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This current awareness service is prepared by the WSU Energy Program Library with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy State Energy Program. This information is provided for energy professionals and interested members of the public to highlight recent energy-related news, articles, and reports that discuss energy efficiency, energy conservation, and renewable sources of energy in engineering and policy circles.


All posts tagged 'LEDs'

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Is An LED Right For Your Next Retrofit Project?

Consulting-Specifying Engineer, Aug. 2016, by Tom Divine.

"As LED illumination technology improves in efficiency, reliability, and quality, building owners become interested in cost-effective ways to apply LED lighting in their facilities. In many cases, retrofitting existing fluorescent or incandescent luminaires will be an attractive alternative to wholesale fixture replacement. This article explores the effects of some of the applicable codes on LED retrofit projects."

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The Omnipresent and Omnipotent LED

Building Operating Management, Aug. 2016, by Naomi Millan.

3-part article explaining the synergy between LEDs and the Building Internet of Things:
Part 1: LEDs Are An Ideal Platform for the Building IoT
Part 2: Common IoT Applications for LED Lighting Systems
Part 3: SIDEBAR: Overcoming Privacy Concerns With Network Lighting Systems

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Eugene Evaluating Safety of LED Lights

The Register-Guard, July 11, 2016, by Christian Hill.

"Eugene city officials are evaluating the light emitted by new LED streetlights after the American Medical Association issued an official policy statement that it can be harmful to a person’s health."

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LED Codes and Standards

Consulting-Specifying Engineer, Apr. 2016, by Tom Divine.

"Clients are asking lighting designers to help them save on energy costs, and replacing fluorescent, HID, or other lights with LEDs is in high demand. This article looks at the codes and guidelines that define LED use."

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Supercharge Your Outdoor Lighting

Buildings, Apr. 2016, by Jennie Morton.

"Overhaul your exterior fixtures with LEDs to slash energy and maximize illumination."

LED Upgrades for Fluorescent Tubes

Buildings, Apr. 2016, by Eric Woodroof.

"Snap-in designs cut installation cost for office and high-bay applications."

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7 Tips to Maximize LED Retrofits

Buildings, Apr. 2016, by Janelle Penny.

"Get your money’s worth out of your lighting upgrade."

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LEDs: Keeping It Cool with Innovative Heat Sink Designs

Architectural Lighting, Sep/Oct. 2015, by Timothy A. Schuler.

"Advancements in thermal management promise the most efficient generation of LEDs yet."

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DOE Releases Street Lighting Report

Architectural SSL, Oct. 19, 2015.

"The U.S. Dept. of Energy has released a GATEWAY report on the experiences of the City of Portland, OR, in converting its street lighting from high-pressure sodium to LED. Such large-scale conversions are rarely simple matters, and the Portland Bureau of Transportation was an early investigator of LED street lighting and one of the first public agencies to join DOE's Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium, so learning how the city addressed the challenges it encountered can be especially helpful to other cities that are implementing or considering their own lighting transitions."

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The Business of Lighting [LED Decision Making]

Architectural SSL, June 2015, by Vilma Barr. -- scroll to page 23 of the digital article.

"What drives the decision to adopt LED? Is it pure energy savings? Is it cost? Is it novelty? We asked a number of people what their or their client's thinking was in context of places where LED has been embraced. The answers are quite surprising."

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