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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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GlacialLight’s LED Lights Result in Over 72% in Electrical Savings for Kothrud, India Showroom

GlacialLight, a division of experienced technology manufacturer GlacialTech Inc. of Taipei, Taiwan, announced that its LED lighting products are being used at the M/s P.N.Gadgil & Co.Kothrud, Pune Showroom, located in the upper middle-class suburb of Kothrud, India. The Pune Showroom installed GlacialLights GL-DL06 overhead LED lights and GL-MR16-5W LED …

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DOE Evaluated Lighting Solutions for Ornamental Post-Top Lamps Which Could not beat the HPS Lighting in Permance and Total Cost of Ownership

The Department of Energy conducted a pilot project to assess the performance of Ballasted Lights and LED technology in place of ornamental post-top street lights. A pilot project, which was conducted in Sacramento, California attempted to characterize best-inclass performance, as of March 2011, for two types of LED products relative …

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Switch’s LED Bulb to Light Up CES

Switch Lighting presented its Switch LED light bulb at the CES Innovations Stage Presentation on Tuesday, January 10 at 11am in the Venetian Ballroom A-D, Innovations Showcase Stage.The prestigious Innovations Design and Engineering Awards are sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the producer of the International CES, the world’s …

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Lumiotec and Universal Display Announce Technology License Agreement for OLED Lighting

Lumiotec Inc., and Universal Display Corporation announced that the companies have entered into an OLED technology license agreement. Under the new agreement, Lumiotec will be licensed to integrate Universal Display’s proprietary UniversalPHOLED phosphorescent and other OLED technologies and materials into OLED lighting products. Under the license agreement, Universal Display grants …

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RAB Lighting introduces LED floodlights to replace 250-watt metal-halide technology

Northvale, New Jersey – RAB Lighting, the leading manufacturer of affordable LED lighting, has expanded its popular LFLOOD line of floodlights with the addition of its new “FXLED78,” a 78 Watt LED replacement for 250 Watt metal halide floodlights. The first LED floodlight to offer the benefits of high wattage …

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