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About 30 years ago a new lighting technology became available without much fanfare, but popularity after being reintroduced in the 1990s. Induction lighting technology, similar to flu lighting, “offers a life span of up to 100,000 hours, outlasting 100 incandescent bulbs, five five typical fluorescent lamp changes,” according to information from Full Spectrum Solutio induction lighting’s obvious benefits of a long lifespan and little-to-no maintenance, are col rushing out to switch over? How It Works Induction lighting is based off the principle that a gas discharge through magnetism can pr Basically, mercury vapor, located in the discharge vessel, is excited with the creation of a inside the lamp vessel, producing invisible ultraviolet light. Visible light is then produced wh ultraviolet light passes through a phosphor coating on the surface of the tube. There is no connection within the bulb, thus the generation of light is achieved through electromagneti

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Benefits and Drawbacks According to Dae Hur, HID product manager, strategic marketing for Philips Lighting Comp of electrodes means, “the system’s life is much longer than conventional light sources. If th components are designed properly, in terms of thermal management, then the system ave will be about 100,000 hours.” This long life translates into lower maintenance, a benefit to often recoup their initial costs through time from use of these lighting systems. Often, the o to these systems is the initial cost, so it has been important for colleges and cities using in to show the rate of return. “Sacramento Municipal District does a lot of case studies, and th to show the payback in the long life,” commented Steve Beede, market development mana “They were showing the energy efficiency and the long life. It does have a high price to it r they are trying to show the benefits in the payback in the life of the bulb.” Joelle Kolhagen, director for Full Spectrum Solutions, added to that point. “It’s maintenance free; you’re not to mess with it once it is up. There aren’t the maintenance charges of someone going out a change your bulbs,” she explained. Induction lighting technology has other benefits. Induction lighting can be turned on and of waiting, like a typical halide fixture. Philip’s QL induction lighting system “is instant on/insta which is helpful during power outages,” stated Hur. Most induction lighting systems also ha optics. “It replicates natural daylight, so it isn’t glowy orange,” said Kolhagen. The phospho to a traditional fluorescent system’s, providing great white light of CRI 80 with a choice of c temperatures. Beede also mentioned that an induction light puts out more lumens than an fluorescent light, although “a typical fluorescent fixture will have six lights compared to the incandescent light in its fixture.” Where It Works According to Beede, induction lighting operates well at a range of temperatures, including temperatures. He suggested, “These systems work great for outdoor applications, places w want to be doing a lot of maintenance. This includes places where you want to have a goo like parking garages.” Kolhagen noted that Full Spectrum Solutions works with the University of California, Davis recently been redoing some parking garages. “We have different options for controlling [ou lighting systems],” she stated. “Some of the fixtures have daylight sensors so that the light

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About 30 years ago a new lighting technology became available without much fanfare, but it only gained popularity after being re introduced in the 1990s. Induction lighting technology, similar to fluorescent lighting, "offers a life span of up to 100.000 hours, outlasting 100 incandescent bulbs, five HID lights, or live typical fluorescent lamp changes," according to information from Full Spectrum Solutions. With induction lighting's obvious benefits ofa long lifespan and Httle-to-no maintenance, are college campuses rushing out to switch over? How It Works

induction lighting is based off the principle Unit a gas discharge through magnetism can produce light. Basically, mercury vapor, located in the discharge vessel, is excited with the creation ofa magnetic field inside the lamp vessel, producing invisible ultra

violet light. Visible light is then produced when the ultraviolet light passes through a phosphor coating on the surface of the tube. There is no electrical connection within the bulb, thus the generation of light is achieved through electromagnetic induc tion. Benefits and Drawbacks

According to Dae llur, HID product manager, strategic marketing for Philips Lighting Company, the lack of electrodes means,

"the system's life is much longer than conventional light sources. If the system components are designed properly, in terms of thermal management, then the system average raied life will be about 100.000 hours." This long life translates into lower main

tenance, a benefit to colleges who often recoup their initial costs through time from use of these lighting systems. Often, the only drawback to these systems is the initial cost, so it has been important for colleges and cities using induction lighting to show the

rate of return. "Sacramento Municipal District docs a lot of case studies, and they were trying to show the payback in the long life." commented Steve Beede, market development manager at l.utron. "They were showing the energy efficiency and the long life. It does have a high price lo it right now, and they are trying to show the benefits in the payback in the life of the bulb."

