Archive for October 2016

Product Monday: TruGroove Suspended LED Luminaires by Philips Ledalite

Philips Ledalite’s TruGroove Suspended LED provide a wide-throw batwing distribution using a familiar profile, which allows for wider row spacing and fewer luminaires. The luminaire produces 3,928 lumens with an efficacy of 115 lumens/W. CCT 3100K and 80 CRI. Click here to learn more.

OLED’s Obstacles

ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING recently published an article evaluating OLED general lighting technology and the obstacles facing broader adoption. Check it out here.

Lighting for The Aging Eye

In this visual presentation, the Lighting Research Center’s Mariana Figueiro discusses the aging eye’s response to light and what lighting practitioners should do about it. Check it out here.

Vermeer: Master of Light

Johannes Vermeer was a Dutch painter in the 1600s who mainly produced paintings of domestic interior scenes. He is most celebrated for his extraordinary use of light in his paintings. Light, typically daylight, permeates his scenes, beautifully rendering his subjects using light and shadow. Check out this documentary about Vermeer’s work and his brilliant use […]

NALMCO Launches New Controls Certification

The interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies (NALMCO) has launched a new lighting controls certification, the Certified Lighting Controls Professional (CLCP). The certification is based on the Education Express curriculum developed by the Lighting Controls Association. The announcement was made at the organization’s annual conference in Dallas, TX. The lighting industry is undergoing massive change […]

Product Monday: Glide Up/Down by Edge Lighting

Edge Lighting’s Glide Up/Down linear LED luminaires combine the traditional with the contemporary, offering five classic wood and three contemporary glass finishes. Separately switched up/down LED lighting allows the user to tailor the appearance of light within a space. Click here to learn more.

Interview with Hubbell’s Martin Werr on LED Trends

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Martin Werr, Director of Product Innovation, Hubbell Lighting. The topic: trends in indoor luminaire design. I’m happy to share his responses with you here. The interview informed an article I wrote for the October 2016 issue of tED. DiLouie: How would you characterize demand for LED luminaires in […]

Lighting Controls Association Adds New Course on Tunable-White Lighting

The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has published a new course to enhance its popular Education Express program: EE303: Tunable-White Lighting. As acting education director of LCA, I was happy to have the opportunity to author this content. LED lighting technology promises many benefits, one of which is practical color output tuning. Popular approaches include full-range, […]

Interview with Juno’s Scott Roos on Light and Health

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Scott Roos, Vice President Product Design, Juno Lighting Group (Acuity Brands). The topic: lighting and health. I’m happy to share his responses with you here. The interview informed an article I wrote for the August 2016 issue of tED. DiLouie: What do we currently know with a fair […]

AIA Survey Finds Healthy Buildings Becoming Key Design Priority

Nearly three quarters of U.S. architects say the health impacts of buildings are influencing their design decisions. That finding parallels a strong market demand by building owners, with a solid two-thirds surveyed also reporting that health considerations affect how they design and construct buildings. These findings and others were recently released in a new report, […]