Archive for March 2017

IESNYC Selects Two Winners for Second Annual Scholarship

The New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society has selected two winners – Marta Casarin, who will earn her MFA in Lighting Design at Parsons New School of Design, and Evan Wilson, who will receive an MSc in Lighting from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) – for the second annual IESNYC Scholarship. This merit-based […]

Intertek Launches New Horticultural Lighting Certification Program

Intertek’s new Horticultural Lighting Certification Program addresses the unique requirements for horticultural luminaires, offering manufacturers an efficient path to launch products into this growing market. Due to the unique environments where these products are installed, they are subject to environmental testing above and beyond general use lighting. In North America there are no safety and […]

Jim Brodrick on LED Streetlighting

Republication of Postings from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solid-State Lighting Program by Jim Brodrick, SSL Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy Last year, DOE devoted two Postings (in June and October) and a webinar to the topic of LED street lighting and its potential effects on human health and the environment, in order […]

LEDs Magazine Announces Sapphire Award Winners

LEDs Magazine hosted its third annual Sapphire Awards at the Strategies in Light conference in Anaheim, co-located with The LED Show and Lightspace California. This was my first pilgrimage to Strategies in Light, and I found the conference fascinating and valuable, though at this stage of industry disruption, there remain more questions than answers. A […]

Product Monday: Fluxstream by Philips Lighting

Philips Lighting’s FluxStream family of LED linear luminaires primise high-quality, more uniform light versus fluorescents for a greater range of applications, notably commercial and light industrial. These simple striplights deliver up to 133 lumens/W of general-diffuse illumination with multiple CCT 3000-5000K), 80 CRI, 120-277 or 347V, 2,000- up to 14,000-lumen packages, multiple lengths, multiple mounting […]

DOE Evaluates TLED Lamps

Below is one of my contributions to the March issue of tED Magazine. Reprinted with permission. Retrofits of fluorescent luminaires using tubular LED (TLED) lamps is growing in popularity, as evidenced by a recent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) CALiPER report. The report reveals that TLEDs now comprise more than 10 percent of all listed […]

Philips Lighting Creates Partner Ecosystem for Indoor Positioning

Philips Lighting recently announced its Location Lab partner program, comprised of companies developing innovative applications for its highly accurate indoor positioning system. The Location Lab partner program enables collaboration with industry leaders and start-ups to explore novel uses of the Philips’ indoor positioning system that appeal to innovation leaders in retail, malls, offices and other […]

Lighting Research Center Expands Lighting Institute

The Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is offering the next LED Lighting Institute on April 25-27, 2017. This popular hands-on seminar covers the latest advances in solid-state lighting, Internet of Things (IoT) and manufacturing. The program culminates with participants designing, building, and evaluating their own luminaires, now including custom 3D printed components. Click […]

Product Monday: AC-Powered LED Grazing Light by Acclaim

Acclaim Lighting’s AL Graze AC is a high-output, low-profile, AC-powered luminaire for outdoor and indoor linear grazing applications. IP66-rated for wet and dry locations, AL Graze AC contains an onboard AC+DMX driver with RDM addressing for internal control. The linear LED luminaire offers CCTs of 2700K, 3000K, 3500K or 4000K along with RGB, RGBW RGBA […]

IES 2017 Conference Call for Speakers

Authors of papers related to the art, science and practice of illumination are invited to submit abstracts for papers and posters to be considered for presentation in either a paper or poster session at the 2017 IES Annual Conference, to be held in Portland, OR from August 10-12, 2017. The procedure for accepting papers and […]