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More stories about LEDs

  • Lamps / Ballasts / Controls

  • Industrial

  • Home Run

    Jim Benya discusses residential lighting controls

  • Lighting: Appliance or Application?

  • Hearst Tower

    When the Hearst Tower was completed in 2006, it became the first office tower in New York City to be certified LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council for both its core and shell as well as its interior fit out. In part, it garnered this distinction for its use of daylighting controls, which...

  • Are You Using State-of-the-Art Lighting Controls?

    Until the mid-1970s, buildings usually were designed without any type of lighting control. In fact, many also were designed without heating systems, because of the enormous heat produced by 24-hour operation of indoor lighting systems. In hot climates, you can imagine how this added to the amount...

  • Just the Facts

    DOE's SSL Quality Advocates program encourages manufacturers to simplify information about LED products for consumers.

  • Survey Finds Majority of Consumers are Unaware of the Incandescent Bulb Ban

    Osram Sylvania has released the results of its first annual Socket Survey, documenting consumer interest in energy-efficient lighting—including the discovery that a majority of consumers are unaware of the ban on most incandescent bulbs, as mandated by the Energy Independence and Security Act of...

  • Are We There Yet?

  • Are LEDs Okay in Closets?

    A client wants to install LED light fixtures in his closets, but my local code inspector is hesitant to approve them. It seems to me that an LED fixture poses no more of a fire risk than a fluorescent light. What does the code say?