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2012 Hong Kong Lighting Fair Offered Innovation to a Record Crowd

At the 2012 Hong Kong Lighting Fair, buyers from North America, Europe, and Scandinavia marked interest from manufacturers seeking Energy Star and Zhaga certification. The Autumn Edition of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair, held at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre in late October, hosted a record-breaking 2,300 exhibitors from 37 countries and […]

Progress Lighting Illuma-Flex

Latest in Track & Recessed Products

Latest in Track Lighting  & Recessed Lighting Philips Consumer Luminaires Ledino Track Lighting This integrated LED fixture from the Ledino family installs on a junction box and has rotating heads for angling the light. Ideal placement includes hallways, kitchens, utility rooms, or spaces that could use additional layers of lighting. Shown in a Brushed Nickel […]

Soraa Inks Distribution Deal with Ushio

Soraa Inks Deal with Ushio to Distribute LED MR16 lamps

Soraa Inks Distribution Deal with Ushio: Fremont, Calif.-based Soraa has announced that as of November 1st, the company’s full spectrum GaN on GaNTM LED MR16 lamps will be available through Ushio group companies and its subsidiaries in Japan, China, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and Europe. Ushio, the largest distributor of MR16 lamps in […]

Courtyard by Marriott Conversion to LED lighting

Cree Lighting: Courtyard by Marriott Conversion to LED lighting

This hotel chain’s slogan – It’s a New Stay® – points to a more upscale experience, including an energy-saving conversion to LED lighting. The first Courtyard by Marriott in the country was built in 1983 in Atlanta and was Marriott’s initial sister brand. Although it originally targeted business travelers seeking quality service at affordable prices, […]

2012 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair Recap

2012 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair Recap

The Autumn Edition of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair, being held this week at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, is host to a record-breaking 2,300 exhibitors from 37 countries and regions, including the Czech Republic, which is showing for the first time. The crowd the fair has drawn is impressive as well, […]

2012 The LED Show

Inside The LED Show

The second edition of this fledgling event grew in both exhibitors and attendees. Located in the Rio Pavilion Convention Center at Rio® All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas,  this year’s LED Show occurred a scant two months after LIGHTFAIR International was held at the Las Vegas  Convention Center.  Although encompassing lighting technology in general, […]

LED Turns 50

The LED Turns 50 – And Is Better Than Ever!

General Electric (GE) engineer Nick Holonyak turned on the world’s first LED – which was red – 50 years ago. The laser was still a brand new technology back in February 1963, when Harland Manchester, a past president of the National Association of Science Writers, wrote about the technology’s many applications in the pages of […]

10 Facts About The LED

Ten Facts About the Light Emitting Diode

As the Light Emitting Diode turns 50 this month, enLightment takes a quick look at ten fun facts about the tiny diode that changed the world 1. The first practical visible-spectrum (red) LED was developed in 1962 by Nick Holonyak, Jr., while working at General Electric Company 2. The development of LED technology has caused […]

GE Lighting Announces Investments in Cleveland

GE Lighting To Invest in Cleveland Landmarks & Education

GE Lighting To Invest in Cleveland Landmarks & Education: EAST CLEVELAND, OHIO-based GE Lighting will provide more than $200,000 in energy- and maintenance-cost saving LED lighting systems for two Cleveland landmarks – the historic West Side Market and Cleveland’s Public Square – as part of a day-long GE Works celebration of its employees, heritage of […]

Energy Awareness Month: Spotlight On Energy Star Advantages

Energy Awareness Month: Spotlight On Energy Star Advantages

How Lighting Showrooms Can Spotlight Energy Star’s Advantages to Consumers By Taylor Jantz-Sell Energy Star Lighting Program Manager Today, there are four billion light bulb sockets in the U.S., and more than three billion of them still use the standard incandescent technology that was created over 125 years ago. With new legislation and rapid advancements […]