CASE STUDY: Hotspot EZ Exit LED Emergency Systems Make a Huge Impact for Newly Constructed AZ Warehouse

In late 2020, the Fulham HotSpot EZ Exit LED Emergency System was selected for a brand new food warehousing storage facility being built for United Foods Inc. in Tempe, AZ. This client was attempting to achieve two main goals for

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Fagerhult Buys All of Danish Outdoor IoT Lighting Technology Company

The Swedish group now owns 100% of Seneco, up from 20%, a move that could lead to wider adoption of controls and wireless communication components across Fagerhult’s twelve companies. Fagerhult CEO Bodil Sonesson told LEDs Magazine that Seneco’s management team will remain

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DOE Issues Preliminary Determination of Energy Savings for Commercial Buildings

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is announcing its preliminary determination of energy savings for ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2019, preliminarily affirming that the updated code will increase energy efficiency in commercial buildings. The Department’s analysis, performed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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TRAINING: Lighting Controls Association Publishes New Networked Lighting Control Course

The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has published EE302., Part 3: A Year with a Networked Lighting Control System, a new learning module in its popular Education Express online education program. Authored by C. Webster Marsh of HLB Lighting Design, this learning

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GE Lighting Launches Sun Filled™ LED Bulbs

GE Lighting, a Savant company is introducing a new, first-of-its-kind sun filled™ LED bulb that can help maintain the body’s circadian rhythm that helps with energy during the day and restful sleep at night.  The new bulb does not emit the invisible blue

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EarthTronics New Color and Wattage Selectable Back Light LED Panel Series for Commercial / Educational

EarthTronics introduces its high energy-efficient, color and wattage selectable Back Light LED Panel Series that can adjust light levels and color temperatures to fit different applications. Ideal for offices, schools, healthcare facilities and other commercial applications, the Back Light LED

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Research: The Worldwide Market for LEDS, Market Review and Forecast 2020

The Worldwide Market for LEDs report analyzes and estimates LED lighting market on a global and regional level. This report is a deep dive on the  data to provide new insights and trends for the LED industry. The report includes

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Research: DOE Projects Energy Savings Related to Expected SSL Quality Improvements

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has published the results of a US Department of Energy (DOE)-funded study intended to project the impact on planned solid-state lighting (SSL) technology innovations. The research focused on improvements in LED lighting that could be

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Research: Lighting the Patient Room of the Future:

This study explores how aspects of lighting in patient rooms are experienced and evaluated by nurses while performing simulated work under various lighting conditions. The lighting conditions studied represent design standards consistent with different environments of care—traditional, contemporary, and future.

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LED Light, Green Light: Chicago Turns on LED Streetlights

Major U.S. cities pursuing a conversion to LED has grown from 107 in 2018 to 185 today. Chicago is one of the leaders as it wraps up the fourth and final phase of its Chicago Smart Lighting Program. Begun in

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Canadian City Launches Smart Street Lighting

The City of Laval has given the green light for a project to convert 37,000 fixtures to LED luminaires with smart controls. Dimonoff and Pierre Brossard Ltée (a subsidiary of Black & McDonald) will undertake the three-year $34.5 million program.

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GE Current, a Daintree Company, Announces the Acquisition of Forum Lighting

Cleveland based GE Current, a Daintree company, is announcing this afternoon the acquisition of Forum Inc. (Forum), a privately held, Pittsburgh-based architectural linear luminaire company with a 50-plus-year record of high-quality exceptional products and proven manufacturing capabilities. Forum has manufactured

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New DLC Draft Policy: Light Usage for Night Applications (LUNA)

The DLC is pleased to introduce the first draft of the LUNA (Light Usage for Night Applications)requirements: a new policy that establishes performance thresholds for specific categories of outdoor lighting in order to minimize light pollution, provide appropriate visibility for people,

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CASE STUDY: University Installs Baffles For Acoustics and Wayfinding

California-based university Cal Poly Pomona enlisted CO Architects to design a student services building that aligned with the vision and mission of the university at-large. When conceptualizing the office area within the Student Services Building, CO Architects relied on Kirei’s

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Sonepar Expands in Switzerland

Since April 1st, 2021, the Swiss wholesale electrical equipment companies Winterhalter + Fenner Dysbox , ElectroLAN, Electroplast, and Fabbri, all belonging to the Sonepar Group, have gone to market under one brand: Sonepar. In Switzerland, Sonepar is one of the leading

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Lutron Wireless Lighting Controls vs. Wired Controls

Lutron Vive wireless installs up to 70% faster than wired options, allowing you to get on and off jobs more quickly. Available and in stock at most electrical distributors, Vive is simple and scalable for code-compliant control on commercial jobs.  Lutron Vive

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ATG Upgraded Its Web-Based Rebate Finder by Partnering with BriteSwitch

BriteSwitch has helped business owners, facility managers, contractors, and distributors understand and take advantage of rebates and incentives for the installation of energy efficient LED lighting in commercial and industrial buildings across the US & Canada.  BriteSwitch offers a unique,

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EWs Top 10 LED Lighting Picks for April 2021

Congratulations to the project managers and marketing teams of Dauer Manufacturing, EarthTronics, Leviton, Lind Equipment, MaxLite, Olympia Lighting, Owl Power Solutions, Signify and Color Kinetics, Tivoli Lighting and Universal Lighting Technologies for having their products selected for this month’s Top

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DOE Study Examines Performance and Reliability of Sensors Used in Tunable Lighting Systems

The U.S. Department of Energy has released a report on the initial performance and reliability of chromaticity sensors used for tunable LED lighting systems. The performance of LED lighting is known to change over time because of lumen depreciation, shifts

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RAB Unveils Smart LED Post Tops

RAB Lighting’s Smart LED Post Top replaces traditional 200W metal halide or high-pressure sodium HID lamps. The integral driver enables the lamp to be wired directly to line voltage without the need for an external driver or ballast. Rated for

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