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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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Nexxus Lighting Introduces High Performance 650 Lumen BR30 LED Light Bulb

Designed to exceed ENERGY STAR® Performance Standards and to Retail for Under $29.00 Charlotte, North Carolina USA — Nexxus Lighting, Inc. NEXS -2.66% today announced that its new Array® LED BR30 replacement light bulb, which will be available commercially in March 2012, incorporates a new enhanced dimming circuit and patented …

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Lumenpulse Releases Low-Profile Luminaire for Facade Illumination

Lumenpulse Inc. of Montreal, Canada announced the release and immediate availability of Lumenfacade Horizontal, a linear, high-performance, LED projector with a slim, 2-inch profile. The Lumenfacade was developed for exterior floodlighting and wall grazing of tall structures, the Lumenfacade Horizontal’s low-profile design makes it easy to conceal and integrate into …

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Seoul Semiconductor Releases Acrich2 Linear Module, an AC-Power LED Solution for Fluorescent Replacements

Seoul Semiconductor has released the Acrich2 family of AC-powered LED. The company claims that the Acrich2 Linear Module exhibits efficacies, light output levels, and power factors comparable to DC LED solutions while eliminating the AC to DC power supply. The solution was exhibited at the Strategies in Light conference this …

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Cooper Industries Announced the Acquisition of Fifth Light Technology, Ltd.

Cooper Industries announced the acquisition of Fifth Light Technology, Ltd. (“Fifth Light”). Fifth Light is a privately owned company based in Oakville, Canada that specializes in the design, sale, and implementation of digitally addressable lighting interface (DALI) solutions and a suite of centralized building management software applications. Cooper says FIfth …

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Porsche Showroom Complements its High-End Automobiles with GlacialLight LED Lights

GlacialLight, a division of GlacialTech Inc. based in Taipei, Taiwan, announced that recently, a Porsche showroom in Florida, USA installed GlacialLight LED lights. The Porsche showroom replaced their outdated recessed halogen bulbs with GlacialLight’s GL-BR30 LED lights. Customers and staff have noticed improved visibility with the LEDs’, natural-looking light with …

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