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Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections with UV-C Lighting by Justin Stouch, LC, President, Stouch Lighting

Healthcare-associated infections, or HAIs, cause a significant portion of illnesses and deaths in the medical field. They’re such a concern that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has pinned the reduction of HAIs as a top goal

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EW’s 2020 Top 200 Ranking

The nation’s largest electrical distributors are navigating through the economic storm touched off by the COVID-19 coronavirus. Accounting for an estimated $81.4 billion in sales — 69% of Electrical Wholesaling’s $117.5 billion in estimated 2019 total sales through distributors of

PGE Program Will Transform Hundreds of Homes Into a Virtual Power Plant

Portland General Electric Company (NYSE: POR) is set to launch a pilot program that will incentivize installation and connection of 525 residential energy storage batteries that PGE will dispatch, contributing up to four megawatts of energy to PGE’s grid. The

Job Growth Hits Record 4.8 Million As Unemployment Rate Falls To 11.1%

The rebound in hiring added to a stream of data, including consumer spending, in suggesting that the recession which started in February was likely over. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell this week acknowledged the rebound in activity, saying the economy

New DOE Study Examines Lumen and Chromaticity Maintenance of LED Packages, Based on LM-80 Data

To better inform our understanding of LED reliability over the course of a product’s lifetime, DOE has released the results of a study assessing the four major phosphor-converted LED (pc-LED) package types: ceramic-based, polymer-based, chip-on-board (COB) packages, and chip-scale packages

Your Guide to the New EU Regs on Lighting

The result of nearly five years of negotiations, the new rules – the Single Lighting Regulation (SLR) and the Energy Labelling Regulation (ELR) – will apply from 1 September 2021.The only exception to this dateline is for the removal of



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PureEdge Lighting’s Truline Is a Plaster in LED Lighting System

The Original 5/8″ solution offering functionality and versatility, TrueLine is available in .5”, 1” and 1.6” track width options and a market leading custom length of up to 40 feet! Let the drywall be your canvas, the highly adaptable linear

UV Lighting to Prevent, Contain and Remove Pathogens by Matt Deloge, Johnson Controls

We continue to see a steady flow of press materials about the ultraviolet (UV) lighting sector, especially with regard to the coronavirus. Johnson Controls posted a short video breaking down the way UV can be used in disinfection. The video

COVID-19’s Impact on the Electrical Market: Economic Indicators to Track

Need to know which way the electrical market is headed? Jim Lucy, Electrical Wholesaling’s Editor-in-Chief, offers fresh analysis of the economic impact the COVID-19 coronavirus is having on the industry. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=169&v=gWb4FlWdBxY&feature=em b_logo

Actress January Jones Practiced Self-Care by Wearing an LED Facial Mask

Jones danced around her house wearing an LED face mask and sipping a can of beer in an Instagram video.  https://www.instagram.com/tv/B9-Ch6VlBcI/?utm_source=ig_embed

Sleep Better & Feel Better While Working From Home

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) has released a new video on how to maintain good sleep while working from home, or quarantining indoors, which is becoming commonplace during the coronavirus pandemic. Good sleep is essential for good health, and may

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Green Creative HID Retrofit Lamps

Green Creative HID Retrofit lamps are great solutions for a variety of commercial and industrial applications such as post top fixtures, wall packs, area lights, and round high bay fixtures. The lamps are offered in a wide range of wattages

Litetronics Introduces Affordable New LED Round High Bay SL for High-Ceiling Applications

Litetronics’ lightweight new High Bay SL fixture represents a direct, one-to-one replacement for existing HID configurations and delivers a clean, uniform light distribution that improves visual acuity and enhances safety. Available in 100-Watt, 150-Watt, and 200-Watt versions that provide powerful

LEDlescent™ Natural™ LED T8 with TruWave Technology™

Sylvania LEDlescent provides the best alternative to natural light by mimicking the natural light spectrum, all while saving energy. Controls blue wavelengths for less glare and reduced eyestrain. Delivers natural red colors to make spaces and flesh tones both accurate

Lumecon Detroit Series™ (LDS) Forward Throw LED Wall Pack

The Lumencon LDS-FT offers a bold, rugged Detroit inspired design that performs efficiently and reliably in any outdoor environment. The tiered wattage / lumen packages deliver exactly the light output needed for the job without wasting energy or efficiency and

Stones River Electric Now Offers UV Disinfecting Lighting as a Service in Our Battle Against COVID-19

Stones River Electric is proud to offer two UV-C high power light disinfections systems “As a Service” starting June 15, 2020, to help fight the COVID-19 virus. We offer affordable per square foot pricing for your facility of any size.

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