The Impact Centre at the University of Toronto started the SSLNet to catalyze Canadian adoption of new Smart Sustainable Lighting (SSL) technology. The network is devoted to the advancement of Smart Sustainable Lighting in Canada, bringing together researchers, industries, end-users and agencies, to foster constant dialogues, knowledge sharing and facilitate collaborative projects between its members.

Energy Department Invests More Than $10 Million in Efficient Lighting R&D

The Energy Department today announced nine research and development projects that will receive funding to support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research and product development. The projects will help accelerate the development of high-quality light-emitting diode (LED) and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) products that can significantly reduce energy costs for American families and businesses and […]

Hydro Québec Institut de recherche SSL Report

Currently, the technology LED (light emitting diode) performs a push. So far, the technology High Pressure Sodium (HPS) had upset the field of lighting in the 1990s as well as the LED technology currently represents a technological breakthrough in the field of lighting. In effect, this technology also began to replace the incandescent technology qualified by several obsolete […]

Rulemaking for Energy Conservation Standards for Ceiling Fans and Ceiling Fan Light Kits

The Department of Energy has a proposed rule currently out for public comment with a due date of June 14. The Federal Register entry is titled “Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Energy Conservation Standards for Ceiling Fans and Ceiling Fan Light Kits”. For details, go to https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/05/02/2013-10381/energy-conservation-program-for-consumer-products-energy-conservation-standards-for-ceiling-fans-and IES, 120 Wall Street, New York, NY […]

Photometry and Radiometry Course

NRC will be offering a 2 ½ day course in Photometry and Radiometry from May 1-3, 2013. This course is intended for those concerned with accurate and precise measurements of photometric and radiometric properties in research and development or in industrial applications. The language of instruction will be English. Topics ·         Basics of photometric and radiometric […]

Free webinar: Update on LA streetlighting retrofit

Update from Ed Ibrahimian as Los Angeles LED Streetlight Scale-up Program crosses 100,000 Luminaire Threshold Join us for a Webinar on January 30th Space is limited!Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/534242735 Presenter: Ed Ebrahimian, General Manager of the Bureau of Street Lighting, Los Angeles, California. Ed will update us on progress, lessons learned and […]

CNC/CIE Workshop 2012 : Opportunities and Challenges in Energy-Efficient Lighting

The SSLNet hosted a one-day workshop on Opportunities and Challenges in Energy Efficient Lighting on 30th November 2012, concurrent with the 57th Annual General Meeting of the Canadian National Committee of International Commission on Illumination (CNC/CIE) the previous day. Canadian Representatives to CIE Technical Committee Divisions presented a status overview of various technical groups deliberating […]

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