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  • Nov 21, 2014
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    Lighting Control Survey Finds Specifiers Satisfied with LED Lighting and Controls

    Electrical engineers and contractors are growing comfortable with solid-state lighting technology and controls, giving it generally positive ratings for a range of factors from system performance to technical support, but showed room for improvement in the ease of installation and commissioning, according to a study released this week by the Lighting Controls Association (LCA)....More
  • Nov 18, 2014
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    GE Idles Soft White Halogen Line in Circleville

    The GE Lighting plant in Circleville, Ohio, will idle its “Soft White” halogen lamp assembly line for about five weeks to let retailer demand catch up with inventory....More
  • Nov 12, 2014
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    GE Lighting Invests $40 Million in LED Circuit Board Plant

    GE put the finishing touches on a three-year, $40 million expansion at GE Lighting’s Hendersonville, N.C., production plant for manufacturing LED circuit boards. The boards, which were previously outsourced to overseas vendors, bring new capabilities into the plant, while accelerating customer response times, GE said....More
  • Nov 11, 2014
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    DOE Releases New Recommendations for Testing and Reporting LED Luminaire Reliability

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Solid-State Lighting group and the Next Generation Lighting Industry Alliance (NGLIA) have published new recommendations for reporting and testing the reliability of LED lighting systems. Long lifetime ranks high on solid-state lighting's list of potential advantages, the DOE said in an e-mail. “But accurately predicting that lifetime is no easy matter, because – unlike most other lighting technologies – SSL has many different components, each one of which can cause system failure.”...More
  • Nov 6, 2014
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    Brazill Brothers to Represent GE Lighting

    Brazill Brothers will represent GE Lighting across three territories including New York-New Jersey, Philadelphia and Baltimore-Washington DC....More
  • Sep 10, 2014
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    Bloomberg Looks for GE to Exit Lighting

    Although EM confirmed that Lighting is not part of the deal with Electrolux, it is plausible that GE would put Lighting on the block....More
  • Aug 20, 2014
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    DOE Revises Report on Dimming LEDs

    DOE put out a revised version of its report Dimming LEDs with Phase-Cut Dimmers: The Specifier's Process for Maximizing Success, which addresses the compatibility issues and seeks to establish best practices for making sure the installed lighting performs as expected....More
  • Aug 8, 2014
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    Osram to Acquire Italian Entertainment Lighting Specialist Clay Paky

    Osram, Munich, Germany, moved to boost its presence in entertainment lighting for shows and events with a deal to acquire privately owned Clay Paky SpA, Bergamo, Italy....More
  • Aug 7, 2014
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    Osram cuts 7,800 jobs worldwide on decline in traditional lighting

    Osram saw its solid-state lighting performance grow rapidly in the third quarter and a faster than expected decline in traditional general illumination business....More
  • Jul 29, 2014
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    CALiPER Application Report Finds Halogen MR16s Still Hard to Replace

    DOE researchers examined 27 LED MR16 lamps and found that although initial performance of LED MR16s has improved, the products on the market still don't match the lumen output or center beam intensity of typical 50W halogen MR16 lamps....More
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