Monthly Archives: March 2020

A.L.P DESIGNS Face Shield to Fight COVD-19

A.L.P., in their Charlevoix, MI, plant rapidly reorganized tooling and production to manufacturer the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) face shields for front-line health care workers. Steve Brown, CEO, explained that the company was approached by Charlevoix hospital looking for PPE.

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NEMA: America Needs to Work Its Way Through This Crisis… and It Will Rely on Electricity to Do So

There are 16 critical infrastructure sectors in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. While electrical equipment manufacturers are considered “Critical Manufacturing,” they also directly support every other sector by making the products needed to assure

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HomeLife Motion Sensor LED Lights

The HomeLife Motion Sensor LED Lights adhere to almost any surface in the house. Each light has a strong adhesive fashioned to it. All you have to do is peel away the coating and place it on the wall… under

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BILL GATES WARNED US ABOUT THE NEXT PANDEMIC IN 2015

Bill Gates told us about a possible pandemic and the greater risk to our lives… In 2014, the world avoided a global outbreak of Ebola, thanks to thousands of selfless health workers — plus, frankly, some very good luck. In

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Lucifer Lighting Introduces STELLR™

STELLR is a bold and significant entry in the decorative/ architectural market, offering advanced, patent-pending engineered technology and sophisticated design that gives architects, interior designers, and lighting designers infinite lighting options with a single fixture. Key features include: An elegant,

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MaxLite Double-Sided T8 Lamp

Featuring high quality, energy-saving LED modules on two sides, MaxLite LED Double-Sided T8 Lamps are designed for lighting marquees, roadway signs and many other types of outdoor and indoor displays. Designed to replace T12 HO fluorescent tubes with R17d bases,

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Tivoli Lighting Introduces Trace Flexible SMD LED Strip for Customized Horizontal and Vertical Color LED Lighting Applications

Ideal for outlining structures and other applications where glass neon is typically used, Trace Horizontal and Vertical units provide a high CRI greater than 80 and are available in high, standard and low output lumen intensities in 2400K, 2700K, 3000K,

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Crisis Set to Transform UV Lighting Sector

The coronavirus crisis is leading to an unprecedented interest in the power of passive ultraviolet lighting to disinfect workplaces. In particular, attention is centring on the use of UV-C radiation, which has a wavelength of between 200 and 280 nanometers

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UV Lighting Kills Coronavirus, Scientists Confirm

Ultra-Violet light can kill the coronavirus, scientists at China’s National Health Commission have confirmed. They say the virus is sensitive to UV light and have verified that certain exposures will kill it. The NHC’s latest advice says indoor rooms can

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CIE Releases Two Key Publications on Ultraviolet Radiation Disinfection – for FREE

CIE has published a number of technical reports and international standards over the years on the topic of ultraviolet radiation, how to measure it, its effects and uses – including its use as a way of disinfection.To support the international community at

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CLTC Releases Residential Lighting Guide for 2019 Building Energy Efficiency Standards

This guide assists builders and lighting industry professionals in navigating the residential lighting portion of California’s Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6) that took effect on January 1, 2020. This guide includes an explanation of the requirements for

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NEMA electroindustry: In Control: Benefits of Connected Lighting Go Beyond Energy Savings

MUST READ: 6 The Non-Energy Benefits of Connected Lighting Steve Mesh, Principal, Lighting Education & Design 8 The Connected Retail Store: Bringing Online to On-site Neil Egan, Director, Communications, Acuity Brands Lighting 10 Specifying Light Sources beyond Color Fidelity Kees

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COVID-19: Distributors Work to Keep Pace with Demand

An immediate concern with the coronavirus is how to maintain product flow within the supply chain. Distributors share firsthand accounts about how the coronavirus is impacting their companies: “We’re trying to use it as an opportunity to pivot our services,

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DOE’s PNNL Reports on Tunable SSL Research at Senior Nursing Center

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has published a research report on a US Department of Energy (DOE)-funded study on the effects of tunable lighting on elderly patients residing in a nursing center. The study titled “Measuring Light Exposure and

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AMS Plans to Complete Osram Transition in 2Q20

After AMS started its takeover process for Osram since December 2019 and reported further update that the deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2020. The Austrian sensor maker is processing its US$1.78 billion rights issues for

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Lighting Companies Sponsor Free LED Lights for Coronavirus Remote Site Testing

The National Lighting Bureau (NLB), through its members, is offering free LED lights for the remote sites being set up across the U.S. to test for the coronavirus. The Bureau provides its services to the public free of charge with

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Ecosense Acquires Assets from Soraa

U.S.-based LED technology company Ecosense announced that it has acquired assets from Soraa, co-founded by Nobel Laureate Shuji Nakamura focusing on full-spectrum LED lamps. Under the terms of the deal, Ecosense acquires the Soraa name, intellectual property and lamps, including

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To Members of NEMA’s Lighting Systems Division

As you’re seeing in the news, many states, counties, and cities are instituting shelter-in-place policies to slow the spread of COVID-19.  This is most likely impacting your facilities, some of you may have already been forced to shut down or

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Affected by Coronavirus, Signify to Increase Price on Its LED and Lamp Products

Signify sent a letter to its customers in the U.S. noting that the company is treating the coronavirus epidemic as a force majeure event which had led to considerable additional costs in its logistics chain. As a result, the company

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Corona Crisis: Lighting Firms Act to Keep Business Rolling

Lighting manufacturers and design practices are implementing unprecedented measures to maintain business during the coronavirus crisis. Across the industry, business travel has halted, staff are working remotely and strict hygiene measures are being implement by production staff and delivery drivers who

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