2017-07-18

NAILD Launches Lighting Controls Training

Keeping with its long-standing tradition of cutting-edge, education products, the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) has opened registration for its much-anticipated Lighting Specialist-Controls certificate training program, the organization announced today.
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2017-07-07

Zaha Hadid, NASA and Amazon Due to Launch the Inaugural TiL Event This September

TiL 2017 (Trends in Lighting: Smart Lighting Forum & Show) announces that for their inaugural year, the 2000 visitors will be joined by leading light experts from international companies including Zaha Hadid Architects, Amazon, Philips Lighting, Osram, Zumtobel Group and many more.
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2017-05-22

Lumibright Supplies Varied Lighting at Sharjah Urban Planning Council Office

For a natural day light effect, a modish set of Luminaries comprising an assortment of Lumibright Spotlights, Track Lights, Panel Lights, Surface Profiles and Cove Lighting Corner Profiles were installed for ample illumination in the Sharjah Urban Planning Council (SUPC) New Government Office at Al Hind Towers, Sharjah.
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2017-05-12

LED Expo Thailand 2017 - Thailand Energy Efficiency Week

Thailand Energy Efficiency Week 2017, the expo that features three major events of innovations and energy saving technology, including Thailand Energy Saving Expo, which exhibits energy saving products and technologies for the future; LED Expo Thailand, the largest showcase of LED lighting products in ASEAN region; and PCB Expo Thailand, a showcase of printed circuit boards and electronic components, opens today. More than 400 international companies, will be exhibiting a full collection of technologies and electric lighting innovations and electronics at Challenger 1, IMPACT Exhibition and Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand during 11-13 May 2017.
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2017-04-26

Dubai Municipality’s Al Lisaili Hall Is All Glitz and Glitter with LED Neonflex

Inspired from the heritage legacy, Dubai Municipality’s Al Lisaili hall is facility for organizing wedding functions and all other events, providing main amenities for nuptials and ceremonies to be a jubilant memorable event. The hall has a capacity of 750 invitees in addition of service areas for visitors, kitchen utility, electric, sound rooms, and a bride room. 
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2017-04-25

Guided by the Light: Mediamarkt Customers Find Products Faster with Indoor Positioning from Philips Lighting

Philips Lighting announced that MediaMarkt’s flagship store in the center of Eindhoven will introduce "Store Guide” app.  It allows customers in store to use their smartphones to locate products and be guided to them quickly and easily thanks to innovative LED lighting that acts as an indoor positioning system.  
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2017-04-21

The Heart of Dubai’s Business Bay – Steigenberger Hotel Stands Radiantly Illuminated in Dubai Business Bay

Situated in Dubai’s Business Bay District, a short stroll from The Dubai Mall and the Burj Khalifa, Steinberger a cosmopolitan hotel with a German touch is the first property from the Deutsche Hospitality brand in the GCC region, featuring elegant and stylish designs with aristocratic ambience, the newly opened 5-star Hotel meets the demands of both leisure combined with German precision and efficiency. 
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2017-04-20

Blue Cross Receives Top Environmental Honors For Boston Headquarters

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) recently received top honors from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for the design of its corporate headquarters at 101 Huntington Ave., making it the largest project in New England and 12th largest in the nation by square footage to be LEED® Platinum certified out of nearly 3,300 projects. Blue Cross received the LEED Platinum certification using LEED CIv2009 – Commercial Interiors criteria.
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2017-04-13

Plexineon Provides Glow inside New Blue Moon Brewing Company Restaurant

In 1995, Denver-based Blue Moon Brewing Company got its start in the basement of Coors Field. More than 20 years later, the brand is a subsidiary of MillerCoors, but in a nod to its local, craft brewer roots, Blue Moon has opened its own brewery and restaurant in Denver’s River North neighborhood.
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2017-04-10

In Case You Missed It – Littman Brands at BDWEST

Another show has come and gone, and BDWest was a great experience for our lighting clients. Judging from the attendance at the show, it appears the hospitality design market remains strong.
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2017-04-05

Online Light Bulb Superstore Launches a Contest to Enable Customers to Share Their LED Lighting Stories

Bulbs.com, a major online light bulb superstore, announces "The Story Behind The Switch" contest in celebration of Earth Day, April 22, 2017. The purpose of the contest is to invite LED buyers to share their stories about what inspired them to convert to more energy efficient LED lighting.
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2017-03-31

