Archive for April 2010

Seesmart Announces Limited Openings for Distribution Territories Across The USA

Seesmart, Inc. recently announced that it has limited openings in specific territories for United States distribution of its LED products. For information regarding distributorships in a specific territory, email the company here.

IESNYC Nightseeing Tour to be Held May 26, 2010

IESNYC has announced the Spring NightSeeing Walking Tour, a “multi-project tour on art, fashion and cocktails,” to be held Wednesday, May 26, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Starting Location: CIT Lobby 505 Fifth Avenue (entrance on 42nd Street) New York, NY IESNYC Members: $15 Non-Members: $30 Space is Limited. Please RSVP by Monday, […]

Jim Brodrick and Stephen Jones to Keynote LIGHTFAIR 2010

James Brodrick, PhD, and Stephen Jones have been selected to headline the LIGHTFAIR 2010 conference and Institute as the featured keynote speakers. They will address solid-state lighting and the impact of integrated design on the construction industry. Jones takes the stage on Monday, May 10—the opening day of the Institutes—and Brodrick follows on Tuesday, May […]

IES Publishes Guide to Lighting for the Aging Eye

Providing good lighting for senior living spaces is an important topic that is only going to get more important in the future. Check it out here.

Cathode Lighting Systems Relaunches Website

Cathode Lighting Systems, a manufacturer of cold cathode lighting, has announced the launch of its newly redesigned website at In addition to a design gallery of featured projects and additional online tools that educate visitors on the latest technology and features of cold cathode, the new website offers users the ability to search for […]

Tales of Light by Antonino Cardillo

Daylight transforms space.

The Speed of Light

… is 186,000 miles per second … is 11,160,000 miles per minute … is 669,600,000 miles per hour

National Lighting Bureau Introduces New Sponsorship Category

The National Lighting Bureau has established a new sponsorship category targeted at for-profit organizations with annual receipts of less than $10 million. The sponsorship fee is $500 per year. Prior to this, the minimum fee was $1,000 during the first year of sponsorship, followed by $2,400 in year two and $3,600 annually thereafter. The new […]

Consulting-Specifying Engineer, Building Design + Construction, Plant Engineering, Other Magazines to Close

As a former magazine guy (editor and later publisher of Architectural Lighting Magazine from 1995-2001), this is really depressing … In July 2009, Reed Elsevier announced that the RBI-US controlled circulation magazines and certain other print titles, representing approximately 45% of the revenues of RBI-US, were to be divested. Since then, a number of titles […]

NYSERDA Announces New Existing Facilities Program Solid-State Lighting Policy

Effective June 1, 2010, NYSERDA Existing Facilities Program will only accept SSL products listed by either ENERGY STAR or DesignLights Consortium’s Qualified Products List (DLC QPL). The list of qualified SSL products will be accessible through NYSERDA’s The Right Light website (available soon).