Deadline extended for biofuels grant

Posted on February 16, 2017 By

LANSING, MI — The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) and the Corn Marketing Program of Michigan (CMPM) have announced an extension on the deadline to apply for grant funds under the Biofuels Infrastructure Program (BIP). Funding is available to help with equipment and marketing costs for retailers that want to sell higher…


Cree Visits the NACS/PEI Show

Posted on October 20, 2016 By

Cree is featuring an array of world-class commercial LED luminaires at the annual National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS/PEI) convention in Las Vegas this week. Click the video below to get a little taste of what their exhibit has to offer. Live from PEI: 60 Seconds with Cree


Contrast Lighting introduces Ardito series of LED recessed lights

Posted on September 19, 2016 By

Contrast Lighting has introduced a new series of ultra-thin profile recessed fixtures called Ardito. Ardito is available in 2700K, 3000K, 3500K and 4000K at 90+ CRI. Models are available with several driver and dimming options in round or square diameters ranging from 2.5″ to 4″. Trims can be custom specified in a range of finishes or…


How SmartCast Power Over Ethernet Changes How an Office Works

Posted on April 27, 2016 By

Check out the interesting write-up for Cree’s new SmartCast IoT lighing technology from Lloyd Alter over at Treehugger.com. Alter takes a closer look at the new offices of IT services company mindSHIFT and how they used the advantages afforded by power over ethernet to change the way their office works.


Hose Master Flexible Connectors for Petroleum Joins the Red Leonard Suite of Products

Posted on March 1, 2016 By

Red Leonard Associates is proud to announce the addition of Hose Master flexible connectors to our petroleum product offerings. Hose Master is North America’s leading manufacturer of stainless steel hose connectors, with over 400,000 square feet of manufacturing space in Cleveland, Houston, Atlanta, and Reno. With a team of ASME IX Certified welders and a comprehensive material stocking program, Hose Master…


Cree WaveMax Technology Products Now Shipping “In Volume”

Posted on February 1, 2016 By

On Thursday, Cree announced that its IG and KR Series luminaires are available to ship “in volume”. Both series notably feature Cree’s proprietary WaveMax™ technology, a “transformative optical waveguide platform that redefines the limits of luminaire design while offering innovatively inspired aesthetics at an unmatched customer value”. In other words, they represent a paradigm shift in luminaire design that…


Lincoln, ON Introduces LED Streetlight Upgrades

Posted on October 22, 2015 By

Beamsville, ON

Located near Niagara Falls, Lincoln, ON is planning the conversion of the town’s streetlights to new LED technology. With this upgrade, Lincoln will reduce its energy consumption, energy costs, greenhouse gas emissions and maintenance costs while providing better light quality on its streets and roadways. This project will replace Lincoln’s 1,463 cobra head streetlights with LED streetlights from Cree…


Cree LED Lighting Delivers Better Light Quality and Lifetime Savings To Bowling Green State University

Posted on October 6, 2015 By

Bowling Green State University (BGSU), a higher education leader in sustainability efforts, selected LED lighting by Cree, Inc. CREE, -4.77% to replace the outdated metal halide light fixtures over its indoor turf field in the Perry Field House. The 100×60-yard field is now illuminated by Cree® CXB™ High-Bay LED luminaires, delivering much better light quality…


Cree Announces “New and Improved” LED T8 Lamp

Posted on September 22, 2015 By

In the wake of a major recall in June, Cree shifted manufacturing of its T8 lamps away from China and is now offering them for sale again. The company made the announcement today via this official announcement: Now shipping! The new and improved Cree LED T8 Series Now available – the new and improved Cree® LED…


RLA Zoom Plus

Posted on September 4, 2015 By

Over the next few months, we at Red Leonard Associates will be rolling out our new Zoom Plus feature for many website product offerings. Zoom Plus is a simple way to get a more comprehensive view of a product. With Zoom Plus, visitors can zoom and pan all 360 degrees around a product, with options…