Archive for September 2010

The Modern CFL Turns 25

OSRAM SYLVANIA announced earlier this year that the year 2010 marks the 25th anniversary of the development of the modern compact fluorescent lamp. The lighting industry began tracking sales of integrated CFLs in the United States in 1997, when just 13.3 million units were sold, compared to 2.8 billion incandescent bulbs. Integrated CFL sales in […]

Leotek Relocates U.S. Headquarters in Silicon Valley, California

Leotek, a developer of LED technology, has announced the relocation of the company’s headquarters and U.S. manufacturing operations to a new, larger facility in Silicon Valley, California housing the company’s manufacturing, warehousing adn distribution operations in addition to support departments. According to the company, the move is intended to accommodate growth in the company’s core […]

Dan Gerstenhaber Joins Available Light

Steven Rosen, President of Available Light, a lighting design firm working worldwide in the fields of museum exhibition, architecture and corporate communications, has announced that Dan Gerstenhaber has joined the firm. Dan, along with Principal Bill Kadra, will be responsible for operating the Special Event and Trade Show division of Available Light. For the past […]

Lighting Services Inc Uploads New Product Demonstration Video to YouTube

Lighting Services Inc has published a short four-minute video demonstrating the features of the CX16 Series with its removable housing design for easy lamp changing, which also allows the luminaire to be transformed from a spotlight to a wall wash in seconds.

Product Monday: Wide-Lite’s HIBRED Lighting System

Wide-Lite’s HIBRED lighting system combines HID and other traditional light sources for peak hours of illumination with an LED array that provides low-level ambient illumination during off-peak hours. The system work with existing area and site luminaires or can be used as a standalone retrofit system. Click here to visit Wide-Lite’s products page.

CIE/USA Announces Seminars on Photometry, Colorimetry and Application of Solid-State Lighting on November 10, 2010

CIE/USA, the U.S. National Committee of the International Commission on Illumination (CIE), is offering a one-day series of seminars on the photometry, colorimetry and application of solid-state lighting. Experts will present: * basic concepts * advanced techniques * state of the art research on the characterization and measurement of light and lighting * discussions of […]

Controls Friday: Leviton RF Wireless Occupancy Sensor Products Named Among Buildings Magazine’s Top 81 Money-Saving Products

Leviton Manufacturing Company’s LevNet RF™ line of lighting controls was selected by Buildings Magazine as one of its Top 81 Money-Saving Products. In selecting their top picks in the category, Building’s editors took into account criteria such as: initial cost, life-cycle costs, sustainability, longevity, energy efficiency, occupant productivity and maintenance requirements. LevNet RF, along with […]

IALD Lighting Design Awards Online Entry Site Now Open

Projects completed after June 1, 2009 are eligible to be entered in the 28th Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards. The online entry site is now open to qualifying projects. The early bird deadline is October 15, 2010, after which entry fees go up; all entries must be received by October 29, 2010. Click here […]

LIGHTFAIR Announces 2011 Show Floor is 97% Sold Out

LIGHTFAIR International is poised to connect more than 20,000 lighting professionals with nearly 500 manufacturers at the 2011 conference and trade show taking place May 15-19, 2011 in its new east coast location at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Convention Center enables LFI to expand its exhibitor base and featured pavilions across […]

Fall is Here

Today is the first day of autumn.