Archive for August 2010

Energy Center to Host Webinar on LED Lighting on September 15, 2010

The Energy Center of Wisconsin has announced a webinar on LED lighting to be held Wednesday, September 15, 2010, at 3-4 PM EST (2-3PM Central). Instructor Avraham Mendall Mor, IALD, LEED AP, IESNA of Lightswitch Architectural will focus on cost of light criteria including energy costs, power consumption, labor costs, lamp costs, lifetime expectancy and […]

Product Monday: Fail-Safe’s General Luminaires for Healthcare Facilities

Fail-Safe’s SGI Series of 2×2 and 2×4 general luminaires satisfies the demands of healthcare facilities design by providing a completely sealed luminaire with an architectural styling. Designed to meet IP standards, the shallow, enclosed housing and sealed door protect against infiltration by airborne bacteria. Check it out here.

Pegasus Associates Lighting Announces LED Exit Sign Program

Pegasus Associates Lighting has announced a Commitment to Education & Safety program that offers LED exit signs to education institutions at a heavily discounted price. The aim is to support schools strapped for funds and to encourage the integration of LED lights into buildings in order to cut energy and maintenance costs. A recent survey […]

Controls Friday: e:cue’s Light Drive Elite

e:cue Lighting Control, an OSRAM company, has introduced Light Drive Elite, its first standalone DMX controller and user interface for dynamic RGB LED lighting, which does not require software programming. Users can control intensity, color and speed as well as set up their favorite color-changing effects through Light-Drive Elite’s glass interface with touch-sensitive keys and […]

Scartezzini and Münch Present Talk on Daylighting (Video)

In this presentation, Jean-Louis Scartezzini and Mirjam Münch, from the Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory at EPFL, present their experiences with daylighting research and technology. Their work illustrates possible integration steps toward optimized “Day and Night” lighting environments with respect to energy consumption and human health. Marilyne Andersen, associate professor in the Building Technology […]

Collapsible Solar Lantern

Here’s an interesting design for a solar lamp that collapses down for easy travel. Craziest Gadgets has a description here.

Get Ready for California’s Green Building Code: CALGreen

Green Technology has announced a series of educational seminars to educate the public about CALGreen, California’s new green building code, which becomes mandatory for all new residential and commercial construction in January 2011. Click here for registration details and upcoming dates.

Columbia and Alera Lighting Introduce Blog

Columbia Lighting and Alera Lighting have introduced a new blog. Check it out here.

ASHRAE Offers Energy Code Courses

Several interesting energy code and related courses being offered online this fall by ASHRAE through the ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI). Course participants earn three professional development hours, 0.3 CEUs, or three AIA learning units for each seminar completed. Courses are instructor-led, drawing upon professional knowledge of leading practitioners. The courses are: Understanding Standard 189.1 for […]

EYE Lighting Appoints Robert Freitag VP Marketing

EYE Lighting International has appointed Robert Freitag vice president of marketing, where he will be responsible for product management, pricing, distribution and market communications. He joins EYE from Philips Day-Brite, where he most recently served as product manager for Philips Capri. Prior to that, he also held several marketing positions with Cooper Lighting, including manager […]