Light Efficient Design, Cary, Ill., a lighting supplier specialising in LED retrofit solutions, completed a LED retrofit project in the “Street of Dreams” retail area of the Monte Carlo Casino and Resort in Las Vegas....More
ReGreen, a Los Angeles-based solar and lighting specialist, completed a campus-wide lighting and energy upgrade at Santa Monica College in Santa Monica, Calif., and its satellite campuses. This project is forecast to save the college over $250,000 annually in utility expenses, reduce lighting-related energy consumption by 40%, and increase safety across the campus. The project also features the installation of LED luminaires with advanced controls in the campus Gym....More
Halco Lighting Technologies, Norcross, Ga., a manufacturer of lamps and ballasts, has appointed S-Squire Inc., Albuquerque, N.M., as the company’s new sales agency in the New Mexico and El Paso, Texas, markets....More
At LightFair 2014 in Las Vegas this week, lighting manufacturers of all sizes were promoting new wireless control systems that will force lighting pros to rethink and redefine the capabilities of almost all lighting fixtures in the not-too-distant future.
As lighting fixturess are outfitted with LEDs and other solid-state lighting sources, IP addresses and GPS location devices, end users will be able to remotely fine-tune lighting lighting control, color and maintenance, send messaging and public safety alerts and offer customized lighting levels....More
These OLED luminaires can create a directional beacon in high traffic areas, add visual appeal, provide subtle orientation along a movement path and provide low-level illumination in critical care areas as part of a 24-hour lighting scheme, benefiting both patients and their caregivers....More
The appearance of a new partnership between lighting giant GE Lighting and a Boston-based startup company exploring systems to connect lighting and mobile devices, ByteLight, suggests more real-world applications of this kind of technology will soon be out in the wild so everyone can start to see what it can and can’t do....More
Following an appearance on the television show "Shark Tank," Ilumi Solutions, landed a $350,000 investment from Mark Cuban, billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks, and today received U.S. Patent No. 8,742,694 from the United States Patent Office for its Wireless Lighting Control System....More
Who said LED lights must have some sort of socket? The RagLite, still in the prototype phase, will use fabric-mounted flexible LED strips to provide lighting for all sorts of field applications, including studio lighting, construction sites and other outdoor activities....More
The Energy Department today recently $7 million for six projects to develop lightweight, compact, and inexpensive advanced hydrogen storage systems that will enable longer driving ranges and help make fuel cell systems competitive for different platforms and sizes of vehicles. These advances in hydrogen storage will be critical to the widespread commercialization of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies....More
The LED products profiled here generated thousands of page views from electrical contractors, facility maintenance personnel, specifying engineers and other readers of Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) magazine, EW’s sister publication.
The GE Chandelier, the world’s largest outdoor chandelier, recently lit up Downtown Cleveland’s historic Playhous Square theater district . Part of PlayhouseSquare’s dramatic transformation of the district, the GE Chandelier is an element of an outdoor lighting redesign that features energy-efficient LED lighting technologies....More
The North American electrical wholesaling industry is being rocked by mergers & acquisitions, advances in technology, new competition from offshore and an uncertain economy. In this 60-minute webinar, Electrical Wholesaling Chief Editor Jim Lucy will discuss the changes in the electrical market now having the most impact on electrical distributors, electrical manufacturers and independent manufacturers’ reps....More