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Elec-Tech Intl. Co. Ltd. (ETi), a publicly traded Chinese company, and ETi Solid State Lighting Inc., a U.S.-based, wholly owned subsidiary, at the opening of Lightfair® Intl. 2013  introduced a new line of residential... read more
At Lightfair® Intl. (LFI®) 2013, the world’s top designers, specifiers, engineers, architects, consultants and other industry professionals converge to discover all that is new and all that is next. Preceding and setting the... read more
In honor of Earth Day 2013, Barn Light Electric announces its Earth Day Upcycling Challenge. Simply create a unique, environmentally friendly, upcycling project and capture it with Instagram. Creative and innovative designs... read more
Alan and Mitch Colker have rescheduled their 33rd lighting seminar, which will feature Joe Rey-Barreau as speaker, to May 20, 2013. In this seminar titled “Critical Lighting Facts Every Lighting Associate Should Know To... read more
Presented by Residential Lighting and the Dallas Market Center, the 2013 Showroom of the Year Awards recognize excellence among lighting showrooms and will be handed out in three dollar-volume categories — revenue under $2... read more
NICOR hired John Dibble as its new Western Regional Sales Manager. Dibble comes to NICOR with 15 years experience in the electrical distribution and lighting industry as an outside sales representative and a branch manager... read more
California-based lighting and home accessory manufacturer Pacific Coast Lighting will unveil a brand new High Point showroom at the upcoming April Market. The new showroom, located at IHFC Hamilton Wing 203, is in a more... read more
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The social media landscape is littered with cautionary tales about mishaps occurring due to unclear guidelines. We tapped Leslie Carothers, CEO of The Kaleidoscope Partnership and its new business division, #SLOWDOWNSOCIAL:... read more
In a release published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration, recent shipment data show that sales of most specialty light bulb types, like three-way bulbs and appliance bulbs, have declined even though these bulbs... read more
To commemorate its 90th year of business, Yale Appliance + Lighting, Boston, is hosting a Pinterest treasure hunt for the month of April. CEO Steve Sheinkopf says he decided on this alternative way to celebrate because... read more
Clique Here Inc., brand manager for Donny Osmond Home, has signed a licensing agreement with Lamp Works for lighting. The design process is underway and products will be introduced at the Fall 2013 High Point Market.... read more
UK-based Elstead Lighting will introduce 74 top-selling Feiss products (equating to 19 collections) to the Euroluce lighting trade show in Milan, April 9 through 14, at the Milan Fairgrounds in Rho. This is another move to... read more
Landscape lighting professionals and irrigation contractors can elevate their skills, knowledge, credentials and marketability by attending one of Kichler’s Certified Landscape Lighting Training Seminars. By attending one of... read more
House of Lamps and Shades, Jacksonville, FL, founder Gerald “Jerry” Saunders Robertson, 81, passed away peacefully from complications of a stroke on Tues., March 19. In 1969, Robertson opened the House of Lamps and Shades... read more
Sea Gull Lighting has promoted longtime lighting professional Tom Nash to its newly created role of Director, Ambiance® Lighting Systems, and has hired building materials industry expert Stephanie D. Wilcox as its new e-... read more
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It’s a precarious time for ceiling fan manufacturers. On March 22,2013, American Lighting Assn. (ALA) President Dick Upton and several ALA members attended the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Public Meeting on Energy... read more
American Lighting Assoc. (ALA) President Dick Upton, eight ALA members and two staff members traveled to Washington, D.C., March 19-22, 2013, to work on four industry issues: internet retailer sales tax, S corporation... read more
LEDucation 7 hosted its largest event to date with a record-breaking crowd of more than 3,000 attendees and a sold-out expo of 150-plus exhibitors. Attendees from across North America and Europe gathered at New York’s Hotel... read more
Independence LED Lighting LLC announced it has hired Benjamin Stammen as Director of International Business Development as part of a new push to reach international markets for its energy-saving LED tubes. Stammen has more... read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized 118 awardees, including four residential lighting companies, for their commitment to saving energy and protecting the... read more

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