Advance Invitational Golf Outing

Advance Invitational Golf Outing 2019 – Most of us are retired or do not work for Philips/Advance any more but we will always share the camaraderie and friendships of the years when we did. To stay in touch and enjoy

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DLC and CABA Sign Smart Buildings Collaboration Pact

The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) and the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) announced a new agreement designed to enhance and promote development and adoption of smart building technology. CABA is a global non-profit industry association dedicated to advancing home and intelligent

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Osram Accepts $3.8 Billion Offer From Bain and Carlyle

The price is still 15% lower than its peak this year in February. After Siemens AG spun off the light bulb-making division in 2013, Osram Chief Executive Officer Olaf Berlien began to refocus on higher technology, sparking a bitter and

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IES Annual Conference in August 2019

The Illuminating Engineering Society’s Annual Conference, which is being held from August 8-10, provides a range of educational programming—including workshops, seminars, immersive experiences, tours, networking, and paper and poster presentations—on the art, design, science, and research of lighting relevant to

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Lighting Controls Association Now Offers Downloadable Courses at Education Express

Education Express includes a wide variety of educational courses about lighting controls technology, application, design, and commissioning. While courses are available 24/7 on the LCA website, a growing number of users requested the ability to download them as PDF documents.

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Lighting Controls Association Announces New Course on Energy Codes

The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) now offers EE203: Lighting Controls and Commercial Energy Codes, Part 3: ASHRAE/IES 90.1-2016 and IECC 2018, as a new course in its popular Education Express program. Complying with a Department of Energy ruling, various states

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Strong Job Growth Is Back: Payrolls Jump in June Well Above Expectations

Payroll growth rebounded sharply in June as the U.S. economy added 224,000 jobs, the best gain since January and running contrary to worries that both the employment picture and overall growth picture were beginning to weaken. The unemployment rate edged

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Webinar: MDM’s 2019 Mid-Year Economic Update

Join Modern Distribution Management for a web event on Thursday, July 11, 1-2 p.m. Eastern, that will provide you with a clear picture of how distribution end markets are shaping up for the second half of the year and into

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Bain, Carlyle Near $3.8 Billion Buyout of Germany’s Osram

According to Osram, Bain, Carlyle has offered an amount of $39.50 per share for the buyout, which will be approximately $3.8 billion for concluding the investor agreement and to make a public takeover offer. Osram said, “The responsible decision bodies

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Scottish pureLiFi, Nokia and Other Big Names Form Light Communications Alliance

Edinburg-based LiFi company pureLiFi has teamed up with other international lighting and communication companies to establish a global association, Light Communications Alliance (LCA), for developing and refining key deployment applications of light communications technologies. Together with Nokia, Emirates Integrated Telecommunications

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Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 10 LED Products for June, 2019

Congratulations to the product managers and marketing teams from Acclaim Lighting, DMF Lighting, Earthtronics, Eaton Lighting, Enlighted, LEDVANCE/Sylvania, LumenFocus, Lutron, Miller Lighting Products and Signify/Philips Lighting for having their products selected in this month’s LED product picks. Do you have

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Q2 Pulse of Lighting Report Offers Updates on Tariffs and Market Conditions

The Q2 Pulse of Lighting Report, jointly published by David Gordon’s Channel Marketing Group and the William Blair investment firm is out and it offers some interesting insight into the state of today’s lighting market, based 206 responses – 81

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WHITE PAPER – Unlocking a Building’s IoT Potential with Secure, Smart Lighting by ARM

IoT-powered lighting systems are backbones for smart building applications such as sensor-based energy harvesting, computer-vision-based space optimization, and artificial-intelligence-based predictive maintenance. Along with the many benefits of smart lighting, its ubiquity and connectivity also make it a target for cybercriminals.

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NYPA Takes Good Care of Its New Smart Street Lights

In 2018, the New York Power Authority (NYPA) announced the Smart Street Lighting NY program to install 500,000 LED street lights in cities throughout the state. In June of this year, the utility took the concept one step further by

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Philips Complaint Alleged Violations of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930

Notice is hereby given that the U.S. International Trade Commission has found no violation of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, by participating respondents Feit Electric Company, Inc. of Pico Rivera, California and Feit Electric Company,

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Barcelona Hospital Features ‘Spectrally-Tuned’ Lighting

A state-of-the-art intensive care unit in a Barcelona hospital features human-centric lighting whose spectral output can be tuned to exactly match natural daylight. The facility at Barcelona’s Vall d’Hebron hospital use of seven LED engines that span the visible range

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Amerlux Looks to Accelerate Product Development Under Delta Group Ownership

Delta’s acquisition of Amerlux, Oakland, NJ closed on May 31, adding a significant player in architectural lighting to Delta’s existing offering in power and thermal management solutions. Delta, based in Taipei, Taiwan, with American headquarters in Fremont, CA, operates through

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Highlights from CLTC’s Recent EPIC Research

The California Lighting Technology Center and the California Energy Commission hosted a webinar focused on research outcomes from our recent EPIC-sponsored project, A New Generation of LED Lighting Systems!  The webinar focused on four key research outcomes: Consumer Preference Study

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The Great Lighting Debate Then and Now by Bill Attardi

The blog in May 2019 by Chris Brown started out like this: “Hey Captain Sunshine, it’s me CHICKEN LITTLE! Remember me? Remember our debates about Illumigeddon and Fortuity? Well, it’s time to look back and see how we got where

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Signify Teams Ericsson to Accelerate 5G Connectivity Lighting Solution

Signify’s indoor luminaire will be embedded with Ericsson 5G Radio Dot in a joint offering that will enable service providers to easily add indoor connectivity to buildings when the lighting systems are being built or upgraded.This is the latest concept

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