4 01, 2015

Innovative day-lighting systems

Sunportal, a London-based venture established by British and South Korean scientists, is offering a sunlight collection system that is claimed to have the "highest transmission rates over any long distances and in any directions." The [...]

25 09, 2013

Energy saving lamp turns off when you blink?

An article from Mashable presents an interesting, but possibly extremely frustrating, energy efficiency solution for task lighting: A lamp that turns off every time you blink. Click the photo for an animated gif that shows [...]

30 07, 2013

Plug into Daylighting

Really neat "window socket" by Designers: Kyuho Song & Boa Oh. This solar powered socket sticks to the window and delivers energy from the sun directly into your plug-in devices. [...]

18 12, 2012

NEW: U. S. Department of Energy’s Certification Database

The U. S. Department of Energy has introduced a new website featuring a Certification Database. The Certification Database houses certification reports and compliance statements submitted by manufacturers for covered products and equipment subject to Federal [...]

8 12, 2012

Smart control integration becoming more popular

This article from ArchLighting discusses a automated lighting control options that may save more energy than traditional manually controlled lighting. "Lighting controls have always been an essential component of a lighting system, as they enable [...]