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Megaman's LED PAR 30 dimming lamps have been chosen to replace the 75w lamps currently lighting Ripley's Believe it or Not! in London. This switch over is expected to save around £10,000 on energy a year.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Berlin, Germany is an exclusive 5 star hotel, where celebrities flock during Fashion Week. he 303 rooms (40 of which are suites) have been exquisitely designed by Peter Silling who took inspiration from the Prussian architect Schinkel.
When lowering energy costs and CO2 emissions it was important that the luxury hotel kept its ambience and antique decorative features.
Recently added to SimplyLED, the Osram collection. The company behind the lighting of the Sistine Chapel:
Osram has recently fitted the Vatican's Sistine Chapel with a new LED-based lighting solution.
Osram has now signed a multi-year framework collaboration with the Vatican museums.
New lighting has been put in place to help sea turtles.
The Turtle Hospital in Townsville, Australia are hoping that new LED lighting will stop baby turtles from getting lost.
The LED lights are more directional and should therefore reduce light pollution on the beach. They will also use 60% less energy than the original lamps.
It was mentioned at the Lighting for Rail Conference 2014 that Tottenham Court Road, Bond Street and Victoria stations will be 100% LED when re-modelling work has finished.
The lighting for the underground stations were initially designed several years ago as part of redevelopment plans - at this time they were then designed to be fitted with fluorescents. Engineering Manager for the London Underground, Bob Benn, said: "We were basically dealing with an obsolete design. We've managed to change it all to LED lighting but that's been a major challenge in London Underground in order to get that through the system."
When you think of the Japanese rice paddie fields, what comes to mind? Is it the vast expanse of land, or the workers busy on the fields? I can bet though it isn’t seeing a field of 20,000 pink LEDs? Well at the rice paddies of the Shiroyone Senmaida that is exactly what you will see. Continue reading
LED lighting is a common feature of Scandinavian life. The Danish government's ambition to make Denmark a world-leading technological society is encouraging the development and use of LEDs throughout society. And for Denmark's neighbours, Sweden and Norway, LED lighting has been part of a sustainable lifestyle for some years. Continue reading
The USA takes LED lighting seriously. The federal government regards the widespread use of LEDs as a way of saving energy, cutting electricity bills and reducing carbon dioxide emissions. As a result, the country has LED development incentives, LED lighting standards, and a host of LED-related projects. Continue reading
When you travel in France, you soon notice the country has a mix of creative and practical LED lighting projects. They range from a water light graffiti wall to an office building lit exclusively by LEDs. Continue reading