Tagged with lighting

Now we are even phasing out CFLs

Now we are even phasing out CFLs

The lighting industry is going through an interesting period with great technological developments that are having an important impact on overall consumption. Diane Cardwell writes in the New York Times about the decision by General Electric to stop manufacturing CFLs in favour of LEDs.   G.E. to Phase Out CFL Bulbs Just a few years … Continue reading

A new kind of incandescent light bulb could shake up the lighting industry

A new kind of incandescent light bulb could shake up the lighting industry

Certainly nothing is standing still these days. One minute we are banning incandescent bulbs, the next we find scientists finding challenging ways that could allow incandescent bulbs to return. Peter Dockrill explains the recent developments on the Science Alert website.   New “light recycling” incandescent bulbs could outperform energy-efficient LEDs The traditional incandescent light bulb … Continue reading

Making a convincing argument for investing in LEDs

Making a convincing argument for investing in LEDs

For retail businesses, lighting is crucial to provide the right shopping environment for customers. Julia Raish, writes on the Chain Store Age website that advancements in LED lighting controls and connectivity are convincing businesses to make the switch to the more energy-efficient lighting.   LEDs: Benefits Extend Beyond Worth Energy Savings Retail facilities are making … Continue reading

New report on the LED market

New report on the LED market

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre has recently published its 2014 update on the status of the LED market. Light-emitting diodes (LEDs), a type of solid-state lighting, are revolutionizing the lighting market. In just the last few years, LED performance has accelerated quickly and a wave of new commercial, industrial and institutional LED fixtures has … Continue reading