JoeMe Kolflagen, marketing director for Full Spectrum Solutions, added to that point. "Its maintenance free: you're not going to have to mess with it once it is up. There aren't the maintenance charges of someone going out and having to change your bulbs." she explained.

Induction lighting technology has other benefits. Induction lighting can be turned on and off without waiting, like a typical haiide fixture. Philip's QL induction lighting system "is instant on/instant restrike, which is helpful during power outages," stated 1 lur. Most induction lighting systems also have very good optics. "If replicales natural daylight, so it isn't glowy orange," said Kolhagen. The phosphors are similar to a traditional fluoresceul system's, providing great white light of CR! 80 with a choice of color temperalures. Beede also mentioned that an induction light puts out more lumens than an individual fluorescent light, al though "a typical fluorescent fixture will have six lights compared to the one incandescent light in its fixture/" Where It Works

According to Beede. induction lighting operates well at a range of temperatures, including lower temperatures. He suggested. "These systems work great for outdoor applications, places where you don't want to be doing a lot of maintenance. This in cludes places where you want to have a good deal oflight, like parking garages."

Kolhagen noted that Full Spectrum Solutions works with the University of California, Davis, which has recently been redoing some parking garages. "We have different options for controlling [our induction lighting systems]." she stated. "Some of the fixtures have daylight sensors so that the light is off during the day." The fixtures installed in (he UC Davis parking garages can be dimmed to 50 percent when no one is using the facility. The lighting returns to 100 percent when someone comes in. "The

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Energy-efficient lighting is what the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) on the University of California (UC) Davis campus is all about. Established through a joint effort of the California Energy Commission and UC Davis to stimulate the research, development, and application of energy-efficient lighting, CLTC is part of the Design Department in the College of Letters and Science. CLTC’s Director of Engineering, Bruce Pelton says, “We use the university and college system as a test bed. Right now, we’re using four parking lots on campus to test three lighting systems. Moving towards white light, we’ve conducted trials on bi-level metal hydrate, LED, and induction lamps. We’re technology neutral. The trick for us is finding the right technology for the right problem.” According to Pelton, the State of California is looking at energy efficiency and “is outlawing low-efficient light sources. It will soon demand that outdoor fixtures are controllable.” Working with local utilities, Pelton says they paid one-third of the cost for the roll out of the 1500 induction lamps for purchase and installation. “The utilities like the long-life property of the induction lamps with the energy reduction,” he adds. “It makes more sense to conserve and delay the need for new energy sources. The utilities are paid for what they produce and what they conserve. They will put a quartermillion dollars into this project.” What’s being tested at UC Davis can easily extend to the 11 campuses in the UC system, state universities, community colleges, and state buildings. “The State of California is one of the largest landlords in the world,” says Pelton. And he loves the 100,000-hour life of induction lamps. “As they use 4,380 hours per year, that means in excess of 20 years,” says Pelton. “We’ve never had to deal with anything that lasts this long.” He also loves how the lighting is intelligently controlled, and spoke of proximity detection—lighting at night in public places where an area with full brightness broadcasts that someone or something has been there. White light and proximity detection “effectively extends a police department’s scene. So with induction lighting, we’re enhancing security,” says Pelton. Although he sees a growing future for LED lamps, he says that out in the world at nighttime they are a problem because, with the efficiency of LED’s, it’s hard to control the distribution of the light. In addition, since induction lighting is currently one-third to one-half the cost of LED’s, it makes sense for the University to move towards induction lighting for exterior lighting. For parking structure needs, Pelton is particularly pleased with induction lamps, and recently rolled out with 1500 EverLast 85-watt step-dimming fixtures from Full Spectrum Solutions Inc. of Jackson, MI. The campus and the utility are happy with the power offset—a 40% reduction in energy use. The new EverLast gives a lamp rating of 100,000 hours, and Full Spectrum Solutions claims energy savings can reach 60%. The EverLast fixtures have unlimited on/off cycles and instant restrike features, allowing for occupancy sensors or frequent switching with no effect on lamp life. With the long lamp life and lower ballast losses, Joelle Kolhagen, Full Spectrum’s marketing director, says, “We see EverLast making the largest impact anywhere that the lifetime cost of lighting fixtures is considered.” Pelton adds that the switching is good, as is the transition from low to high levels of light. He says that the University is satisfied with the cost/value proposition of induction lighting. However, he doesn’t recommend it for a retrofit project, especially when adding a proximity detector, as that demands even more wiring.


