David Shiller

Awards, Events

2022 LightFair Innovation Awards Now Accepting Applications

LightFair is now accepting applications for its 33rd annual LightFair Innovation Awards and invites exhibitors to submit innovative new products. Winners in 14 categories, plus three overall excellence awards for Most Innovative Product of the Year, Technical Innovation and Design Excellence, will be announced at LightFair 2022, June 19 – 23, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Construction + Economy, Energy + Environment

World’s First Carbon Streaming Investment Vehicle For LED Lighting And Retrofits Launched

DevvESG Streaming, a carbon streaming investment company, and LED Green Light International (“LEDGLI”), a designer and manufacturer of advanced LED lighting products, today announced the launch of the first carbon streaming initiative to provide investments into large-scale LED lighting deployments, worldwide.

Light + Health

The Critical Importance Of Proper Hospital Lighting

A study in the UK highlights the critical importance of proper hospital lighting, as well as other healthcare buildings. According to the study, patients who were served in a newly renovated hospital were able to be released a day and a half earlier than those who were served in the old buildings.


New date: Light + Building Autumn Edition 2022

Light + Building Autumn Edition will be held in Frankfurt am Main from October 2-6, 2022.

Controls, Products + Technology

GE Lighting Lauches Decorative Smart Lamps

Cync, powered by Savant Systems, Inc. (previously called C by GE) recently announced 11 new smart lamps at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

Energy + Environment, Legislation + Regulation

Cities Getting Serious About Light Pollution

New York City enacted two new laws aimed at curbing light pollution for City-owned properties. The proposed legislation allows for exemptions for landmark buildings – enabling the Empire State Building’s color-changing fixtures to continue illuminating the top 30 stories.

Education + Resources, Events, Lighting Industry

Endeavor Business Media Announces Launch of LightSPEC Regional Lighting Events in 2022

Endeavor Business Media announces the launch of LightSPEC West and LightSPEC Midwest, two highly-targeted regional events providing lighting education and solutions for buyers and specifiers of commercial, architectural, industrial, and high-end residential and decorative lighting products, controls, and technologies.

Products + Technology

Product Monday: Focal Point Launches Acoustic Ceiling & Luminaire System

Acoustic luminaires have become a common offering for architectural lighting manufacturers, however, Focal Point, a brand of Legrand, has launched a complete acoustic ceiling system with integrated lighting.

Codes + Standards, Energy + Environment

DLC Releases LUNA Technical Requirements Version 1.0 To Reduce Light Pollution

The Design Lights Consortium (DLC) released LUNA Versions 1.0 Technical Requirements for outdoor LED luminaires. The requirements limit sky glow, light trespass and mitigate light pollution.  LUNA products will appear as a subset of luminaires listed on the SSL Qualified Products List (QPL) and will be eligible for efficiency rebates and incentives designed for SSL [...]

Codes + Standards

NEMA Publishes The First LED Driver Robustness Test Methods Standard

NEMA announced it has published American National Standard for Lighting Equipment—LED Drivers Robustness (ANSI C82.15-2021)


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