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 •  July 13

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

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...

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 •  February 4, 2016

Experts peg the changeover to LEDs as perhaps the most dramatic way to improve energy efficiency. It is the “killer app.” It therefore is no surprise that projects are announced on an almost daily basis. There extravagant claims about energy and cost savings, better quality light and longer operational life of the LEDs generally are true. These...

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 •  January 22, 2016

The marriage between telecommunications and energy management is rife with potential. And, for that reason, the marriage promises to be a long and happy one. To date, most of the discussion has been focused on the use of the Internet of Things (IoT) to manage energy consumption. A related – and arguably deeper – relationship between the two is...