The New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) recently completed the installation of nearly 1,600 LED luminaires that light walkways and grassy areas in Central Park. The new luminaires from Spring City Electrical feature Cree (Nasdaq: CREE) XLamp® XP-G LEDs in each fixture and were produced using an advanced light engine from Heatron. DOT officials estimate the new LED lighting will reduce energy usage by 62 percent and deliver annual maintenance savings of nearly $30,000 compared to metal halide lighting.
DURHAM, NC — The Ronald McDonald House of Durham, North Carolina (RMHD) is opening its doors to even more families with a newly renovated facility which features nearly 150 LED luminaires from Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE). The addition of Cree LED lighting supports the RMHD mission of providing a comfortable, warm, home-like atmosphere for critically ill children and their families, while also saving energy and money. Read more »
Arnhem, The Netherlands – The Municipality of Arnhem is to install Philips LED lighting on a large scale, in line with its ambitions in the area of sustainability. 2,300 street lights on the city’s major roads are to be fitted with dimmable LED lamps. This measure will achieve energy savings of some 47%, equivalent to 500,000 kWh a year. The investment will be recouped through the reduced costs of energy consumption, maintenance and lamp replacement. The project will take four years and was recently started in Arnhem South around Groningensingel.
Installation of Cree LEDway® Street Lights Expected to Save Nearly $200,000 Yearly in Energy and Maintenance Costs
DURHAM, NC –
The Town of Oyster Bay, New York is installing LEDway® street lights from Durham-based manufacturer Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) as part of a Town-wide upgrade of its high pressure sodium (HPS) lights to energy-efficient LED lighting. To-date, 2,500 Cree® LEDway street lights have been installed out of the 4,000 planned. The Town received a $2 million Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) from the U.S. Department of Energy to fund the installation along 750 miles of roadway in Oyster Bay. Read more »
Glittering Lighting Makeover for Tower Bridge Readies London’s World-Famous Icon for Historic Year 2012
Landmark dazzles in diamond white for Queen’s Jubilee weekend
EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio – May 30, 2012 – (NYSE:GE) – Tower Bridge, one of the world’s most recognizable landmarks, has been transformed with a new world-class lighting system in time to mark the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Cour Napoleon lighting renovation reaches completion
24 May, 2012
Paris, Tokyo-Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced that it has reached a basic agreement with the Louvre Museum to replace part of the interior lighting of the Louvre with its own LED lighting. This is Phase 2 of a renovation project that Toshiba Corporation and the Louvre Museum have pursued in partnership since 2010. This next project phase will see renovation of LED lighting in important interior spaces of the museum. It includes specific exhibit lighting for Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, and for the Red Rooms, which display famous masterpieces such as Jacques-Louis David’s Consecration of the Emperor Napoleon I and Coronation of the Empress Josephine, as well as the Napoleon Hall, the Louvre’s main entrance. Read more »
Philips lights up main stadiums in Ukraine and Poland used during this summer’s major football tournament
May 24, 2012
- Philips to light soccer pitches in majority of stadiums in Poland and Ukraine, including in Kiev.
- The advanced lighting solutions of Philips contribute to enhancing the viewing experience for players, spectators and TV viewers alike, bringing the spectacle and emotion of the soccer play alive.
- Philips’ innovative and unobtrusive lighting system helps players and referees deliver the best performance.
Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips Electronics (AEX: PHI, NYSE: PHG) today announced that the company will light the majority of football stadiums in Ukraine and Poland, including the Olympic stadium of Kiev (NSC Olimpiyskiy). These stadiums are, amongst other, venues for the European football championship this year during this summer’s football tournament. Read more »
“Reducing energy consumption pays dividends for the both the hotel and its guests” Verbatim’s halogen replacement LEDs deliver rapid return on investment for Hotel Leonardo
The luxury four-star Hotel Leonardo Prague is situated in the heart of the Old Town, just a few paces from Charles Bridge and Old Town Square. The hotel offers 82 spacious rooms and suites furnished with original furniture from Prague’s Art Nouveau period. The hotel also features the Platina restaurant, with vaulted ceilings and impressive Renaissance frescoes, which serves up mainly Italian and Czech cuisine. Read more »
May 22, 2012
Saint-Petersburg, Russia – In honor of the 200th Anniversary of the Victory in the Patriotic War of 1812, Philips and the State Hermitage presented the new LED lighting of the Triumphal Arch of the General Staff Building and the Chariot of Glory. Read more »
May 16, 2012
Manila, Philippines – The Boni Tunnel in Mandaluyong is now brighter and more energy-efficient as result of an innovative solar powered LED lighting system from Philips. The Boni Tunnel Efficient Lighting System marks the first time in the country that LEDs and solar panels have been integrated into one system that will enhance driver safety when using the 280-meter tunnel. Read more »
A “New” New York State of Mind: Empire State Building Redefines New York City Skyline With Philips LED Lighting
May 9, 2012
New York, NY – Globally recognized as an engineering marvel and symbol of New York City, the Empire State Building (ESB) has selected Philips, the world’s leader in lighting, as its partner to transition the building’s iconic tower lights to innovative LEDs. The two organizations have pushed the boundaries of LED technology to develop a state-of-the-art dynamic lighting system from Philips Color Kinetics that is unique to ESB and will allow the building’s façade and mast to change lighting scenes in real-time. In addition to greater control and management of the lighting, the new system will deliver the superior light levels for the design, as well as allow ESB to highlight its architectural details. Read more »