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RECOM Introduces Super-Flat 11 and 13 mm high LED Drivers

RECOM has released an entire family of super-flat constant-current and constant-voltage LED drivers suitable for stand-alone LED luminaires where space – especially height – is at a minimum. At only 11 and 13 mm high, these LED drivers can be used in concealed installation applications such as in furniture, unobtrusive mounting in shelving units, behind […]

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Audi Taps Osram for OLED Taillights in Sports Car

More niche business for organic light emitting diodes, following Osram’s similar announcement with BMW. Backing up its assertion that there will at least be niche markets for OLED lighting technology, Osram announced that a second automaker, Audi AG, is using the company’s OLED rear lights in a production model. Munich-based Osram said Audi is using […]

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Strasbourg Cathedral switches on new LED lighting by Lumenpulse

STRASBOURG, FRANCE – The nocturnal appearance of one of Europe’s most important cathedrals has been transformed with a stunning new LED lighting design using luminaires from Lumenpulse. The new lighting for the building, located in a UNESCO World Heritage Site and considered one of the great masterpieces of gothic architecture, was created by lighting design […]

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Rolls-Royce targets LED upgrades and on-site solar systems

EXCLUSIVE: Engineering group Rolls-Royce is planning a full-scale roll-out of energy efficiency initiatives and low-carbon technologies across its international estate, including the installation of a giant rooftop solar system at one of its largest UK factories. The FTSE-100 company, which employs more than 55,000 people across 45 countries, has ring-fenced around £11m to invest in […]

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Marks & Spencer eyes 100% LED-lit estate by 2025

Marks & Spencer (M&S) wants to build on “the most comprehensive, wide-ranging sustainability plan in retail” by fitting out its entire UK estate with LED lighting by 2025. Speaking at a non-domestic energy event in London this week, M&S’s head of facilities management Munish Datta said that setting “uncomfortable targets” has become essential for M&S […]

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Riyadh to install more LED streetlights

The Riyadh municipality has intensified its efforts to rationalize energy consumption in street lighting by increasing reliance on energy-saving (LED) systems and expanding the use of solar energy. This comes as part of the governorate’s plans to decrease the consumption of the electric power that is used for lighting the streets and squares of the […]

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GVA Lighting joins Philips Lighting’s EnabLED Licensing Program

(Netherlands) – GVA joins other members to help accelerate adoption of energy efficient LED lighting. Philips Lighting has announced that it signed a patent license agreement with GVA Lighting, a designer and manufacturer of LED lighting systems for architectural and commercial markets. The license provides GVA Lighting with full, worldwide access to a wide range […]

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ZAHA HADID’S AUDACIOUS OFFICE BUILDING FOR ANTWERP’S PORT

Hundreds of men and women who helped run Antwerp’s port, the second busiest in Europe and the fifth largest in the world, once were scattered in offices across the Flemish city. Then, eight years ago, a decision was made to have everyone work under one roof. The thinking was that the move could make operations […]