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2010-07-12 09:36:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., and MEXICO CITY, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Art meets science with Lighting Science Group's streamline cast, ultra-efficient LED street lights that now grace the streets of Vista Verde Country Club in Tehuacan, Puebla, Mexico. The installed PROLIFIC series LED street lights bring into balance the need to responsibly illuminate the community's roadways while reducing energy consumption and lowering maintenance costs. The successful installation is being jointly...

2010-05-06 09:37:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerlux Global Lighting Solutions, a leader in manufacturing architectural grade, energy efficient lighting solutions for the retail, supermarket, hospitality and commercial spaces, announces today it is rebranding its national manufacturing operation of outdoor lighting, fixtures and accessories as Amerlux Exterior Global Lighting Solutions. Amerlux Exterior has been a leader in the outdoor lighting marketplace for more than 20 years offering valued...

2010-05-05 05:18:00

NORTHVALE, N.J., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- RAB Lighting has expanded its line of affordable and energy efficient outdoor LED lighting with the introduction of the ALED Area Light. RAB LED fixtures are a fraction of the initial cost of competitive LED products. The total cost of ownership of the ALED is reduced further with long LED lamp life, eliminating the need for multiple lamp changes. Available in both warm and cool light, the ALED has one or two high-output, 10 watt LED light engines...

2010-04-20 05:18:00

NORTHVALE, N.J., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- RAB Lighting expands its line of affordable and energy-efficient outdoor LED lighting with the introduction of a 10- and 20-watt LED bollard. RAB LED fixtures are a fraction of the initial cost of competitive products. With the long life of LED fixtures, customers can avoid multiple costly relampings for many years, reducing the total cost of ownership. Available in both warm and cool light, the BLED has one or two high-output, 10-watt LED light...

2010-03-25 11:41:00

CHICAGO, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago (BOMA/Chicago), the City of Chicago and Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd) have united to endorse voluntary year-round Exterior Decorative Lighting Guidelines for Chicago's buildings. The guidelines provide year-round recommendations for all non-emergency exterior lighting, including crown and facade lighting, signage, street-level and tree lighting. When implemented throughout the city, the...

2010-03-16 13:08:00

DETROIT, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Streetlight out? If you're a Detroit Edison residential or business customer, you now can report it online at dteenergy.com/streetlight. "We have more than 200,000 street lights in our service area. When there's a problem that we need to know about, our customers' help can be invaluable," said Ed Henderson, Detroit Edison's manager of Community Lighting. "With our new online system, reporting an outage -and getting it fixed - is easier and faster than...

2010-02-24 04:00:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lighting Science Group Corporation (Pink Sheets: LSCG), a global leader in public infrastructure LED (light emitting diode) lighting products and Senergy USA, LLC, a provider of turnkey municipal lighting solutions, have entered into an agreement to coordinate marketing and supply efforts to American cities, counties and towns. Under the agreement, Senergy will utilize the Lighting Science PROLIFIC(TM) series roadway luminaires to...

2010-02-23 12:41:00

SATELLITE BEACH, Fla., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In what may be the largest lighting retrofit and upgrade in Navy history, Lighting Science Group Corporation (LSCG.PK) and the United States Navy are relighting the streetscapes, parking lots and the residence quarters at two separate sites at the Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) California -- Port Hueneme and Point Mugu -- with energy efficient LED (light emitting diode) lighting solutions. "We chose Lighting Science products...

2010-02-09 05:18:00

NORTHVALE, N.J., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- RAB Lighting shoots for the heart of the commercial outdoor lighting market with the introduction of an affordable LED product, the LPACK 20. RAB LED fixtures are a fraction of the initial cost of competitive products. The total cost of ownership of an LPACK 20 is reduced further with a 50,000 hour LED lamp life, eliminating the need for multiple lamp changes. The LPACK 20 competes with the traditional lighting alternatives in quality of light...

2009-12-23 05:20:00

NORTHVALE, N.J., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- RAB Lighting is proud to introduce the LPACK; an innovative, affordable and functional LED Wallpack. Available in both warm and cool light, the LPACK has a high-output, 10 watt LED light engine that delivers 70% of its initial lumens at 50,000 hours and produces a light output comparable to 35 watt high-pressure sodium wallpacks. The LPACK reduces energy costs by as much as 30% when compared to equivalent high-pressure sodium, metal halide or...


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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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