Press Releases

Tyco Electronics launches solderless LED socket


Tyco Electronics – Tyco Electronics (TE), a global leader in engineered electronic components and solutions, launches the solderless LED socket, Type LS, designed specifically for use with the new Philips Lumileds LUXEONTM S LED. Debuting at Strategies In Light 2011 in Santa Clara, California, the new product offers a solderless termination that complements this newly-released lighting-class LED by Philips Lumileds. 

GE 9-watt Bulb is First A-Line LED Lamp to Earn ENERGY STAR Rating


Business Wire – The team of GE scientists, engineers and product managers responsible for development of the company’s first general service household LED bulb—a 9-watt GE Energy Smart LED bulb with a unique omni-directional light output meant to replace a 40-watt incandescent bulb in desk, bedside or hallway lamps—celebrated the bulb’s designation as the first standard incandescent shaped (A-line) LED bulb to earn an ENERGY STAR rating.

Energy Commission awards nearly $3 million for energy research


California Energy Commission – Demonstrating the importance of funding innovation, the California Energy Commission approved $2,868,787 for four energy research projects including solutions for retrofitting lighting in commercial buildings. The research projects are funded by the Energy Commission's Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) program. The University of California, Davis will receive $1,995,032 to develop and demonstrate whole building retrofit solutions for existing multi-tenant light commercial buildings.

UC Davis turns on smart lighting to save energy, be model for Californians


UC Davis – The University of California, Davis, turns on a new Smart Lighting Initiative to slash the amount of electricity it uses to illuminate its buildings and grounds. UC Davis is the first large institution in California to act on a September state mandate to reduce lighting energy use by 60 percent or more by 2020. 

The Lighting Quotient Showcases Environmental Commitment with Cradle to Cradle® Certification


Lighting Quotient – The Lighting Quotient, an architectural lighting manufacturer, today announced that several of its linear fluorescent products are now Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM— Silver. The ten luminaires, all within the elliptipar product division, received this certification through a thorough process conducted by McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC), a global sustainability consulting and product certification firm.


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