Category Archives: Solid-State Architectural Lighting

Local Massachusetts Company Announces Partnership with ABS Lighting

Billerica, Mass. based Luminus Devices, expands into the transportation industry with the 1st highway/road fixture built with their PhlatLight® LEDs. Luminous Devices, announced its expansion into the transportation industry through a partnership with ABS Lighting. The company’s CSM-360 White PhlatLight … Continue reading

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New Architectural Lighting Blog Image Gallery!

Just a quick note to let you know that I have posted a gallery page (click the “gallery” tab at the top of the blog just under the header or click here) . Currently it contains a small collection of … Continue reading

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Smart LED Parking Lot Lights

Ruud Lighting/BetaLED along with the University of California at Davis have developed “smart” LED parking lot lights that reduce the energy consumption by 80% over the more traditional metal-halide lamps they replaced. The 50 LED light fixtures implement a two-level … Continue reading

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How LED lighting can save on costs and help the environment

Harking back to a topic I posted earlier on this blog about LED replacement lamps for amusement park rides or lack thereof I thought you might find a recently published article from Funworld Magazine in which I was quoted interesting. … Continue reading

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Story on LED Replacement Lamps Highlights Need for Standardized Testing Methods

I recently read a story on LEDs magazine about Toronto’s Palace Pier condominium tower becoming the largest residential LED conversion in North America. The Palace Pier is an upscale, 44 floor condo building with spectacular views that the designers wanted … Continue reading

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LEDs Modernize Time’s Square New Years Eve Ball

Thanks to reader Kc for giving us the link to a great article about the new LED version of the venerable Times Square New Years Eve ball. This year is the 100th anniversary of the New Years Eve ball and … Continue reading

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“Pixel Cloud” LED Array Just Might Be The Coolest Architectural Accent Light Ever!

Finally! A really, really cool application of LEDs in architecture! Lately, everything has been “like wow, we replaced a bunch of light bulbs with LEDs…hooray!” or innovative LED illuminated windows on a very non-innovative cube building, or “look more facade … Continue reading

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Cree XLamps to Illuminate Worlds Largest…um…Illuminated Cube

Ahhh!!! It’s a giant cubicle made of blue mutant DNA strings!! AHHH!!!! Uh…sorry. I couldn’t resist. This blog is, of course, about architectural lighting so I will refrain from comment on the uh…Aqua Cube….no…the Water Block….nah… the Squishy Square….no…that’s not … Continue reading

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Ultra-tough Recessed Solar LED Fixtures

Solar Cynergy has introduced a line of residential, commercial, and municipal-type solar-powered LED fixtures. Based on what I have seen, these things are really neat. They are self-contained modules that are designed to be recessed into floors, walls, walks, and … Continue reading

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Colored LED Replacement Lamps for Amusement Parks, Theaters, Whatever

Hey! All you amusement park enthusiasts, operators, owners, whatever…In reference to an article I recently ran on my LED Development Blog about amusement parks not updating to LED lighting when they have thousands of colored incandescent lamps burning out all … Continue reading

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