Seeking Compatibility in the LED Era
The transition from conventional to solid-state lighting components is still far...
LEDs: A Deep Dive in Dimming
By its nature, solid-state lighting can dim smoothly, but when paired with legacy...
It's the End of the Bulb as We Know It (and EISA Feels Fine)
Consumers haven’t gotten the full story about the phase-out of inefficient...
Cree Sheds Light on Development of a 200-Lumen-per-Watt Luminaire Prototype
The lighting manufacturer surpasses a Department of Energy benchmark set for 2020.
Lessons from the 2013 Solar Decathlon
The Europeans enjoyed their day in the sun at the 2013 Solar Decathlon in Irvine,...
The Atlantic Divide on Energy Codes
While all energy codes strive for continual improvement, they reflect different...
LED Status Report
The Department of Energy’s Solid-State Lighting Programs continue to drive product...
Solid-State Lighting has a Bright Future in Residential Architecture
LEDs have entered the residential market, giving architects an array of good—and...
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.
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."