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Plugging into the Gig Economy by Krista Keay

Over the past few years, a phenomenon known as the “gig economy” has spread across the nation. The word “gig” originated in the music industry as slang for a job or performance, and usually (but not always) refers to jobs

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Luminus Devices Announces New Horticultural COB LED Targeting Legal Cannabis

Luminus Devices has announced its Horticultural COB portfolio — chip-on-board (COB) LEDs in two form factors and two spectra options. The initial products primarily target legal cannabis growing operations in indoor settings where the growing community has typically used high-pressure

Wegmans Features OLED Lighting Technology

Rochester-based OLEDWorks LLC contributed its Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) lighting installations in select Wegmans stores and worksites, thereby enhancing the Wegmans experience. OLED lighting provides naturally diffused light with unrivaled light quality. OLED Works says OLED lighting produces an

Lighting Science Introduces Air Sanitizing Luminaire

Lighting Science of West Warwick, RI, launched a new LED luminaire that is said to reduce the airborne pathogens responsible for numerous illnesses. According to Lighting Science, the easy-to-install Cleanse ™ is an air-sanitizing luminaire that decreases the levels of

Nestlé’s Lighting Checks Air, Heat, Noise And More

The ground-breaking pilot project at the company’s Swiss headquarters in Vevey is said to lower operating costs by up to 20 per cent. The luminaires have been specially equipped with sensors that monitor the way the office is being used

Empire State Building Gets a New Look

The Empire State Building has unveiled the first phase of a decade-long makeover: a new entrance to the skyscraper’s storied Observatory. Lighting the renovated entrance is a new lighting and control system by The Lighting Practice (TLP), which will extend

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Michigan State Controlled Environment Lighting Laboratory Explores LEDs for Horticulture

The Controlled Environment Lighting Laboratory (CELL) at Michigan State University (MSU) has a horticultural lighting system installed across multiple growing areas that is arguably the most complex and capable such solid-state lighting (SSL) system in the world. Osram Innovations and

Growing Lettuce and Herbs with 100% Philips LED Grow Lights

Great Lakes Growers in Burton, Ohio is now growing 100% of their lettuce and herbs under Philips LED toplighting. John Bonner, the owner of Great Lakes Growers began trialing LEDs in 2015 and after seeing the success in a small

Flinders Street Railway Station in Melbourne Gets Color Changing LED Lighting

Flinders Street railway station is a railway station on the corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The station has been a prominent landmark in Melbourne since the building was first completed in 1910. The station has

NAILD Podcast #32 Illumigeddon Meets The Matrix by Chris Brown

Sponsored by LumaNEXT Lighting industry veteran Chris Brown coined the term Illumigeddon several years ago and met up with Get A Grip to discuss where we are headed. Ilumigeddon has turned into Illumitunity as long as you can work your

NAILD Podcast #29 The Lighting Renaissance Man – Bill Attardi

Listen to gripping discussions about hot topics in the lighting industry by tuning into the Get a Grip on Lighting podcast series, the official podcast of NAILD. Produced by NAILD members Michael Colligan of Atlas Lighting and Greg Ehrich of

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Topaz LED Medium Flood Lights

Topaz’s LED Medium Flood Lights feature a die cast housing with powder coat finish, stainless hardware and an impact resistant lens. These fixtures are DLC qualified and available in 70W or 90W to replace 250W to 350W HID sources. These

Fulham Launches Dimmable, DC Retrofit LED Light Engines

Fulham Co., Inc., has released a comprehensive new line of DC Retrofit Engines as part of its new line of light engines for its Vizion LED DC Retrofit Kits. The new DC Retrofit light engines come in rectangular and round

Acclaim Lighting Introduces Flex Tube Pixel SE™ for Vibrant, Customized Color Outdoor LED Lighting Applications

Acclaim Lighting introduces Flex Tube Pixel SE™, a flexible, side-emitting LED strip that features RGB control of every 3.27” section for virtually any exterior or interior lighting application. IP68-rated and submersible to 3 feet, Flex Tube Pixel SE has a

A.L.P.’s Recruit™ LED Fixture Kit Recognized in Eneref Report for its Recyclable Polycarbonate Housing

In an effort to promote LED luminaire recyclability, Eneref Institute, http://www.eneref.org a research and advocacy organization for sustainable development, published a report that recognized the enhanced sustainability of the Recruit™ wall mount security fixture kit from A.L.P.’s LexaLite® brand. The

Acclaim Lighting Introduces Dyna Drum EO for High-Efficient, High-Output LED Facade Illumination

Both the color and white units feature an internal 100-277VAC power supply, onboard DMX+RDM driver and Aria wireless DMX technology for maximum lighting control. Dyna Drum EO Color is available with Acclaim’s Spectrum Technology (QS version) which offers superior color

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