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Seeking Compatibility in the LED Era
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Seeking Compatibility in the LED Era

The transition from conventional to solid-state lighting components is still far... Read more

LEDs: A Deep Dive in Dimming
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LEDs: A Deep Dive in Dimming

By its nature, solid-state lighting can dim smoothly, but when paired with legacy... Read more

It's the End of the Bulb as We Know It (and EISA Feels Fine)
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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... Read more

Cree Sheds Light on Development of a 200-Lumen-per-Watt Luminaire Prototype
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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. Read more

Lessons from the 2013 Solar Decathlon
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Lessons from the 2013 Solar Decathlon

The Europeans enjoyed their day in the sun at the 2013 Solar Decathlon in Irvine,... Read more

The Atlantic Divide on Energy Codes
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The Atlantic Divide on Energy Codes

While all energy codes strive for continual improvement, they reflect different... Read more

LED Status Report
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LED Status Report

The Department of Energy’s Solid-State Lighting Programs continue to drive product... Read more

Solid-State Lighting has a Bright Future in Residential Architecture
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Solid-State Lighting has a Bright Future in Residential Architecture

LEDs have entered the residential market, giving architects an array of good—and... Read more

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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

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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

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