April 2014: Solid-State Lighting


Why lighting professionals matter

Lighting upgrades have long been recognized as one of the easiest, most cost-effective ways to...

Manufacturers are focusing on developing decorative, sculptural OLED creations, such as Osram Sylvania's Rollercoaster luminaire.

The organic light-emitting diode (OLED) is one of the lighting industry’s most exciting technologies. It...

Electrical professionals understand that the purpose of a smoke detection and alarm system is generally...

Department of Energy statistics reveal that approximately 22 percent of all electricity generated in the...

Validation for SSL costs come in all sorts of ways, including the need for less copper wire.

If your sales pitch regarding light-emitting diode (LED) technology is that it lasts forever, uses...

Panduit PanTherLS8EQ thermal transfer printer

It wasn’t that long ago that portable labeling tools were simple devices that embossed letters...

While lighting control technology has proven to be a great means for reducing energy consumption,...

Rather than plugging it into the wall, imagine charging a cell phone or other portable...

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| April 2014
States that have not adopted the latest energy-efficiency standard for commercial buildings are foregoing an average reduction of almost 10 percent in energy consumed by new s

| April 2014
When a particular technology catches on, it can touch every aspect of daily life. Even the most mundane of functions can be transformed.

Wurtzite crystal structure of gallium nitride
| April 2014
Despite their relatively high upfront cost, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are consistently hailed as the next generation of efficient lighting technology.

| April 2014
The electrical industry has experienced transformative change in recent years as society has entered an entirely new era of power, technology and communications.

| April 2014
The Ivanpah Solar Electricity-Generating System ­located in California’s Mojave Desert became formally operational on Feb. 13, 2014.