Lumileds has launched Luxeon R, a lighting LED designed for outdoor and industrial applications such as streetlights, high-bay lights, wall packs and bollards.
Here in one neat package is our collection of key LED lighting articles, covering white LEDs, coloured LEDs, OLEDs, LED Optics and Lighting LEDs…
Part of Taiwan’s economic stimulus package announced last week is to install 320,000 LED-based street-lights on the island, writes David Manners.
Braun Lighting Solutions of Berlin has worked with Future Lighting Solutions to install LED lighting in the historic Schinkel street lights in the city of Leipzig, writes Richard Wilson.
Hess AG and Thorn Lighting have signed an agreement which gives Thorn the rights to market the Hess brand in UK & Ireland, including Hess’ entire outdoor lighting and site furnishing ranges.
Makers of LED optics are vying for business as streetlight buyers discover the benefits of solid-state lighting, writes Technology Editor Steve Bush. It is not necessarily efficiency that make streetlight aficionados sit up, as starkly yellow old-tech low-pressure sodium lights offer 300 lm/W, compared with 100 lm/W from LEDs.
It concludes that LED lighting is the best, but induction lighting – where induction fields energise a gas mixture in a sealed glass cell – comes a close second.
Last week I attended the Light + Building trade show in Frankfurt and found myself thinking that it should be renamed the LED + Building show.