgrade resulted in considerable energy savings for AT&T…

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Ilsung Moolsan Selects Bridgelux Arrays for its LED Downlights at Sheraton Hotel in Seoul’s D-Cube City

Bridgelux Inc. of Livermore, California USA, reports that luminaire manufacturer Ilsung Moolsan of Korea has selected its LED arrays as the light source for 1000 of their LED downlights at the new Sheraton Hotel at D-Cube City in Seoul. The Ilsung Moolsan LED Downlights using Bridgelux’s RS and ES LED …

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US State Dept Uses LED Retrofits From Silvermere Group

The US Embassy in Sri Lanka has converted its warehouse lighting from high-pressure sodium (HPS) bulbs to LED, using high-performance LED retrofit kits from Silvermere in the existing high-bay fixtures. Silvermore notes that HPS bulbs produce low quality light with orange hue and poor color rendering. They produce a lot …

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DOE Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium Publishes Guidance for Cities Wanting to Switch to LEDs

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium published guidance for cities, utilities, and other local agencies interested in converting their street and roadway lighting to LED technology. The Model Specification for LED Roadway Luminaires is designed specifically for LED luminaires. Effective LED roadway luminaires not only …

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Stamford, Connecticut to Save More Than $146,000 Annually with Switch to LED Streetlights

The city of Stamford, Connecticut USA chose to switch to energy-efficient LED streetlights from GE. The city expects to save more than $146,000 annually The city was awarded an Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant, an initiative funding energy efficiency and conservation programs across the country. The grant helped fund …

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Elemental LED Offers an Alternative to Traditional LED Christmas Lights with Celebright

San Francisco, California USA–Elemental LED, a San Francisco Bay Area-based LED lighting company recently introduced Celebright, an alternative to traditional LED holiday lights and Christmas LED lighting. Celebright consists of ultra-compact LED bulbs on an ultra-thin, silver or copper-colored wire string. The wire can be bent in any direction, allowing …

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