domestic lighting News

  • VPhase Domestic Voltage Optimisation

    News was released recently as VPhase was placed into administration. The pioneering VPhase brand placed into administration on the 4th September 2013 contributed greatly to the awareness of energy saving within the home through managing the incoming voltage levels. Many independent studies have been carried out which confirm the principal of energy saving through voltage ...


    By Energy Ace

  • Demystifying the dis-domestication of consumer products

    Prolonging the lifespan of products is vital in order to decouple economic success from environmental impact, according to Marie Hebrok of the National Institute for Consumer Research (SIFO) in Oslo, Norway. Writing in the Journal of Design Research she is developing a theory of dis-domestication of products that should help inform designers and manufacturers as to the social perspective on how ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Report on trends for non-domestic energy efficiency published

    A new report called Energy Efficiency Trends has been published by EEVS, the leading UK provider of independent performance information and analysis services for energy efficiency. The report provides essential insight for consumers and suppliers of non-domestic energy efficiency and includes a special feature on Energy Performance Contracting. Energy Efficiency Trends ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • Green light for hydrofracking

    Shale Gas Exploration Now Permitted in the UK CNG Services Ltd welcomes the announcement today that shale gas extraction should be permitted to continue in the UK following investigations into the earthquake risk associated with hydrofracking. With the cost of importing oil and gas increasing, shale gas exploration will be an important step towards security of supply for the UK. Whilst ...


    By CNG Services Limited

  • Green Deal - Green Light

    Greg Barker visited Birmingham this afternoon, to congratulate the City Council and Carillion Energy Services on the announcement of its Green Deal delivery partnership Birmingham is the first local authority in the country to appoint a delivery partner for the Green Deal. In an announcement last month, DECC ...

  • Bruel & Kjaer’s totally un-PC domestic noise monitors

    Leading sound and vibration expert, Bruel & Kjaer UK has launched a ‘PC-less’ version of its domestic noise monitoring systems, MATRON-3 and MATRON-Light, to help local authorities avoid the resources drain of IT support. Many businesses and councils use external IT support teams, but each visit to install software costs money and is likely to entail management approval, which is time ...

  • Towards better management of old lighting

    Lighting, once it has reached the end of its useful life, contains elements such as mercury, which can be harmful to humans. Ambilamp and its agents aim to tackle this problem. This Spanish association for recycling lights has been promoting sustainable collection and recycling of lights by means of an integrated system for management lighting waste since 2005. Ambilamp's collecting model is ...

  • LED lighting technology goes underground

    Leading European street lighting suppliers Joliet Technology introduce a specially designed lamp unit for tunnel and underground lighting applications.Switching to LED street lights offers up to 80% savings on power consumption and ensures a complete return on investment in less than 17 months with colossal savings over the 10 year life of the product. Resultant reductions in harmful Co2 and So2 ...


    By Joliet Technology

  • Frost & Sullivan: domestic investments to steer Malaysia out of troubling times ahead

    2011 saw Malaysia witness conservative growth in the environment and building technologies markets with sporadic high value and key development of projects, mainly bolstered by participation of domestic companies. According to Melvin Leong, Frost & Sullivan Program Manager for Environment & Building Technologies, "Significant contribution and participation by the private sector is needed. ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Light bulbs to light trucks, efficiency shapes new US energy law

    Congress on 18 December passed a new energy bill and sent it along Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House in a hybrid Prius car. President George W. Bush signed the measure 19 December, which includes the first increase in vehicle fuel economy standards in 32 years. The House approved the bill, 314-100 on Tuesday. The Senate passed it last week by a vote of 86-8. The bill mandates a fuel ...

  • China Lighting Source Market Analysis with 2017 Forecasts

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Analysis and Forecast of China Lighting Source Market, 2013-2017" new market research report to its store. In 2012, China’s output of lighting source products reached 21.14 billion units, of which, there were 4.183 billion fluorescent lamps and 4.528 billion incandescent bulbs. In the next few years, China’s economy will continue to maintain steady ...

  • Global Energy Efficient Lighting Technology Market

    The field of lighting has witnessed remarkable technology improvements in the past few years, especially in the area of compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) and solid state lighting. Conventional incandescent bulbs are expected to reach obsolescence with the onset of CFL and LEDs (light emitting diodes). LED lighting is enjoying robust growth because of its exceptional features that include high ...


  • Sun sheds light on Arctic carbon puzzle

    One of the puzzles of the permafrost has been solved by scientists in the US. The key to the carbon cycle in the Arctic north is not the microbe population − it’s the sunlight. Such a discovery is not, strictly speaking, concerned with climate change, but with the more detailed question of how the world ...


    By Climate News Network

  • China Innovation Steps Further Into "New Light Resources"

    Hong Kong, Nov 17, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - China Innovation Investment Limited ("China Innovation", Stock Code: 1217.HK), the company focuses on the investment of "Four-New Industries", is delighted to announce that the Company entered into the Equity Interests and Shareholders' Loan Swap Agreement, to swap its equity interests and shareholders' loan on Dooda Innovation Limited ("Dooda ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Points of light recognizes extraordinary achievements in service

    As our nation struggles with continuing crucial challenges, Points of Light Institute last night honored inspirational achievements from individuals and organizations who have significantly transformed communities for the better. They were recognized at the 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service in New York City Four Daily Point of Light award-winners were recognized for creating ...

  • Carmanah Marks Portugal Power Towers with OL800 Lights

    Carmanah Technologies (TSX: CHM) distributor InfoControl (link is external), has installed a large quantity of Carmanah solar-powered LED obstruction lights in Portugal. The Carmanah OL800 light has been successfully installed on 150 Portugal power towers, ...

  • MyGen U.S.-Made Solar Energy Kits by KYOCERA Offer Expanded Domestically Produced Content

    Kyocera Solar, Inc. today announced that MyGen U.S.-Made Kits — domestically produced, all-inclusive kits for residential and light commercial solar energy installations — are available now. The MyGen solar energy kits are ideal for new entrants into the solar market and professionals in the electrical contractor industry interested in expanding into solar ...


    By Kyocera Solar, Inc.

  • Lighting science group lights up ABC extreme makeover home with ultra-efficient LED bulbs

    Brighter days (and nights) are ahead for the Hurston family with Lighting Science Group's (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG) high-performance and ultra-efficient LED bulbs installed in their new Coco, Florida home. The Hurston family's home was severely water damaged as a result of a burst pipe. The family's Air Mobile Ministries brings clean water into countries following disasters. Donors fund the ...

  • Lighting Science(R) Brings Energy Efficient and Design-Enhancing LED Lighting to Applebee's(R) Restaurants

    Lighting Science Group Corporation (OTCBB: LSCG), one of the world's leading LED lighting technology companies, announced a business partnership with Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar®. Lighting Science® collaborated with the world's largest casual dining chain to monitor, evaluate and markedly reduce energy usage for lighting in their 23 company-owned restaurants. Through the installation of ...


    By Marketwire

  • Lighting science group lights up ABC extreme makeover home with ultra-efficient LED bulbs

    Brighter days (and nights) are ahead for the Hurston family with Lighting Science Group's (OTC Bulletin Board: LSCG) high-performance and ultra-efficient LED bulbs installed in their new Coco, Florida home. The Hurston family's home was severely water damaged as a result of a burst pipe. The family's Air Mobile Ministries brings clean water into countries following disasters. Donors fund the ...

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