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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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Tulsa, Oklahoma District to Get Amerlux Street Lights with Bridgelux LEDs

The City of Tulsa successfully collaborated with luminaire manufacturer, Amerlux, and LED manufacturer, Bridgelux, to install LED street lighting from Amerlux as part of the restoration of Tulsa’s historic Brady district.  About 200 Amerlux outdoor luminaires based on Bridgelux LED arrays are planned to illuminate the walkways around the new …

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Finelite Introduces 10-Year Product Warranty for Recessed LED Luminaires

Finelite Inc., a commercial building lighting system producer, unveiled a new, 10-year warranty for its High Performance Recessed LED (HPR-LED) luminaire collection. The company asserts that its HPR-LED luminaires offer twice the industry standard for lifetime operating hours, and the warranty doubles the standard coverage terms for optimal performance over …

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Government in China Sets 3 Levels of LED Subsidies

The China government plans to set three levels of LED subsidies, according to a Digitimes article. The first subsidy is for the the central government to provide funding to LED firms to lower production costs. The second subsidy is for provinces and province-level municipalities will set up policies to subsidize …

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Six Cooper Lighting and Cooper Controls Products Honored in Architectural Products Inaugural Product Innovation Awards

Cooper products receive the most company awards in the lighting categories with four lighting products and two controls products.   Peachtree City, Georgia USA- Cooper Lighting, an industry leader committed to delivering innovative products and driving transformational technology in the lighting industry, announces that six products have been recognized for …

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