LIGHTS UP AT PENN STATE

A recent article from Penn State described the use of LED lighting in some of the parking garages on campus: http://bit.ly/1KpDyJM As the article points out, this initiative offers huge environmental and economic benefits to Penn State: “Additionally, the project will prevent 1,071 metric tons of carbon gas from being released into the atmosphere every
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LED WHEEL IN THE SKY

In recent weeks, we’ve talked on this blog about how the LED revolution continues to expand … to sports stadiums and even street lights. This week, we note another expansion as LED helps light up a Ferris Wheel: http://bit.ly/1GhXaLA As this article points out, LED lights will now be lighting up the Irvine Spectrum Center’s
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LEDs Provide Real Light for Workshop

Brian McCreary owns and operates Trinity River Wood Studio of Fort Worth, a small studio, crafting high quality cutting boards, serving boards, chopping boards, and many other hardwood creations. His products are handmade, and designed to stand out and accentuate the atmosphere of any home. This is dream work for Brian; shifting from another career
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Lights On!

A few weeks ago on this blog, we wrote about sports team moving to LED lighting for their stadiums. One of those teams is the Seattle Mariners: http://bit.ly/1JNDFNz The article shows how profound the impact will likely be: “The LED lights are beneficial to both players and fans as they reduce glare and shadows on
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ENERGY STAR Certified LED Buln

A19 Bulb - Energy Star Certified

Big news today out of Washington: our Kobi Electric Omni Directional A19 bulbs have officially been Energy Star Certified. The ENERGY STAR program was established by EPA in 1992 and identifies and promotes energy–efficient products and buildings in order to reduce energy consumption, improve energy security, and reduce pollution through products and buildings that meet the highest
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LED MEETS APPLE

Have any remaining doubt that the LED revolution is here to stay?  You shouldn’t.  Now, LED is hooking up with Apple: http://on.mash.to/1EU3PvZ As this article points out, “The integration will include the ability to control the GE lights via Siri, Apple’s voice-interface digital assistant.​ Using GE’s Align technology, the HomeKit-enabled bulbs will allow users to align their lighting with
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Kobi Urges Policymakers to Look Closely at LEDs

Last week, Kobi Electric made national headlines when we urged Washington policymakers to make every day Earth Day by joining the LED revolution.  You can read it here: bit.ly/1yMf5tx  We even had some suggestions for political leaders in both parties: “For Democrats, that means less regulation from government and more innovation from private enterprise.  And
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Kobi's Josh Williams Op-Ed on The Hill

Kobi Electric’s Josh Williams penned an Op-ed for The Hill on the topic of Earth Day. As America celebrates the 45th annual Earth Day this week, politicians in Washington will make speeches. But will they make a difference?  The irony is that the political class has fallen way behind the business class on this issue. 
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ANOTHER BREAKTHROUGH IN THE LED REVOLUTION?

It seems that each week there is a new development that advances the LED Revolution even more.  Now, The Washington Post reports that a graphene light bulb could be the start of even more progress: http://wapo.st/1yMe58Q As the article notes: “While the product itself may not sound spectacular – it’s essentially just a longer-lasting bulb
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LED IN THE PAPER OF RECORD

The LED revolution has officially arrived.  How do we know this?  The New York Times, the paper of record, just printed a story about LED lights in Brooklyn: http://nyti.ms/1OCb5xK The story notes that New York City is going all in and replacing old street lights with LED lights: “The city is spending $75 million on
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The Road to the LED Lighting Future

Another day, another sport looking into LED lighting: http://indy.st/1NSYpVw Just this year on this blog, we’ve covered MLB baseball stadiums and the Super Bowl using LED lighting.  Now it’s Indy racing cars: “IndyCar’s focus will be a light-emitting diode system that displays the running order of each car from the car. The Tudor United Sports
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A NEW LIGHT IN TUCSON?

It appears that Tucson, Arizona may be the next big victory for the LED lighting revolution: http://bit.ly/1DykMHm The mayor and city council are considering replacing traditional street lights with LED lights: “The HPS lights are costly and the annual utility expense for them is $2,250,000. Council members predict LED lights could save the City thousands.
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