• Sep 10, 2014

    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
  • Sep 9, 2014

    Osram Sylvania and Belkin Partner on Home Controls

    Osram Sylvania, Danvers, Mass., said it has an agreement with cable and networking company Belkin International to integrate Osram’s Lightify lighting control system with Belkin’s WeMo home automation system so that Osram’s lighting systems can be controlled and integrated into WeMo’s ecosystem....More
  • Sep 8, 2014

    GE to Keep Lighting as Electrolux Buys Appliance Business

    We checked with Christopher Augustine, manager – Global Communications & Public Affairs for GE Lighting, and confirmed that GE Lighting is not part of the deal with Electrolux....More
  • Sep 8, 2014

    DOE publishes CALiPER snapshot report on indoor LED luminaires

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s CALiPER program released a Snapshot Report on indoor LED luminaires. The Snapshot reports use DOE’s LED Lighting Facts program’s product database to understand the current state and trajectory of the market for a class of products....More
  • Sep 8, 2014

    IKEA VC group invests in Scottish LED manufacturer

    IKEA GreenTech venture capital company has invested in Design LED Products Ltd, Livingston, Scotland, a manufacturer of LED lighting using “light tiles” – LEDs embedded into clear resins and films....More
  • Aug 26, 2014

    Echelon Expands in Outdoor Lighting Controls With Acquisition of Lumewave

    Echelon announced that it has acquired Lumewave Inc., Sacramento, Calif., a privately held provider of wireless outdoor lighting control systems with a strong track record selling its solution to U.S. municipalities, universities, medical facilities and enterprises....More
  • Aug 20, 2014

    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 15, 2014

    Osram Sylvania to Move Headquarters

    Osram Sylvania, which has long had its North American headquarters in Danvers, Mass., announced plans to move to a new facility in nearby Wilmington....More
  • Electrix lighting at Lincoln Center, New York
    Aug 12, 2014

    Evolution Lighting Acquires Electrix

    Evolution Lighting LLC and its investor partner Boyne Capital Partners have purchased the assets of Electrix Inc., as of July 31, 2014. Electrix will be renamed Electrix, LLC. “Our plans are to invest in the business to develop more innovative architectural lighting products, grow our LED capabilities, and make our customer service the best in the industry,” said an Electrix press release....More
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