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  • Smart Sensors Bringing New Intelligence to Light

    LED technology has evolved from a fringe concept to the default solution for today’s commercial lighting systems. Though first-generation fixtures and lamps were pricey and, on occasion, under powered, today’s products are winning on both price and performance, versus fluorescent and other options.

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  • Using Lighting to Encourage Life’s Natural Cycles

    Sure, LED lighting is energy efficient, but the latest fixtures and lamps also offer new levels of control that simply aren’t possible with traditional incandescent and fluorescent products. Among these advances are the ability to produce a broader range of illumination from a single fixture.

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  • A Brighter “Welcome Back” to Campus Thanks to Lutron Lighting Control

    Students arriving at college campuses across the country this year will be welcomed back to classrooms with Lutron’s new Vive Wireless lighting control solutions, offering greater flexibility and control over lighting while simultaneously helping to shave energy costs and reduce facilities and maintenance expenditures.

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  • Eaton Expands Variable Frequency Drive Line

    Eaton has expanded its PowerXL Series DG1 variable frequency drives to include a new Frame 6 option. Aimed at the global commercial, industrial and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market, the new Frame 6 drive option increases available power from 150 to 250 horsepower, adding agility, reliability and safety while reducing energy consumption to help customers reduce energy costs.

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  • New Hubbell LED Blocks Harmful Blue Light

    While LED lighting is all the rage across a number of industries, for years some industries have been “singing the blues” when it comes to LEDs.

    That’s because almost all existing LED lighting creates harmful blue-spectrum light that can result in photochemical degradation and photo-oxidization. Pharmaceutical and semiconductors manufacturers, for example, cannot expose many of their products during manufacture to harmful blue-spectrum light.

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  • Energy Efficient Lighting – The Lamps

    This is part one of a two-part miniseries on energy efficient lighting. In this article, we're going to look at the lamps. In the second article, we'll explore some options for controlling those lights, aka, lighting systems.

    But, you've got to start with the source of illumination... the lamp or bulb.

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