LEDs Lighting Can Triple the Efficiency of Greenhouse

LED greenhouse lighting is poised on the hockey stick of the adoption curve, saving electricity while potentially improving the world food supply. The past year has seen production-scale deployment emerge out of years of trial grower installations. LEDs have a unique efficacy advantage in horticulture. Plants appear green because they absorb red and blue, the […]

NPPD, Others Offer Incentives for LED Bulbs

The Nebraska Public Power District and its wholesale customer utilities are offering incentives to residential electric customers for the purchase and installation of LED bulbs with a $5 account credit for each Energy Star-qualified 60-, 75-, or 100-watt LED equivalent to the standard bulb they buy, with up to 10 credits available per residential account […]

2014 Lighting for Tomorrow Competition

Since 2002 the annual Lighting for Tomorrow competition has encouraged manufacturers to develop well designed, energy efficient lighting products – the best decorative energy efficient lighting fixtures in the market. The 2014 competition seeks lighting control devices, solid state lighting (SSL) fixtures, replacement lamps, and retrofit kits. This year there is a particular interest in […]

Osram LEDs to Light The Sistine Chapel’s Michelangelo Frescoes

The project, involving custom-designed fixtures optimized for beam control and with a color spectrum that will highlight the pigmentation in the frescoes, will be completed next year, although a pilot project entitled LED4Art has already proven the concept. While LED-based solid-state lighting (SSL) has long offered efficiency advantages compared to legacy sources, it’s a fairly […]

Summit Electric Supply Announces Candidate Search and Succession Plan Efforts

Summit Electric Supply has begun a search for candidates to take the role of President and Chief Operating Officer for the company. Co-founder and current President and CEO Victor R. Jury Jr. announces he will continue to serve as CEO and Chairman of the Board of the Directors and will focus on Summit’s strategic direction […]