Lighting Design & Specification

A-Light Relay ApplicationA-Light™ is pleased to announce the introduction of its Relay luminaire. With curved and softened design elements, Relay can be configured into diverse geometric patterns with a seamlessly lit shape.

LDS Building Automation 400

Remember the old days, just a few years back, when the lighting “revolution” everyone talked about was the transition from traditional lighting systems to LEDs?

 

 

LDS SSL IEA report 400

A new report by the IEA 4E Solid State Lighting Annex provides a look across the body of literature on lifetime definitions for LEDs and LED products.

 

 

LDS Paleolithic Caves 400

Artificial lighting was a crucial physical resource for expanding complex social and economic behavior in Paleolithic groups. Furthermore, the control of fire allowed the development of the first symbolic behavior in deep caves, around 176 ky BP.

 

LumenpulseA lighting programming and control narrative is a document that is essential to coordinate the design/construction process with a fully realized final architectural product. It defines how lighting will integrate into the space and ultimately how humans will interact with that same space.

LDS Heliospectra 400

Heliospectra announced the release of two new guides with focus on energy-savings, incentives, and rebates. The free guides provide a detailed overview of the type of rebates available by state and province and the payback one can expect in 2021.    

 

 

LDS NYX Tunnel 400

Pierre Longtin, President of Nyx Hemera, was proud to announce the installation of TLACS-A, the outdoor site control solution that uses a power carrier, in the Bolton Tunnel in Vermont.

 

 

LightingWhile “circadian lighting” varies in definition, it generally refers to design that uses intensity and spectrum of light for a non-visual effect — namely, to support regulation of circadian rhythms.

 

 

 

LDS mesh Programmable 400

Some of the recent blog posts have described different components in Networked Lighting Control (NLC) systems. We’ve talked a lot about the building blocks that are needed to create lighting systems that feature some kind of ability to change colors – either “dim-to-warm,” “tunable-white,” or even “full color-changing (RGB)” type systems.

 

EIN AEA virtual 400

The Alberta Electrical Association (AEA) held their first virtual Learning Expo this past week, which allowed them to continue their programming safely and bring a sense of normal in the otherwise uncertain times of a global pandemic.

 

 

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IES ConferenceThe 2021 IES Annual Conference provides you with the opportunity to expand your lighting knowledge and learn about the very latest in the industry – all in a virtual format. Register for the Annual Conference today and gain access to:

  • Over a dozen educational sessions, including two keynote presentations
  • 43 subject matter experts in the lighting industry
  • Special workshops for IES Emerging Professionals and Section Leaders
  • Approximately 15 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)


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Design

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LED Technology

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McWong TruBlu™ Wireless Fixture ControllerThis 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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