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Development of solid state illumination for parking lot application in reducing energy consumption

Ahmad, Md Zarafi and A., Izwaz and Zulkifli, Shamsul Aizam and Kamarudin, Muhammad Saufi and Sulaiman, Erwan (2008) Development of solid state illumination for parking lot application in reducing energy consumption. In: 2nd Engineering Conference on Sustainable Engineering Infrastructures Development & Management (EnCon 2008), 18-19 December 2008, Kuching, Sarawak.

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Abstract

Nowadays, the development and improvement of solid state lighting (SSL) technology is accelerating to enhance its light output. Today, solid state lighting sources can be found in many applications that requiring colored (monochromatic) light, such as exit signs, traffic signals, and automobile brake lights. In the recent past, technological breakthroughs have started to establish SSL sources of white light. As investment leads to technology improvements as well as reductions in manufacturing costs, SSL may start to compete for market share with conventional light sources, such as incandescent, fluorescent and high intensity discharge (HID) lamps. This paper presents the potential of LED luminaries for outdoor lighting and focusing for parking lot application. A prototype model of parking lot LED lamp is constructed complete with the LED driver and the main objective is to achieve 20 percent energy saving compared the conventional parking lot lamp. The comparison is made between 100 Watt High Pressure Sodium Vapor (HPSV) parking lot lamp and the proposed LED lamp. The result obtained shows that it has a great potential the LED lamp will replace today’s lighting with this promising technology.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: solid state illumination; general lighting; parking lot LED lamp; energy saving
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800-8360 Electronics
Divisions: Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering > Department of Electrical Power Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2018 08:25
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2018 08:25
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/9432
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