SF Gate – As California lawmakers push to stop the sale of incandescent light bulbs in the foreseeable future, now might be the time to start looking for new ways to light up the home.
Sacramento Business Journal – Rising energy prices have given a free marketing boost to any product or service that cuts usage of watts and therms.
UC Davis – CLTC designed a low-wattage light fixture that saves energy and improves safety, particularly for elderly people. JoAnn Smith, who resides in an independent living facility in Sacramento, says the new lighting system is much better than what she had before.
Flex Your Power – CLTC is recognized for bringing to market affordable, energy-efficient lighting technologies by Flex Your Power.
UC Davis – The California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) has been created at the University of California, Davis, to develop energy-efficient lighting with market-friendly design. CLTC was established as a collaborative effort between the California Energy Commission and UC Davis, with support by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association.
NEMA – The University of California, Davis, has announced the opening of the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC), established to develop energy-efficient lighting with market-friendly design. The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) provided seed money to begin this collaborative effort, ultimately joining forces with the California Energy Commission and UC Davis, with some support provided by the U.S. Department of Energy.
TMC News – As a way to more quickly bring the latest energy-saving light emitting diode (LED) lighting concepts to consumers and businesses, OptiLED, Inc. announced today it will partner with CLTC on a number of development and demonstration projects.
In early summer 2011, Capitol Park Plaza in Washington, DC, began the initial stages of a major lighting overhaul at its parking garage for apartment tenants. By working directly with research partners and testing facilities, such as CLTC at UC Davis, EverLast Lighting has been able to bring an innovative lighting solution to the market.
Beyond the energy and cost savings, new types of lighting are now envisioned as ways to heal, soothe, invigorate or protect people.