In its recently approved 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards, the California Energy Commission (CEC) has revised its lighting requirements for newly constructed buildings. To learn what's changed, read Mr. Green's latest blog.
Power Integrations will release its second-quarter financial results after market hours on Wednesday, July 29, 2015. The company will conduct a conference call that day beginning at 1:45 p.m. Pacific time. Members of the investment community can join the call by dialing 1-647-788- 4901. Live and archived audio webcasts of the conference call will be available on the Power Integrations Investors page.
In the second draft of its proposed spec for large network equipment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has revised definitions and program requirements. To learn the details about these and other proposed changes, read Mr. Green's Blog.
A challenge with LED lighting is reducing shimmer and flicker so the quality of light is constant and steady. In a recent article for LED Journal, Power Integrations Product Marketing Manager, Andrew Smith, explains the causes of these effects and discusses how to address them.
To read the article, visit ledjournal.com.
Power Integrations today announced its HiperPFS-3 family of power factor correction ICs, which offer high power factor and high efficiency across the entire load range. Targeting applications with continuous power demands up to 405 W for universal input and 900 W for high-line, the ICs feature efficiency levels of better than 95%, from 10% load to full load, and consume less than 60 mW under no-load conditions. A power factor of above 0.92 is easily achievable at 20% load.