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Interviews + Opinion

Interviews + Opinion

Konnerth on LIGHTFAIR and Big Trends

I enjoy receiving Ted Konnerth’s newsletter from Egret Consulting Group. Ted has an excellent big picture view of the lighting industry. Like everybody else, he doesn’t have all the answers about where things are ultimately headed, but he’s asking the right questions. The below article is republished from an issue I received the week after [...]

Interviews + Opinion, People

Interview with Lighting Designer Galina Zbrizher

Lumec.com recently published an interview with lighting designer Galina Zbrizher of Total Lighting Solutions in Vancouver. Galina had a number of interesting observations about lighting, one of the most salient being the amount of consideration LEDs require to produce an effective design. She says: “I find that more attention is needed when designing with LED [...]

Interviews + Opinion

Ted Konnerth on the Internet of Things

Guest post by Ted Konnerth, EGRET Consulting Group Strategies in Light held their first joint conference with the LEDShow during the last week of February. Attendance was solid and the technical conferences featured four different tracks of presentations covering arcane technical issues to overall market influences on the adoption of LED. On Tuesday, they held [...]

Interviews + Opinion

Quantifying Lighting’s Benefits

Peter Boyce, former head of human factors at the Lighting Research Center, recently contributed a very interesting article to LD+A. In his article, Boyce objects to vague claims the lighting industry makes concerning lighting’s impact on productivity and health. These claims, he says, tend to vanish when faced with demands for hard supporting evidence. He [...]

Interviews + Opinion, Lighting Industry

Interview with Cooper’s Kraig Kasler

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Kraig Kasler, Vice President and General Manager, Indoor, Eaton’s Cooper Lighting business, for an article I’m writing for TED Magazine about how solid-state lighting is impacting luminaire design. I’m happy to share his responses with you here. He offers excellent insight from the top level of management inside [...]

Interviews + Opinion, LED + SSL, Lighting Industry, People, Products + Technology

My Interview with Hubbell Lighting’s Chris Bailey

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Chris Bailey, LC, LEED AP BD+C, DDI, MIES, Director, Lighting Solutions Center, Hubbell Lighting, for an article I’m writing for TED Magazine about how solid-state lighting is impacting luminaire design. I’m happy to share it with you here. DiLouie: How would you characterize demand for LED luminaires in [...]

Interviews + Opinion

Lighting Metatrends

It’s an exciting time to be in the lighting industry. Today, lighting systems can alter spaces without physically changing them, revitalize urban areas, facilitate interaction and community, communicate information, make spaces more interactive, and affect well being. As technology capabilities increase and costs decline, a dramatic range of possibilities offer the opportunity to transform how [...]

Interviews + Opinion, Lighting Industry, People

ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING’s Video Interviews with Top Lighting Executives

ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING recently published a series of video interviews with some of the lighting industry’s top executives. Check it out here.

Energy + Environment, Interviews + Opinion

Interview About Office Lighting Upgrade Market with Kurt Vogel of Acuity Brands

I recently had the opportunity to interview Kurt Vogel, Director, Product Development – Relight, Acuity Brands Lighting, for an article I wrote about the office building lighting upgrade market for The Electrical Distributor (TED) Magazine. The interview was extremely informative, and I wanted to share it with you complete here. DiLouie: How would you characterize [...]

Interviews + Opinion, LED + SSL

Interview with Stephen Blackman, President and Chief Design Officer for Blackjack Lighting

Stephen Blackman, President and Chief Design Officer, BlackJack Lighting, recently published a whitepaper about OLED technology that really got me thinking about its design possibilities. I enjoyed the opportunity to interview him about his vision concerning the potential for OLED as a lighting technology. DiLouie: Why OLED? Blackman: OLED is a very exciting, up and [...]


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