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The following are the most-requested products of 2008. Previously featured in a 2008 issue of ED+C, these products received the most reader inquiries. The following are the most-requested products of 2008. Previously featured in a 2008 issue of ED+C, these products received the most reader inquiries. 1 Skin-Integrated Solar System San Francisco — Suntech’s MSK Design Line of building integrated photovoltaic products can be used to create visually stunning building designs and deliver cost-effective, sustainable solar energy to the tenants, the company reports. Suntech’s MSK Design modules are not add-ons, but are a part of the building’s skin, offering shading, weatherproofing, thermal and acoustic protection. A remote display unit enables building users to see, in real time, how much energy is being produced and how much carbon is being saved. www.suntech-power.com. Suntech Power

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2 Certified Insulation Rogers, Ark. — BioBased 1701s Insulation is the first spray polyurethane foam insulation to meet GREENGUARD Certification guidelines for indoor air quality, according to the company. BioBased Insulation’s soy-based, water-blown, closed cell insulation product earned both the GREENGUARD Certification and the GREENGUARD Certification for Children & Schools. www.biobased.net. BioBased

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3 Bamboo Ceiling Tiles Minneapolis — BIOLINE Wood Ceiling Tiles, from pinta acoustic, inc., are available in natural and caramel finishes, perforated or unperforated. The Solid-Finish tiles are made from a real wood veneer with a recycled (70 percent, by weight), renewable content, according to the company. The tiles’ standard finish is UV-cured with a waterborne finish and UV blockers for color stability. The tiles feature no added urea-formaldehyde in the core and are Class 1 fire-rated. BIOLINE tiles feature a self-centering revealed edge, and fit conventional grid systems. www.pinta-acoustic.com/bamboo. Pinta Acoustic, Inc.

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4 Efficient “Indoor Sunshine” Jackson, Mich. — Patented EverLast lighting technology from Full Spectrum Solutions is essentially a fluorescent lamp without electrodes. With the absence of electrodes, the lamp relies on the fundamental principles of gas discharge and electromagnetic induction to produce light. With a lifespan of as many as 100,000 hours, this system can last longer than 100 incandescent, five HID, or five typical fluorescent lamp changes. EverLast induction fixtures provide light with a more natural, high color rendition and a dimmable option, the company reports. www.fullspectrumsolutions.com. Full Spectrum Solutions, Inc.

