WHITEPAPER: Minimize Risk and Maximize Building Performance

Today’s building owners and facility managers are focusing on adding value in every aspect of building performance — increased energy savings, improved operations, and an enhanced working environment for employees. Electrical contractors are increasingly challenged to provide the solutions that

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Beyond the Ceiling: Healthy Lighting for Hospitals by Craig DiLouie

Lighting systems have historically been designed for visual performance and comfort, but science tells us light plays a major role in synchronizing the human circadian system. The growing understanding of the relationship between light and circadian health is giving rise

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IES Annual Conference 2018 – Final Call for Papers & Posters

The IES Annual Conference is August 9-11, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. The objective of the conference is to provide educational sessions and experiences relevant to the audience of lighting professionals, academics, and peripheral design

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DOE LIGHTFAIR Presentations Available Online

The U.S. Department of Energy once again hosted its award-winning informational booth and free educational sessions at LIGHTFAIR® International, held May 8–10 in Chicago. Attendees got the latest scoop on SSL’s most challenging topics and had the opportunity to attend

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2018 ENERGY STAR Products Partner Meeting Update

EPA is pleased to provide you with the following updates for the 2018 ENERGY STAR Products Partner Meeting, which will be held September 5 – 7, 2018 in Phoenix, AZ. 1. New! PRELIMINARY MEETING AGENDA 2. New! CO-SPONSORSHIP & EVENING

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Nifty Nostalgia: GE 5W Vintage Style LED Light Bulb

“Vintage-style” LED light bulbs are bringing an old-time aesthetic back to the lighting aisle. Inside each one, you’ll find decorative filaments that are actually just light-emitting diodes (LEDs) arranged into lines. They look like old-fashioned incandescent bulbs with twisty, eye-catching

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Knowledge Gap About Lighting Terms and Biological Effects Remains

LEDVance, reported the results its North American lighting survey. Research Now conducted the representative survey on behalf of LEDVance. The survey got responses from over 3000 people in North America about current and future lighting technology. The survey results point

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Now Eaton Follows Suit with 6% Increase

The prospect of industry-wide price rises grew significantly this week with the announcement by Eaton that it is following Acuity Brands’ lead by putting up the cost of its luminaires by 6 per cent. Vice president of sales Joe Melchiors

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7 Chinese Companies That Might Be Interested in Bidding for GE Lighting

GE’s general lighting unit and Current, powered by GE are worth around USD 600-800 million, financial institutions estimate. The final price will settle based on the term of GE’s trademark and its market coverage. Currently, there are six GE lighting

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Stars of the Show at LightFair

One of the highlights each year at Lightfair is the Product Innovation Awards. Lighting manufacturers submit their new products for review by a board of lighting designers and other industry professionals. While well-known brands like Zumtobel Lighting, Philips/Gardco, and Acuity

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EdisonReport’s 2018 Top 10 MUST SEE List

Our Top 10 lists focuses on revolutionary products that will be viable in the marketplace. The one recurring theme is that these products will help bring badly-needed profitability back to our industry. https://edisonreport.com/edisonreports-2018-top-10-must-see-list/ 1) Acuity Brands, Atrius Enabled Luminaires 2)

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Lightfair 2018: Mike Eby’s Product Picks — Part 1/2/3

Mike Eby, senior director of content and all-around electrical industry expert, is scouting Chicago’s McCormick Place to track down this year’s latest and greatest product offerings. This photo gallery showcases the top 10 Lightfair product offerings that caught Mike’s attention

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SSL Continuous Disinfection Technology Expands Universe at Lightfair International

Hubbell Lighting has announced that it signed a licensing agreement with the University of Strathclyde for access to the Glasgow, Scotland school’s continuous disinfection technology and the company demonstrated an early-stage prototype of a light engine at LightFair International (LFI).

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Osram Invests in Growth of Horticultural Lighting with Acquisition of Fluence Bioengineering

Horticultural lighting is one of the most vibrant markets for both research and development and new applications. Lighting giant Osram, Munich, Germany (with its U.S. facilities based in Wilmington, MA) took a big next step in its quest to become

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Industry Unveils First IoT Lighting Standard

Dubbed ‘Specification V1’, the standard has been unveiled by the industry group, the IoT-Ready Alliance. It’s hoped that the first agreed standard will provide a boost to the growing IoT lighting sector. It defines a socket that allows any type

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Forget Lighting, This Li-Fi Is for Outdoor Data Communications Only

Germany’s Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) has turned the concept of lighting on its head, developing a Li-Fi transmission box called the LED Backhaul in which the light waves have nothing to do with illumination, but everything to do with

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Have Lighting Prices Hit a Turning Point?

America’s biggest fixture manufacturer has surprised the global lighting industry with the first major price rise in the market in years. Acuity Brands – parent of top brands in both North America and Europe including Lithonia, Winona, Holophane, Hydrel, Carandini,

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An Offer You Can’t Refuse by Susan Bloom

Following, industry experts Bill Attardi (an over 50-year industry veteran and owner of NJ-based Attardi Marketing), Jay Goodman (a 25+-year industry veteran and principal of PA-based consultancy Goodman & Company), and Rob Haslehurst (managing director at the Boston-based location of

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SnapCount and Selling Energy Partnership Improves Wins for Retrofit Industry

SnapCount retrofit software and Selling Energy have announced a partnership enabling SnapCount customers to integrate Selling Energy’s award-winning sales training within the SnapCount platform. Since 2011, Mark Jewell and the Selling Energy team have revolutionized the way energy efficiency programs

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Chris Brown: Life Time Achievement Award

Thanks you Randy Reid of EdisonReport for honoring Chris Brown for the Life Time Achievement Award at Lightfair. It was a marvelous night and we had some laughs…..a really fun night.

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