Lighting Systems Articles

  • Defining Solar Street Lighting Requirements - Part 3: Location

    Most prospective buyers recognize that the latitude of their project will affect the amount of solar energy they can collect.  There are other aspects to consider as well when it comes to the location of your project. ...


    By SolarOne Solutions, Inc.

  • Summit Country Day School - Cincinnati, OH - Education Buildings - Case Study

    Program Requirement A major snowstrom collapsed the roof of Summit Country Day School resulting in several displaced students. Administrators needed to find an immediate space solution for the three third grade classrooms that no longer had a home. Satellite Shelters completed this project within two weeks as requested, while working in near zero degree weather. ...


    By Satellite Shelters, Inc.

  • Pohanka Automotive Group - Case Study

    LED fixtures by Global Energy & Lighting boost car sales with improved lighting output and uniformity, while reducing energy consumption. Pohanka Automotive Group wanted to deploy a high-performance lighting solution capable of showcasing their vehicles, while simultaneously lowering the energy costs from their current Metal Halide lighting. They were approached by a Global Energy & ...


    By Global Energy & Lighting

  • Options for controlling RGB lighting systems

    There are several ways to control RGB lights, depending on the needs and specifications of the applicable environment. Trends in wireless connectivity and remote technology have allowed businesses to explore hands-off lighting approaches that are robust, inexpensive and easy to setup. ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Case study - Glass Roof

    Glass roof - Donnington Park Hotel System kWp: 7.68 Area: 86 m2 Inverter: Fronius IG Plus 60V-1 Modules Used: PS-CT-64 20% transparent Polysolar helped design a fully integrated transparent PV roof on a new build garage in Leicestershire using our new PS-CT 20% transparent panels and GB-SOL RIS system. Objective: Provide a fully integrated transparent solar PV roof ...


    By Polysolar Limited

  • Why Dimming Bulbs Dont Always Dim to Zero Percent

    Dimming is a functionality that is highly valued by individuals who are interested in custom lighting systems. Setting up smooth dimming features can be a daunting task, because there are several factors to take into consideration. Fixture-to-dimmer compatibility, electrical configurations and personal dimming preferences are just some issues that individuals must conquer when installing light ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • The Prolific State of Narrow Beam LEDs

    As demand for LEDs increase worldwide, lighting manufacturers are working around the clock to cater to specific beam configurations, such as wide and narrow beams. This article provides an overview of the narrow beam LEDs market, as well as a summary of complex obstacles that manufacturers and designers are facing during production. At the end of the post, readers can find actionable tips for ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • LED Lighting Systems for Particle Accelerators

    Accelerator facilities are filled with long, underground tunnels that houses large machine components, beam pipes, powerful magnets and walkways. Such locations must comply with IEC 60598-2-22 on Standard for Luminaires for Emergency Lighting. The regulation requires emergency fixtures not exceeding 1,000 volts to function in emergency mode for half of its rated duration (minimum) in ambient ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Fueling the demand for solar systems

    Solar street lighting market valued at $15B by 2024 It’s no secret governments and companies are trending toward reducing, or eliminating, their carbon footprint, and their dependence on fossil fuels.  This is due to a number of factors including increasingly more education on environmental impacts, more transparency, and a widespread desire to be eco-friendly.  It’s ...


    By Urban Solar

  • Kwendin, Liberia - Case Study

    Kwendin is a remote village in Nimba County in central Liberia. It has a population of about 2000 inhabitants, and no access to the very limited national electrical grid. With funding from a USAID grant, APL, in partnership with Stable Outcomes are building ...


    By All Power Labs

  • Carmanah featured in ExportWise: Ready to Export: Are you innovating?

    Companies that export are more innovative, productive, profitable, and protected from risk. This, the first in a four-part series, talks about how businesses that innovate and invest in R&D compete on the global stage. John Simmons is in a competitive business and he’s not just competing with other Canadians in his line of work — he’s competing with companies across the ...

  • Carmanah Solar LED Lighting Saves Facility $1.5 Million

    Client: California Energy Facility Location: California, USA Equipment: EverGEN 1520 Solar LED Lighting with BetaLED LEDway fixtures California is one of the greenest states in the US and its focus on environmental protection is marked by aggressive mandates on the implementation of renewable energies and the reduction of ...

  • Oakwood Residence Shanghai

     Oakwood Residence Shanghai ¥ 30,000/month Bedrooms: 3 brs Bathrooms: 1  baths Size: 189 sqm Property ID: AKWD001 Ownership: Developer ...


  • conlux GmbH - Case Study

    Customer: conlux GmbH Sector: LED lighting technology & photovoltaics Country: Austria Year of Cooperation: 2012 Website: www.conlux.com Technology Supplier: Microtronics Engineering GmbH The Customer conlux specialises in LED lighting technology and photovoltaics and offers its public and private customers custom-made lighting solutions of the ...

  • The Future of Nano Coating Solar Street Lights

    Although it is commonly thought that shade is the worst threat to a solar panel’s productivity, dirt can be an even greater problem. As dirt, dust and debris like bird poop collect on its surface, the productivity of a panel is markedly reduced over time unless cleaned regularly. While doing such maintenance might be easy for small, compact array, the time and labor it takes to ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Solar Streetlights in Extreme Weather

    Nature is brimming with its different forces. They are all meant for good but can have a damaging effect on other items that it comes into contact with. Take for example anything that is outside but is not natural. It can easily get damaged by water and get rusty. Even natural things can be blown away or struck down by the very same beautiful nature. It is very easy to assume that ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • The Beauty of Solar Powered LED Lights

    Go outside and look at your compound from your doorstep and even from the main entrance. Does it appeal to you? Imagine those magazine photos you have been seeing of gardens that look insanely unreal to be on earth, let alone someone’s front yard. They are lined with beautiful lights and features that take your breath away! Now stop imagining and take on the task of beautifying ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Solar LED Street Lights are the Best

    Streets have to be lit to improve security and visibility when it is dark. This can be achieved with any kind of light but what else would there be to benefit from? Lighting is not just about the brightness you see on a street. It is about energy efficiency and cost. A proper light should fit all this criteria and LED ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Nano Coating for Solar Street Lights

    Nanotechnology is a discovery that has been around for a while and has taken every industry by storm and is set to revolutionize how everything works. It has already caught up with the lighting industry and is already making changes there as well. Solar street lights are usually installed ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

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