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MaxLite Releases Third Generation Small LED Flood Lights

By: Portia Higgins Tuesday January 26, 2016 comments Tags: LED Lighting Energy Savings, LED Products, LED Technology, LED News

MaxLite releases its third generation of Small LED Flood Lights as energy-saving replacements for quartz halogen and metal halide fixtures in commercial and residential outdoor lighting applications. Listed by DesignLights Consortium (DLC), the upgraded Small LED Flood Lights create bright, shadow-free security and spot lighting for facades, landscapes, public places, retail and residential complexes, and hospitality applications. Offered in four power levels, and wide and narrow beam distributions, the lights replace 100-watt quartz... Read More

Cal City to begin energy savings with LED lighting

By: Portia Higgins Tuesday January 19, 2016 comments Tags: LED Lighting Energy Savings

CALUMET CITY, INDIANA David P. Funk Times Correspondent A plan to replace street and traffic lights in Calumet City with brighter and more energy efficient LED light bulbs is underway. In a memo to city officials dated Dec. 28, Lyons and Pinner Electric Maintenance Superintendent Wally Kleinfeldt said the move would save the city on energy costs. LED lights use up to 50 percent less energy than traditional bulbs. Kleinfeldt said when the entire project is finished, the total wattage saved would be 132,827 watts, which at six... Read More

LEDinside Estimates Automotive LED Market Value to Reach US $2.29B by 2020

By: Portia Higgins Monday January 11, 2016 comments

December.23, 2015 - 10:55 joeyho LED manufacturers are branching into the niche application markets as the competition in their industry expands. Currently, entering the automotive LED market is regarded as a blue ocean strategy because the market has relatively few contestants and allows for higher pricing. According to the latest Gold Member Report 2016 LED Market Demand and Supply Analysis by LEDinside , a division of TrendForce , the worldwide market value of exterior automotive LED s for 2015 is expected to reach... Read More

How Light Emitting Diodes Work

Monday January 4, 2016 comments

Happy New Year! We hope 2016 is going to be a great year and we are hard at work on new ideas, products and services! In the meantime, here is an article explaining how LED s(light emitting diodes) work! Light emitting diodes , commonly called LED s, are real unsung heroes in the electronics world. They do dozens of different jobs and are found in all kinds of devices. Among other things, they form numbers on digital clocks , transmit information from remote controls , light up watches and tell you when your appliances are turned on.... Read More

Help victims of deadly flooding and storms

By: Portia Higgins Thursday December 31, 2015 comments

Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and victims of the tornadoes, storms and flooding. Here is an article with ways that you can help! http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/24/us/iyw-storms-how-to-help/ This photo shows a northern view of 1st Street where homes were flooded in Pacific, Missouri. (CNN) Deadly storms and flooding moved through the Midwest and South during the holidays, leaving a path of destruction across several states. And it''s not over yet. ... Read More

Milwaukee's Cordless LED Light Tower Shines Bright Without All the Heat

Tuesday December 29, 2015 comments

Work into the night to finish your job with this powerful cordless LED light stand! Traditional incandescent work lights are heavy,hot, andtethered to an outlet with an extension cord, which can make them a tripping hazard. The new LED work light from Milwaukee Tool could be a delight forto contractors and homeowners alike because it solves all three of those problems. The Milwaukee LED Stand Light is built for portability and durability. The stand opens with a push of a button and the light telescopesto a height of4 to 7... Read More

Georgia Theme Park to be Shining Bright

Monday December 14, 2015 comments

Six Flags Over Georgia to debut over one million LED Lights for their Holiday in the Park event. The Georgia theme park features over 24 world-class rides, several large Christmas trees, artificial snow and 13 holiday-themed sections of the park. This year they are introducing four new holiday treats and their green lighting efforts. Holiday City is a new section of their park located in Gotham, near the popular Batman ride. The city will feature green and purple lights, a 25 foot Christmas tree with 200 brightly lit Batman candles... Read More

Cadmium Free Quantum Dots

Monday November 30, 2015 comments

Last week at LuxLive Nanoco and Marl International showed off four of their new products, featuring quantum dot film. CFQDR quantum dot technology is a revolutionary development that maintains true-to-life color. These quantum dot are fluorescent semiconductor nanoparticles typically between 10 to 100 atoms in diameter, which is about 1/1000th the width of a human hair. (Cadmium-Free Quantum Dot Technology in LED Lighting) When these particles are hit by an external light source it absorbs the energy and re-emits colored light-... Read More

Cree Installs Lights in Multipurpose Room at North Carolina Zoo

Wednesday November 18, 2015 comments

This week, Cree LED installed LED lights in the Multipurpose Room at the North Carolina Zoo. In honor of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Center for Green Schools Green Apple Day of Service, Cree and the students of Asheboro High School Science Program installed the lights. These high school students got to learn first hand how LED technology can improve a learning environment and how it can make these spacesmore energy efficient. The students learned that LED lighting can help a child learn by helping them focus without the... Read More

Light Up Tattoos- Latest in LED lighting?

Monday November 9, 2015 comments

Over the pond in Dusseldorf, SwedenJowan sterlundis implanting LED chips into willing guinea pigs. Biohackersare using these chips to light up tattoos and other bodily reasons. The proceduretakes about 15 minutes and the implant is about the size of a pack of cigarettes. Thoughsterlundis experimentingto make them smaller. These tattoo enhancing implants will light up 10,000 times before the batteries are empty. The procedureis conducted in a highly clean environment and both parties need to wear a face mask. A similar experiment is taking... Read More