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5 Cement-Bonded Wood Fiber ICF Hamilton, Ont. — The Durisol Wall Form System is the only reinforced insulated concrete form that does not use foam or polystyrene, the company reports, and is made from Durisol — a proprietary cement-bonded wood fiber material. Durisol wood concrete insulated forms are ideal for below- and above-grade building construction for many commercial, residential, industrial and agricultural building designs. www.durisolbuild.com. Durisol Building Systems

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6 Interior Movable Walls Solon, Ohio — Environmental Wall Systems, LLC’s IrisWall is a full-height movable wall system that features eco-benefits including SCS-certified recycled content, 100 percent reusability, and a full range of environmentally preferable finishes, the company reports. IrisWall, designed for private offices and conference rooms, does not penetrate the building interior and is designed for ease of relocation. The IrisWall system includes a full range of solid panels featuring a carcinogen-free insulation material, custom recycled glass panel options, FSC-certified doors, and modular electrical. www.ewswalls.com. Environmental Walls Systems, LLC

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7 High-Performance Wall System Moon Township, Pa. — The accel-E Steel Thermal Efficient Panel (S.T.E.P.) wall system combines the strength and performance of cold-formed steel framing with the superior insulation properties of expanded polystyrene (EPS) using the exclusive Plastbau manufacturing process. All steel used in the accel-E S.T.E.P. system is galvanized to industry standards to prevent rust. According to the company, this technology virtually eliminates the transfer of temperature from one side of the framing component to the other side. The result is a thermally efficient, high-performance building technology that is strong, lightweight, energy efficient and economical. Accelerated Building Technologies

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Ann Arbor Tries Out Solar, Wind Street Light The city of Ann Arbor is beginning to harness the wind and the sun to run its street lights. This particular light is on a pole at the entrance to Buhr Park on Packard Road.

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This light pole has a small wind generator at the top and two solar electric panels on the sides that provide electricity to charge batteries. These batteries operate a streetlight on the pole to illuminate the entrance drive to Buhr Park and Cobblestone Farm.

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This renewable-energy powered light is not hooked up to Detroit Edison and runs 100 percent on sun and wind energy. This hybrid wind-solar light represents a partnership between the City of Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan’s Sustainable Design Research Laboratory within the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. The light was donated to the SDRL for testing by Everlast Induction Lighting of Jackson. The city of Ann Arbor was contacted by the SDLR and given an opportunity to provide a location to install this test light. The Buhr Park entrance was chosen because of the need for more lighting at the entrance and because this unique light would be very visible to the public. “The City of Ann Arbor has set aggressive goals to reduce global warming emissions and use renewable energy where possible," said Ann Arbor city energy coordinator David Konkle. "This lighting pilot test represents a UM - city partnership to test technologies to help reach those goals.” Besides being powered by solar and wind energy, the light itself is unique. It is an “induction” light that has no electrodes or electrical connections to the lamp. The power needed to generate light is transferred from the outside of the lamp envelope by means of electromagnetic fields. Therefore, the light has a very long lifetime, and is expected to last over 22 years of nighttime operation. The hybrid wind-solar light features a 400-watt wind generator and two 50-watt solar panels used to charge two 12-volt batteries with 100 amp-hours of storage. The induction light uses 70 watts of electricity at 24 volts. For more, visit www.a2gov.org, www.fullspectrumsolutions.com or www.tcaup.umich.edu. © MMVIII WWJ Radio, All Rights Reserved.

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PRODUCT NEWS EverLast Facility Lighting Out Performs Competitors with EnergyEfficient Fixtures Full Spectrum Solutions, Inc., an innovator in energyefficient, full spectrum facility lighting, has completed several independent studies comparing the performance of EverLast commercial lighting solutions with other popular brands in facility, warehouse, manufacturing and other work environments. Based on typical customer experiences and data supplied by facilities managers, EverLast has consistently delivered significant energy savings, improved worker productivity and safety records under normal operating conditions. “With the cost of energy these days and the increased concern for worker safety along with an emphasis on reducing operational overhead, EverLast has become the preferred choice for new and replacement commercial lighting,” said Mike Nevins, founder and CEO of Full Spectrum Solutions. “Businesses that have been waiting for competitively priced facility lighting that can dramatically reduce maintenance costs and increase energyefficiency will discover that EverLast is the solution that can do it all.” Among the cost factors studied was the replacement of traditional fluorescent tubes or HID fixtures with energy-efficient EverLast commercial induction fixtures. By providing energy savings of up to 60 percent, expenditures for EverLast products were recouped in less than 2 years and resulted in ongoing, long term savings. When compared to traditional commercial lighting, EverLast also outperformed competitors with respect to lighting quality and worker productivity. EverLast lamps provide an increase in contrast recognition which has been credited with increased job safety rates and improved worker efficiency.


