Monthly Archives: May 2020

The Changing Distribution Landscape – 2030 2040 2050 by David Gordon, Channel Marketing Group

With the benefit of retrospect, we can presume that the number of electrical distribution start-ups will mimic those in the past ten years … in other words, very few and those that have had success, defined as significant growth, are

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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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WEBINAR: Connected DALI-2 Lighting Control for Intelligent, Occupant-Friendly Buildings

Wed, Jun 24, 2020 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM EDT. Intelligent lighting-control systems gather data from sensors and respond to instructions from occupants to create comfortable and efficient environments. Features such as tunable-white colour control are now part of DALI-2,

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Rising Lighting Applications You Can’t Miss in Post-pandemic Era

Lighting applications, which highly related to our daily life, reflect the changes of people’s behaviors. LEDinside is thus seeing some rising trends in the lighting industry in response to the impact of COVID-19. Smart Lighting Combining Sensing and Disinfecting Applications

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LRC Launches New Website: Lighting for Healthy Living

Introducing the LRC’s new Lighting for Healthy Living website! Integrating recent developments in lighting research and education, and bridging them to lighting applications in real-world situations, the new website focuses less on patterns and more on process.  This website integrates recent

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BIOS Lighting Partners TrueLight to Develop Circadian Lighting for Creating Healthier Indoor Life

BIOS Lighting and TrueLight announced their new strategic partnership to advance circadian lighting applications and bring the health benefits of natural sunlight indoors. The new dimmable TrueLight Circadia bulb uses patented BIOS SkyBlue Technology to pinpoint key photoreceptors that signal

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Circadian Lights at Derbyshire Care Home Cut Number of Falls

An installation of circadian lighting at a care home in Derbyshire, UK, has reduced the number of falls experienced by its elderly residents, it has been revealed. The spectrum-controlled lights at the 60-bed Heanor Park care home led to a ‘significant

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CIE Position Statement on the Use of Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation to Manage the Risk of Covid-19 Transmission

The use of germicidal UV radiation (GUV) is an important environmental intervention which can reduce both contact spread and airborne transmission of infectious agents (like bacteria and viruses). GUV within the UV-C range (200 nm–280 nm), primarily 254 nm, has been used

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Chinese Companies Continue to Increase Investment in Mini and Micro LED Research and Production

Micro LED and Mini LED technology bring new hopes for industry players in the field since they have been suffered from price competition with oversupply. Taiwanese LED companies were the first to begin Micro LED and Mini LED development and

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Epistar to Deliver over 680 Billion LED Units for Mini LED Display Applications in 2020

LED chip supplier Epistar said that it is seeing surging demands for Mini LED display and fine-pitch display. With its mature miniaturized LED technology, the company is expecting to ship about 689.2 billion units of LED chip in 2020. Epistar

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A Guiding Light by Craig DiLouie

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) publishes free design guides for buildings that achieve major energy reductions without compromising quality. The latest guides go even further, targeting net-zero buildings. The guides’ actionable recommendations, which rely on

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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

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Savant Systems, Inc. to Acquire GE Lighting

GE Lighting will remain headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, and its more than 700 employees will transfer to Savant upon completion of the transaction. The proposed transaction will bring together this legacy and expertise with Savant’s best-in-class smart home solutions and

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LCA’s Spring 2020 Product Guide

The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) announces the latest offerings in lighting controls from industry-leading manufacturers. Check out the featured manufacturers: Acuity Brands; Douglas Lighting Controls; Eaton Corporation; Leviton; Lutron Electronics; McWong International; RAB Lighting; Universal Lighting Technologies. http://lightingcontrolsassociation.org/

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Lightfair: Step Up Your Professional Game Without Stepping Out of Your Home

Virtual Conference: July 21-23, 2020. Registration opens June 24. Choose from 51 sessions across six tracks, earn up to 61.5 CEUs. Adapting to the unexpected turn of events this year, Lightfair is moving their conference online. LightFair Connect 2020 is

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Become A Bluetooth® Mesh Expert with Lux Webinars

Bluetooth® mesh is disrupting and revolutionising lighting control and pushing the boundaries of what the industry thought could be done with lighting – so to stay ahead it’s crucial to keep pace with this exciting and game-changing technology. Lux is partnering

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Kenall Licenses Disinfection Lighting Patents to Pinnacle

Kenall Manufacturing recently announced it has licensed visible light disinfection patents to Pinnacle Architectural Lighting of Denver, Colorado. Both lighting companies are part of Legrand North and Central America. The patent licenses will allow Pinnacle to provide Indigo-Clean® visible light

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Fluence Partners with Medicinal Cannabis Grower on Horticultural LED Lighting Research

Fluence by Osram has announced a research collaboration with Texas Original Compassionate Cultivation (Compassionate Cultivation) — a cultivator of medicinal cannabis. The two Austin, TX-based organizations will seek to discover optimal lighting strategies to maximize energy efficiency and solid-state lighting

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DOE’s Building Technologies Office Funds 20 Small Business R&D Building Efficiency Projects

As part of today’s $53 million announcement by U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) research and development projects, the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced

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Douglas Lighting Controls Brings Functionality and IoT Readiness with IFS and IFC

Douglas Lighting Controls®, a Panasonic company, recently introduced the new Intelligent Fixture Sensor (IFS) and Intelligent Fixture Controller (IFC) to its high-performance lighting products portfolio. Specially designed for Luminaire Level Lighting Controls (LLLC), the IFS units can be deployed as

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