Lighting Design & Specification

David Gordon New 400

Distributor, manufacturer, manufacturer rep and lighting agent feedback in our 2020 Q3 Pulse of Lighting report show an improving lighting market.

 

 

DC LightingThe majority of building power distribution systems use alternating current (AC) sourced from a power grid. This significantly influences the design of direct current (DC) appliances including LED light sources and digital controls.

UV Lighting and COVIDUV-C light is a key component to sterilizing workspaces and equipments. UV-C light kills viruses and bacteria, and has been proven to kill coronaviruses like SARS and MERS. As of June 2020, it is being used all around the globe for this very purpose.

LightingAll dimmers are created equal, right? Wrong! All drivers are created equal, right? Wrong! It’s not sufficient to say that you want fixtures to be “dimmable.” There have always been variations in how different dimmers work, and fluorescent ballasts, and more recently LED drivers.

LDS solar lighting 400

Distributors, contractors, and specifiers have to keep up with many changes in lighting technology.  One of the growing outdoor lighting categories is solar area lights. 

 

 

LDS Cooper Industries 400In the 6th installment of this video series, HALO MINUTE, by Cooper Lighting Solutions Bryant Bilal and Maggie Hill discuessed light commercial retrofits.

 

 

 

LDS IndustrialLED 400Industrial environments from warehouses to manufacturing plants are more harsh than typical work environments such as commercial office space.

 

 

 

David Gordon New 400Lighting is an important product category for most electrical distributors.

 

 

 

LDS 11 IALD Research 400

The International Code Council (ICC) recently updated the 2021 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), which includes model codes for lighting.

 

 

LDS LRC Hort 400

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has developed a free, easy-to-use online tool that will assist growers to evaluate the performance, efficiency, and economics of a wide variety of horticultural luminaires...

 

 

Changing Scene

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Viscor is excited to partner with BIOS to offer circadian light solutions.     ...
The Illuminating Engineering Society’s New York City section have announced 14 winners of the 2020 ...
With a shared commitment to the safety and performance of electrical lighting, UL, the American ...
Leviton announced the appointment and expansion of territory and their lighting and control brands ...
Salex has announced the expansion of its lighting agency to Southwestern Ontario.   ...
The in-person 2020 IES Street and Area Lighting Conference (SALC), originally scheduled ...
The IES Illumination Awards program recognizes individuals for professionalism, ingenuity, and ...
The present pandemic crisis has raised the profile of ultraviolet (UV) technologies designed to ...
The IALD has recently released the Call for Entries for the 38th Annual IALD International Lighting ...
LightFair will be hosted at the Javits Center in New York from May 16-20, 2021. Emerging and ...

Design

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When the Government of Canada contemplated developing a co-working concept, they chose Orleans, a ...
Building a control system for a modern lighting installation can seem like an impossibly complex ...
The design of outdoor architectural fixtures requires the consideration of multiple environmental ...
As part of the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University, the ...
When eSentire moved to its new corporate headquarters in Factory Square (Waterloo, Ontario), it ...
Acting as a hub for performing arts in Winnipeg, Canada, the Centennial Concert Hall has long ...
The town of Vanderhoof, British Columbia has built the Vanderhoof Aquatic Centre. A stunning new ...
Whether sitting in a second-floor meeting space, or entering the lobby, it’s impossible not to ...
The 60L from Litecontrol is being used for wall grazing applications throughout ...
Traxon Technologies, an Osram business, is brightening the skyline in San Francisco as ...

LED Technology

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While DMX is an industry standard and a workhorse protocol for dynamic lighting controls that ...
The U.S. Department of Energy has released the results of a study examining ...
The rising demand for a strong surveillance system worldwide is likely to boost IR LED market ...
Scientists at the Circadian Light Research Center have identified the narrow band of blue light ...
The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) recently published a study seeking to compare ...

New Products

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The Appleton Contender low-profile LED luminaire by Emerson is a safe, economical solution for ...
Birchwood Lighting, a Leviton company, announced the launch of the BW165, an all-new small ...
Magic Light announces the newest addition to their In Ground / Wall / Ceiling Disc light ...
The YDD-L is an energy-efficient dusk to dawn yard light. It was designed for barns and ...
Eaton's Wiring Devices AL series dimmers offer a versatile option for any dimming application - ...
Magic Lite's new CCT adjustable T-LED Fixtures. T-LED Edge Light CCT is a modern, ...
Beghelli has expanded their line of hazardous LED lighting line to include each class and division ...
The Klick System by A-LINE, a Liteline brand, is the perfect combination of track and LED fixtures. ...
Liteline Corporation's 4¼" aluminum remodel housing is now available in black in addition to ...
Aculux 2" LED Precision Luminaires With the diminutive 2"Aculux LED precision luminaire, you can ...

Latest News

LightingBy Jason Broadhurst

When the Government of Canada contemplated developing a co-working concept, they chose Orleans, a suburb of Ottawa, for its pilot project. The intent was to open a convenient and comfortable co-working office space closer-to-home than their current downtown location.

Federal employees would use it to avoid rush hour, stay productive during snowstorms, or seek an alternate experience working in the office or working from home.

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