Lighting for Darker Skies: Strategies to Reduce Light Pollution

The source of light pollution and its solutions have changed as outdoor lighting technology advances. While the effort to preserve the night’s dark skies and prevent light spillage into [...]

New Jersey County See Incentives, Savings with Energy Audit and Upgrades

Ocean County, New Jersey, has received almost a million dollars in incentives, with more to come, for upgrading its energy systems; the county will also see nearly $400,000 in savings per year [...]

LEDs Light Up the Outdoors

The transformation of indoor lighting by advances in LED technology has been swift and dramatic in recent years. Now the fixtures are ready to transform the outdoors. According to Guidehouse [...]

Make Human-Centric Lighting the Center of a Post-Pandemic Built Environment

The advanced capabilities of human-centric or circadian lighting and controls can and should deliver a new level of enrichment and safety indoors, says JAMES TU of Energy Focus. The novel [...]

LED Lighting Supports Sustainable Fishing and Protects Local Habitat

LED lighting technology helps to enhance sustainability not only by reducing general energy consumption, it also prevent wildlife in many ways. Recently in Alabama, USA, a turtle-friendly LED [...]

Cities Getting Smart About Street Lighting

Smart energy has been one of the great advances of the digital age. Smart lighting, in particular, has the potential for great energy and cost savings. City governments especially can benefit [...]

Tallest Skyscraper in Southeast Asia Illuminated

The tallest building in Southeast Asia is currently located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The 461.5-meter-high building, Landmark 81, is recently lit up by Osram subsidiary Traxon e:cue and LK [...]

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao Illuminated with Zumtobel’s Tailored Lighting System

The Guggenhein Museum in Bilbao, Spain, recently refurbished its lighting system with solutions provided by Austrian lighting company Zumtobel. The spectacular building of the museum is [...]

Kingston, NY to Install 2,400 LED Streetlights, Will Save More Than $200,000 Per Year

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and the City of Kingston recently announced the start of installation of LED streetlights throughout the city as part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Smart [...]