EW’s Top 10 Product Picks for June 2018

Congratulations to the product managers and marketing teams from ABB, Burndy, EarthTronics, Emerson, Forest Lighting, Greenlee, LEX Products, Lutron, Universal Lighting and Wiremold/Legrand for having their new products selected in Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 10 Product Picks for this month. If

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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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Expanded NEMA Lighting System Index Edges Higher in First Quarter 2017

The first quarter of 2017 saw a 1.4 percent increase compared to 4Q 2016 but a 3.4 percent decline when compared to 1Q 2016. Emergency lighting, fixtures, and lighting controls posted quarter-over-quarter increases while the remaining components declined during the

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Lighting Systems Index Decreased in First Quarter with Mixed Results for Components

NEMA’s Lighting Systems Shipments Index, a measure of demand for lighting equipment, decreased 0.8% quarter-to-quarter while posting a 0.6 percent increase year-over-year during 2016Q1. Fixtures, and emergency lighting, components of the index, gained ground on a year-over-year basis, while ballast,

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Lighting Systems Index Decreased in Fourth Quarter With Mixed Results for Components

NEMA’s Lighting Systems Shipments Index, a measure of demand for lighting equipment, decreased 2.6% quarter-to-quarter while posting a 0.1 percent increase year-over-year during 2015Q4. Fixtures, emergency lighting, and miniature lamp, components of the index, gained ground on a year-over-year basis,

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Lighting Systems Index Increases During Third Quarter With Mixed Results for Components

NEMA’s Lighting Systems Shipments Index, a measure of demand for lighting equipment, increased by 4.8 percent year-over-year and by 4.4% quarter-to-quarter during 2015Q3. The increase was driven by the fixtures component of the index, which gained ground on a year-over-year

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2015 Lighting for Tomorrow Awards Announced

Lighting for Tomorrow is a competition that challenges manufacturers to develop residential lighting products that successfully incorporate advances in both design and energy efficiency. Awards were presented at the American Lighting Association Annual Conference in Huntington Beach, CA, on October

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Hands-On Testing of Popular LED T8 Lamps & Linear Fixtures Reveals Promises & Pitfalls

Fluorescent lighting is the largest consumer of electricity in the US, making it an enticing target for LED lighting manufacturers. However, unlike incandescent bulbs, which were an easy target for LEDs because of the bulb’s excessive use of power, modern

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Rebates for LED Linear Fluorescent Replacements

The number of utilities offering rebates for these LED linear solutions increased by 220% in the last 12 months. What stands out is that there are twice as many rebates available for fixtures compared to lamp replacements. The rebates vary

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A Tiny Technology to Brighten Skyscrapers

The technology that makes for a brighter display on your smartphone is primed for a revolution in the next five years—one that will also make it cheaper and more practical for businesses to illuminate their commercial office buildings. There’s one

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Copenhagen Lighting the Way to Greener, More Efficient Cities

On a busy road in the center of town here, a string of green lights embedded in the bike path — the “Green Wave” — flashes on, helping cyclists avoid red traffic lights. On a main artery into the city,

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GE Evolve LED N Series Fixtures from GE Lighting

The company says its new LED area lights, flood lights and wall packs “make it easier to optimize space for visibility and operational savings while creating a consistent and contemporary look.” Traditional outdoor area lights such as high-pressure sodium (HPS)

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Exclusive: Belkin, Osram Sylvania ink deal for connected lighting

In the race to enter the smart home, vastly different companies find themselves talking the same language. For two American fixtures, it’s all about lighting. Until they’re no longer functioning, the light bulbs in your home are probably close to

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Princeton University Pursues LED-Centric Campus-Wide Lighting Upgrade

Princeton University has announced the start of a project that will see more than 100,000 fixtures across the New Jersey campus upgraded to LED technology by the end of December 2016. A number of universities around the globe are finding

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Soraa LED Light Engines

This line of LED light engines uses 50% less power and has a higher center beam intensity (CBCP) than comparable integral LED fixtures, according to the company. Due to their low profile and small diameter, the light engines allow luminaires

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Phoenix, AZ Begins Comprehensive LED Street-Light Retrofit with GE Lighting

GE Lighting has announced an LED street light project with the city of Phoenix, AZ that will include conversion of 700 high-pressure sodium (HPS) lights to LEDs this year. The city is projecting 60% energy savings from the retrofit and

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GE Lighting Introduces New Albeo Series LED

GE Lighting, a subsidiary of General Electric Company (GE – Analyst Report), recently introduced the Albeo ABV1 Series LED (Light Emitting Diode) fixtures for a variety of industrial spaces including warehouses, distribution and light-manufacturing centres. The ABV-Series high bay LED

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Independence LED’s Vaportight Fixtures Light Brooklyn Renaissance Plaza and New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge

For this project, ultra-high efficiency 44 watt LED fixtures replaced 175 watt metal halide fixtures. The new Vaportight fixtures save 131 watts per fixture, produce an outstanding 75% energy savings and  deliver 4,400 directional lumens, at 5000K, which greatly improves

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FSG Relights Lincoln Tunnel with 2,400 LED Fixtures

In a recent post on FSG Northeast’s LinkedIn page, Bernie Erickson, FSG’s Northeast GM, discussed the company’s recent lighting job in the Lincoln Tunnel and posted a video on how FSG installed approximately 2,400 new LEDs and custom fixtures on

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News Updates for the Week of September 9

1.      Deadline for Commercial Energy Code Adoption Nears – According to a DOE mandate, all states are required to adopt a new commercial energy code that meets or exceeds ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2010 by Oct. 18, 2013. Many states have complied

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