Zambia to Make Complete Switch Over to LED Lighting

Struggling with power shortages, Zambia is planning to convert the nation to 100% energy-efficient LED bulbs. As Thomson Reuters Foundation reports, power outages have hurt pillar industries such as mining and agriculture and the country has been forced to impose rationing on a daily basis.
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2017-03-31

Cree Launches the Industry’s Brightest and Most Efficient Royal Blue LED

Cree, Inc. announces the new XLamp® XP-G3 Royal Blue LED, the industry’s highest performing Royal Blue LED. The new XP-G3 LED doubles the maximum light output of similar size competing LEDs and delivers breakthrough wall-plug efficiency of up to 81 percent. This superior performing Royal Blue LED expands Cree’s leading high power portfolio, enabling lighting manufacturers to deliver differentiated LED solutions for applications such as horticulture, architectural and entertainment lighting.
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2017-03-30

Easy Ways to Advocate for the Planet Offered by SYLVANIA Lighting by LEDVANCE

1. Add more energy-efficient lighting – Lighting accounts for more than 15 percent of the electricity used at home.  Changing to energy-efficient LED bulbs can save you up to 85 percent on your lighting electricity use and reduce associated air pollution emissions from the power plants that burn fossil fuels to generate that electricity.     You’ll see an immediate reduction in your energy bill by changing incandescent bulbs to LED lighting, like the first-to-market SYLVANIA 10-Year (Contractor Series) LED Portfolio.   2. Depend on ENERGY STAR – Choosing energy-consuming products with the ENERGY STAR label can help save you energy and money.   3. Vampire energy – Electronics and small appliances that plug into the wall and have a remote or have an electronic display or LED status light can suck energy even when not in use.  Reduce "standby power" (the energy used even while an appliance is switched off or not performing its primary function) at home and at work.     The easiest way is to unplug gadgets not in use.  You can also use power surge protector strips (with multiple electrical outlets) and turn the power off at the strip.  For safety, keep frequently-used appliances plugged in like the TV, cable box, microwave and alarm clock.   4. Off with the monitor! – Turn off your monitor at the end of the day.  Monitors consume 80 percent of a desktop’s energy.  Even in “sleep mode,” monitors are still drawing a small, unnecessary amount of power.   5. Cargo impact – Avoid carrying unneeded items in your vehicle’s trunk.  An extra 100 pounds in your car’s trunk cuts fuel economy by up to 2 percent.   6. Act Smart -- Smart lighting, like SYLVANIA Smart+, allows users to have convenient control of their lighting and electronics, optimize their home and work environments, improve efficiency, and help save time and energy.  By turning lights on and off with schedules you create via an app, you can control when and where you use your lighting, and you’ll save energy.    Imagine coming home to a welcoming porch light that turns on just before you get home, rather than leaving it on all day.  Smart plugs allow you do the same with your window AC units, turning them on remotely 15 minutes before you arrive home for example.  Your home will be cool when you arrive without having your AC run for hours when you’re away.   7. Tire inflation – Keep tires properly inflated and aligned.  You can improve your gas mileage by up to 5 cents per gallon by keeping your tires inflated to the proper pressure.    8. Electronics recycling – Electronics such as computers, printers, cell phones, compact fluorescent light bulbs and other gadgets contain small amounts of hazardous material like lead.  Many retail stores, municipalities and electronic manufacturers offer returns or collection of these items that get sent to special facilities for proper recycling.   In honor of Earth Day on April 22, lighting company LEDVANCE is sharing simple “ADVOCATE” tips for those who want to be more environmentally conscious and support the health of our planet. In North America, LEDVANCE offers SYLVANIA advanced LED bulbs, traditional light sources, standardized luminaires and smart lighting solutions for professional users and retail customers.
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2017-03-28

Light Intelligence for Everyone: Research on Lighting Systems of the Future

Nearly 20 percent of all the electricity consumed in the world is for lighting. And about 80 percent of that lighting is attributed to professional applications such as building, office, industry or street lighting, and about 20 percent to private residential lighting. 
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2017-03-28

TI Gives Engineers the Power to Innovate Industrial Systems

Texas Instruments (TI) is unveiling several innovative system reference designs at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) that include the company's most advanced analog and embedded processing technologies. Supporting a range of system requirements from high voltage to ultra-low power, TI Designs reference designs give engineers the "Power to Innovate" with breakthrough technology for industrial systems.
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2017-03-24

Staying True to Art Décor Character

With its art décor-inspired architecture and many dining, arts and entertainment options, the Tower District just north of downtown Fresno, Calif., is a highly desirable area to live. Unfortunately, affordable housing can be hard to find — putting the district out of reach for many entry-level renters.
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2017-03-23

