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OLED Luminaires: Breaking New Boundaries

OLED Luminaires: Breaking New Boundaries
07/31/2014

Peter Ngai, Vice President of OLED Lighting with Acuity Brands Lighting, shared the design and technology breakthroughs associated with OLED lighting.

4:30 – 7:30 p.m. Pacific Time
Thursday, July 31, 2014
CLTC Classroom

This event was an exciting opportunity for architects, lighting designers, engineers, and interior designers to connect with  one another and learn about the newest developments in OLED technology from one of the industry's leading experts.

Performance Testing Report: Omni-directional LED Replacement Lamps

08/07/2014

A number of lighting manufacturers now produce LED replacement lamps for traditional 60W incandescent lamps, and stakeholders at the state and national levels face decisions regarding quality standards for this product category. To assist these stakeholders and assess the current state of this segment of the lighting market, CLTC performed photometric and electrical tests on samples of 26 commercially available A19 and A21 omnidirectional LED replacement products.

Adaptive Exterior Lighting, UC Santa Barbara

Post-top fixtures at Kirby Crossing in the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB).
05/28/2014

In 2013, UC Santa Barbara partnered with the SPEED team to demonstrate network controlled LED lighting for streetlights and post-top fixtures. These exterior fixtures were purchased with dimming power supplies and equipped with radio frequency (RF) control modules. The post-top fixtures were also equipped with occupancy sensors. These lighting controls allowed all the units to be incorporated into an adaptive mesh network control system that optimized the fixtures’ energy efficiency and gave the campus unprecedented control of its lighting. 

Networked Adaptive Exterior Lighting for the Health Care Sector

NorthBay VacaValley Hospital networked adaptive exterior lighting post-retrofit
05/28/2014

In 2014, NorthBay VacaValley Hospital became one of the first U.S. health care facilities to install an energy-efficient, ultra-smart outdoor LED lighting system. The award-winning project was so successful that the NorthBay Healthcare group is now considering expanding the VacaValley system and retrofitting the outdoor lighting at other sites. 

LED Lamp Project Lights the Way to Flicker-Free Replacement

05/15/2014

Jade Sky Technologies (“JST”) collaborated with UC Davis's California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) on a project designed to further the development of replacement lamps that meet the Voluntary California Quality LED Lamp Specification. Lab testing and characterization at CLTC showed that lamps incorporating JST's driver architecture met, or exceeded, the California Quality specification, using cost-effective and easily accessible components.

California Quality Standard and the LED Performance Database

05/14/2014

The Voluntary California Quality LED Lamp Specification requires that LED lamps meet certain product performance criteria. This “California Quality” specification was developed by the California Energy Commission in collaboration with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to accelerate consumer adoption of LED lamps. Many California utilities are using the California Quality Specification to determine which lamps they will include in their rebate and incentive programs.

Circadian Lighting

05/02/2014

CLTC Director Michael Siminovitch will deliver a lecture on new lighting strategies and technologies, particularly LEDs, and their effects on human health and circadian function.

6 - 8 p.m., Friday, May 2, 2014
Graduate School Studio - 2nd Floor
King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thornburi (KMUTT)
Bangkok, Thailand

Technology Forum: The Future of Lighting

05/29/2014

CLTC Director Michael Siminovitch will present “Choosing the Right Light,” a talk on selecting LED lighting for different applications. He will also participate in a panel discussion on "Paths to Achieving Global Energy Savings with LEDs" with David Thayer, Sr. Product Manager, Lighting for PG&E, David Chen, CEO and Co-founder of Jade Sky Technologies, Inc., and Robert Holman, Technical Director of Commercial Lighting for Qualcomm.

LED Lamp Testing at UC Davis

LED Lamp Testing at UC Davis
04/18/2014

Since its establishment in 2003, the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at UC Davis has conducted extended photometric and electrical testing of light sources. During the last 10 years, CLTC has been successful in establishing an array of testing facilities, some with unique capabilities, including complete photometric and electrical testing laboratories, and chambers for lifecycle testing under customized operational conditions.

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