Lighting for safety, better visibility

  Idaho State University’s main campus needed a sustainable lighting solution to replace its existing 1 kW high-pressure sodium fixtures and 1 kW probe start metal halide fixtures to increase campus safety and to decrease energy consumption and maintenance cost. A combination of multiple Venture Lighting technologies was used. The company’s Natural White lighting system […]

New LED platform for recessed lights

Philips’ new generation LED recessed fixtures delivers substantial energy saving in a simple way, by adopting a brand-new LED platform and optical technology. It has an optimal colour CRI and power factor to improve the comfort of lighting, satisfying the requirements of various applications. It is the ideal replacement solution for conventional fluorescent lighting TL-D […]

Lighting retrofit at car dealership

  Northstar Chevy in the USA wanted to replace their current 1 kW probe start lighting system with a more energy-efficient solution which would also offer a utility rebate. Venture Lighting was assigned the task. With 74 lamps and ballast to be replaced in a mix of shoebox and flood fixtures, the dealer needed a […]

Trendy and energy-efficient spotlights

  The new Eurolux collection of trendy and energy-efficient spotlights from Eglo Leuchten of Austria boasts chic designs while offering tailored functionality such as the Tamara range – specifically designed for use in damp environments. With six new ranges included in this collection, there are single and track spotlights suitable for any space. The spotlights […]

IRED not much larger than chip

  The Oslon compact infrared LED (IRED) from Osram Opto Semiconductors offers impressive output despite its very small package. It is suited for applications including surveillance; digital image processing; 3D measurement; pattern recognition and gesture detection. The infrared Oslon Compact SFH 4710 is designed specially for industrial applications. As a mid-power LED with a typical […]

Ultra-compact yellow LED for headlamps

The yellow Oslon Compact LED from Osram immediately opens up new design options for turn indicators in vehicle forward lighting. With package dimensions of 1,5 x 1,9 x 0,7 mm,  the new version is so small and yet so powerful that it is ideal for use in light guide applications. This high-power LED, based on […]

Dali-to-PWM signal converter for LEDs

Mean Well has introduced the DAP-04 Dali to PWM converter. Along with the company’s LED PSU, equipped with three-in-one dimming function, this new product makes Dali control possible on LED lighting fixtures. The converter is equipped with both Dali dimming and push-dim functions.  When connecting to the external Dali controller, it can convert the Dali signal transmitted from the controller to […]

France wins urban lighting award

  The winners of the Auroralia 2013 Award, which promotes the best sustainable urban lighting initiatives around the world, were announced in Lyon, France during the annual Light Festival. More than 100 lighting professionals, from city authorities to architects and town planners, were gathered for the event. Nîmes, France; Ibarra, Ecuador, and Durham, England, won the […]

Shares in lighting company sold

Powertech, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the JSE-listed Altron Group, has sold its 50% stake in Tridonic SA to Tridonic Holding, Austria. Tridonic SA had been a joint venture between Powertech and Tridonic Austria since 1993. Altron Power group executive Neil Kayton says Powertech has taken the decision to focus on its core business of power electronics, […]

Power company exits lighting market

  Powertech, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Altron group, has sold its 50% stake in Tridonic SA back to the parent company in Austria. The transaction took effect on 1 February 2014. Tridonic SA had been a joint venture between Powertech and Tridonic Austria since 1993. As part of its drive for efficiency and customer centricity, Powertech […]