Outdoor LED Lighting | View online | July 13, 2010
LEDs Outdoor Lighting Newsletter | July 13, 2010

Welcome to the first Outdoor LED Lighting newsletter.

Produced once a month by the LEDs Magazine team, the newsletter focuses on outdoor illumination applications such as roadway and pedestrian lighting, illumination of car parks, facilities and exterior urban spaces, and solar-powered and off-grid lighting.

Subjects will include government programs and incentives, case studies, products and enabling technologies, networking and communication, power supplies, lighting fixtures and modules, optical design and light distribution, light quality, user acceptance and many other topics.

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Articles

Working group pursues LED and induction street-light retrofits

San Diego Street Light Working Group plans to upgrade 145,000 street lights with a mix of induction and LED luminaires across a broad geographic region.

Schréder LED fixtures utilize HSMtec printed board technology

$subtitles.get($x) LED fixtures from Schréder have been enhanced with HSMtec printed-board technology from Häusermann GmbH.

ASSIST evaluates outdoor lighting impact on human circadian system

Research reveals that outdoor lighting has little if any impact on human biological cycles in the face of worries of some advocacy groups about bluish short-wavelength light.

Controls will compound the advantages of LEDs in street lighting

LED street lights designed for a long service life can be operated at reduced power levels and still deliver the needed light output, plus controls can dim or extinguish lights as appropriate.

More Highlights

Carmanah launches new online application for solar LED lighting

Philips acquires street-lighting controls business from Amplex

DOE releases more details on street lighting consortium plan


Philips Hadco is the leader in quality outdoor lighting. We offer many styles to suite your needs in municipal, commercial and residential applications. Philips Hadco announces the launch of www.hadcoled.com, a comprehensive LED information site. Here you can find technical specs and examples of the latest LED technologies that make LED outdoor lighting a viable, green solution.

Case Studies

LED linear lighting used throughout road tunnel in the Netherlands

$subtitles.get($x) The Dutch Highways Agency has selected linear LED lighting from Indal WRTL to provide both the interior and entrance lighting for the Vlake Tunnel in the Netherlands.

Gateway LED-based SSL installation lights up Washington, DC parking garage

The US Department of Labor has installed LED-based solid-state lighting in a parking garage, and expects 75% energy savings and better light.

Pittsburgh International Airport goes green with LEDs

$subtitles.get($x) Appalachian Lighting Systems, Inc. was selected by the Allegheny Country Airport Authority to manufacture and deliver 1,347 new LED lighting fixtures to the airport, located 20 miles outside of Pittsburgh.

Gateway report details T.J.Maxx LED parking-lot lighting

Phase 1 of a DOE Gateway demonstration project achieves 58% energy savings based on LED-based solid-state lighting (SSL) with integrated controls in a parking-lot application.

Recent News

DOE to host webcast on LED street-lighting evaluation

Speakers who are involved in LED street-lighting projects will share perspectives as part of the DOE’s Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium.

Historic bridge gets LEDs, more cities get streetlight funding

More cities are beginning to receive LED streetlight funding, as outdoor LED lighting system installations grow in popularity.

Seattle to add LED street lights on arterial roadways

In Outdoor Lighting news this week, Seattle plans more LED street light retrofits, Vishay announces LED panels for street lights, and Dialight helps its LED solid-state lighting customers to recycle legacy lamps and fixtures.

Luminus finds success in outdoor area-lighting applications

$subtitles.get($x) The PhlatLight family is being used by Guth, ABS Lighting, and Almeco Group in street, parking-lot, walkway, parking-garage and other area lighting applications.

Products

Zenaro power supply series with outputs ranging from 54W to 132W

$subtitles.get($x) Zenaro’s power supply series provides LED Indoor / Outdoor lighting engineers and designers with four different types of power consumptions: 54W, 66W, 102W and 132W.

GlacialLight releases DC-powered GL-SD30 LED path light

$subtitles.get($x) GlacialTech Inc., has released the GL-SD30, a 34W, battery-powered LED flood light that takes an 11-15V/22-30V DC power supply.

Edison Opto announces four types of streetlight modules

$subtitles.get($x) Edison Opto announced the availability of four types of streetlight modules for various requirements.

ON Semiconductor’s integrated LED driver for low bay, street and architectural lighting applications

$subtitles.get($x) ON Semiconductor announced an offline LED driver that integrates power factor correction (PFC) and isolated step-down AC-DC power conversion in a single stage.

Older Stories

Germany funds 10 LED outdoor lighting projects

Ten German towns chosen as winners of the Kommunen in neuem Licht competition could receive up to EUR 2 million each for LED lighting projects.

Kolkata unveils LightSavers project for LED lighting

Over 270 outdoor LED luminaires will be installed in Kolkata, India, in order to evaulate their performance as part of the global LightSavers program.

RPI's Lighting Research Center details LED street light field test

The LRC field test of a business-park LED street light installation confirms that visitors consider LEDs to be equal to or better than legacy lighting.

Largest Canadian University graduates into LED technology for street lighting

University of Toronto adds street lighting to its LED resume, by integrating an LED retrofit kit into its existing outdoor campus lights, writes Brian Owen.

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