Endangered Birds Wounded by Deadly Light Pollution in Hawaii

Posted by on Sep 30, 2015 in General Lighting, Environmental Lighting, Future, LED | 0 comments

Misdirected lighting from an Air Force Base in Hawaii is causing birds to literally fall from the sky. While we’ve long known that light pollution can impact avian life, the severity of that impact is now becoming clear. Fortunately, lighting technology is developing faster than ever before, so solutions are available. Misdirected Lighting and Its Effect on Birds More than 126 birds have recently fallen around Hawaii’s...

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Across the Board, Racehorses Do Better with LED

Posted by on Sep 24, 2015 in General Lighting, Sports, Human Centric Lighting, LED | 0 comments

While it’s well-known that LED lighting is cost- and energy-efficient, some British stable owners observe that LEDs may also improve the physical health and well-being of their racehorses, too. Lighting Decisions for Horse Facilities Farmers and riders have long experimented with horse barn lighting options. There are obviously a number of requirements for these kinds of lamps—not only do they have to provide...

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On the Catwalk: LED Technology and High Fashion

Posted by on Sep 17, 2015 in Future, LED | 0 comments

Fedoras. Meat dresses. Handlebar mustaches. Full-body sweaters. Whatever these are. The world of fashion has been known to make some wild (see: questionable) decisions, and I won’t pretend to be able to keep up with every new trend that hits the runway. However, there is one brilliant fashion choice that has grabbed my attention: LEDs. Believe it or not, there is actually remarkable work being done out there to make...

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LEDs in Cars Will Communicate via the LiFi Lighting Network

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in General Lighting, Future of technology, LED, wireless technology | 0 comments

Usually, when I talk about LED light bulbs, I focus on their luminary benefits—how they offer some of the most natural and most energy-efficient lighting solutions available today. However, I sometimes overlook the totally geek-out-worthy fact that LEDs are able to serve as communication points, too. But . . . who cares? I’m so glad you asked! One of the reasons this is so exciting for me (and you), is that...

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How Many US Navy Sailors Does It Take to Change an LED?

Posted by on Sep 2, 2015 in General Lighting, Future, Green Lighting, LED | 0 comments

To preserve its status as the world’s best, the US military must remain efficient and keep its maintenance costs as low as possible. There are a number of ways to do this; one they’ve recently discovered is to upgrade and replace outdated lighting sources. Tens of thousands of US businesses and homeowners have already made this shift; now the Navy is climbing on board. LED Lighting: The Clear Choice for the US Navy US...

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