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TIR Signs lexel Consortium Partner, Lucifer Lighting

TIR Systems Ltd. of Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, has reportedly inked a deal with a new strategic development partner, Lucifer Lighting of San Antonio, Texas. Lucifer Lighting, which focuses on high end residential, corporate, retail, and restaurant lighting applications, has agreed to develop and market products based on TIR’s lexel …

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DOE Gives Funding Boost to Five SSL Companies

The United State Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory has awarded 5 companies funding for solid state lighting projects, according to an article in CompoundSemiconductors.net. The funding, which includes a 30 percent cost share, was awarded to Color Kinetics, Osram Sylvania, General Electric, Eastman Kodak, and SRI International. The …

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IRS Issues Notice Outlining Energy Efficiency Deduction for Commercial Buildings

The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS–the part of the US government which collects taxes) has issued an advanced copy of a notice outlining how commercial building owners and lease holders can qualify for what they call the energy efficiency deduction. The company that brought this to our attention, Permlight …

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