energy efficient lights

Say Goodbye To The Fluorescent Buzz

  Scientists at Wake Forest University have developed a flicker-free, shatterproof alternative for large-scale lighting that they claim is at least twice as efficient as CFL technology and less expensive than LEDs. The lighting is based on field-induced polymer electroluminescent (FIPEL) technology, which uses a nano-engineered polymer matrix to convert … [continued]

Philips Launches LED Retrofit Lamps

  Last week, Philips announced the release of three new types of LED bulbs for its LED retrofit line. These new bulbs will help users experience the benefits of LED lighting while replicating the characteristics of the traditional light bulbs they replace. The first bulb, the DimTone BR30, is designed … [continued]

Energy Efficiency News

  Aside from our own energy efficiency stories from the past week, here are a few more from around: Lighting Cree has introduced the XSP Series LED Street Light. This new street light series is “the most affordable and efficient Cree® LED street light designed to speed payback to municipalities. Using … [continued]

Fin-Shaped Outdoor LED Lighting from Cree

  LED lighting company Cree has now developed some pretty unique-looking outdoor LED lamps. The Aeroblades™ series of luminaires debuted at Light+Building in Frankfurt last week. The lamps are based on Cree’s advanced BetaLED® Technology with superior NanoOptic® lighting control. The Aeroblades series was developed in coordination with design firm Speirs + Major. Notably, … [continued]