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EverLast (TM) Commercial Fixtures Energy-efficiency combined with maintenance savings. That is the aim of the new EverLastTM line of fixtures from Full Spectrum Solutions, Inc. The patented electrodeless technology has overcome the previous barriers associated with induction lighting of high cost, EMC interference and inability to dim. With a rated lamp life of up to 100,000 hours and very little lumen depreciation, facility maintenance costs can be cut drastically compared to traditional light sources while lowering energy usage by up to 60%. The full EverLastTM product line includes a wide range of industrial, warehouse, office, security and outdoor lighting solutions. For further information visit www.fullspectrumsolutions.com or call 888-574-7014

Sea Gull Lighting's Urbana Collection These outdoor wall lanterns from Sea Gull Lighting's Urbana collection offer a black finish with etched ice glass to comfortably accessorize the exterior of nearly any home or office. The collection also consists of hanging outdoor pendants and outdoor wall lanterns also available in a textured rust patina finish with etched ice glass with cafĂŠ tint. For more information about Sea Gull Lighting's complete line of indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures, please visit www.seagulllighting.com or contact Sea Gull Lighting Products LLC at 1-800-347-5483.

Lutron Introduces New Product Development for EcoSystem Lutron introduces Quantum (TM), which makes EcoSystem even easier for office workers and facility managers to use, while giving workers more personal control of their lighting environment and giving businesses a better way to monitor energy costs. Quantum is the new software control package that allows a facility manager or business owner to monitor every individual lighting fixture in a building. Quantum enables them to understand power usage, operating hours, to see if lamps are working in any particular fixture, to check that ballasts are working, and to make any desired changes to as many as 100 EcoSystem networks at the same time. For more information, visit the Lutron website.

Bright Sunlight Visible RGB LEDs LEDtronics introduces the RGB-1007-001 a low profile, four legs through hole LED that offers full-spectrum Red, Green and Blue LED (RGB LED). These discrete LEDs provide excellent performance and terrific visibility in a compact size of only 4.90mm x 6.5mm +0.15. The red, green and blue diodes emit high-intensity light in a viewing angle of 120°. The red diode's wavelength is 635nm. The wavelength of the green diode is 520nm. Blue operates at 470nm. Depending on the color, luminous intensities range from 230mcd to 750mcd with current between 20mA and 25mA current. A water clear lens protects the diode array. Use RGB-1007-001 LEDs with LEDtronics OptiLED Light Pipes to simplify the spatial relationship between the PCB and remote indicator illumination points. Light pipes channel all of the LED-generated light to the exact location where the light is required. Series RGB-1007 LEDs broaden the illumination options available for back lighting computer panels, car dashboard, handheld instruments like PDAs, data- and tele-communication

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Ann Arbor tries out wind, solar powered street light  The city of Ann Arbor is beginning to harness the wind and the sun to run its street lights. This particular  light is on a pole at the entrance to Buhr Park on Packard Road. This light pole has a small wind  generator at the top and two solar electric panels on the sides that provide electricity to charge  batteries. These batteries operate a streetlight on the pole to illuminate the entrance drive to Buhr Park  and Cobblestone Farm. This hybrid wind‐solar light represents a partnership between the City of Ann  Arbor and the University of Michigan's Sustainable Design Research Laboratory within the Taubman  College of Architecture and Urban Planning. The light was donated to the SDRL for testing by Everlast  Induction Lighting of Jackson. (From Mi Energy Report) 


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Medi-Can Step Cans are an economical solution for waste control. Choose from stainless steel or powder-coated white or red finishes. All models feature an easy-to-use step pedal to operate the self-closing lid. A molded plastic gasket minimizes closing noise and allows the lid to fit tightly for maximum odor control. Additional features include a plastic base ring to protect floors and a steel hinge that also serves as a convenient carrying handle. Available in 1.5, 3.5 and 8 gallon capacities, these receptacles comply with OSHA standards.

