Walmart unveils its first 100% LED store

Walmart unveils its first 100% LED store

Walmart’s first ever fully-LED store has been completed in Ontario, Canada. This upgrade is expected to reduce the lighting energy consumption of the store by 28 per cent. 

Smart lighting in Chattanooga powers city’s smart devices

Chattanooga city council has ditched its high-pressure sodium lights across the city in favour of a smart lighting control system with unlimited possibilities. The new induction and LED fixtures can be remotely monitored and controlled via built-in wireless radios and can power other smart city devices.

GaN-on-GaN technology is ‘LED 2.0’ says blue LED inventor

GaN-on-GaN technology is ‘LED 2.0’ says blue LED inventor

Shuji Nakamura, the inventor of the blue LED, told LuxLive last week that the future of LEDs lies in GaN-on-GaN technology, which offers the potential for better colour rendering, higher efficiency, longer lifetime and more ‘lumens per dollar’.

GaN-on-GaN technology is ‘LED 2.0’ says blue LED inventor

GaN-on-GaN technology is ‘LED 2.0’ says blue LED inventor

Shuji Nakamura, the inventor of the blue LED, told LuxLive today that the future of LEDs lies in GaN-on-GaN technology, which offers the potential for better colour rendering, higher efficiency, longer lifetime and more ‘lumens per dollar’.

All new Waitrose stores to be 100% LED

All new Waitrose stores to be 100% LED

Speaking at LuxLive today, Toby Marlow, general manager of sustainable development at Waitrose, revealed that all new Waitrose stores will be lit 100 per cent by LEDs from now on.

Who is the coolest of them all?

Who is the coolest of them all?

Lighting experts picked out the coolest – and least interesting– new lighting products in the Cool Wall session at LuxLive this morning.