Lighting Resources


Find LED System Tools, the Legislation Product Replacement Tool, GE Lighting Toolkit, and more.

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Lighting Institute

The Lighting & Electrical Institute was the world's first institution dedicated to the study of lighting.

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Legislation Information

Legislation Information

With existing and upcoming legislation affecting the industry, who do you ask for guidance? GE. We're dedicated to helping you understand these imperatives and offer energy-saving alternatives.

Legislation Information

Environmental Lighting

GE Environmental Lighting Center

Visit our one-stop resource to find the latest information, tools and materials on environmental and legislation matters within the lighting industry.

Environmental Lighting Center

GE Edison Awards

The 2013 GE Edison Award is presented to Robert Shook, Maureen Mahr, Jennifer Curtis, and Kimberly Corbett-Oates of Schuler Shook for lighting the City Performance Hall in Dallas, TX, USA.

This annual program, sponsored by GE, recognizes excellence and quality in professional lighting designs that employ significant use of GE Lighting Products.

GE Edison Awards

ESCO Energy Services Program

Understanding Rare Earth Metals

Understanding Rare Earth Metals

Rare earth materials have very unique properties and are used in hundreds of products. They also are essential components for some lighting products.

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GE Lighting Glossary

GE Lighting FAQ's and Lighting Glossary

Find answers in the GE Lighting glossary when you need to understand terminologies used in the commercial lighting industry.

Lighting Glossary

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the LED

    Fifty years ago, 33-year-old GE scientist Dr. Nick Holonyak, Jr., invented the first practical visible-spectrum light-emitting diode (LED), a device that GE colleagues at the time called "the magic one" because its light, unlike infrared lasers, was visible to the human eye.

    Watch as Holonyak recounts that fateful day fifty years later.