DOE Educates and Informs at LIGHTFAIR

May 12, 2010

As part of DOE’s ongoing commitment to lighting education, the Solid-State Lighting (SSL) program hosted an informational booth and educational seminars at the LIGHTFAIR® International Trade Show and Conference, May 12–14, in Las Vegas, NV. Co-sponsored by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America and the International Association of Lighting Designers, LIGHTFAIR is the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, attracting roughly 500 exhibitors and 20,000 lighting, design, architectural, and engineering professionals.

May 11
DOE Lighting Program Manager Jim Brodrick shared insights on “Solid-State Lighting: Preparing for the Opportunity” as a lunchtime keynote speaker at LIGHTFAIR Institute®.

Solid-State Lighting: Preparing for the Opportunity (presentation)
Solid-State Lighting: Preparing for the Opportunity (handout)

May 12
The DOE SSL booth presented the latest on the L Prize competition – the race to replace the common light bulb.

L Prize Update (presentation)
L Prize Update (handout)

May 12-14
Representatives from DOE were on hand at the DOE SSL booth to answer questions, offer vendor-neutral perspective, and provide training sessions on a wide range of topics.

Getting Involved with DOE SSL Commercialization Programs
Solid-State Lighting Basics
CALiPER Testing Update
How to Reduce the Risks of Specifying LEDs
Understanding the Lighting Facts Label
Dimming and LEDs: Can this be a Happy Marriage
Recent SSL Installations: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Understanding IESNA LM-79 & LM-80
Comparing LED Integral Replacement Lamps
DOE’s CBEA Parking Lot Lighting Specification