Month: December 2017

LEDs reduce half a billion tons of CO2 emissions in 2017

The use of LEDs to illuminate buildings and outdoor spaces reduced the total carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of lighting by an estimated 570 million tons in 2017, which is roughly equivalent to shutting down 162 coal-fired power plants, according to IHS Markit. LED lighting uses an average of 40% less power than fluorescents, and 80% …

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Philips Lighting named industry leader in the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

ISLAMABAD: Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam: LIGHT), on Saturday announced that it achieved the status of Industry leader in the Electrical Components and Equipment category of the 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). The company’s overall score was 85 out of 100 points, demonstrating that sustainability is central to Philips Lighting’s company strategy and purpose. This …

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GE Lighting, IEC announce strategic partnership

The Imperial Electric Company (IEC), a premiere engineering company, and GE Lighting, Tuesday announced a strategic partnership aimed at creating a channel platform to identify and deliver the most cost effective and efficient GE Lighting capabilities across a wide range of sectors, including, home, retail, office and hospitality. The strategic partnership with IEC underscores GE …

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