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.
The undergraduate lighting courses taught at CLTC are offered through the UC Davis Department of Design, under the College of Letters and Science. CLTC Director Dr. Michael Siminovitch teaches Designing with Light (DES 136B), an introductory lighting design course that culminates with students designing, developing and building prototypes of fully functional LED luminaires.
PG&E—LED retail lighting showcase allows boutique owners to see, firsthand, how LED lamps perform in a realistic store setting.
Permlight Products – Permlight Products and the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at UC Davis announced that Permlight has become an affiliate member of the CLTC. Permlight Products is a developer of advanced thermally managed residential LED lighting products used in recessed cans, under-cabinet lighting, pathway and stairwell lighting, outdoor decorative lighting, and advanced lighting and energy control systems.
Arrow Electronics – Arrow Electronics, Inc. and key suppliers of lighting components will sponsor the LED Luminaire Design Competition with the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at the University of California, Davis. Students will design, develop and prototype a fully working LED-based lighting fixture (light-emitting diode) using a development kit of products provided by Arrow and its suppliers, including Magtech Industries, OPTEK Technology OSRAM Opto Semiconductors and Tyco Electronics.
Business Wire – While most students were writing reports and taking exams during finals week, lighting design students were worrying about glare, light distribution, and presenting a quarter’s worth of work to a panel of industry professionals as part of the LED (light-emitting diode) Luminaire Design Competition with the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at the University of California, Davis. As the result of their hard work and dedication, the winning designs will be displayed at LIGHTFAIR International 2009.
The Lighting Quotient – The Lighting Quotient, manufacturer of elliptipar and tambient, will unveil the company’s first LED fixture, as well as a number of new elliptipar and tambient products at the 2010 AIA National Convention in Miami, FL, from June 10 to 12, 2010. Dave Pfund, the president of The Lighting Quotient’s tambient division will also lead a learning session focused on lighting and sustainable energy solutions.
Cooper Lighting – The Bidwell Mansion Visitor Center in Chico, California, now enjoys variety of energy-efficient, aesthetic and cost-saving benefits thanks to the HALO LED 600 Series recessed downlight from Cooper Lighting, a division of Cooper Industries.
Cree – Cree, Inc., a market leader in LED lighting, announces that the 120V LMR4TM LED module has achieved California Title 24 registration, helping OEM lighting manufacturers meet California’s rigorous energy efficiency standards and helping them to quickly enter the LED lighting market with fixtures based on the industry-leading Cree TrueWhiteTM Technology or Cree EasyWhiteTM solution. Cree is also extending the warranty on its LMR4 LED module family to five years to further accelerate the LED Lighting Revolution.
CLTC – Professor Michael Siminovitch is appointed the first Arthur H. Rosenfeld Chair in Energy Efficiency at the University of California Davis. Siminovitch was selected for his innovative work in the field of energy-efficient lighting.