DOE Announces Up to $15 Million for Early-Stage SSL Research

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $15 million to conduct early-stage, innovative research to drive further breakthroughs in solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. This funding will accelerate the development of high-quality LED and organic light-emitting

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LRC’s Mark Rea Chair Task Group Developing Circadian Lighting Recommended Practice

Mark S. Rea, Professor of Architecture and Cognitive Sciences at the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has agreed to chair a task group with Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) working to develop a recommended practice for the specification,

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Kansas City Convention Center Converts to LED

The Kansas City Convention Center has retrofitted all exhibit hall lighting by installing 850 new LED fixtures. The 400-W high-bays (Neptun) replace 1,130-W HID fixtures, driving a 64.7% reduction in energy use and a projected $5.97 million savings in energy costs over the

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