Electrical Wholesaling's Top 10 New Product Picks are in for February. Check out what's now out in the market from ABB Lighting, Cree, Dialight, Evalume, Forest Lighting, Kim Lighting/Hubbell Lighting, Lighting Science Group, Lind Equpment, Nora Lighing and Simkar.
Osram Lighting Solutions helped international logistics specialist Havi Logistics with a cross-location LED lighting concept providing up to 80% savings in energy costs thanks to efficient LED technology and intelligent light management in the cold storage centers....More
A new, high-end boxing facility in Taipei, Taiwan, went all out to add a distinctive atmosphere for aspiring boxers and turned to a lighting system from LED lighting manufacturer Soraa, Fremont, Calif., for the solution....More
The American wind industry installed 5,001 megawatts (MW) during the fourth quarter of 2015, more installations than in all of 2014, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Washington, D.C....More
The lighting education center at the headquarters of Eaton’s lighting business, Peachtree City, Ga., formerly Cooper Lighting, is celebrating a quarter-century as a premier fixture in lighting education....More
The first phase of the trial included remote monitoring and control of the area lighting at Alabama Power’s Montgomery, Ala., operations center, where AP evaluated the effectiveness of the control solution to conserve energy, increase efficiency and provide status or condition of the lights....More
A post by www.electric-vehiclenews.com says German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel wants to commit two billion euros ($2.17 billion) to encourage more people to buy electric cars and that the German government aims to put one million electric cars on the roads by 2020....More
After seven years of promoting the benefits of adding wind energy to the U.S. electricity mix, the Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition recently announced it will pair its advocacy work for wind with work for solar energy as well....More
Electrical Wholesaling's Top 10 New Product Picks are in for January 2016 (finally!). Check out what's now out in the market from GE Lighting, Osram Sylvania, US Architectural Lighting, SEPCO and Cree.
Looking to replace the old hammock you use for camping or those all-nighters in the office? The DoubleNest LED from Eagle Nest Outfitters comes equipped with LED lights so you can catch up on a little late-night reading....More
Colorado State University (CSU) and Philips Lighting have forged a long-term collaborative partnership to create a state-of-the-art LED-lighted education, research and training horticulture facility on the CSU campus....More
The ongoing enhancements to the Chicago Cubs’ Wrigley Field home will include a new wireless energy management system as a control backbone to save energy and connect virtually any new or legacy lighting fixture to a secure cloud-based operating platform....More
Work is underway to light Sun Life Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins, University of Miami and the Orange Bowl, with a new light-emitting diode (LED) system designed to enhance the viewing experiences for stadium spectators and television audiences while reducing energy use by as much as 75%....More
A Reuters report said Nevs, the China-focused consortium that bought bankrupt Swedish carmaker Saab has signed a framework deal worth approximately $996 million with China Volant Industry Co. (Volinco) for 20,000 electric cars....More
American wind power just passed the 70 gigawatt (GW) mark, meaning enough wind turbine capacity is now installed to supply over 19 million typical American homes with low-cost electricity, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)...More
Rhone Resch, president & CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Washington, D.C. said the five-year extension of the ITC will lead to more than $133 billion in new, private sector investment in the U.S. economy by 2020....More
Effective Jan. 1, 2016, Marshall Graham, previously SESCO Lighting’s president and CEO, will become chairman of the board of directors, and Todd Langner, senior V.P. business development since 2008, will become president and CEO....More
Electrical Wholesaling's Top 10 New Product Picks are in for December. Check out what's now out in the market from WAC Lighting, GE Lighting, Philips Lighting, Nordeon USA, Holophane/Acuity Brands, Lighting Science Group, JESCO Lighting, Nora Lighting, Osram Sylvania and SEPCO.
Lutron Electronics, Coopersburg, Pa., recently launched a series of consumer-focused promotions and marketing initiatives designed to create product awareness and drive demand for electrical distributors and contractors....More
Shat-R-Shield Inc. (Salisbury, N.C.): TD Mangrum is now Eastern Regional sales manager. A recent territory realignment allowed for the addition of three new sales positions in order to provide more focused attention within their respective areas. Shat-R-Shield’s sales force now consists of four regional sales managers to cover North America as well as a director of national accounts and specification sales role. Mangrum has worked as corporate sourcing manager at Acuity, national account sales at Leviton and most recently division manager at Strong Lighting....More
The Andrei Duman Gallery in the Westfield Topanga, a high-end mall outside Los Angeles, required many special considerations in the lighting design to bring out the vibrant colors in artistic photography....More
In recent years, distributors have seen their markets drastically change with new competitors and new product categories appearing almost daily, and customers wanting to change the way they buy products and services. And when markets change, distributors must change....More