Editors Note: This was an Op-Ed piece I wrote back in 2013 in LEDsMagazine. Sadly, it is still as relevant today as it was over 7 years ago. How do we get the lighting industry to embrace truly sustainable product … Continue reading R+D competitions for sustainable lighting manufacturing
The DOE continues their long term accelerated testing of the Philips L-Prize winning bulbs from 2010. The lamps continue to give shockingly good performance, with the average lumen maintenance for the 31 lamps at 93.0%. At that rate, the average operating hours … Continue reading go, baby go: the philips L-prize lamps rock on
The US DOE’s L Prize program has been conducting long-term testing of the 2009-vintage Philips 60W L Prize-winning LED A-lamps. The results are crazy impressive! A selection of 31 of those lamps passed the 40,000-hour point of continuous operation in July … Continue reading 194,765 hours to L70!
The US DOE SSL team just sent out an email update on the long-term testing of the L-Prize winning lamp entry from Philips. WOW! Out of 200 samples tested to 25,000 hours at a hot 45° C ambient, there were ZERO failures, … Continue reading L-prize testing update