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San Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) to Switch City’s Streetlights to LEDs

San Francisco streets will soon be getting a little brighter. San Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC), is in the process of converting the city’s 18,500 city-own streetlights to LEDs, according to an article at KTVU Local News. The SFPUC supplies water, collects and treats wastewater, and provides power for the …

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Eaton Ephesus LEDs Sports Lighting Installation at Jacksonville Jaguars Practice Facility

Daily’s Place, a 5,500-person capacity amphitheater and 94,000-square foot covered flex field adjacent to EverBank Field, will serve as the indoor practice facility for the National Football League’s (NFL) Jacksonville Jaguars Power management company Eaton reported that its Ephesus LED sports lighting and controls system is being installed at Daily’s …

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Jamaica Utility to Deploy Smart Streetlight Control Solution from Silver Spring Networks

Silver Spring Networks, Inc. of San Jose, California USA, reported that the company would be working with Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) on a utility-led, country-wide smart street light control program. JPS, an integrated electric utility company, operates as the sole distributor of electricity in Jamaica, serving over 600,000 customers. …

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Lighting Controls Association (LCA) Partners with California Community College System (CCCS)

The Lighting Controls Association (LCA), a council of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) based in Rosslyn, Virginia, has partnered with the California Community College System (CCCS). LCA and CCCS intend to educate and promote the use of automated lighting controls to the future electrical workforce of California.
 
CCCS boasts about …

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Amerlux Updates Avista Light Engine

Amerlux of Oakland, New Jersey reports that the new version of its Avista LED retrofit light engine meets new 4.0 standards of the DesignLights Consortium (DLC). In addition to using next-generation LEDs, the company updated the new Avista (AV12) model with advanced optics, a new driver, and a new LED …

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Lighting Science and Humanscale Partner

Lighting Science and Humanscale unveil prototype at Neocon 2017

At Neocon 2017, Humanscale and Lighting Science® announced an agreement to partner a new solid state lighting (SSL) product to enhance workplace productivity and wellbeing. The two companies debuted a prototype that showcases the newest developments in biological and performance lighting from Lighting Science. Lighting Science points out that it …

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FAU Gets Cree LED Lighting for Two Parking Garages

Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton wanted to install LED lighting at two four-story parking garages to reduce maintenance costs. The garages, which are about a decade old, still had metal halides lights. Michael Dipple, the university’s director of engineering utilities and energy management, noted that the lights were constantly burning …

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