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Energy Department ENERGY STAR 2.0 energy saving from LED lighting

The Energy Department Announces Funding for 7 SSL R&D Projects

The Energy Department Announces Funding for 7 SSL R&D Projects

Energy Department Invests $8 Million in Efficient Lighting R&D The Energy Department is announcing funding for seven R&D projects that will support key scientific advancements in solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. The projects will help accelerate the development of high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting products that can significantly reduce energy costs

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Cannabis Industry Has Major Carbon Footprint

The Cannabis Industry Has a Fossil Fuel Reliance Problem Merry Jane, June 21,2017 As the legal cannabis industry grows, so does its carbon footprint. In order to grow cannabis plants indoors, cultivators must resort to using powerful high-pressure sodium lights, similar to the ones used in hospital operating rooms. These lights produce about 500 times

The Influence of Lighting Design On Plant Growth

Understand energy efficiency of LED horticultural lighting systems LEDs Magazine, April 19, 2017 There are multiple considerations that a business faces when evaluating light sources to use for horticultural lighting, including but not limited to: light intensity, spectrum, uniformity of light distribution, energy efficiency, and fixture lifespan. Horticultural lighting systems convert electrical energy into light

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A Zondits Interview: VividGro LED Grow Lighting

Chuck Porter, Jesse Remillard, and Nick Collins, ERS, for Zondits Zondits recently sat down with Pete Rumsey, Executive Vice President of Sales and Business Development of Lighting Science/VividGro to gain insights into the use of LED grow lighting specifically for the cannabis industry. VividGro, based in West Warwick, Rhode Island, is one of a few

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Tuning the PAR & Light Spectrum to Influence Indoor Agriculture Growth

Nick Collins, ERS, for Zondits In recent years, LED lighting has had a transformative effect on the interior and exterior lighting markets by offering lamps and fixtures with high levels of efficacy and flexibility of application. Another market is poised for transformation through the application of LED fixtures, but this time it is the indoor

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Guernsey Farms Dairy’s Inside Scoop on Energy Efficiency

Cream Of The Crop: Guernsey Farms Dairy Takes Fresh Approach To Energy Efficiency CBS Detroit, October 12, 2016 When John McGuire established Guernsey Farms Dairy in Northville in 1940, he had a simple philosophy: produce exceptional products, maintain quality and provide excellent service in delivering those products to customers. Son Marty McGuire and his family are

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McLaren Health Care’s Sweeping LED Lighting Initiative

McLaren Health Care Center Invests in Better Light CREE Case Study Timing Is Everything When Keith Miller first heard about LED lighting nearly a decade ago, he was Facilities Director at McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. Miller figured it was a development worth watching—but simply too costly and not yet proven. Fast forward

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Li-Fi Technology – It’s More Efficient and Secure Than Wi-Fi

Meet Li-Fi: Internet Using LED Light Waves Bloomberg, January 26,2017 Wi-Fi networks dependent on radio waves are growing more congested all the time—and can’t be used everywhere—so various researchers and companies are betting light waves from LED lamps and overheads can also stream data and connect people to the internet. So-called Li-Fi technology, which uses

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