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Majority of LED retrofit kits pose safety hazards, warns UL

Majority of LED retrofit kits pose safety hazards, warns UL

Following a blog posted on the requirement to carefully plan often costly and ambitious LED retrofits where one of the recommendations from an expert Jody Cloud was to make certain that the LEDs are correctly authorized by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the global independent safety science company has issued a warning on LED retrofit kits.

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Breaking down material costs in cheap LED luminaires

Breaking down material costs in cheap LED luminaires

Mar 24, 2016: The LED industry market competition has intensified leading to price plunges, and even some LED lighting manufacturers releasing low priced products that have been given the ?cabbage price? nickname, reported Chinese LED website Grand Lighting (Dazhaoming). Prices of international LED manufacturers mid to high range LED products remain high, creating a huge price difference. READ ALSO: US ...

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Coming to terms with glare while designing LED luminaires

Coming to terms with glare while designing LED luminaires

Mar 7, 2016: There’s a growing awareness of glare these days, both within and beyond the lighting community. Glare can be a problem with any lighting technology, but the nature of LEDs as point sources makes glare an especially important consideration in designing and deploying the luminaires that use them. This applies particularly to exterior luminaires (mainly street lighting, pedestrian ...

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