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 •  December 8, 2017

Bucknell University’s energy-saving health and wellness building earned LEED Silver certification, making it the eighth construction project on campus to achieve at least basic LEED certification, the university reported this week. The 36,000-square-foot Graham Building uses 26% less energy than buildings with conventional energy systems. The...

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 •  November 16, 2017

JPMorgan Chase plans to retrofit more than 70% of Detroit branches with LED lights and new building management systems, the Michigan Chronicle reported on Wednesday. These retrofits are paired with a $900,000 investment aimed at supporting sustainable infrastructure projects in the city. The new retrofits are being done in collaboration with...

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 •  July 13, 2017

The Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, Fla. is upgrading its LED lighting — a move that is expected to cut energy consumption at the the cultural arts center by 75%. The Kravis Center facilities team partnered with Green Energy Advisors to improve their current LED lighting situation, which was less than ideal. “We’d invested in LED garage lights...

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 •  February 21, 2017

The market for energy efficient lighting still is growing. According to a new report from MarketsandMarkets, the market will grow from $118.29 billion in 2015 to $174.45 billion by 2022. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) between last year and 2022 will be 5.38 percent. The key areas are in the ROW (rest of world) category, which includes South...

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 •  December 20, 2016

Soraa, which produces gallium-nitride on gallium-nitride (GaN on GaN) LEDs, said that it is the first company with a complete line of lamps that are certified under California’s JA8-2016-E standard. The law, which is part of California’s new Title 24 lighting standard, will be a requirement for new builds and retrofits beginning on January 1, 2017....

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 •  August 24, 2016

A new TechNavio report analyzing the professional luminaire sector predicts that the sector will grow by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of almost 4 percent through 2020. The growth, the report says, will be driven by urbanization and industrialization. Lighting, which consumes about 20 percent of global electricity, has led governments to...

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 •  May 13, 2016

A report from the U.S. General Services Administration’s Green Proving Ground program backs plug-and-play LEDs downlight lamps as replacements for compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), according to the Lunera. The release says that it provided the LEDs that were tested. They saved 40 percent to 50 percent with matching quality and light levels to the...

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 •  May 11, 2016

The Boston Sports Clubs has selected ThinkLite for its LED retrofit. The first location for the ThinkLite LEDs is the 22,000 square-foot facility in the Prudential Center. The company replaced T8 fluorescents with ThinkLite’s 18-watt, 4-foot and 12-watt 3-foot LEDs which, according to the press release, offer more light at less than half the...

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 •  March 31, 2016

The benefits of LED retrofits are widely known: The light is better quality, the equipment lasts longer, operations are less expensive and the environment impact far less severe. LEDs are a good thing. But to deploy enough to make a difference generally is a big project. Consultant Jody Cloud, the author of “Say Yes to LED Lighting,” said that an...

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 •  March 2, 2016

Soraa has added lower and higher wattage 120 V MR16 GU10 LED lamps to its offerings. The 5 watt lamps is aimed as a replacement for 35 Watt equivalent halogen lamps. The 9 Watt LED is a replacement for 65 to 75 watt halogens, according to the release. The VIVID GU10 LED lamps offer peak intensity at a 25 degree beam angle, high beam definition and...