SavWatt to Acquire 1-800 NY Bulbs

SavWatt USA, Inc., developer of innovative, energy-efficient and cost-effective LED lighting solutions, announced in August that the company has entered into a Letter Of Intent to acquire 1-800 NY Bulbs (www.nybulbs.com). 1-800 NY Bulbs is a leading regional distributor and maintenance provider of commercial lighting fixtures and lamps. Over ...



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DOE Recognizes Seven Lighting Facts Partners

In July, DOE honored seven LED Lighting Facts partners at its Solid-State Lighting Market Introduction Workshop in Pittsburgh, PA. These partners received Special Recognition for going above and beyond to integrate LED Lighting Facts into their everyday business practices and for demonstrating ongoing commitment to the program and to product ...




UL’s 2012 Virtual LED Roadshow

To help LED lighting businesses grow and assist in getting products to market faster, Underwriters Laboratories offers the Virtual LED Roadshow – as close as your computer, travel not required. These six sessions, taught by UL industry leaders, will assist companies new to the LED industry and those that have been engaged for years. Session ...



LRC Photometry Institute Seminar

October 24-25, 2012 Troy, New York Evaluation methods and testing requirements for LED and solid-state lighting products are rapidly changing as new standards, metrics, and labeling programs become available to the lighting industry. The Lighting Research Center (LRC) has developed a new professional lighting seminar, the Photometry ...







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Stand By Your Luminaire

You may never have thought that a lamp burnout would be a good thing, but it does send a clear signal that your lighting has failed. In the Wild West of LED lighting technology, it’s not yet clear how to predict when a lamp package or luminaire might fail. It’s not even clear when your lighting has already failed! Even so, a quality ...