Archive for July 2009

AT&T Switches to LED Signage

Over the last few years, AT&T Inc. re-branding efforts across the country included a redesign of the company logo that necessitated the replacement of 7,000 channel letter signs on more than 6,500 AT&T office buildings and retail locations. With a switch to an LED lighting system (GE Lumination’s Tetra), AT&T is expected to save more […]

Renaissance Lighting Launches LED Fixture Recycling Program

LED fixture manufacturer Renaissance Lighting has established a recycling program designed to keep Renaissance Lighting products out of the nation’s landfills. The company’s fixtures are nearly 100% recyclable, according to the company. From the reflector to the mounting frame to the LED light engine, most of the product can be recycled by returning it to […]

Illumivision Unveils New Corporate Identity

Illumivision Incorporated, a Canadian manufacturer of solid-state lighting, has its new corporate identity, shown here.

The Leed View: Sustainable Lighting

That’s the title of an article I wrote about lighting and the new LEED 2009 requirements, published in the July issue of Electrical Contractor. You can check it out here.

July Issue of LightNOW Newsletter Published

Check out the month’s stories here. The newsletter typically goes from around the 25-28 of the previous month to the 25-28 of the current month, depending on how on where the dates fall. We like to send out the newsletter on a Monday for best response. Click here to join the more than 11,000 lighting […]

GE Announces New LED PAR Lamps

GE Lighting has announced the availability of the 7W Energy Smart white LED PAR20 lamp and 10W Energy Smart white LED PAR30 lamp, targeted to restaurants, retailers and other commercial customers. Available as spots or floods, these products feature advanced optical control to concentrate the white LED light on the targeted area and effectively diminish […]

BEGA Expands Its Express Program

BEGA/US has expanded its EXPRESS Program with additional products and availability of black and silver finishes. All products are shipped within five business days, according to the company. Click here to learn more.

New Lighting Products at Neocon 2009

Otto has published a rundown on some of the more notable lighting products at NeoCon 2009 in Chicago. Check it out here.

Average Commercial kWh Rate at $0.1007 in March

According to the latest Department of Energy figures, the U.S. average commercial cost per kWh of electric energy to commercial end-users was 10.7 cents as of March 2009, up 4.7% from the same period in 2008. Get the latest energy data by state, region and end-user market here.

Generation Brands Announces an “All for One” Travel Program for Lighting Partner Distributors

Generation Brands, parent company to lighting brands LBL Lighting, Monte Carlo Fan Company, Murray Feiss, Sea Gull Lighting and Tech Lighting, has announced a destination travel program enabling distributor customers the ability to leverage purchases from all Generation Brands companies. The program will offer a two-tier qualifier with goal destinations of Sydney, Australia and the […]