Archive for February 2011

Product Monday: F147 Asymmetric Luminaire by The Lighting Quotient

The Lighting Quotient’s F147 is an asymmetric luminaire that reduces contrast between the wall and ceiling by providing both wall and ceiling illumination. This customizable luminaire is suitable for smaller spaces where vertical brightness is important, such as hospital and school corridors. Click here to learn more about this product.

Leni Schwendinger Invites You to NIGHT CITY

Leni Schwendinger invites you to view NIGHT CITY, her video inspired by the Professional Lighting Designers Association LightMapping events. Through close observation of public, private and found light sources in locations throughout Greenwich Village, Leni presents a unique way of experiencing the city after dark.

2011 Construction Outlook: Delayed Recovery for Nonresidential Market

While activity for institutional projects should hover near 2010 levels, there is likely to be a construction spendingmodest decline in commercial construction in 2011, according to the AIA Consensus Construction Forecast Panel. Overall nonresidential construction spending is expected to decrease by 2% for the year. The Panel believes 2012 will produce stronger gains, however, with […]

Lighting Controls Association Publishes New Online Course About Wireless RF Lighting Control

The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to announce that EE301: Wireless RF Lighting Control has been added to the Association’s popular online Education Express distance education courses. Radio-frequency (RF) wireless communication is a significant emerging lighting control technology in both residential and commercial building applications. In a typical hardwired lighting control system, control signals are […]

IALD And ILP Sign MOU to Develop Lighting Design Profession and Promote Quality Lighting

The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) and the Institution of Lighting Professionals (ILP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in January 2011 to work cooperatively toward developing the architectural lighting design profession and elevating awareness of quality lighting. The MOU emphasizes the need to demonstrate cooperative collaboration within the lighting profession.

EC&M Magazine Announces Winners of 2010 Product of The Year Competition

Check out the winners in the lighting categories in EC&M Magazine Product of the Year competition for 2010: Lamps ProLED PAR30 Second Generation by Halco Lighting Technologies Lighting Controls LevNet RF Wireless Self-Powered Solutions Line by Leviton Luminaires (Hazardous Location) Champ VMV LED Luminaire by Cooper Crouse-Hinds Luminaires (Indoor / Fluorescent) Metalux Flip-Up Striplites and […]

Acuity Brands Selects Clear Advantage Lighting as Manufacturer Sales Rep for Metro Memphis, TN

Acuity Brands has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Clear Advantage Lighting. Previously known as FSA Lighting (Factory Sales Agency West), Clear Advantage Lighting will offer the company’s products and lighting solutions, including advanced controls, in the metropolitan Memphis, TN market.

Product Monday: SL-26 Above-Ground Luminaire by ALLSCAPE

ALLSCAPE’s SL-26 above-ground luminaire height can be adjusted in the field to accommodate landscape growth. The high-density polyethylene housing makes it corrosion resistant even in the harshest lighting environments. Lamping options include 25W LED, 70W metal halide and 42W compact fluorescent. A full range of flood, spot and wallwash optics are available. Click here to […]

Lighting Science Group Completes $18 Million Private Placement

LED company Lighting Science Group Corporation completed an $18 million private placement of its common stock on January 26, 2011. Pegasus Partners IV, L.P., the company’s largest equityholder, and two of its operating advisors purchased 3,167,333 shares of common stock for an aggregate purchase price of $10,452,200. Michael Kempner, who is also an operating advisor […]

Metrolight Relocates to California

Metrolight, a manufacturer of electronic HID products, has announced the relocation of its headquarters to Dana Point, California. The company’s operations center will remain in Brentwood,TN. The move to California is a tactical one as 30% of the country’s energy consumption is attributed to this state. In addition, California offers one of the largest utility […]