Full Spectrum Solutions, the leading innovator in energyefficient, full-spectrum lighting, has announced that field and laboratory tests confirm that EverLast Fixtures outperform all other outdoor and facility lighting products, with the longest available bulb life and energy savings of up to 60%. Developed specifically for the commercial facilities market, EverLast High Definition Induction lamps and fixtures benefit from patented innovations that deliver unmatched performance, including high color rendition, instant re-strike capability and a lamp-life of up to 100,000 hours. “Our new patented EverLast lighting technology is essentially a fluorescent lamp without electrodes,” said Mike Nevins, founder and CEO of Full Spectrum Solutions. “Unlike traditional fluorescent bulbs, EverLast fixtures use the fundamental principles of gas discharge and electromagnetic induction, resulting in an unmatched life span, an 800% cooler operating temperature and the lowest lifetime cost of any light source available today.”

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ThomasNetŽ Industrial Newsroom provides current, reliable industrial news articles which are delivered on a timely basis. This comprehensive news source delivers new industrial product news that covers a wide range of products from adhesives through waste handling equipment. This premier news source will help serve the new product information needs of the industrial marketplace through websites, e-marketplaces and online publications that serve them. Go Back Press Release Date: June 14, 2007 Induction Fixtures offer rated lamp life of 100,000 hours. Offered in range of wattages and styles, EverLast(TM) High Definition Induction Fixtures rely on fundamental principles of gas discharge and electromagnetic induction to produce light. With 90+ CRI and 5,000 Kelvin, fixtures replicate natural daylight. They have unlimited on/off cycles and instant re-strike features, allowing for occupancy sensors or frequent switching with no effect on lamp life. Using specialized bulb, EverLast(TM) can operate at temperatures as low as -40°F.

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Businesses Can Reduce Maintenance Costs and Increase Energy-efficiency with the new EverLast(TM) High Definition Induction System (Jackson, MI) - What if maintaining facility lighting becomes affordable and easy? What if it shifts away from being a cumbersome, costly activity and transforms into a dependable, affordable, and well-designed installation? With such lighting technology, businesses cannot only increase the bottom-line, but safety as well. Full Spectrum Solutions, introduces their patented EverLast(TM) High Definition (HD) Induction System, a revolutionary technology that is shaking up the lighting market with unmatched lifetime cost savings. The company has overcome the barriers of high cost, EMC interference, lumen depreciation, and inability to dim common to older style induction lighting. EverLast(TM) brings lighting maintenance to a whole new level with an everlasting life span and long lamp life, high color rendition, instant re-strike features, and a wide range of wattages and fixture styles. The long life span of EverLast(TM) helps businesses ensure safety standards by eliminating frequent bulb changes in difficult-to-reach places, such as in high ceilings, above machinery, tunnels, warehouses, stadiums, etc.., thus alleviating the potential danger of injuries and accidents. With EverLast(TM), lighting maintenance has never been so easy! With a rated lamp-life of up to 100,000 hours, there is no question that EverLast(TM) is designed for durability. The longevity of this lighting technology occurs because it is essentially a fluorescent lamp

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"We've got these really strong renewable energy goals here at the city, so ... (the streetlight) was certainly of interest to us,'' Konkle said. The 70-watt, 24-volt light can store 100 amp hours at 24 volts in its two batteries. It only turns on at night and is as bright as a normal streetlight, but more energy-efficient, Konkle said. The light uses induction technology, which means the power needed to generate it is transferred from the outside of the lamp via electromagnetic fields. Its life expectancy is about 22 years, Konkle said.

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