Philips LED lamps still at 100% after 25,000 hours

Philips LED lamps still at 100% after 25,000 hours

Two-hundred Philips LED lamps that have been running continuously for 25,000 hours (nearly three years) are still operating at 100 per cent lumen output, according to tests conducted for the US Department of Energy.

The school that can't turn out the lights

The school that can't turn out the lights

A school in North America was designed as a showpiece of modern engineering, using a highly sophisticated energy management system. Just one problem: they forgot to install light switches. 

OLED market to hit $1.3b

The OLED market is predicted to hit $1.3 billion by 2023, according to research from IDTechEx. This will equate to 1.3 per cent of the market size of LED lighting at that time

Research on retina damage sparks fresh LED health scare

Research on retina damage sparks fresh LED health scare

A study by researchers at a Madrid university which found that LEDs can be damaging to retinas has sparked a fresh health scare.

Dr. Celia Sanchez Ramos of Complutense University, who has been investigating what’s known as the ‘blue light hazard’, predicted ‘an epidemic’ of retina problems due to increased exposure to LED lighting.

Ledon LED lamps top Which? test

Ledon LED lamps top Which? test

LED light bulbs have been given the thumbs up by consumer magazine Which?. In its latest issue, Which? tested nine LED lamps and recommended six of them as 'best buys'.