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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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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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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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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RSVP Today to Help Provide Direction on High-Impact Commercial Building Technologies

What are the technologies of the future that will make commercial buildings more energy efficient and climate-friendly? The Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office Commercial Building Integration (CBI) team wants to hear from you as we review 2021’s most promising,

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ReportLinker Reports the Global Specialty Lighting Market to Reach $8.1 Billion by 2027

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Specialty Lighting estimated at US$5.5 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$8.1 Billion by 2027, growing at aCAGR of 5.6% over the period 2020-2027. LED,

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Nichia Prepares Mass Production of Deep UV LED That Can Kill 99.99% of Coronaviruses on a Surface

Major Japanese LED manufacturer Nichia will be working with other OEMs to incorporate its deep UV LED into various devices and equipment such as air purifiers and air conditioning systems. The deep UV LED was jointly developed by Nichia and

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NEMA Electroindustry March/April News on Lighting: A Building Block for Connected Cities

NEMA’s Electroindustry specialize in B2B campaigns that position NEMA and its 58 Product Sections as thought leaders on key technical and public policy issues, including energy-efficient technologies and electroindustry trends as well as environment, health, and safety issues related to

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Hubbell Lighting Joins LightAZ

Hubbell Lighting’s four architectural brands – Architectural Area Lighting, Kim Lighting, Litecontroland Prescolite – are now fully integrated on the LightAZ search engine platform.  LightAZ – About Us  Hubbell Lighting continues their commitment to the lighting community to provide tools to be easy to do business with

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DLC Forms Advisory Group for Light Usage for Night Applications

The DesignLights Consortium recently announced the formation of a Light Usage for Night Applications (LUNA) Advisory Group as a first step toward development of a new program to recognize and promote light fixtures that are both energy efficient and protect the night

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Lux Review Lighting Events Postponed Indefinitely, Say Organisers

The Organiser of LuxLive, the Lux Awards and Lighting Design Awards has announced that all its events are to be postponed indefinitely. In a statement, owner Clarion Events said that, having continually looked at the landscape of events during the

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CLTC Quality Specification for Linear LED Retrofit Solutions

UCDavis The Million LED Challenge Program has expanded its product catalog to include high-quality linear LED lamps, retrofit kits and luminaires!  The MLC Program also continues to offer LED A-lamps, PAR-lamps and downlights. Linear fluorescent lamps can be replaced with

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LED Market Value in 2021 is Projected to Increase to USD 16.531 billion

According to TrendForce latest report Gold+ Member: Global LEDIndustry Data Base and LED Player Movement Quarterly Update, the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to be eased in 2021. Automotive LED, video wall and lighting market demand is expected to recover, and demand

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9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Baseball

Few things signal the arrival of spring quite like baseball’s Opening Day. EC&M Illumination Insider decided to pay tribute to America’s Pastime: 9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Baseball | EC&M (ecmweb.com) They Used to Throw the Ball at Base

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