NAILD Unveils Advanced, Industry-Specific Lighting Training

Training Focuses on Customized Solutions, not Product Sales PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J. — May 24, 2017 – Lighting professionals can now focus their expertise on specific market segments through its redesigned Lighting Specialist (LS II) program, the National Association of Innovative

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Utility Rebates Support LED Growth But Need Improvement

The current trend in energy efficiency utility rebate programs – notably around lighting – is to go “mid-stream”. That is, provide the distributor an incentive to sell specific products. There are about 60 of these programs nationwide and they are

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Echelon Corp. Appoints Manufacturer’s Representative for the Caribbean and Central America

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Echelon Corporation announced today the appointment of Glenn International as its sales representative agency for the Caribbean and Central America. Established in 1967 and headquartered in Carolina, Puerto Rico, Glenn International is the region’s leading supplier of

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2016 ENERGY STAR® Products Partner Meeting Update

To be held October 25-27, 2016 in New Orleans, LA. EPA is pleased to provide an updated preliminary agenda and an initial companion document with detailed session descriptions. The order of sessions will be as follows: • Day 1, Tuesday,

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Philips Lighting Shares Soar About 8 Percent After I.P.O.

Philips Lighting Shares Soar About 8 Percent After I.P.O. – On Thursday, Philips said that the offering had valued the lighting business at about $3.4 billion, based on market capitalization. Philips said that 37.5 million shares had been sold in

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Philips Sets Price for IPO of Lighting Division

Royal Philips NV has set the price for the initial public offering of its lighting division, saying it will sell 25 percent of shares at a price between $20.96-25.50. The company said the IPO will likely be held Friday, May

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LIGHTFAIR® International 2016 Was Largest Trade Show to Date

The largest LFI trade show in its 27-year history totaled 269,680 net square feet housing 617 exhibitors, including 102 first-time exhibiting companies and 117 manufacturers headquartered outside the U.S. Registration increased to 27,628 to set a new west-coast show record,

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ENERGY STAR Lighting Webinar Series

In recent years, EPA has worked with stakeholders to raise the bar for efficient lighting. Building on more than 20 years of partnership to foster the future success of the ENERGY STAR program for lighting, EPA is hosting a webinar

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Blackstone and Onex Team Up to Bid for Philips Lighting

Blackstone Group LP and Onex Corp. have teamed up to bid for the lighting unit of Royal Philips NV, according to people familiar with the situation. The business could be worth between €4.5 billion ($4.9 billion) and €5 billion. The

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Philips Talking Strategy and Performance by Frans van Houten, CEO Royal Philips

In September 2014, Philips announced its plan to sharpen its strategic focus by establishing two stand-alone companies focused on the HealthTech and Lighting opportunities respectively. We have established a stand-alone structure for Philips Lighting within the Philips Group effective February

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Interested in Getting a Degree in Lighting? by Craig DiLouie

A number of education providers offer degrees in lighting: http://www.lightnowblog.com/ The Lighting Research Center The New York School of Interior Design The New School / Parsons UC Boulder University of Kansas Penn State University of Nebraska-Lincoln Oklahoma State University

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ATG Electronics introduces new Stellar Linear High Bay LED

ATG Electronics Introduces the Stellar Linear High Bay, its latest LED innovation with the Stellar Linear High Bay, a DesignLights Consortium® (DLC) qualified. The aesthetically well-designed Stellar Linear High Bay is a one-for-one replacement to traditional T5 High Bays and is

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Networked Lighting Controls Revenue Is Expected To Reach $4.8 Billion in 2024

A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for lighting controls, including forecasts for unit shipments and revenue, segmented by equipment type, building type, construction type, technology, and region, through 2024.   Read more

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Lighting Solution Development and Anthem Federal Provide Federal Contracts Program for LED Lighting Manufacturers

Lighting Solution Development has partnered with Anthem Federal to now provide all facets of federal procurement and government contracts acquisition to LED lighting manufacturers. For the next 10-plus years the DOD, DOE, GovEnergy and many of the military contracting divisions

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LED Lightbulbs Create Wireless Networks Wherever They Are Installed

Various researchers have created ways to transmit wireless information from LED light fittings, to act as a form of enhancement to Wi-Fi based networks known as “Li-Fi.” But now engineers at the University of Virginia (U.Va) have come up with

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Philips Developing LED ‘Light Growth Recipes’ For Indoor Farms

Growing crops indoors has caught the public’s attention in recent years, and organizations across the globe have worked at perfecting the farming method. So far indoor gardens have had many benefits: pest reduction, higher yields, better utilization of space, and

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Good Intentions Yield Flicker Standard With Questions That Remain

The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) has published a new standard that addresses flicker in LED-based lighting products — essentially defining safe levels of flicker by percentage relative to the operating frequency of a light source powered by

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Bright New Ideas in LED Lighting

LED light bulbs are much more efficient and longer lasting than their incandescent counterparts, but without all the “baggage” of compact fluorescent lights. LEDs don’t contain mercury, they reach full brightness instantly, and they have a more pleasing color spectrum

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IIoT Smart Lighting Report Shows 100% Increase In Intelligent Features Since Last Year

Alumage Advisors has released its latest LED Smart Lighting Report, including a free version for end-users, highlighting 40 product features of interest for 1,000 C&I luminaires worldwide. “Since introducing our first reports in 2013, we added a smart lighting focus,

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Loveless LED Bulbs Gain on CFLs in Lighting Market

Consumer choices in light bulbs for their homes have changed significantly over the past few years, and they appear to be doing so again. Compact fluorescent lamp bulbs, the market leader since most incandescent bulbs were phased out in 2014,

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