Lighting Design & Specification

A German research alliance has developed the basis for smart, high resolution LED headlights, which takes adaptive forward lighting to a new dimension.

 

 

What came first: the chicken or the egg? In technical files the answer is simple: first comes the product, then the standard. In 1993, when Nichia introduced the blue LED (based on GaN), the issue of photo biological safety was taken into consideration. The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) decided to include LEDs in the laser product category and related norms (IEC 60825).

 

 

Brighter green LEDsResearchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign have developed a new method for making brighter and more efficient green LEDs. Using an industry-standard semiconductor growth technique, they have created gallium nitride (GaN) cubic crystals grown on a silicon substrate that are capable of producing powerful green light for advanced solid-state lighting...

 

 

Guildford Rec CentreThe Guildford Recreation Centre Aquatic Addition expands an existing facility in Surrey, BC...

 

 

 

The controllability and customizability that LED technologies offer is expected to spur adoption rates of LEDs and of lighting...Legrand Intuity

 

 

 

Lighting Industry Shift ControlsMany have heard about the “$3-$30-$300” rule (though in some markets it’s called the “$8-$80-$800” rule)...

 

 

AMA LRC

Recently the American Medical Association (AMA) produced a document cautioning the public about In-Ga-N based LEDs used as sources of illumination...

 

Fluorescent Lamp Spectrum Researchers from KU Leuven (Belgium), the University of Strasbourg, and CNRS have discovered a new phosphor that could make next-generation fluorescent...

 

Building Digital Enterprise

I spend a lot of time working with cities to create digital cities — open, secure technology platforms that enable equitable economic growth...

 

 

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

ILS Inter-Lite SalesPanasonic Lighting Americas, Inc. recently announced a strategic partnership with Inter-Lite Sales (ILS). Based in Coquitlam, British Columbia, the agency will support both Universal Lighting Technologies (ULT) and Douglas Lighting Controls (DLC) distributor networks across the British Columbia region.

Panasonic Lighting Americas provides technical leadership, supply chain security, cost-effective reliability, and innovative lighting control solutions under the ULT and DLC brands. The company designs, manufactures and commercializes advanced lighting solutions for any job.


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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 ...
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 ...
OLED is the next-generation of energy-efficient lighting that generates beautiful, warm, natural ...
LightGrid is a groundbreaking outdoor wireless control system for street and roadway lights. The ...
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