EW’s 2020 Top 200 Ranking

The nation’s largest electrical distributors are navigating through the economic storm touched off by the COVID-19 coronavirus. Accounting for an estimated $81.4 billion in sales — 69% of Electrical Wholesaling’s $117.5 billion in estimated 2019 total sales through distributors of

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PGE Program Will Transform Hundreds of Homes Into a Virtual Power Plant

Portland General Electric Company (NYSE: POR) is set to launch a pilot program that will incentivize installation and connection of 525 residential energy storage batteries that PGE will dispatch, contributing up to four megawatts of energy to PGE’s grid. The

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Job Growth Hits Record 4.8 Million As Unemployment Rate Falls To 11.1%

The rebound in hiring added to a stream of data, including consumer spending, in suggesting that the recession which started in February was likely over. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell this week acknowledged the rebound in activity, saying the economy

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New DOE Study Examines Lumen and Chromaticity Maintenance of LED Packages, Based on LM-80 Data

To better inform our understanding of LED reliability over the course of a product’s lifetime, DOE has released the results of a study assessing the four major phosphor-converted LED (pc-LED) package types: ceramic-based, polymer-based, chip-on-board (COB) packages, and chip-scale packages

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FREE WEBINAR: Job Search in the New Normal by Pompeo Group

Wednesday July 15th 11 am-12 pm CST  The COVID 19 pandemic has created an unprecedented number of jobseekers. This no cost Webinar is aimed at both new and experienced candidates to help them understand how to prepare and put their

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Your Guide to the New EU Regs on Lighting

The result of nearly five years of negotiations, the new rules – the Single Lighting Regulation (SLR) and the Energy Labelling Regulation (ELR) – will apply from 1 September 2021.The only exception to this dateline is for the removal of

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Looking at Red LED Light Helps to Improve Eyesight for Elderly

A research led by researchers of UCL (University College London) revealed that staring at a deep red light for three minutes a day can significantly improve declining eyesight. Based on the result of the study, scientists believe that new affordable

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DLC New Technical Requirements for Networked Lighting Controls

The DesignLights Consortium(DLC) released a new version of its technical requirements for networked lighting controls, aiming to encourage wider market adoption of this energy saving and smart building-enabling technology by focusing on issues that are key to increasing customer confidence. Networked Lighting Control System

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Osram, Like Signify, Is Ramping Up Conventional UV-C Lamps to Fight Covid

It’s working on an LED version, but for now, a 30-year-old mercury tube is getting the call. On the heels of Signify announcing it is cranking up production of ultraviolet-C-band (UV-C) lamps proven to kill the coronavirus in a lab,

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Retrofitting with LED Lighting by Emerson

Emerson explains why converting from traditional lighting sources to LED in industrial facilities improves safety, productivity, and long-term financial performance. When facilities are considering converting from traditional lighting sources to LEDs, getting buy-in from management before beginning the retrofit is

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Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections with UV-C Lighting by Justin Stouch, LC, President, Stouch Lighting

Healthcare-associated infections, or HAIs, cause a significant portion of illnesses and deaths in the medical field. They’re such a concern that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has pinned the reduction of HAIs as a top goal

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Far-UVC Light Safely Kills Airborne Coronaviruses, Study Finds

More than 99.9% of seasonal coronaviruses present in airborne droplets were killed when exposed to a particular wavelength of ultraviolet light that is safe to use around humans, a new study at Columbia University Irving Medical Center has found. In

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Signify Bets Big on Upper-Room UV-C Lighting

Signify is increasing production of its UV-C mercury lamps by eight-fold, launching no fewer than 12 product ranges using UV-C light, and has bought the assets of Germicidal Lamps & Applications (GLA), a Dutch firm with expertise in UV-C disinfection.

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LightingEurope Calls for UV-C Products to be Allowed on EU Market

LightingEurope endorsed the recent UV-C safety guidelines published by the Global Lighting Association (GLA) and called on European Union Member States to ensure UV-C products can continue to be placed on the EU market.Germicidal ultraviolet irradiation is a proven methodology

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Green Creative HID Retrofit Lamps

Green Creative HID Retrofit lamps are great solutions for a variety of commercial and industrial applications such as post top fixtures, wall packs, area lights, and round high bay fixtures. The lamps are offered in a wide range of wattages

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Litetronics Introduces Affordable New LED Round High Bay SL for High-Ceiling Applications

Litetronics’ lightweight new High Bay SL fixture represents a direct, one-to-one replacement for existing HID configurations and delivers a clean, uniform light distribution that improves visual acuity and enhances safety. Available in 100-Watt, 150-Watt, and 200-Watt versions that provide powerful

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DOE Integrated Lighting Campaign Website Launched

The Integrated Lighting Campaign (ILC) is a program designed to help facility owners and managers take advantage of savings opportunities and benefits of advanced lighting controls and of integrating lighting systems with other building or business systems in their facilities.

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DOE Announces $11 Billion in Energy Savings from Better Buildings Partners

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced nearly $11 billion in energy-cost savings by more than 950 public and private sector organizations in DOE’s Better Buildings Initiative. To date, partners have saved nearly 1.8 quadrillion British thermal units of energy,

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Signify to Connect Half Million Smart Streetlights in New York

Signify announced its partnership with the New York Power Authority (NYPA) to support the Smart Street Lighting NY project of the state. The Smart Street Lighting NY program was launched in 2018 with the aim to replace streetlights in New

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PureEdge Lighting’s Truline Is a Plaster in LED Lighting System

The Original 5/8″ solution offering functionality and versatility, TrueLine is available in .5”, 1” and 1.6” track width options and a market leading custom length of up to 40 feet! Let the drywall be your canvas, the highly adaptable linear

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