A city-wide program that will eventually convert 250,000 streetlights on New York City streets to LEDs is being panned by Brooklyn residents who don’t like the color of the light the new LEDs are emitting....More
Traditional electrical distributors and lighting distributors will need new levels of high technical competencies and new services/solutions to elbow their way to the table as the lighting industry evolves. And who will they be competing against in addition to traditional competitors?...More
Locust Electric Sales Inc., Ardmore, Pa., has been named a new sales agency for Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., Nashville, Tenn., in eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware....More
Last week, Google submitted plans to the Mountain View, Calif., City Council to redevelop four of its office sites in the city with an extraordinary design concept by the team of Bjarke Ingels at BIG and Thomas Heatherwick at Heatherwick Studio that merges moveable buildings with nature, integrates translucent canopies laced with solar panels and will radically reduced the company’s energy footprint. The exact details of the building designs were not yet revealed, but you can be sure they will be loaded with the most energy-efficient .
In today’s issue of EnergyWatchNews, lighting veteran Bill Attardi takes a look at the challenges that traditional lighting manufacturers, independent manufacturers’ reps, traditional electrical distributors and ESCOs (energy service companies) must overcome to claim their piece of the emerging sales channel for LEDs. Great discussion – Don’t miss it!...More
Jim Hunter is now MaxLite's senior V.P. of sales and marketing, reporting to Yon Sung, the company’s president and CEO. Hunter will lead the development and performance of all sales and marketing initiatives, including overseeing regional, national accounts, consumer, OEM and export sales, utility solutions, application and certifications and marketing....More
Needham Electric Supply, Canton, Mass., recently exhibited at the annual Better Building by Design Conference in Burlington, Vt. The show, hosted by Efficiency Vermont, was themed “Trends in Cold Climate Construction” and featured more than 50 exhibitors and 40 workshops, and attracted over 1,000 attendees....More
EPCO’s newest addition to its ProSeries Utility Light Fixture family is ETL-listed for wet locations and ceiling or wall mounting and carries a three-year, 50,000-hour limited warranty. The luminaire includes a junction box, silicone gasket that seals out moisture and dust, a polycarbonate globe that protects the LED lamp and ensures even light distribution, and an LED light engine and heat sink. The LED Light Upgrade includes LED Light Upgrade, Junction Box Adapter, two Silicone Gaskets and two mounting screws....More
The Civilight downlight family includes the Professional 14W 5/6-inch Downlight available in standard Edison or GU24 bases and replaces 75W incandescent lamps in new or existing recessed downlight fixtures....More
Available in two bases (GU24 and E26) and two correlated color temperatures (2,700K, 3,000K), the Puck Lamp was designed to provide efficient, quality LED lighting for shallow fixtures such as closet lights, ceiling fans, outdoor porch lights and torchieres. The compact lamp was designed with a proprietary heat sink, which minimizes thermal levels and facilitates proper ventilation and heat dissipation away from the LEDs and electrical circuitry, enabling its use in fully enclosed luminaires....More
The new Pauluhn DLL Series Linear LED by Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Business features a rugged and durable design and flexible mounting options for high vibration, impact and hose down conditions found in drilling environments....More
The newly launched 12.5W line features a lower wattage addition to its full visible spectrum PAR30 and AR111 LED lamps. The new 12.5W PAR 30 lamps are designed for 75W to 120W equivalent lighting applications in retail, hospitality and museum environments; while the 12.5W AR111 lamps offer an efficient choice for retail applications. Both lamps are highly compatible with a broad range of enclosed, non-ventilated, indoor and outdoor fixtures.
Available with two sensor options, the upgraded LNC2 LED wallpack delivers enhanced control and energy savings. The SCO option features an On/Off sensor, while the SCP option offers a programmable sensor with adjustable time delay and dimming level and Integral Photocell (SCP-REMOTE accessory is required to program in the field). With a typical mounting height of 15 feet with 50-60 foot fixture spacing, the LNC2 delivers maximum perimeter illumination for safety, security and identity....More