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Category Archives: Lighting
Read the full story from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). The body’s internal clock is responsible for regulating the timing of our sleep and other daily biological cycles, called circadian rhythms. During school months, however, teenagers miss out on essential morning … Continue reading
Read the full story at SmartPlanet. Soon, “Silicon Valley” may not evoke an image of server stacks, but light bulbs. Solid-state lighting startup Bridgelux announced on Tuesday that it achieved a “major breakthrough” by demonstrating a 135 lumens-per-watt LED bulb … Continue reading
Watch the video at SmartPlanet. According to analyst estimates, by 2020 the LED lighting industry will be close to a $25 billion market worldwide. LED lighting manufacturer Bridgelux wants to be on the forefront of this shift. SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi … Continue reading
Read the full story in USA Today. Faced with a U.S. phaseout of incandescent light bulbs starting next year, some consumers are taking pre-emptive steps: They’re stockpiling the bulbs.
Read the full story at Science Centric. Solid-state lighting pioneers long have held that replacing the inefficient Edison light bulb with more efficient solid-state light-emitting devices (LEDs) would lower electrical usage worldwide, not only ‘greenly’ decreasing the need for new … Continue reading
Read the full post at Tainted Green. Compact florescent light (CFL) bulbs have been popular with homeowners because of their lower energy costs and wide availability. CFLs can provide years of light but they also contain mercury which can make … Continue reading
August 25, 2010, 3:00-4:15 (EDT): Lessons Learned from Energy Efficient Lighting Programs At the August 25 Technical Assistance Project (TAP) Webinar, you will learn about Hawaii’s compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) exchange program on the Island of Molokai and about new … Continue reading
Starting in mid-2011, the Federal Trade Commission announced today, consumers shopping for light bulbs will notice new labeling on packaging designed to help them choose among the different types of bulbs on the market — traditional incandescent bulbs, and newer … Continue reading
Read the full story at GreenBiz. Dutch giant Royal Philips Electronics took the wraps off its 12-watt EnduraLED light bulb last week at the Lightfair International tradeshow and heralded the latest addition to its EnduraLED line as the “industry’s first” … Continue reading