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  • 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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    Jul 29, 2014
    News

    CALiPER Snapshot on Outdoor Area Lighting Finds Noticeable Progress

    The Department of Energy's CALiPER studies comparing the performance of solid-state lighting products with that of the incumbent technologies they seek to replace continue to track the steady improvement of LED lighting. In its most recent CALiPER Snapshot report, researchers looked at LED outdoor area lighting (including applications such as parking garage lighting that may not be strictly outdoors) in comparison with the already fairly efficient predecessors, high-pressure sodium and metal halide....More
  • Jul 18, 2014
    News

    Researchers Develop Tool to Predict Driver Discomfort from LED Lighting

    A team of researchers from China and the Netherlands has developed a way to evaluate the human impact of uncomfortable glare caused by LED road lights....More
  • Jul 18, 2014
    News

    Curious Copper: Prices Up Despite Expectations of Oversupply

    Copper prices are showing quite a bit of lift, hitting a 5-month high recently despite expectations that increases in production from new mines and decreases in demand from China would lead to oversupply....More
  • Jul 18, 2014
    News

    Shealy Electrical Wholesalers to Acquire Nova Lighting

    Shealy Electrical Wholesalers, West Columbia, S.C., announced today its intentions to acquire Nova Lighting, a lighting specialist that provides customers in the Southeast with a robust package of lighting products and energy management solutions....More
  • Jul 15, 2014
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    Researchers Achieve 10Gbps Li-Fi Transmissions

    A team at software development company Si-Soft, Mexico City, Mexico, is reported to have achieved 10Gbps transmission speeds using a Li-Fi LED lighting network....More
  • Jul 9, 2014
    News

    Security Firm Hacks Connected LED Lighting System

    Amid all the froth around the Internet of Things we’ve heard very little discussion of the security implications of those widget-packed networks. A recent report by a security company that its team had taken over a LIFX system could start that discussion....More
  • Jul 9, 2014
    News

    General Cable Announces 1,000 Layoffs in Restructuring for Better Profitability 1

    General Cable, Highland Heights, Ky., today announced a restructuring program that the wire and cable giant expects to produce annual savings of $75 million, in part by eliminating approximately 1,000 positions, or 7% of the company's global workforce....More
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