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Controls for Solid-State Lighting

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This study predicts new hybrid lighting applications for LEDs. In hybrid lighting, LEDs provide a low-energy?standby? light level while another, more powerful, efficient light source provides light for occupied periods. Lighting controls will allow the two light sources to work together through an appropriate control strategy, typically motion-sensing. There are no technical barriers preventing the use of low through high CRI LEDs for standby lighting in many interior and exterior applications today.