LED lighting fixtures are rapidly replacing legacy incandescent and fluorescent lighting systems as upfront cost have declined considerably.
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LED lighting offers advantages over legacy systems in almost every respect including cleaner, whiter light; they are more efficient (more lumens per watt), which reduce ongoing operating cost and is better for the environment; and they last much longer, which reduces the time and cost associated with replacement.
Effective heat dissipation extends LED longevity and reduces the total cost of the LED lighting systems by minimizing the frequency of replacement and by allowing fixtures to operate at higher power levels, thereby reducing the number of diodes that must be used in the fixtures. Aavid offers a wide range of advanced air cooling technologies designed specifically for LED applications using custom extrusion heat sinks, cast heat sinks and heatpipe thermal modules. Aavid can custom design cooling solutions for your LED needs.
In a relatively short time span, the global LED industry has become extremely competitive. With this increasing competition and the threat of commoditization, those within the LED industry need to bring new products and solutions to the market faster and more efficiently. Aavid is able to partner with these companies, offering innovation, streamlined product development and design for cost and manufacturability. The residential/consumer LED market includes home entertainment, indoor lighting, and gaming markets among many others.
Some have predicted a growth of 40% per year through 2016 within the commercial/industrial LED markets. Aavid thermal solutions are found in LED applications in the commercial/industrial LED market including aviation, automotive, advertising, architectural lighting, as well as transportation infrastructure and many more.