Lighting Design & Specification

LDS Buildings 400

It could be argued that we have planned cities and constructed buildings to support human health for millennia.

 

 

LDS Lumenpulse Roadway Lighting 400For way too long, site, area, and roadway calculations focused on performance, light levels, and uniformity. Pole spacing has been a top consideration, propelling optical design to new heights, but also pushing luminous density in higher angles, promoting the use of glarier products, and driving light levels up to an excessive and unnecessary amount.

 

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.

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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

Leviton Business PortalLeviton Canada announced the availability of its second generation eBusiness platform, Leviton B2B. The new online ordering system is designed with several enhanced features to simplify the critical needs of distributor procurement and sales professionals.

“We have designed our eBusiness platform with our distribution partners’ operational needs in mind,” said Jason Prevost, President and Chief Operating Officer at Leviton Canada. “We have improved the user experience on our new B2B portal allowing them to be more efficient.”


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Design

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“Authentic design” is an important concept that we value at LightForm. Well, of course we do: we ...
 The Lighting Control Innovation Award was created in 2011 as part of the Illuminating ...
Located on an island within the San Francisco Bay, Naval Air Station Alameda was decommissioned in ...
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 ...

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

Lighting Controls AssociationThis month, we explore a dynamic lighting controls installation at an automated distribution center in Ontario. Lighting control design by Hammerschlag and Joffe Inc. Photography by Terri Nowik, Light Monkeys.

The design team was presented multiple objectives for this 200,000 sq.ft. pharmaceutical Distribution Centre renovation, including fitting out a class A 10,000 sq.ft. office for executives and employees.



 

 

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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 ...
Introducing the new in-sourced, upgraded, and expanded vapor tight LED High Bay -- the ...
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 ...
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