Monthly Archives: July 2017

Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 10 LED Picks for July

Congratulations to the product development teams from Nora Lighting, US Architectural Lighting, Soraa, MaxLite, Lind Equipment, Acclaim Lighting, Foreverlamp, Litetronics, Architectural Area Lighting/Hubbell Lighting and TE Connectivity. If you have a new product that you would like considered for our

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Installation: InstantFit LED Lamps w/ EasySmart & Lumina RF Wireless Controls

Convert to LED and retrofit spaces with multi-zone controls using Philips EasySmart lamps and Leviton Lumina RF wireless controls. Easy installation steps include simply replacing lamps in existing fixtures, replacing the wall switch and configuring the system with the Leviton

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Philips Lighting’s EnabLED Licensing Program Signs 100 New Licensees to Reach 800 Members

The 100 new members, which represent small- and medium-sized businesses as well as large multinationals, come from all around the world. A significant number of the new licensees are manufacturers of retrofit bulbs or private label retailers. In addition to

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LED Filament Lamp Market Demand Likely to Hit 300 Million Units in 2017

According to a report from LEDinside, stage lighting and filament lamp market grows significantly due to good market demand. In 2016, global LED filament lamp market demand was 150 million units. In 2017, the market demand is likely to hit

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PI-SCALE Creates Pilot Line to Commercialize Flexible OLED Lighting

Europe’s technology leaders in the development of flexible OLEDs for lighting and signage applications have joined together in a consortium to develop an open access pilot line that will accelerate the commercial adoption of this promising new technology. The project

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New ENERGY STAR® Certified USHIO 95+ CRI Uphoria Edge LED MR16 with High R9 Value

Available in 7W, these ENERGY STAR® certified LED MR16s offer an energy saving alternative while providing excellent color rendering with a high R9 value showing more vibrant reds. With the form, fit and function of traditional halogen MR16 lamps, these

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Legrand Lighting Control Systems Now Compatible with Voice Control-Enabled Devices

Building on its commitment to enhancing the delivery and control of power and light, Legrand introduces Voice Control compatibility with its radiant® Collection RF (radio frequency) and adorne® Collection Wi-Fi Lighting System. This new functionality enables Legrand customers to control

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Amerlux Unveils New State of the Art Showroom in Oakland, NJ

Amerlux® has opened a state-of-the-art 7,000 square-foot showroom, lounge and conference area in its new corporate headquarters based in Oakland, NJ. Clients will learn firsthand how to realize the power of the latest technologies. The Amerlux Showroom will guide you

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CSIL Lighting Fixture Market Research Worldwide

https://www.lighting.csilmilano.com/ Founded in Milan (Italy) in 1980, the Centre for Industrial Studies (CSIL) is an independent research and consulting company specialised in applied economic research, evaluation of public investment projects, infrastructure project appraisal, support to development programmes and policies, MARKET

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The Lighting Fixtures Market in the United States by CSIL Milano

The value of USA domestic market in 2016 is estimated to be $20.3 billion, with a 3% increase compared to 2015. US production of lighting fixtures in 2016 amounted to $12.9 billion. In 2015, it overcame the pre-crisis level and

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Revised Standard on Solid-State Lighting Extends Chromaticity Range

In a revision of ANSI C78.377-2017 American National Standard for Electric Lamps—Specifications for the Chromaticity of Solid-State Lighting Products, the ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78, Electric Lamps, establishes a range of chromaticity for general lighting with solid-state lighting (SSL) products

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Change Catches Up with GE by Doug Chandler

The U.S. electrical industry has been buzzing with speculation about the direction of one of its foundational companies following announcements that General Electric is looking for a buyer for GE Lighting and that long-time chief executive Jeffrey Immelt will step

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Luminaire-Integrated Controls by Craig DiLouie

The lighting controls revolution features three notable trends promoting integration of control with light. The latest commercial building energy codes promote complex control schemes. The LED source is highly controllable. And sensors and microprocessors have become miniaturized. Just as the

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How Two Entrepreneurs Found An LED Lighting Niche And Built A Booming Business by Jeff Kauflin

Cole Zucker, 33, and his 35-year-old cofounder, Guillaume Vidal, are co-CEOs of Green Creative, a profitable lighting manufacturer with 70 employees and $52 million in revenue. Their bulbs illuminate the aisles of many Walmart, Whole Foods and J. Crew stores.

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House Appropriations Committee Votes to Cut Energy Star by 40 Percent

The House Appropriations Committee voted on July 18 to pass the Fiscal Year 2018 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill, which provides $31.4 billion to federal investments in natural resources. This budget is $824 million less than 2017, and part of

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Recall: Light Fixture Recalled Due to Impact Hazard

The plastic diffuser lens on Lithonia Lighting’s LBL4W model LED ceiling light fixtures can detach and fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury from impact. About 5,600 units have been recalled after the company received six reports of loose or

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Want to Know More About Power over Ethernet (PoE)?

Check out: LuxReview – • http://luxreview.com/article/2017/07/igor-answers-your-power-over-ethernet-poe-questions • http://luxreview.com/article/2017/07/can-i-install-poe-at-home-and-what-would-that-look-like-to-me- • http://luxreview.com/article/2017/07/what-are-the-practical-benefits-of-poe-and-what-can-be-powered-and-controlled-by-poe-today- • http://luxreview.com/article/2017/07/what-does-it-look-like-to-install-poe-and-who-can-do-it- • http://luxreview.com/article/2017/07/how-does-power-over-ethernet-poe-lighting-work-

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Helsinki’s Smart Street Lights Will Find You a Parking Place

The city of Helsinki has installed internet-connected street lights which find motorists a parking place. The pilot deployment uses miniature Internet-Protocol video cameras mounted on the luminaires to monitor the spaces. These cameras generate data which is interpreted by cloud-based

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DOE Publishes CALiPER Snapshot on LED Downlights

There are many factors that influence product efficacy, but the efficacy trend with LED downlights is concerning. The importance of efficacy gains is not solely related to energy savings. Improved LED package efficiency can simplify thermal management and allow more

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Nanoparticles Can Boost LED Lighting Efficiency by 50%

In an advance that could boost the efficiency of LED lighting by 50 percent and even pave the way for invisibility cloaking devices, a team of University of Michigan researchers has developed a new technique that peppers metallic nanoparticles into

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