LEDs

The big lie about LED lighting lifetime

The great LED lightbulb rip-off: One in four expensive ‘long-life’ bulbs doesn’t last anything like as long as the makers claim article tells that many energy-efficient LED light bulbs failed before their advertised lifespan, tests have found. Disappointing result comes despite claims of them lasting 25,000 hours.  The consumer watchdog and European partners tested five samples of

LED filament lamp teardown

An LED Filament light bulb is an electric light bulb which produces light with a LED that is shaped as a filament. Compared to other LED lights, LED Filament lights are omni-directional and have look similar to old fashioned light bulbs.  So how exactly those bulbs are built? Hackaday article [Mike] Illuminates us on LED

LED market size

What is the penetration of LED lights at the moment? According to Yole Developpement Research Institute, the LEDs lighting the proportion varies in different countries, usually 10 to 20 percent. LED penetration has depended largely on decisions of the authorities. LED lighting market will grow this year, according to forecasts of more than USD 25

LED-lit urban farms

  LED-lit urban farms aim to transform blighted cities with jobs, fresh food article tells about an interesting application for LEDs: A group of high-tech urban pioneers is using LEDs to power a large indoor vertical farming system in Newark, NJ. When complete, AeroFarms‘ latest urban agriculture system is expected to enough produce pesticide-free greens