A Month in The LED Lighting Industry: Roundup For September 2016

A new thing we will be doing every here every month on the MyLEDLightingGuide's official blog is curating things from all around the web relating to the LED lighting industry.

Here are the types of articles and pieces of content that will often be featured on our monthly link roundup:

  • LED technology and market news
  • Technical guides / articles for the industry experts
  • Lighting articles geared towards facility managers and building owners
  • And all of the related (maybe a few interesting finds too)

This post will be covering all of the happenings from the past month, September of 2016. We also plan to give a brief summary of each piece we include, just to get a better idea of what it's about, who it's for, and why it might be valuable for you to take a look at. Without further ado, here is the first addition of A Month in The LED Lighting Industry Link Roundup... 

LED lighting proves optimal for video conferencing spaces This is a great read for anyone who goes to a conferencing office / room frequently, or is in charge of setting up said conference meeting and want the most optimal performance in the room at the time of gathering. LED technology proves itself in yet another avenue by being the best lighting technology for video conference room spaces.  

High Bay Luminaire and Lamp Market Expected to Reach $20.4 Billion by 2024 For anyone involved in the lighting industry, even remotely, this is great news to hear. As LED products become cheaper and cheaper overall, the resistance from facility managers to make the investment in LED fixtures is reducing. This trend seems to be growing, and there is seemingly only a positive future in LED; especially in the lighting world.  

Dubai Streetlights in 500 Villas Converting over to LED Tech This is exactly why the previous article stands true; everywhere around the world is seeing a huge uptick in the adoption of efficient lighting in their streets, parking lots, and buildings. From the United States to Dubai, it's a clear sign that this technology isn't slowing down anytime soon.  

As LED Streetlights Spread, Some Critics Look for Dimmer Switch While some concerns relating to the light that LEDs give off is bad for street lighting scenarios, cities are still picking up the technology for obvious reasons (from cost reduction to higher quality lighting). On the contrary, critics are looking for these LED street fixtures to be dimmed down a bit, all for some fairly valid reasons that you will discover in this piece of content.  

70,000 LEDs to light up streets It seems as if there has been a lot of news this month about street lighting; from the adoption of it across the world and then critics discussing concerns. 70,000 is a lot of lights for anyone, even a country the size of India. This upgrade is going to surely cost their costs associated with lighting but they might want to read what critics are saying (in the above article).  

How LED Lights Influence the Bats Activity To finish off this seemingly street light themed roundup, this post discusses the influence LED lights are having on bat activity. Is this a way for those with bat issues to deal with it or not? In short; they will reduce some issues you may have with bats and related night time animals. But check this one out to get a better understanding on how it may help.  

Interesting Reads:
Here are some not-so-relevant but still relevant articles that we think are highly interesting and definitely worth the read.

Engineered “Sand” May Help Cool Electronic Devices and LEDs
First Pro Basketball Game Held on LED Court in Japan  

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