Awards, LED + SSL, Products + Technology

L Prize Contestant Now Undergoing Photometric Testing

In September 2009, the Department of Energy received the first entry in the L Prize competition, an LED replacement for the 60W incandescent bulb from Philips Electronics. Philips’ entry is now undergoing photometric testing at independent laboratories. This performance testing will verify that the product submitted meets the L Prize specifications for the 60W replacement, [...]


IALD Announces Call for Entries for Lighting Design Awards

Submissions are now being accepted for the 27th Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards. The early-bird deadline is November 27, 2009. Early bird entrants receive a $50 USD discount off of the entry fee. The late deadline is December 4, 2009. All entries must be completed and paid by December 4 to be eligible for [...]

Awards, People

People: Cooper Lighting’s Jim McCarthy Honored with ALA’s 2009 Pillar of the Industry Award

Cooper Lighting’s Jim McCarthy, Senior Marketing Specialist, has been awarded a 2009 Pillar of the Industry award from the American Lighting Association (ALA). Established in 2000, the ALA Pillar of the Industry award recognizes exceptional contributions that have advanced the programs and interests of the lighting industry and the ALA over the past 12-18 months. [...]

Awards, People

People: Derek Phillips, FIALD Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

The 2009 IALD Lifetime Achievement Award, the greatest honor bestowed by the International Association of Lighting Designers, was presented to Derek Phillips, FIALD, founder of DPA Lighting Consultants and first to practice architectural design in the United Kingdom (UK), at IALD Enlighten Americas 2009 in Sonoma County, CA USA on October 10, 2009. The IALD [...]

Awards, Lighting Industry, People

People: Generation Brands’ Susan Solomon Auerbach Inducted into ALA Lighting Hall of Fame

Susan Solomon Auerbach, executive vice president – corporate development for Generation Brands was inducted into the American Lighting Association’s (ALA) Lighting Hall of Fame on September 15 at the 2009 ALA Annual Conference. As the granddaughter of Henry Siegel, founder of Sea Gull Lighting, daughter of the late Edwin Solomon and a senior executive of [...]

Awards, Products + Technology

Lighting for Tomorrow 2009 Winners Announced

The seventh annual Lighting for Tomorrow competition recognized the best-designed energy-efficient lighting products in the residential market. This year resulted in several unique winners given the many changes made to the 2009 entry categories, as Lighting for Tomorrow challenged manufacturers to push the envelope by hosting the first ever fluorescent dimming competition and expanding the [...]

Awards, Light + Art

IESNYC Announces Call for Entries for the Tenth Annual Student Lighting Competition

The New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society has announced a call for entries for the Tenth Annual Student Lighting Competition. Students located within the IESNYC chapter are being invited to participate in this unique design competition; this includes anyone within the NYC area as well as Columbia, Dutchess, Green, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, [...]


GE Announces Call for Entries for GE Edison Award Competition

GE Consumer & Industrial has announced a call for entries for the 27th annual GE Edison Award competition. Through the competition, GE recognizes excellence and quality in professional lighting designs that employ the significant use of GE lamps and/or LEDs. The GE Edison Award competition is open to professional designers, architects, engineers and consultants. Entries [...]

Awards, Daylighting, Energy + Environment

Solar Decathlon!

The Solar Decathlon, an educational project produced by the U.S. Department of Energy, joins 20 college and university teams in a competition to design, build, and operate the most attractive and energy-efficient solar-powered house. Team California won for Architecture and Communications. Check out their house here. The University of Minnesota won for Lighting Design: Check [...]

Awards, Lighting Design

IESNY Announces 2009 Lumen Awards Winners

The New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IESNYC) announced the recipients of the 2009 Lumen Awards at the 41st Annual Lumen Gala held in New York City on June 10. The Lumen Awards publicly recognizes professionalism, excellence, and originality in lighting design. Over 600 leaders in lighting design, architecture, interior design, engineering [...]


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