Lighting Design & Specification

EIN CABA report 400

It is critical to put the consumer at the center of the discussion, says new report that sets out a measured response plan the industry can use to fast-track solutions.

 

 

David Gordon New 400

The first quarter of 2021 was an “interesting” challenge for those selling lighting and, at the end of the quarter, industry performance was projected to meet industry predictions made during the fourth quarter of 2020.

 

 

LDS 7 1 magiclite ian 400

As we navigate ‘the summer of COVID-19’, thoughtfully designed outdoor spaces are more important than they’ve ever been – and lighting can play a major role in creating them.

 

 

LDS 7 1 UL Hans 400If you intend to sell your lighting products in North America, please note that many U.S. and Canadian utilities rely on the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Qualified Product List (QPL) to provide utility rebates to end customers of professional applications.

 

 

LDS Hiemstra AEA 400Dave Hiemstra (CLCP, CTR) is the Controls Group Manager with Optics Lighting, he presented on Designing & Deploying Budget Friendly, Code Compliant Lighting Controls as part of the Alberta Electrical Alliance Electrical Learning Expo.

 

 

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. 

 

 

Changing Scene

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The Lighting Research Center (LRC) recently released its latest publication, Lighting Answers: UV ...
TPL Lighting, a full service supplier of architectural lighting and controls for the Greater ...
The LIT Lighting Design Awards was created to recognize the efforts of talented international ...
From designers of custom and modular systems to cultivators and processors, the need for certified, ...
Signify Canada will now refer to a select collection of Signify North America luminaire brands as ...
The Northern Lighting Awards recognises exemplary lighting and controls as designed and integrated ...
The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) has announced the ...
Signify Canada has added Jean-Francois Ouellet as Eastern Zone Sales Leader for Signify Canada ...
A new edition of UL 8802, the Outline of Investigation for Germicidal Systems, titled UV ...
The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) today issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking consultant ...

Changing Scene

IESThe IES knows you want to take your knowledge with you. In this special webinar, IES staff will guide you through The Lighting Library® – a giant step forward in how we create and deliver standards. This new online subscription-based platform allows access to our full set of standards from anywhere with an internet connection, updates automatically, and allows for more regular revisions of the standards to keep up with the times. 

This webinar will provide details of how the Lighting Library is organized and how to best utilize the platform as a tool for your lighting business.  
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Design

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Ottawa’s River Dental location, adjacent to the Rideau River and Rideau Canal, inspired an office ...
When it comes to establishing a trend and setting a mood, Fiona Rimmer, Interior Designer ...
The light installation Het Licht van Jan (Jan's light) was unveiled today in an ...
A leading urban trend is the creation of signature dynamic lighting designs for iconic downtown ...
In Part 1 of this interview with Leora Radetsky, we covered smart lighting, ...
For years, officials in Calgary, Alberta have been concerned with improving the perceived sense of ...
In a recent article on LEDs, we covered numerous topics and questions to help consumers buy ...
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 ...

LED Technology

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The Alberta Electrical Association (AEA) held their first virtual Learning Expo this past week, ...
Some of the recent blog posts have described different components in Networked Lighting Control ...
The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) recently published a study seeking to compare ...
Consumer UVC germicidal devices are entering the market rapidly because of an increased demand for ...
Scientists at the Circadian Light Research Center have identified the narrow band of blue light ...
Pierre Longtin, President of Nyx Hemera, was proud to announce the installation of TLACS-A, ...

New Products

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The new WSXA Series offers all the benefits of the WSX Series but with improved functionality and ...
The new AimLite LED backlit panel lights P14BR series utilize next-generation backlit technology, ...
SKYE is a high-performance, easy to install residential grade downlight solution that offers good ...
The eLumigen High CRI C1D2 LED Fixture is the ideal light source replacement for Paint Booth, ...
The eLumigen LED Linear Vapor Tight fixtures are designed for installation at mounting heights of ...
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 ...
Enjoy faster, simpler installation with preconfigured wireless occupancy sensor kits, resulting in ...
Philips Hue Phoenix from Royal Philips is the first in a new range of white ambience connected ...
Eaton has helped improve the lighting performance and energy efficiency in a campus recreation ...
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