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2012-09-04 06:29:42

MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HAI by Leviton announced today that its Omni-Bus 900W Dimmer DIN Rail has been named a winner for CustomRetailer magazine's EXC!TE Awards. The 900W Dimmer DIN Rail will be honored among the best products at CEDIA EXPO 2012 on Thursday, September 6, in Indianapolis, Ind. The Omni-Bus 900W Dimmer DIN Rail - HAI part number 110A00-2 - controls 110-220V incandescent, halogen, low-voltage electronic transformers and low voltage magnetic transformers....

2012-08-28 10:25:17

CERRITOS, Calif., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- National Lighting is notifying consumers, manufacturers, and distributors that the Appliance Control identified below bears an unauthorized UL Recognized Component Mark for the United States and Canada. This product has not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if this product complies with the safety requirements for the United States and Canada. The photos below show that the one authorized...

Future Of Lighting Could Change Color Of The Night Sky
2012-08-08 12:33:59

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Light pollution has been a growing problem recently, and as skylines continue to grow, the night sky becomes dimmer and dimmer. A new shift is taking place in lighting though, and researchers estimate that the color of the night sky may be changing as well. Scientists writing in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society said they have used a new instrument to study how clouds affect sky brightness in urban areas,...

2012-07-28 23:01:25

North Seattle LED lighting company Solid Apollo offers a new reseller program that will provide resellers, architects, installers and interior designers with the capability to easily understand and implement cutting edge LED lighting technology. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 In today´s world, technology evolves so fast that many companies do not have a chance to keep up with all the new advances emerging at a rapid rate. Solid Apollo, leader in LED Lighting Technology, takes this...

2012-07-10 02:28:36

KEMP, Texas, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Magnalight LEDP10W-240ET LED Light Bar from Larson Electronics' is a highly efficient and extremely durable fixture capable of producing over 20,000 lumens of intense light output. Designed for high efficiency and demanding operating conditions, this LED light bar offers waterproof construction, multi-voltage capability, and a low profile housing that is ideal for installation on vehicles, equipment and boats. (Photo:...

2012-05-09 02:29:40

SANTA CLARA, Calif., and LAS VEGAS, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) will showcase smart and superior quality LED lighting solutions with complete reference designs and control software for building residential and commercial lighting products at LIGHTFAIR International 2012, May 9 - 11, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100719/SF36559LOGO-b) Based on its advanced LED driver integrated circuits (ICs), microcontrollers and integrated control software...

2012-05-09 02:28:18

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced a new light emitting diode (LED) lamp joint reference design with Cree, Inc., furthering the companies' ongoing collaboration to drive the mass adoption of LED lighting. The new A19 60-watt dimmable LED lamp reference design combines the Cree® XLamp® LEDs and Marvell® 88EM8183 deep-dimming TRIAC LED driver integrated circuit (IC), enabling original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)...

2012-05-08 22:21:20

LAS VEGAS, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LIGHTFAIR INTERNATIONAL -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced a new LED controller with constant power regulation. The LM3447 AC/DC LED driver includes a dimmer detect, phase decoder and adjustable hold current circuits to provide smooth and flicker-free dimming operation in off-line, isolated LED lighting applications, including A19, E26/27 and PAR30/38 bulbs, as well as can light retrofits. For more information, samples...

2012-04-20 02:21:24

COOPERSBURG, Pa., April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- If every home in the US installed two dimmers in place of two standard light switches, the potential annual savings could be $1.2 billion in electricity and close to 25 billion pounds of CO2. Here are some Lutron tips for saving energy: Dimmers Installing dimmers is an easy green home improvement, saving energy and providing longer lasting bulbs. Lutron dimmers work with all types of light sources: incandescents, halogens, dimmable...

2012-04-18 10:22:27

SAN ANTONIO, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The lighting controls market is poised for continued growth. The need for energy savings and peak demand reduction are key drivers for growth in the lighting controls market. Government stimulus programs, stringent energy efficiency directives and mandates have further fueled the demand for efficient lighting products. In 2011, the lighting controls market witnessed a growth spike as a result of government spending on energy conservation...