New York City switches all streetlights to LED

New York City switches all streetlights to LED

New York City is set to upgrade all 250,000 of its streetlights to LED over the next few years. This is part of the city government’s PlaNYC to cut its carbon footprint by 30 per cent by 2017. 

Can light improve patient health?

Changing lighting patterns in hospital rooms to match normal sleep-wake cycles could help patients feel better with less fatigue and pain, a new study suggests. 

LED module hits 203 lm/W

LED module hits 203 lm/W

A remote phosphor-based LED module reaching 203 lumens per watt efficacy has been announced today. 

Korea to ban incandescents by next year

Korea to ban incandescents by next year

The South Korean government is banning incandescent bulbs from next year. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said the ban on production and imports of incandescent lamps formed part of the country’s energy-saving policy. 

Buenos Aires switches its streets to LED

Buenos Aires switches its streets to LED

Buenos Aires is retrofitting 70 per cent of its streetlights over the next three years with LED fixtures. The projected energy savings for the scheme is 50 per cent. 

Sharp joins Asian invasion of European market

Sharp joins Asian invasion of European market

The Asian invasion of the European lighting market went up a gear today as Japanese electronics giant Sharp announced its entry with a plethora of fixtures aimed at the retail and industrial sectors.

Sharp joins Asian invasion of European market

Sharp joins Asian invasion of European market

The Asian invasion of the European lighting market went up a gear today as Japanese electronics giant Sharp announced its entry with a plethora of fixtures aimed at the retail and industrial sectors.