Archive for June 2012

OLED Lighting Products has published a great page with videos of demonstrations of OLED lighting products. Check it out here.

Musiclites Integrates Light And Sound

MusicLites 10W dimmable LED BR30 features an integral 70-mm full range high fidelity loudspeaker and a wireless audio receiver in a module that is compatible with any audio source. Check it out here.

Freedonia: U.S. Demand for Lighting Fixtures to Top $25 Billion by 2016

Demand for lighting fixtures in the U.S. will increase 7.5% annually to $25.3 billion in 2016, recovering from the declines of the 2006-2011 period, according to Lighting Fixtures, a new industry study by The Freedonia Group. An expected rebound in building construction activity and improved outlook for motor vehicle production will be important drivers for […]

ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR Publishes Article on Bilevel Stairwell Lighting

Stairwell lighting is typically operated continuously at full output in nonresidential buildings even though these spaces are only intermittently used. In recent years, lighting manufacturers have begun offering a control solution that can reduce energy costs while providing satisfactory levels of illumination for emergency egress. These lighting fixtures automatically adjust light levels based on occupancy. […]

Product Monday: LED Illuminated Structural Glass by Solavanti

Solavanti Lighting’s LED Illuminated Structural Glass is designed for luminous fascia, surface and embed mounting and handrail applications with various finishes.

GE Announces Winners of 29th Annual GE Edison Award

The 2011 GE Edison Award was presented to Glenn Heinmiller, Paul Zaferiou and Dan Weissman of Lam Partners for lighting the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, DC. A personalized Steuben crystal award for the 29th annual lighting design competition was presented by GE Lighting during LIGHTFAIR. The GE Edison Award competition is open […]

Tivoli Publishes AIA CES Course on Color

Tivoli, LLC recently announced the publication of a two new AIA Continuing Education courses entitled, “How We See Color” and “How We Use Color.” The first helps students understand how the human eye detects and identifies color. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to describe how we see and measure color with […]

National September 11 Memorial Honored with IALD Award of Excellence

In downtown Manhattan, the National 9/11 Memorial opened on the 10th anniversary of the 2001 tragedy. “A very powerful installation where light forms a strong contrast to the despair of the dark void,” commented one IALD Awards judge on the lighting design. After extensive studies and select site visits around Manhattan, the designers were able […]

Jonathan Speirs, RIP

I regret to inform you that Jonathan Speirs lost his two-year fight against cancer on June 18, 2012. The family has stated that a celebration of Jonathan’s life will be held at the Mansfield Traquair Centre on Tuesday, June 26 at 4 PM (all are welcome to attend). In lieu of flowers, donations are welcome […]

ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING Publishes Article on Reflector Lamp Regulations

Regulation coming in July will put millions of directional lamp sockets for halogen sources up for grabs. Energy standards covering incandescent reflector lamps, first instituted by the Department of Energy (DOE) in 2009, and going into effect starting in July, will eliminate a majority of the least-efficient and lowest-cost options from the market in favor […]