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Hermitage Lighting Gallery was recognized by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville during a home's ribbon cutting on Nov. 9, 2014. The house at 340 Schoolhouse Ct. in Antioch, TN, was the 300th that Hermitage Lighting... read more
The 2015 Next Generation Luminaires™ (NGL) Indoor and Outdoor Competitions have launched, with Written Intents to Submit due on Dec. 15, 2014. The competitions are now concurrent and winners of both will be announced at... read more
AERIN has appointed Alessandro Fabrini as President and CEO, reporting directly to founder Aerin Lauder. Launched in 2012 with a successful beauty line, AERIN has since expanded to include home décor categories such as... read more
This Old House has named its “Top 100: Best New Home Products of 2014,” which includes several lighting and fan products. First the Terna pendant fan by Kichler, equipped with short blades for a compact design. The magazine... read more
Hudson Valley Lighting, part of Littman Brands, celebrated the official groundbreaking of its new world headquarters in Newburgh, NY, on Oct. 23, 2014 with the city’s elected officials including Congressman Sean Patrick... read more
Auburn University’s Xin Li, Florida State University’s David Roan and University of Minnesota’s Megan Ziesmer placed first in the popular vote for the “Groovystuff by Design: Connecting Education with Industry" challenge at... read more
In celebration of the grand opening of its new facility in Anaheim, MaxLite donated $14,000 worth of energy-efficient lighting products to the Habitat for Humanity of Orange County Anaheim ReStore. MaxLite has donated more... read more
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Rob Wynne is the new National Sales Manager for Adesso, effective at the Fall 2014 High Point market. Wynne's responsibilities include managing the Adesso sales force, working with key accounts and representing the company... read more
Golden Lighting has appointed Steve Falk as the next Vice President of Sales. Falk succeeds the retiring Denny Rehm, who was with the company for six years. With nearly three decades of sales experience in the lighting... read more
ART and Dallas Market Center announced the 26th annual ARTS Awards judges. The judging panel will select winners in 24 different categories that represent home industry excellence and the awards will be presented during a... read more
Capitol Lighting and the Lebersfeld family is celebrating 90 years in business. The chain started as a small shop on Prince Street in Newark, NJ in 1924, and now has more than 85,174 square feet of storefront... read more
Under U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funding opportunity DE-FOA-0001171, “Solid-State Lighting Advanced Technology R&D – 2015”, a total of up to $10 million in funding will be directed toward all three existing DOE SSL... read more
On Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, from 4:30-7:30,  Parsons The New School for Design and Philips will present "Luminous Talks 3: The Changing Room," a symposium that addresses topics of importance to professionals who work... read more
MaxLite opened a new LEED-certified facility in Anaheim, CA, on Oct. 20, 2014. The 48,864-square-foot-building increases MaxLite’s product assembly and testing capabilities and features the company’s first full showroom on... read more
Corbett Lighting’s Rockstar pendant won the 2014 ASFD Pinnacle Award for Design Achievement in the lighting category. The jewelry-inspired 16-light pendant was honored at the 19th Annual Pinnacle Awards Banquet, held on Oct... read more
The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) announced that it will present its first-ever Innovative Showroom Award, designed to honor retail showrooms serving the kitchen and bath industry that deliver an excellent... read more
As part of the expansion of Lighting by Gregory's 8,500-square-foot New York City showroom, the store is hosting an interior design contest (#LBGDesignCompetition) to craft a design for the new multi-use area in the historic... read more
In the final step of the integration between metro New York plumbing supplier Davis & Warshow (D&W) and Ferguson, Davis & Warshow has now started operated under the Ferguson name. “Davis & Warshow is now... read more
Gross Electric, Toledo, OH, raised $5,000 for the Alzheimer's Association and the Sight Center of Northwest Ohio through its annual golf outing on Sept. 22, 2014. More than 60 local electrical contractors and builders... read more
The inventors of blue LED — Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura — were awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics. Akasaki worked together with Amano at the University of Nagoya in Japan, while Nakamura was employed... read more

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