Tagged with lighting

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

Danes give a global focus to lighting

Danes give a global focus to lighting

We know Denmark’s reputation for wind turbines and for energy efficiency. The country has done wonders to show what can be done when a comprehensive approach is taken to energy policy. This week there have been several articles on how Denmark is setting a standard for lighting. EiD has chosen this article by Diane Cardwell … Continue reading

China’s moves in the global LED industry

China’s moves in the global LED industry

LED lighting has shaken up the lighting industry globally. There are now many big players but China is taking a leading role according to Keith Bradsher in the New York Times.   As LED Industry Evolves, China Elbows Ahead A year ago, China’s light-emitting diode industry seemed like a case study of industrial policy gone … Continue reading

It’s a new ball game

It’s a new ball game

While most of the world is turning to the World Cup for football in Brazil, Americans still follow their summer passion – baseball. Will Buss writes in the Belleville News Democrat about the energy efficiency improvements made at one of the major league baseball stadiums, Busch Stadium in St. Louis.   Cardinal green: Busch Stadium … Continue reading

Innovation in lighting continues

Innovation in lighting continues

In the energy efficiency world, we have seen so many developments in lighting. This is obviously having an important impact everywhere. Diane Cardwell writes in the New York Times that developments are continuing. New Ideas in Lighting Get Closer to Market Ever since government regulations began phasing out the traditional light bulb in 2012, the … Continue reading

Let there be light . . . when we need it

Let there be light . . . when we need it

Paul Attfield writes in Canada’s Globe and Mail about the use of motion sensors to help address improving the energy efficiency of existing buildings.   Last person out, the building will turn off the lights Though provincial incentives to reward energy efficiency may give commercial landlords a financial impetus, many find it is also a … Continue reading