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Bipartisan Legislation to Reintroduce Energy-Efficient Incentives

At the end of 2017, two energy-efficient tax incentives expired. Section 25C and section 45L of the tax code. The Home Energy Savings Act would reinstate and extend the energy-efficiency tax credit through 2026 and establish higher goals for home

Apple Granted a Patent for In-Vehicle Lighting System

Last week the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published 59 patents of Apple including one patent named “Lighting Systems of Vehicle Seats,” which is believed to be part of Apple’s autonomous vehicle project “Project Titan,” according to the report of

Wage Growth in Construction Outpacing National Average

For all industries, annual wage growth in October was 2.1%, unchanged from a month earlier, according to Glassdoor. However, annual wages for construction workers rose the most of any profession tracked by the jobsite provider, increasing 6.1% year-over-year to a median pay

LED Light Replacement Saves Energy and Helps to Slow Down Climate Change

CEO of Signify spoke on this year’s Climate Week in New York calling for action against climate change and underlined that switching conventional lighting into connected LEDs is part of the solutions. Lighting makes up 13% of global electricity consumption

AMS Launches New Osram Bid

AMS launched a renewed $5 billion takeover bid for Osram on Thursday, hoping its latest offer would convince investors with a lower acceptance rate and concessions to the German lighting group’s management and trade unions. The Austrian sensor maker failed



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Smart Buildings and the IoT

What, exactly, is the IoT and how does it relate to building energy management? The IoT is the concept of connecting any device with an on/off switch to the Internet and/or to each other. IoT uses one common Internet Protocol

Five Myths About 5G, Debunked

There are a lot of myths about what the fifth generation of wireless connectivity can and can’t do. WSJ’s Spencer MacNaughton debunks five common 5G myths. Wall Street Journal…Published on Mar 5, 2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=296&v=lu9G7ef9uBg

When Football Became a Light Show

Thanks to LEDs, football has become a spectacular light show as much as a display of sporting talent. In the past, lighting was switched on an hour before kick-off and took at least 30 minutes to warm. Today’s LED lighting is

Sigma Luminous Linear High Bay Light

Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBEMIhZUOr0 This Sigma Luminous DLC rated linear high bay fixture is an excellent choice for any warehouse, factory, workshop, retail store, and more! 50W, 110W, 165W, 220W, and 300W outputs Installs via cable, chain, surface, or pendant

Signify Reports Rush to Trial LiFi: It’s light Jim, but not as we know it

Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBEMIhZUOr0 Signify announced it is working with more than 30 customers in Europe, North America and Asia to pilot light fidelity (LiFi). Its LiFi-enabled LED fixtures combine excellent light quality with a fast broadband data connection using

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Amerlux Quick-Line Recessed 4″ Linear Reduces Installation, Upfront Costs

Amerlux’s new Quick-Line Recessed 4″ Linear is an architectural-grade LED fixture that delivers on the promise of speed, low cost and high quality, while adding another design option. Sold in middle-of-run segments, Quick-Line is stocked on the shelf in standard

EarthTronics Introduces New High-Output, Direct Illumination LED Panel Series

EarthTronics now offers high-efficient direct illumination panels that delivers 4200 and 5250 lumens using only 40 or 50 watts to replace troffer and panel fixtures in existing and new construction ceiling applications. This family of panels includes CCT selectable 1X4,

New Aurora Wall Sconce from Tivoli Lighting Offers Form and Function in Deco Designs

Tivoli Lighting introduces its Aurora Wall Sconce, a slim-profile fixture available in four unique Deco designs, multiple color temperatures and sizes to provide beautiful form with functional lighting for commercial, municipal and residential applications. Aurora Wall Sconce features a slim

ConTech Launches New 6-Inch Square Cylinders

ConTech Lighting, a Leviton company, is pleased to introduce the addition of 6-inch Square Cylinders – the SQL6 Series – further expanding the existing line of LED cylinder luminaires. The stylish and powerful 6-inch integrated LED square cylinder is offered

Litetronics Introduces Next-Generation LED Troffer Retrofits

Litetronics is proud to introduce its next-generation LED Troffer Retrofits, which include the new LED Volumetric Retrofit and LED Light Panel Retrofit. Both can quickly and easily transform fluorescent lighting systems to LED technology in schools, hospitals, office spaces, and

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