LED Lighting Basics

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LED technology: changing the future of lighting Understanding the fundamentals of solid state lighting The light-emitting diode (LED), one of the most energy-efficient and rapidly-developing lighting technologies, has the potential to fundamentally change the future of lighting in the United States. That’s according to the Department of Energy (DOE), which also predicts that by 2027 widespread use of LEDs, also … Read More

Energy Efficient Lighting Basics

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Modern energy efficient lighting technology is rapidly evolving and is creating opportunities for U.S. businesses and consumers alike to save money and the environment. Lighting represents about 20% of all electricity use in the United States with the cost to businesses and consumers topping $50 billion a year, according to the Department of Energy (DOE). That’s the same dollar amount … Read More

Lighting Information Resources

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Documents EPA – Lighting Fundamentals [PDF – 28 pages] EPA – Lighting Upgrade Technologies [PDF – 44 pages] Energy Savings Modeling and Inspection Guidelines for Commercial Building Federal Tax Deductions [PDF – 54 pages] LED Frequently Asked Questions [PDF – 2 pages] DOE SSL Lighting Facts Program [PDF – 2 pages] DOE Update on the DOE Lighting Facts Program [PDF – 17 pages] DOE … Read More

The Global Lighting Market by the Numbers, Courtesy of Philips – Seeking Alpha

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Reprinted from Seeking Alpha Lighting. It’s not as sexy as electric cars, solar thermal plants or biofuels, But it’s a key component of greentech. Kaj de Daas, chiarman of Philips Lighting North America (a subsidiary of Royal Philips (PHG)), provided an overview of the lighting market at the Dow Jones Alternative Energy Innovations conference today and here’s what he said: … Read More