Energy Planning Associates Announces New OEM Brand MODE Manufacturing

Energy Planning Associates announced the launch of MODE Manufacturing, a sub brand that focuses on turnkey solutions for OEM partners within the LED lighting market
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2017-03-17

Altman Lighting Lights up Hong Kong Science Museum

Since its opening, the Hong Kong Science Museum has captivated the public’s curiosity through interactive and enlightening exhibitions. Housing over 500 exhibits in an area that spans over 65,000 square meters, the Museum recently opened a series of new exhibits designed to encourage a greater understanding of the world all around us. 
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2017-03-15

Three Lighting Products Won Gold at the 2017 iF Design Award

On 10 March, over 2,000 guests from design, business, culture, politics and the media from over 40 countries celebrated the winners of the iF DESIGN AWARD 2017 at the BMW Welt in Munich. A total of 5,575 contributions from 59 countries entered the competition, and 75 of them won the coveted iF gold award, including the following three lighting products.
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2017-03-15

Bloomfield R-14 School District Upgrades to LED Lighting

McKinstry, a full-service, design-build-operate-and-maintain (DBOM) firm specializing in consulting, construction, energy and facility services, announced that new LED lighting at the Bloomfield R-14 School District is projected to save $12,880 annually while improving the school’s learning environment.
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2017-03-14

ADI Energy Updates US DOE Headquarters, Forrestal Building Lighting to LED Technology

ADI Energy, an energy services company headquartered in Smithfield, Rhode Island, announced it completed construction of a significant LED Lighting Upgrade at the US Department of Energy (DOE) James Forrestal Building in Washington DC.  
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2017-03-14

CandleRay Lighting Helps Del Webb Community Shine

The Del Webb Homeowner’s Association teamed up with Nashville, Tennessee, lighting designer, CandleRay Lighting Company, to develop a full-scale lighting upgrade for Del Webb’s Lake Providence community in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. 
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2017-03-14

Spring Transformation - Updating Lights Without Major Renovation

This season, transform any space without major renovations to pre-existing light sources. Inspired by the ongoing need for lighting that delivers a powerful punch without costly installations, USAI Lighting is pushing the design boundaries by allowing architects and designers to do what once seemed impossible: paint with light, achieve perfect architectural alignment, improve indoor wellness, and much more. 
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2017-03-14

Hubbell Healthcare Solutions Checks In to the Patient Room

Greenville-based Hubbell Lighting announced that it will go to market with two new products that will redefine the value proposition of traditional fixtures in the patient room at healthcare facilities. 
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2017-03-13

Lighting Fair 2017: The Future of Japan’s Lighting with 2020 Tokyo Olympics

    Along with Nikkei Inc., Japan Lighting Manufacturers Association (JLMA), the major contributor of the development and promotion of Japan’s lighting industry, last week organized Lighting Fair 2017 at Tokyo Big Sight, gathering industry professionals specializing in a multitude of lighting applications at West Hall 1 and 2 to provide an outlook of Japan’s lighting market and the joint future of the industry and the forthcoming global sporting event 2020 Summer Olympics.
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2017-03-13

North Delhi to Install 2 Lakh LED Street Lights

A new wave of LED street lights installation has started across India. According to local media, North Delhi Municipal Corporation has decided to replace over two lakh (200,000) traditional streetlights with LED lighting across its six zones. There are around 250,000 streetlights in these areas, including park lights and semi High-mast lighting.
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2017-03-13

Studio Italia Design to Exhibit Lighting Fixtures at Euroluce 2017

The 29th International Lighting Exhibition opens its doors to visitors between Tuesday 4th and Sunday 9th April 2017 at Fiera Milano Rho. All of the new frontiers of lighting spaces that have made Euroluce the global industry benchmark will be at the Fair.
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2017-03-13

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Next Generation Lighting Systems 2017 Competition

The 2017 Next Generation Lighting Systems (NGLS) Competition was announced in January, with a new focus on specific applications and an expanded evaluation process that involves installations in real-world settings. Competition One focuses exclusively on connected lighting systems and offers entrants an opportunity to participate in ongoing evaluations over the coming months. 
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2017-03-10

Magic Light + Sound Latest European Rental House to Stock Elation Lighting

Magic Light + Sound of Germany has added a stock of Elation Professional Cuepix Panel™ LED matrix blinders to its extensive inventory of event technology products. The Cologne-based rental company is the latest European event technology rental house to add Elation lighting to its inventory.
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