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LIGHTING PROFESSIONALS SHOULD OWN A SPECTROMETER BY JAMES R. BENYA, PE, FIES, FIALD BENYA BURNETT CONSULTANCY

http://benyaburnett.com/ Chromaticity is the measure of the color of a light source. In lighting design, we use the correlated color temperature (CCT), measured in degrees Kelvin (or K) and the color quality, measured by color rendering index (or CRI), to

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LEDs Are Revolutionizing the Lighting Industry

I took in NextEnergy’s Michigan Advanced Lighting Conference recently to find out about the advances being made in the lighting industry. “The key driver that’s shaping the industry today are LED’s,” says Mark Roush, the conference’s keynote speaker. “LED’s are

NEMA Publishes 2015 Edition of Products and Standards Guide

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association NEMA published the 2015 edition of its Electrical Standards & Products Guide ESPG, a comprehensive listing of NEMA electrical standards along with an extensive directory of manufacturers and their products. Learn more via ApplianceMagazine.com.

Webinar on 2014 NGL Indoor Design Competition Winners

On Thursday, December 4, the U.S. DOE’s Better Buildings Alliance will host a 60-minute live webinar about the Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Design Competition and what building managers can learn from the extensive process used to select NGL-winning products. In

Halogen Lamps: Still the Standard to Beat by Craig DiLouie

Although LED directional lamps are steadily improving, halogen reflector lamps remain most popular for directional lighting applications and the gold standard to beat in terms of overall performance. Available in a wide range of configurations, halogen offers a number of

USM Saves Over $10M in Energy Costs Since 2009

The University of Mississippi has used several energy conservation measures including turning off lights, unplugging appliances and even changing light fixtures. During fiscal year 2009, Southern Miss spent $7.2 million on energy costs. For FY 2014 which ended June 30,



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LEDs Show the Sistine Chapel in a Whole New Light

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Visitors to the Sistine Chapel can now see the frescos as they’ve never been seen before, thanks to a new LED lighting scheme. The new lights, provided by Osram, bring out the detail of the intricate paintings, while protecting them

Civilight North America Releases Broad Portfolio of LED Lamps

About Civilight North America

Civilight North America is now in volume production with their broad portfolio of LED lamps for the North American market, offered in three series – Architectural, Professional and Commercial. http://www.civilight-na.com Architectural 10-watt MR16 Architectural 10-watt LED A19 Architectural 6-watt LED

Alba by Stack

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The world’s first responsive light bulb. The next generation of light bulbs features embedded intelligence, with many new products becoming available, as the editor of LEDs Magazine recently pointed out. An interesting new product that’s been getting a ton of

Acuity Brands’ Video Promotes OLED Lighting

OLED Lighting by Acuity Brands

An interesting take on the technology that transcends the technical and appreciates the light source as an effective tool for enriching spaces with light. OLEDs go beyond form and function….OLED lighting introduces a new design paradigm where technology, architecture and

DOE Releases LED T8 Caliper Report

LED Linear Lamps and Troffer Lighting: CALiPER Report Series 21

http://ecmweb.com/lighting-control/doe-releases-led-t8-caliper-report The Department of Energy’s CALiPER program performed a series of investigations on linear LED lamps. Each report in the series covers the performance of up to 31 linear LED lamps, which were purchased in late 2012 or 2013. The first

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Vista Outdoor Professional Lighting Introduces the 1050 Series COB Floodlights

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Designed for highlighting architectural and landscape features, the 1057 and 3540 up and accent luminaires use Chip-On-Board (COB) LED technology for high-quality, controlled light output.  With the integration of COB LED technology, specifiers no longer have to sacrifice light quality

60 Watt LED Comparison

Turn the bulb on, and you’ll find the same, golden glow that you’ll get with the majority of the bulbs on the market these days, along with a light output of 800 lumens, making it a worthy replacement for the

Sigma Luminous ICE Series High Bay LED Fixture

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With a hook and integrated power supply, installation couldn’t be easier. At 130 watts this is the perfect replacement for 400 watt HID fixtures. It features a patented fluid dynamic pressure heatsink that is 200 times faster at heat transfer

Green Creative Universal Voltage 120-277V

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This A19 meets the new ENERGY STAR V1.1 requirements for omnidirectional bulbs by providing 300° of evenly distributed light intensity. In the 135° to 180° zone, this lamp emits 65% more lumens than what is required by ENERGY STAR, providing a fuller light

EW’s Top 10 LED Product Picks for November

This month’s picks include products from Civilight, JESCO Lighting, Lithonia/Acuity Brands, MaxLite, Milwaukee Tool, Nora Lighting, Prescolite/Hubbell Lighting, Solar Electric Power Co. (SEPCO), Starfire Lighting and Winona Lighting. http://ewweb.com/gallery/ews-top-10-led-product-picks-november

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