Lighting en Lighting Used in Research and Treatment of Dementia Patients <div class="node-body article-body">Osram, long interested in biologically effective lighting, supplied state-of-the-art lighting and control technology for a modern human centric lighting solution for the research project of the AMZ. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Silver Tue, 10 May 2016 20:47:00 +0000 33381 at Eaton Announces Winners of 2016 SOURCE Awards Lighting Design Competition at LightFair <div class="node-body gallery-body">Eaton announced the winners of the 39th Annual SOURCE Awards national lighting design competition, at Lightfair International 2016 in San Diego. This gallery highlights the design work of two of the winners in the Professional Category. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Gallery Cooper Lighting Eaton LED lighting Fri, 06 May 2016 16:20:00 +0000 33141 at Our 10 LED Product Picks from LightFair 2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Electrical Wholesaling spent three days walking the aisles at LightFair 2016 last week and saw an astounding array of new product development. Here are our picks for the 10 most interesting LED products and lighting system on the show floor. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Gallery Audacy Cooper Cree DMF Eaton Enlighted Ideal Kenall LED lighting Lutron Philips WattStopper Wed, 04 May 2016 15:31:00 +0000 33101 at 5 Things I Learned at This Year’s LightFair <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>While the official attendance figures aren&rsquo;t yet in for LightFair, many of the exhibitors we spoke with on the show floor were pretty happy with the turnout. I would guesstimate that attendance easily topped 20,000 but probably didn&rsquo;t duplicate the numbers at LightFair 2015 in New York or LightFair 2014 in Las Vegas. The show floor still had plenty of buzz and the booths of some of the largest lighting companies, including Acuity, Cree and Eaton Cooper Lighting, always seems busy. There was so much to see at this year&rsquo;s LightFair, but a few trends definitely stuck out.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Gallery LED LightFair lighting Mon, 02 May 2016 22:33:00 +0000 33061 at EW's Top 10 LED Product Picks for April 2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Electrical Wholesaling’s Top 10 LED Picks for April, 2016 are in. Congratulations to the following companies for being featured: EPCO, Everline, Green Creative, JESCO Lighting, Litetronics, Luraline, MaxLite, Shat-R-Shield, Solais/PowerSecure International and WAC Lighting.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Gallery EPCO Everline Green Creative JESCO Lighting Litetronics Luraline Maxlite PowerSecure International Shat-R-Shield Solais WAC Lighting. Mon, 11 Apr 2016 17:21:00 +0000 32161 at British Museum Brings New Lighting to Rare Collections <div class="node-body article-body">Officials at the Pitt Rivers Museum at the University of Oxford, Oxford, England, UK, was looking to save money and energy when it chose to upgrade lighting of its rare collections of anthropological and archaeological artifacts.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bulletin Board Lighting Tue, 05 Apr 2016 20:51:00 +0000 32051 at Photo credit: Redshift Photography Times & Trends: What’s Old is New Again <div class="field-deck"> Lighting as a Service (LaaS) is actually an old concept quite similar to the performance contracts ESCOs have engineered for years. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As with the performance contracts energy service companies (ESCOs) sell, the big question around lighting as a service (LaaS) is where electrical distributors fit in.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial Commentary Lighting Gold Fri, 01 Apr 2016 20:10:00 +0000 32481 at <p>Jim Lucy, Chief Editor</p> Smart & Simple <div class="field-deck"> Cree sees wider opportunities in Ethernet-powered lighting that will grow from its integration of SmartCast technology with Cisco’s Digital Ceiling IoT platform. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cree is among the lighting manufacturers partnering with Cisco Systems to make their lighting systems work with Cisco’s Digital Ceiling. To get more insight, we engaged Gary Trott, Cree’s vice president of product strategy, in an e-mail discussion about what networked lighting is bringing to the industry.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Fri, 01 Apr 2016 18:08:00 +0000 32471 at Welcome to Lighting’s Innovation Era <div class="field-byline"> By Bill Attardi </div> <div class="field-deck"> Evolving LEDs and other solid-state lighting products are racing down the same roads other high-tech products took when they revolutionized their markets. The author thinks there may be room on the trip for savvy lighting distributors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Let me share with you what we are teaching at graduate school these days. From the 1980s until recently, we talked about being in the Consumer Era, and how manufacturers wouldn&rsquo;t make anything until they asked the consumer what they wanted. This strategy took all the pressure off sales and cut down obsolete stock on the inventory management front.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Gold Fri, 01 Apr 2016 17:50:00 +0000 32461 at <p>Distributors, manufacturers and reps can learn how to sell new lighting technology by figuring out where customers are in the Technology Adoption Life Cycle (TALC).</p> Philips Lighting and RAU-Architecten A’dam/Thomas Rau The End of Lighting As We Know It? <div class="field-byline"> By Chris Brown </div> <div class="field-deck"> Wiedenbach-Brown’s Chris Brown likes to stir the pot in the lighting market with his sometimes-controversial posts on what it will take for distributors to survive an onslaught of new lighting technology. He’s at it again in this article. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">I’m not convinced that most lighting distributors are prepared or committed to making the emotional and financial investments necessary to transform into 21st century technology and solution providers. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Lighting Gold Fri, 01 Apr 2016 17:40:00 +0000 32451 at <p>The lighting system Zumtobel developed for Gensler&rsquo;s new office in Oakland, Calif., took special care with conference room illumination. To play in the new lighting market, distributors will need to do much more than just warehouse and sell off-the-shelf lighting products. They will need to understand the relationship between lighting, HVAC and other building systems, and the control systems that link them.</p> (Photo credit: ©Jasper Sanidad Photography / Gensler)