• LED Bulbs in the News

    New York Times article from the floor of Lightfair International , the lighting industry's annual trade show. The word from the convention: LEDs. From the article; "Manufacturers displayed LEDs incorporated into large warehouse, garage and street-lighting fixtures, flexible light ribbons...
  • IBS Update - This Year's Buzzword: LED LED LED LED

    The number one request at IBS this year was for LED bulbs and fixtures . This cost-conscious environment is making the energy-efficient LED even more appealing. Builders and remodelers are searching for the latest technology and the best light output. As manufacturers rush to meet this demand...
  • LEDs on Interstate 35

    LEDs have been used to illuminate the reconstructed Interstate-35W bridge in Minneapolis-St. Paul. This is the first interstate highway to be lit using LED lighting . From an article about the project in the Star Tribune newspaper article: "Lighting still accounts for as much as 20 percent...
  • Greenpix Media Wall - World's Largest LED Display

    We spotted this eye-popping LED installation for the upcoming Olympic Games in Beijing in an Inhabitat blog post . It's the world's largest color LED installation. Writer Antonia Halse notes that "The media wall has been embedded with intelligent software, allowing the skin of the building...
  • GE Announces Ultra Long Life LED Bulb

    GE has announced a new LED light bulb with an estimated life of 25,000 hours. At an average of 3 hours per day, that's more than 20 years. The bulb produces 450 lumens, which is equivalent to a 40 watt incandescent bulb . Plus, the bulb is engineered to spread the light throw more evenly than...
  • LEDs from Ann Arbor to Buckingham Palace

    Here's an interesting overview of the cost-saving promise of LED lighting in the New York Times: Green Promise Seen in Switch to LED Lighting . The technology is on a very fast learning curve, becoming more efficient and less costly every year. LED light bulbs have even found a home in Buckingham...
  • LED Lights on the Eiffel Tower

    To celebrate its 120th anniversary, the Eiffel Tower has been decked out with energy efficient LED spotlights. The LED lights have been programmed to create a dynamic light sequence. They'll be in place until December 31. Read more at LEDs Magazine, Eiffel Tower celebrates 120 years with...
  • Update: Convert Your Recessed Lights Into LEDs

    John recently did a post on these energy-efficient LED recessed lights on February 27th. In the meantime, our the team from the Lamps Plus Professionals side attended a trade show. They had a booth next door to the display pictured above with the recessed lights actually installed. They were really enthusiastic...
  • Lighting City Monuments with LEDs

    We've noticed an increased commercial interest in LED applications, for example, in exterior lighting. Cities all over the world are exploring new ways of lighting their monuments at night. LEDs offer a highly efficient, colorful new approach. All of the possible applications are still being explored...
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