Monthly Archives: March 2018

Growing Up in Colorado

Colorado was the first state to do so. In the years since, Alaska, California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, D.C., have followed suit. Vermont recently legalized marijuana sales through legislative action. Massachusetts will join those states in July. Maine has proposed

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3D Printing Could Push New Frontiers in SSL Manufacturing

Although LED lighting has become a mature technology, a new technology is quickly rising as a potential benefit to the LED and SSL industries. Additive manufacturing is the fabrication of a 3D object by depositing a polymer-based material using print

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LIGHTFAIR APP

Use this tool to navigate the show floor, search the exhibitor directory, view networking events, create your own show agenda and review the Conference schedule. http://app.core-apps.com/lfi2018 https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lightfair-international/id963905683?mt=8

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Ground Planes for LED Drivers — Part 3 of 3 by Philip Keebler

Strategic PQ monitoring can help identify disturbances that cause premature failures of digital-based LED drivers. In this third and final part, we’ll look at how advanced power quality (PQ) monitoring can be used to identify disturbances that cause premature failures

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Ground Planes for LED Drivers — Part 2 of 3 by Philip Keebler

How grounding and bonding connections in facility power systems affect LED driver ground stability. In Part 2, we take a look at how facility power systems should provide a consistent, reliable, and conductor-dependent grounding and bonding system from the electric

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The 10 Best Innovations from Light + Building

Fuelled by bratwurst and Mövenpick ice cream, Team Lux scoured Frankfurt’s humungous Messe to bring you the outstanding kit from the global showcase of all things illumination that is Light + Building 2018. Hell, we even trekked to Hall 11

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EVERLINE PA LED Drivers Bring Auxiliary Output Power to 0-10V Outdoor and Industrial Applications

Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a member of the Panasonic Group, recently introduced its PA Series of LED drivers. Designed for the smart fixture, PA drivers eliminate the need for a separate power supply for sensors by providing 12 Volts DC

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NEMA Publishes New Performance Requirements for Electric Lamps

This revised standard contains performance requirements for the compliance of self-ballasted compact fluorescent lamps up to 60 W. ANSI C78.5 is intended for domestic and similar general lighting purposes. ANSI C78.5-2017 is available in hard copy or as an electronic

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City of Shawinigan with DimOnOff win the prestigious LSNetwork 2018 Award

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Press release For immediate release Quebec, Canada, March 22 – DimOnOff’s CEO Bernard Têtu and the City of Shawinigan were proud to be honored with the prestigious LSNetwork Award for the CANADIAN LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY OF THE YEAR category. The award was given during

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See the Avista difference

AVISTA by Amerlux

Avista is the easy-to-install outdoor lighting solution for lowering lighting costs, decreasing light pollution, and improving your efficiency. Make your community safer, smarter and more sustainable with the one lighting solution that will fit right in.

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Lighting Research Center Releases Video Series on Light and Health

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has released a series of short videos on the science of lighting for human health. The videos are now available on YouTube and on the LRC website. Three videos are currently

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Three Smart Building Technologies Offer New Energy Management Choices

This year, the smart buildings market is estimated to become a $50 billion industry, according to Research and Markets. This growth is being driven by numerous factors, including the falling prices of Building Internet of Things (IoT) devices, a new

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Osram and Nichia Announce to Expand IP Co-operation

OSRAM GmbH and Nichia Corporation have entered into patent cross license agreements in 2002 and 2010. As a result, both companies are allowed to use each other’s patents licensed under the respective agreement in its own nitride-based semiconductor products such

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For Rent: Lighting as a Service by Chuck Ross

A combination of rapidly advancing technology and a change in U.S. accounting standards is encouraging a new business model for financing lighting and other energy-system upgrades. It’s not often that electrical contractors pay much attention to accounting practices beyond their

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Connected Lighting Boosted Sales with Key Customers

The giant E.Leclerc retail store in Langon in southwestern France has reported that revenue rose between 34 per cent and 42 per cent from certain customers who over the last few months wirelessly connected their smartphones to Bluetooth-equipped ceiling lights

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Welcome to The University Without Light Switches

Students attending Dubai’s Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) need never flick a light switch or search for a tutorial or classroom again. The facility has been equipped with state-of the-art lighting controlled by a cloud-based technology. It enables faculty

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Amerlux Launches Linea 1.5″ Mini Indirect

New Linear LED Fixture Features Remote Driver to Add Design Flexibility OAKLAND, N.J. – March 20, 2018 –Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced today its new linear lighting solution—Linea 1.5“ Mini Indirect—which leverages a remote driver that can be

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EW’s Top 10 LED Picks for March 2018

Congratulations to the product managers and marketing teams from Appleton/Emerson, Fulham, Litetronics, Maxlite, Nora Lighting, Osram, RAB Lighting, Universal, WAC Lighting for having their products selected in this month’s Top 10. If you have a product that you would like

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Data Is the New Lighting as Philips Unfurls IoT Platform

In the biggest declaration yet that the Internet of Things represents the industry’s future, the world’s largest lighting company, Philips Lighting, unveiled an IoT platform that turns lighting into a byword for collecting and analyzing data about everything, everywhere. Sounding

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New Roadway Lighting Standard for Enclosed Pendant-Mounted Luminaires

NEMA published ANSI C136.53-2017 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Enclosed Pendant Mounted Luminaires. Developed by the ANSI Committee for Outdoor Lighting, this new standard for roadway lighting covers dimensional, maintenance, and light distribution features that are interchangeable

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