EAST LANSING — Rebecca Anthony, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering in the Michigan State University College of Engineering, has been awarded a five-year, $500,000 NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award to research nanostructure manufacturing that will make LED lights more efficient and versatile.
MUSKEGON — Sauce Pizza and Wine, with 11 neighborhood eateries for fast casual dining and online ordering in Arizona, recently switched to Energy Star lamps from Muskegon-based EarthTronics Inc. to save energy, while maintaining a warm, inviting dining environment.
MUSKEGON — The Muskegon-based LED lighting manufacturer EarthTronics has expanded its decorative LED light bulb product line to include a new line of EarthBulb filament LEDs.
The bulbs provide a replacement for incandescent decorative and general service bulbs that offers more than 80 percent energy savings compared to conventional bulbs.
GRAND HAVEN — The high-tech Christmas light designer GeekMyTree Inc. has introduced a new product, the GlowFlakes Light Show.
Building on the success of Animated GlowBalls, which were featured on ABC TV’s Shark Tank, the company says GlowFlakes Light Show systems deliver more features and easier setup at lower prices. Continue reading Grand Haven Firm Rolls Out High-Tech Christmas Lights
MUSKEGON — The Muskegon-based LED lighting manufacturer EarthTronics has introduced three new LED flat panel lights to replace fluorescent fixtures in existing and new construction ceiling applications.
MUSKEGON — The Muskegon-based high-efficiency lighting manufacturer EarthTronics has introduced two new LED-based replacements for fluorescent light bulbs.
The 2,200-lumen, 15-watt T8 LED linear tube delivers 146 lumens per watt, while the 3,200-lumen, 25-watt T5 LED linear tube delivers 128 lumens per watt. The latter is a one-for-one replacement for the popular 54-watt T5HO fluorescent lamp used in high-bay fixtures.
MUSKEGON — The Muskegon-based LED lighting manufacturer EarthTronics Inc. has introduced a 17-watt PAR (parabolic aluminized reflector) lamp for both 120-volt and 277-volt systems.
The new PAR38 EarthBulb LED floodlight replaces 120-watt incandescent floodlights, saving more than 85 percent on energy. The lamp is capable of operating on 120 or 277 volt circuits.
TROY — Toggled, the solid-state lighting subsidiary of Altair Engineering, said it had added more than 10 new patents and several new patent licensees in the first half of 2016.
New licensees include 3NLED Lighting USA of Atlanta, Ga., GreenTek Energy of Norcross, Ga., IRTronix of Torrance, Calif., James Industries Inc. of Las Vegas, Nev., Kobi Electric of Fort Worth, Texas, LEDi2 of Houston, Texas, LEDWholesalers.com of Hayward, Calif., and Mega Lighting of Castle Hill, Australia.
Toggled’s broad portfolio of more than 90 patents related to LED replacements for fluorescent tubes, and numerous other areas central to the continued advancement of lighting, including communication and control, offers licensees access to numerous lighting technologies.
TROY — Toggled, the LED lighting manufacturing subsidiary of Troy-based Altair Engineering Inc., has completed an energy-saving LED lighting retrofit at Byron Center High School.
The $150,000 relamping was part of a $1.5 million energy saving project at the school district, southwest of Grand Rapids, that serves more than 3,800 students.
Included were new LED lamps in high school hallways, classrooms, locker rooms, and the school’s natatorium. Halogen and sodium vapor lighting was replaced.
MUSKEGON — The Muskegon LED lamp manufacturer EarthTronics has introduced high lumen, high efficiency LEDs as an energy-efficient replacement for High Intensity Discharge lamps (HID) for interior and exterior applications in parking garages, site and security lighting, high bay warehouse fixtures and post lights.