Detroit Lights Up with LEDs

Detroit Lights Up with LEDs

“The lights are coming back on in the city’s neighborhoods,” reports journalist Christine Ferretti in The Detroit News. According to the article, Detroit will have installed almost 40,000 LED streetlights by the end of July. This puts Detroit’s Public Lighting Authority about six months ahead of an ambitious timetable to install 65,000 streetlights that will relight all neighborhoods by the end of the year.

Survey Shows Smart Lighting Technology Is On the Rise

Survey Shows Smart Lighting Technology Is On the Rise

Osram Sylvania’sseventh annual Socket Surveyhas found that 83% of respondents believe smart lighting is a good introduction to home automation technologies; 72% felt smart lighting will eventually replace traditional light bulbs.While 62% of respondents indicated they were aware of smart lighting technology, only 10% have actually purchased smart bulbs for their homes.

RAB Design Lighting Adds New Directors, Engineering & Manufacturing & Sales

RAB Design Lighting Adds New Directors, Engineering & Manufacturing & Sales

RAB Design Lighting has named Greg Guisso Director of Sales. In this role, Guisso will be responsible for driving the sales strategy for RAB Design and its broad range of lighting products in the North American market. Joe Curtojoins the company as Director of Engineering & Manufacturing. Curto will be responsible for optimizing manufacturing and warehouse operations as well as playing a lead role in new product development.

Certified Lighting Designer (CLD) Program Now Accepting Applications

Certified Lighting Designer (CLD) Program Now Accepting Applications

The CLD is the culmination of a multi-step, multi-year effort to develop a certification in architectural lighting design. It has been developed in line with the best practices of the credentialing industry. The certification is designed to enhance the legitimacy of the architectural lighting design profession through an independent, standardized process of assessing competency.