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. 

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.

Walmart launches range of cheap LEDs

Walmart launches range of cheap LEDs

Walmart has launched a low cost line of LED lightbulbs – with some priced at under US$10 (€7.39). The ‘Great Value’ line is available in all Walmart stores across the US as well as online.

GE signs light education deal in Dubai

The American University of Dubai (AUD) has signed an agreement with GE Lighting to provide AUD students an opportunity to learn about designing energy-efficient lighting.