DOE Webinar on November 8: Sky Glow Comparison Tool

The increasing presence of sky glow—a reduction of night-sky visibility from greater levels of scattered light—has been a topic of growing concern among the lighting community for some time. But, short of following general design guidance, there are few simple

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U.S. Architectural Lighting Expands Its Linear EXT LED Product Line

Three new wall-mounted models feature the same architectural design as the company’s Linear EXT site/area luminaires. With six distribution patterns, LXT Wall Mounts incorporate U.S. Architectural Lighting’s PLED Optical Modules, also used in the company’s Razar Generation Series. PLED Optical

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Venture Lighting’s NEW Full Cutoff LED Wallpacks

Venture Lighting’s Full Cutoff LED Wallpacks are low profile, light weight, and designed for long life with low maintenance and great performance. These die cast aluminum luminaires are designed to quickly and easily upgrade existing HID wallpack fixtures. These highly

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New Sigma Luminous Zone LED Shoebox

Available Now! The 3rd Generation of the Luminous Zone LED Shoebox is available in 100W, 150W, 200W and 240W, and 300W outputs. All outputs are available with high voltage inputs. These fixtures can come with Type III, IV, or V

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Daylighting and LEDs Team Up to Meet Energy Efficiency Standards by Rita Tatum

When tunable LEDs are combined with daylighting, they do help meet new energy efficiency standards, such as the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), ASHRAE and Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Standard 90.1-2016, “Energy Standards for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings.” Standard

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Harvesting Natural Lighting by Kadie Yale

Humans weren’t made to live without natural light. While there are many ways humans evolved that society has moved away from, studies continue to show that exposure to natural light has increased benefits. It’s no wonder that buildings around the

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IES LIGHTING EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

POSITION SUMMARY: Over two years ago the IES hired its first fulltime Director of Education, and much of our focus since has been the creation and dissemination of educational content to increase the value of membership. In an effort to

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Eaton Announces 42nd Annual SOURCE Competition

Power management company Eaton of Peachtree, City, Georgia USA, called for entries for the company’s 42nd Annual SOURCE Awards, Eaton’s lighting design competition devoted to fostering the next generation of lighting professionals and developing new industry talent. The company wants

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IES Technical Memorandum on the Use of Solid State Lighting in Sports Lighting Applications

This IES document is intended to be a supplement to the IES RP-6-15: Recommended Practice for Sports and Recreational Area Lighting. RP-6-15 covers design and application information critical to sports lighting that is not contained in this document. This document

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Signify Releases Interact Pro for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

Signify (formerly known as Philips Lighting), announced Interact Pro, the latest addition to its Interact IoT-ready portfolio. The company says that the Interact Pro is the first multitasking, smart lighting system, and software developed for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Osram Opto Joins the ISELED Alliance Expanding the Ecosystem for In-Cabin Auto Lighting

The ISELED has defined RGB LED modules with an integrated controller that can deliver new SSL capabilities in an automotive cabin, including dynamic cabin lighting, roof lighting, functional lighting (for reading, etc.), display backlighting, and more. The fundamental building block

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Rebates for LEDs Are Available Across the Country

Depending on your location, you may be eligible for a sizeable rebate when installing LED solutions in your existing facility or new construction project. Rebate programs often have requirements products must meet in order to qualify. They may require a

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Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 10 LED Picks for October 2018

Congratulations to the product managers and marketing teams from Acclaim Lighting, Bartco Lighting, ESL Vision, Fulham, HyLite, JLC Tech, Keystone Technologies, MaxLite, Nora Lighting and WAC Lighting for having their new products selected for Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 10 New LED

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Walmart to Save Energy and Achieve Sustainable Goals with GE Lighting

According to GE Lighting, by switching customers from traditional to LED bulbs over the past two years, shoppers will save more than US$2 billion collectively over the life of the LED bulbs. As part of an ongoing commitment to energy

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Acuity Sells Spanish Company Carandini

Acuity Brands has quietly unloaded its $23 million Spanish lighting company Carandini, as it tries to stay steady in what CEO Vernon Nagel described this week as a “challenging lighting market.” The sale came to light when the buyer, Spain’s

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Cree Releases LXB Series Linear High-Bay Luminaires

The company released the new LXB Series fixtures to meet the need resulting from the nearly half of all new construction and fluorescent retrofit high-bay installations that specify linear high-bay LED fixtures. The high bays provide up to 160 lumens

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White Paper: The Future of AI in Distribution

Learn how leading companies are using artificial intelligence and the threats and opportunities these technologies pose for distributors. MDM’s latest white paper, sponsored by PROS, provides a plain-English description of what artificial intelligence (AI) is and what it means for

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Sigma Luminous Introduces the New Luminous Hawk LED High Bay

We are proud to introduce the 3rd generation Hawk LED High Bay. And best of all, they’re in stock now! These DLC premium listed high bays are an excellent choice for any warehouse, factory, and more! • 100W, 150W, 200W,

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President Trump Speaks About Administrative Agenda, Jobs, Economy at NECA 2018

For the first time in its history, the NECA Show hosted a sitting president. On Tuesday, Oct. 2, U.S. President Donald Trump addressed the closing general session at NECA 2018 in Philadelphia. In his speech, Trump spoke about his administration’s

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Eaton Launches LumenSafe Video Monitoring

Power management company Eaton of Peachtree City, Georgia USA, launched the LumenSafe™ Integrated Network Security Camera system. The system enables cities, municipalities, public facilities, and businesses to integrate connected video technology onto Eaton’s LED-based outdoor lighting fixtures. The camera produces

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