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Continuing Education: The Lifeblood of Electrical Contractors Including Lighting Installers
In this guest editorial, Capital TriState a continuing education firm for electrical contractors, argues that the increasingly complex work of electrical contractors including lighting installers…
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After 18 great years, we're wrapping up the sites...

It seems like only a short time ago that we launched the original CompoundSemi Online News, which started it all. It was 2000 (yes, Y2K) and online publishing was just getting started. "The compounds" were that geeky technology that was enabling the mobile communications and optical communications revolutions, and LEDs…

London Bridges to Get Signify LED Lighting Along with Control and Monitoring Service

Each year there are about 200 million crossings over the 15 bridges going to and from London. By 2022, up to 15 of these bridges will be illuminated with LED lighting from Signify, formerly known as Philips Lighting. Signify reported that the Illuminated River Foundation awarded it the contract to…

Cree Launches FLEX Series LED Specification Troffers

Cree, Inc. of Durham, North Carolina USA, announced the FLEX Series LED Specification Troffer. The company claims that the FLEX Series troffers give architects and lighting specifiers remarkable design freedom. Cree points to U.S. Department of Energy finding that about 50 percent of all luminaires used in the U.S. commercial…

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Nuventix Secures $10 million in Funding to Accelerate Growth

Nuventix, developer of SynJet® thermal management solutions, announced the closing of a $10 million round of investment. All existing investors, including Braemar Energy Ventures, CenterPoint Ventures, InterWest Partners, Rho Ventures, The Bergquist Company, and GE contributed to the round of funding. The funds will be used to support global expansion, …

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Power Integrations Offers LED-Driver Design for 100 W A19 Retrofit Bulbs

Power Integrations of San Jose, California USA, announced an LED-driver reference design for high-power LED bulb replacement. According tot the company, the driver can deliver the power required for a 100 W incandescent bulb replacement in an A19 form factor – an industry first. DER-322 describes a non-isolated, 93% efficient, …

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