AL LED Fall 2012 Table of Contents

Comment
LED Speak

Each new lighting technology brings with it a new set of questions and a new set of issues to address. Read more

Briefs
LED Benchmarks

As part of the ongoing monitoring process for the L Prize, the DOE published “Lumen Maintenance Testing of the Philips 60-Watt Replacement Lamp L Prize Entry,” in August. Read more

Assist Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems and Technologies (ASSIST), an industry-sponsored organization, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Read more

Environmental Impact Report

The U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, in conjunction with several industry partners, has released a new report, "Life-Cycle Assessment of Energy and Environmental Impacts of LED Lighting Products." Read more

Products
Solid-State Success: io Tile Gen II, Cooper Lighting Solid-State Success: io Tile Gen II, Cooper Lighting

Designed to be both functional and decorative, the io Tile Gen II can be surface mounted, pendant mounted, or recessed into walls and ceilings. Read more

Solid-State Success: LED Wall/Slot 6000, Litecontrol Solid-State Success: LED Wall/Slot 6000, Litecontrol

Designed for wall-grazing, this small-scale, recessed perimeter luminaire features multi-die LED packages with secondary optics and multiple total internal reflector lenses. Read more

Solid-State Success: Ergo, Prudential Lighting Solid-State Success: Ergo, Prudential Lighting

The Ergo LED wall sconce is designed to respond to California's healthcare-design safety codes, which mandate that a light fixture cannot protrude more than 1½ inches from the wall in exit access corridors, so as to avoid interference with medical equipment. Read more

Solid-State Success: BeveLED 2.0, USAI Solid-State Success: BeveLED 2.0, USAI

Combining an adjustable light fixture, recessed downlight, and wallwasher in a single housing, the BeveLED 2.0 uses discrete LED technology to provide advanced optical controls. Read more

Solid-State Success: Indy Performance Series LED Downlights, Juno Lighting Group Solid-State Success: Indy Performance Series LED Downlights, Juno Lighting Group

This series of dimmable LED downlights comes with two reflector options: a hyperbolic reflector (shown) that hides the LED from view and reduces glare, and a parabolic reflector with an aesthetic that is more typical of conventional downlights. Read more

Solid-State Success: QLW Series Wall Sconces, Philips Wide-Lite Solid-State Success: QLW Series Wall Sconces, Philips Wide-Lite

Philips Wide-Lite has added two wall-mounted fixtures to its Quality LED Wall and Surface Mount series of luminaires. Read more

Report
Z is for Zhaga Z is for Zhaga

Solid-state lighting (SSL) has transformed the lighting industry and has had a great impact on the development of luminaires that use LEDs as their source. Read more

Technology
Switch Appeal Switch Appeal

Change can be hard. Witness the reluctance with which some building owners, and even consumers, are approaching the switch to certain lighting technologies, such as T8s and LEDs—even though these sources meet new energy mandates better than previous options. Read more

Feature
Portals of Light

The Städel in Frankfurt is one of Germany's most important museums. Read more

One-on-One
One-on-One with Ann Reo One-on-One One-on-One with Ann Reo

Ann Reo never imagined that her architecture education would lead her to luminaire design and to the launch of her own business, but it did. Read more

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