led street lighting Articles

  • Solar LED Street Lights are the Best

    Streets have to be lit to improve security and visibility when it is dark. This can be achieved with any kind of light but what else would there be to benefit from? Lighting is not just about the brightness you see on a street. It is about energy efficiency and cost. A proper light should fit all this criteria and LED ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Street lights in Eden Prairie retrofitted with LED bulbs

    For the past few years, cities in Minnesota are switching from incandescent bulbs to LED bulbs. Eden Prairie follows the trend and will retrofit all its street lights with LED. The $3108 project will allow the city to replace the 100 street lights owned by the city with 110 watts LED bulbs. Despite the cost, the cost the city forecast to save energy and therefore, save money. A couple of months ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • The definition of solar street lights

    Defining Solar Street Light Solar street lights are gradually replacing widely used traditional public street lights. They have a crystalline silicon solar battery to supply power, a maintenance-free controlled battery to store electricity, a ultra-bright LED lamps as light source. And they are controlled by a smart charging and ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Various LED Fixture Designs

    Light fixtures come in different designs that can fit into any kind of environment. Having the right kind of fixture will allow you to fully enjoy the benefits of the lighting. Efficient lighting must however be able to save some energy and save you a lot of money while at the same time maintaining maximum productivity. LED fixtures fit the bill perfectly and are what are mainly used ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Dark-sky Friendly Lighting for Reduced Light Pollution

    The night sky is one of the most spectacular sights to see and at no cost at all. The shining stars and moon over the dark canvas that is the sky paints a beautiful picture of nature and reminds you that the earth is a beautiful place. Over the years there has been an increase in the amount of outdoor ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Honolulu’s LED Lamps: Cutting on Carbon and Trimming Tax

    Honolulu, the Hawaiian capital’s energy costs rank tenth on the pollution lists. In an attempt to reduce this figure, the city mayor wants to install solar street lamps which will help cut tax and Greenhouse Gas emissions. Hawaii stands third in least energy consumption per capita, but the increasingly high population density mounts up its energy costs. 2013 saw a reduction in the ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • EverLast® Cobra Head smart fixtures outshine HPS and LED

    At one time High Pressure Sodium lights (HPS) were the market’s most cost-effective solution for commercial outdoor lighting. More recently, there was an industry consensus that solid-state LEDs did HPS one better by eliminating the poor, yellowish, light quality while playing an increasingly important role in energy reduction programs. LEDs to the rescue? Not so fast. According to the DOE’s ...


    By EverLast

  • Why You Need Solar Outdoor Lighting

    Light is an essential part of human life and it takes quite a large chunk considering daytime is when people are most active. The need for light spills over into the night when you use artificial lighting to continue your activities. The outdoors also requires some light when darkness falls for various reasons. Some get outdoor lighting to make their environment feel safer while others ...


    By Stanford Magnets

  • Brighter outdoor lights make people feel safer

    Outdoor lighting is important for ensuring safety and proper illumination. It however becomes a little difficult to install solar outdoor lighting if there is a residential neighborhood right next to the area where the lights are to be installed. The problem arises because installing outdoor lighting that is too bright will affect the neighbors at night since most people prefer minimal ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Light Color Recommendations for Commercial and Industrial Spaces

    Commercial, recreational and industrial spaces, such as offices, construction sites and outdoor parking lots, have different lighting needs. In most cases, the activities conducted on the location dictates the type of luminaries used, brightness settings and colors of the lights. Light color is a salient aspect of lighting systems, due to its passive contributions to productivity and ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • conlux GmbH - Case Study

    Customer: conlux GmbH Sector: LED lighting technology & photovoltaics Country: Austria Year of Cooperation: 2012 Website: www.conlux.com Technology Supplier: Microtronics Engineering GmbH The Customer conlux specialises in LED lighting technology and photovoltaics and offers its public and private customers custom-made lighting solutions of the ...

  • Adding Quality to City Life

    The Special Service District's impact shines throughout downtown. Within the district's 760 acres, Tampa's Downtown Clean Team Beautifies the streets, while the softer side of security, Tampa's Downtown Guides, patrol by foot and bike. The six Clean Team members collect more than two tons of trash and other debris every day. In 2004, they kept 720 tons of garbage off the city streets. Tampa's ...


  • Why measuring the ambient NO2 without conversion?

    Nitrogen oxides NOx are pollutants that may have particular impact in terms of greenhouse gases, acidifying air etc ... issuance increased significantly since 1950 with the massive development of transport and industries. It therefore becomes necessary to provide measures always safer these pollutant gases, and to know the reliability of results. Currently, 60% of emissions of NO and NO2 are ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • Redesigning urban transport

    The world’s cities are facing unprecedented problems. In Mexico City, Tehran, Kolkata, Bangkok, Shanghai, and hundreds of other cities, the air is no longer safe to breathe. Respiratory illnesses are rampant. In the United States, the number of hours commuters spend sitting frustrated in traffic-congested streets and highways climbs higher each year. In response, forward-thinking city planners ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • Carmanah featured in ExportWise: Ready to Export: Are you innovating?

    Companies that export are more innovative, productive, profitable, and protected from risk. This, the first in a four-part series, talks about how businesses that innovate and invest in R&D compete on the global stage. John Simmons is in a competitive business and he’s not just competing with other Canadians in his line of work — he’s competing with companies across the ...

  • Copenhagen aspires to be the first carbon neutral capital in the world

    The City Council of Copenhagen is aiming to make the capital carbon neutral by 2025 – the first capital city in the world to do so. CO2 emissions have already been reduced by 21 % since 2005. On the 23rd of August, 2012, it is expected that a majority of votes at the Copenhagen City Council will pass the CPH 2025 Climate Plan with the ambition of carbon neutrality by 2025. ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • 10 top tips for sustainable cities

    As global population grows, urban population is growing even faster — with 2.5 billion more city dwellers expected by 2050, according to the United Nations. And while urbanization can bring benefits in terms of economies of scale, social cohesion, technological innovation, transportation efficiency and more, cities can also be breeding grounds for poverty, pollution and malaise. To help ...


    By Ensia

  • U.S. headed for massive decline in carbon emissions*

    For years now, many members of Congress have insisted that cutting carbon emissions was difficult, if not impossible. It is not. During the two years since 2007, carbon emissions have dropped 9 percent. While part of this drop is from the recession, part of it is also from efficiency gains and from replacing coal with natural gas, wind, solar, and geothermal energy. The United States has ended a ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • Huge Price Increases Underway from Lamp Manufacturers: The impact of rare earth metals shortages

    Brace Yourself for Record Price Increases from the Lamp Manufacturers. ...


    By Connexion

  • Environmentally Friendly Meetings Move to Center Stage

    ASTM “Green Meeting” Standards Help Save Energy and Reduce Pollution Thanks to work by ASTM International Subcommittee E60.02 on Hospitality, a set of ASTM standards now helps define best practices for ensuring that meetings and events are greener and more sustainable. Meetings and events are a big business, representing billions of dollars in economic activity for economies ...


    By ASTM International

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