Archive for May 2017

Light Art by Hannu

Some amazing long-exposure light art for your Friday. Enjoy!

IES Announces Call for Entries for Richard Kelly Grant

The Richard Kelly Grant was established by the New York Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society in 1980. Originally conceived as a scholarship program and later opened to young persons working in lighting in North America, the Grant is administered by the New York Section under the auspices of the IES. Cash award(s) are granted […]

Product Monday: Double-Ended LED T8 Lamps

Espen Technology’s Flex DE lamps are AC direct (UL Type B) double-ended LED T8 lamps. They allow AC direct input from both ends for backward compatibility with single-end wiring. They are DLC listed and come in 2’ 9W, 3’ 12W, and 4’ 14W & 18W configurations. These lamps accept universal voltage at both ends (120–277VAC), […]

Cree Canada’s Shirley Coyle’s Response to AMA Outdoor Lighting Guidelines

Shirley Coyle, President of Cree Canada, recently contributed her thoughts to Lighting Design & Application in response to a request to chime in on the American Medical Association’s recent guidelines for LED outdoor lighting. She points out that basing recommendations on correlated color temperature (CCT) is flawed: On the issue of safety, the most obvious […]

2017 DOE SSL R&D Workshop Presentations Posted

Earlier this year, the Department of Energy hosted its 14th annual Solid-State Lighting R&D Workshop. Over three full days, 250 attendees participated in sessions covering LED and OLED technology. Presentations from 60 experts addressed the complex science and technology challenges facing SSL today, as well as innovative new ways to improve manufacturing processes, reduce costs […]

How LiFi Works

The IEEE recently published an article explaining LiFi, or light-based communication, which is now being commercialized. Check it out here. Some of the comments on the article are also interesting.

Architecture Billings Index Strengthens

The first quarter of the year ended on a positive note for the Architecture Billings Index (ABI). As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate 9- to 12-month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the March ABI score was 54.3, up […]

Product Monday: Programmable Workhorse LED Drivers by Fulham

Fulham Co., Inc.’s line of WorkHorse LED Extreme XP programmable outdoor drivers with integrated wireless controls offer simplified field installation and customization. Available in 40W, 60W, 100W, 150W and 200W configurations, these drivers feature MCU-controlled circuitry, including MCU-controlled health monitoring that allows for black box data to be captured for field analysis. All XP Series […]

Hubbell’s Andy Miles on Outdoor Lighting Trends

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Andy Miles, Director of Product Marketing, Outdoor Lighting for Hubbell Lighting. The topic: trends in outdoor area lighting. I’m happy to share her responses with you here. The interview informed an article I wrote for the April 2017 issue of tED Magazine. DiLouie: What are the top trends […]

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