Philips Lumileds has announced the second-generation of Luxeon S multi-emitter packaged LEDs at the Strategies in Light (SIL) conference with a maximum flux output of 8000 lm. In addition, the company has again begun supplying blue LEDs in bare die form using a chip-scale package (CSP) that allows sophisticated solid-state lighting (SSL) manufacturers maximum flexibility [...]
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Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology show that a recently discovered class of materials can be used to create a new kind of solar cell. Single atomic layers are combined to create novel materials with completely new properties. Layered oxide heterostructures are a new class of materials, which has attracted a great deal of attention among [...]
Keeping up with technology is a daily challenge for electrical distributors that want to leverage the latest tools without spending too much money and time on equipment,software, gadgets, and training. Too much technology and you wind up on the “bleeding edge,” too little and you get left behind. Striking the balance is never easy. “We’re continually [...]
The results are in from a flight powered by 100 percent biofuel. According to data released by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), ReadiJet reduced emissions and provided better fuel efficiency than petroleum aviation fuel. ReadiJet is produced by ARA and Chevron Lummus Global using feedstocks developed by Agrisoma Resonance. Information collected in-flight on October 29, [...]
Critics of wind power all like to point out the same problem with turbine technology: “What happens when the wind doesn’t blow”? Apple, usually a maker of products that consume energy, recently filed for a patent that may answer that question once and for all. The tech giant’s latest patent details a wind turbine that generates electricity from heat energy rather than rotational [...]
CanSIA (Canadian Solar Industries Association) will be showing off the solar industries’ newest technology at its conference, Solar Canada 2012, by featuring solar cars, the latest electric cars and the podium chargers and solar car port that can keep them all running without fossil fuels. And EBMag will be there! The University of Toronto will feature Azure and [...]
There’s never been a faster, more affordable way to experience LED efficiency. Juno retrofit LED modules install easily in most standard 6″ incandescent housings. Simply screw the supplied whip adapter into your existing medium-base socket, quick-connect to the LED module, and you’re essentially done. Now you’re set to enjoy all the benefits of Juno’s advanced [...]
Pass & Seymour’s complete line of innovation-packed decorator Combination devices — including a broad selection of GFCI combinations — brings you stylish ways to install more function into any wall box. With these versatile devices, you have more opportunities to simplify new installations — plus cost-effective, timesaving solutions to remodeling problems. This tamper-resistant nightlight/GFCI combination [...]
RC Lighting has introduced its LFLED5, a 5W LED landscape light designed to replace small-scale landscape floodlights and spotlights. Equivalent to a 35 Watt MR16 fixture, the LFLED5 claims to deliver as much as 85% energy savings relative to existing halogen systems. The LFLED5 is cUL-listed for wet locations and sports a minimum starting temperature [...]
Lithonia has added a new LED lighting product to its long list of products, the 100 LPW LED Luminaire. The new LED features include: Up to 50,000 hrs of performance Wide range of color temperatures: 3500K, 4000K & 5000k Emergency lighting pack Bi-level dimming To purchase this product or for more information, visit Lumen.