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Aug 26, 2015
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Lighting Science Group Wins Summary Judgment in Patent Suit

LED lighting manufacturer Lighting Science Group Corp., Melbourne, Fla., announced that on August 5, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio granted Lighting Science’s motion for summary judgment, dismissing GE Lighting’s patent infringement claims against Lighting Science....More
Aug 26, 2015
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Osram Sylvania Recalls T8 LED Tubes Due to Burn Hazard

Osram Sylvania and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall on almost 50,000 T8 LED lamps due to concerns about burns. According to the CPSC, the lamps can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard....More
Aug 26, 2015
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LEDucation call for speakers

The Designers Lighting Forum of New York has officially issued its “Call for Speakers” to be considered to present at LEDucation 10 on March 3-4, 2016, in New York City. LEDucation will be celebrating its 10th year as the largest tabletop expo and educational event dedicated solely to LED technology....More
Aug 25, 2015
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IES Presents New Method for Measuring SSL Color Rendering

The new technical memorandum, TM-30-15, takes aim at the weaknesses of the International Commission on Illumination’s (CIE) Color Rendering Index (CRI) and proposes alternatives. What the IES task force came up with is a two-part measurement, based on 99 color evaluation samples....More
Aug 24, 2015
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NEMA looking for innovators

NEMA is soliciting nominations for its inaugural Business Innovation Council (BIC) Illuminations Award....More
Aug 24, 2015
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Hoffman, Ilsco, Legrand expand VMI

Vendor-managed inventory specialist Datalliance, Cincinnati, recently announced Hoffman Enclosures, Ilsco and Legrand’s Wiremold line are expanding their VMI programs for distributors and utilities....More
Aug 21, 2015
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L-Prize lamp holding up well under long-term testing

The report gives results of long-term testing at Pacific Northwest National Laboratories on the 200 lamps selected for the initial 8,000-hour L-Prize evaluation process and then continued, with measurements summarized at certain intervals....More
Aug 21, 2015
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GE signs large battery energy storage deal in California

General Electric announced it will provide Coachella Energy Storage Partners (CESP) with a 30-MW battery energy storage system as part of CESP’s supply contract with the Imperial Irrigation District (IID)....More
Aug 21, 2015
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Rep News: Vanguard Lighting adds Civilight

Civilight North America, Cary, N.C., recently appointed the Connecticut-based Vanguard Lighting as the company’s newest sales representative for New England states. Vanguard Lighting’s territory will include Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. Vanguard Lighting will represent Civilight’s entire line of high-quality, high-performing LED lamps....More
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