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Blue Light Could Help Teens Combat Stress

Adolescents can be chronically sleep deprived because of their inability to fall asleep early in combination with fixed wakeup times on school days. According to the Centers for Disease Control, almost 70 percent of school children get insufficient sleep: less than 8 hours on school nights. This type of restricted sleep schedule has been linked ...



Cerno Co-Founders Nick Sheridan, Bret Englander, and Dan Wacholder.

Cerno: Boutique Design in the Age of LED

When Cerno entered the lighting industry 3-1/2 years ago, the three founders were, they admit, naïve. But co-founders Nick Sheridan, Daniel Wacholder and Bret Englander see their naiveté as a positive influence on their designs and overall vision for their company. Best friends since childhood, their personal chemistry and depth of understanding ...





IKEA to Sell Only LED Lighting by 2016

IKEA sheds new light on home sustainability practices with a bold move to go 100% LED by 2016. In doing so it will become the first US home furnishing retailer to sell only LED lamps and luminaires. Supporting the LED light revolution, IKEA will be converting its full lighting range to LED by 2016, meaning IKEA will sell only LED lighting ...



A high-tech LED luminaire, desinged by by Frederic Gooris, that interprests in an historic, iconcic shape.

Rechargeable LED Luminaires Now in the US

Alessi, the renowned Italian kitchen and housewares company, announced the availability of a selection of AlessiLux rechargeable LED light bulbs and portable luminaires to the United States market. The first collection in a new period of Alessi research, AlessiLux focuses on the world of lighting in collaboration with the production and ...



LED luminaire manufacturers are able to design creative, unique products.

Are You at Home with LEDs?

Cold light? Poor design? Lighting punch and quality not up to traditional lamps? LED technology for lighting in the home still has a number of challenges to overcome – but the challenges are no longer the technology barriers above. The challenge today is to change perceptions. LED is not just a low-energy light source, trying to compete in ...



Z-Wave Takes Off in Brazil

The Z-Wave Alliance, a consortium of global companies that oversees the world's largest interoperable ecosystem for wireless home control products and services, celebrated the approval of the Z-Wave frequency band in Brazil, the largest consumer market in South America and the second largest economy in the western hemisphere. The alliance ...