LED Lighting In Horticulture

LED’s represent an entirely different technology from the gaseous discharge-type lamps of old used in horticulture. Capabilities like spectral composition control and high light output with little radiant heat make this technology potentially one of the most significant advances in horticultural lighting since the development of high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps. Lighting based on the use… Read more

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Dr. Nick Holonyak – Inventor of the Visible Spectrum LED

Nick Holonyak, Jr. was born in Zeigler, Illinois on 3 November 1928. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1950, 1951, and 1954, respectively. As a Texas Instruments Fellow in Semiconductor Physics at the University of Illinois (1953-54), he did graduate work under the direction of John… Read more

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Phoenix Stadium’s Superbowl Lighting by Ephesus

University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ has installed high performance LED stadium lights from Ephesus Lighting, Inc., the leader in providing LED lighting solutions for sports facilities. According to Amy Casper, CEO of the Syracuse-based company, the facility will be the first NFL venue to illuminate the playing surface exclusively with LED lighting. (via http://www.localsyr.com)… Read more

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World Trade Center Tribute In Light

Tribute in Light was first presented on March 11, 2002, six months after the 9/11 attacks, and has been presented annually by MAS (Municipal Art Society) ever since. Comprising eighty-eight 7,000-watt xenon light bulbs positioned into two 48-foot squares that echo the shape and orientation of the Twin Towers, Tribute in Light is assembled on… Read more

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Tech Lighting: 25 Years of Elegance and Quality

Over the past two and a half decades, Tech Lighting has built a reputation upon design which is timeless, precise engineering and the dependability of its products. Today, it is the industry’s leader in low-voltage lighting systems with a comprehensive collection of beautiful fixtures. At the heart of this is an intense juxtaposition of science… Read more

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LED Bulbs – The Smarter Lighting Solution

Energy experts know that the incandescent bulb has gone the way of the dinosaur. In fact, in 2007, Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act, which requires that all light bulbs sold on the market have a 30 percent increase in efficiency over today’s standard incandescent bulbs by 2014. Though this law won’t prevent… Read more

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