Archive for May 2017

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 retail 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 in […]

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IES Accepting Submissions for Next Progress Report

The Illuminating Engineering Society recently announced it is accepting submissions for the next IES Progress Report. The deadline is May 29, 2017. Learn more and submit your product here.

Eaton Announces Winners of the 40th Annual SOURCE Awards Lighting Design Competition

Eaton has announced the winners of the 40th Annual SOURCE Awards lighting design competition. The winners were recognized on Monday, May 8 at LIGHTFAIR International 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Six professional awards and seven student awards were presented. The annual competition, which began in 1977, focuses on furthering the understanding, knowledge and function of lighting […]

Vode Lighting’s ZipThree 707 Wall Mount Named Most Innovative Product of the Year

Vode Lighting’s ZipThree 707 Wall Mount was recognized as the Most Innovative Product of the Year at this year’s LIGHTFAIR Innovation Awards. The ultra-thin (0.27-in. x 3.78-in.) product features independently controllable uplight and downlight. SoraaLaser’s LaserLight SMD won this year’s Technical Innovation Award. The product is a laser-based surface-mounted device that uses a blue laser […]