In 2015, the Department of Energy (DOE) will consolidate its Solid-State Lighting (SSL) R&D workshops (typically held in January and June) into a single R&D meeting slated for Jan. 27–29, 2015. These workshops... read more
The Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education presented a total of $30,000 for lighting education grants and awards at its annual luncheon held at Lightfair 2014 in Las Vegas on June 3. Founded in 1989 in honor of the late... read more
Progress Lighting promoted Todd Roy from Director of Builder Sales and Marketing to National Sales Director and hired Jennifer Kis as Key Account Marketing Manager. Prior to directing marketing and sales initiatives for... read more
Dallas Market Center and the producers of the American Made Show announced plans for the American Made Show to debut in Dallas as part of the Total Home & Gift Market. The American Made Show will be held June 25-28, 2015... read more
Updated building standards, designed to get more energy savings from new and existing residential and nonresidential buildings, took effect July 1 in California. The 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24) will... read more
Philips will start the process to combine its Lumileds (LED components) and Automotive Lighting businesses into a standalone company within the Philips Group. Philips will explore strategic options to attract capital from... read more
Lightfair Intl. (LFI) had the biggest show in its 25-year history, June 1-5 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Attendance broke all previous records with 26,059 professionals registered from 74 countries. The LFI 2014 trade... read more
Sixteen award winners representing architectural lighting design projects from 10 countries were honored at the 31st Annual International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) International Lighting Design Awards, June 4... read more
U.S. retailers sold more than 20 million Energy Star®-certified LED bulbs in a first-of-its-kind challenge by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Over the year, between Earth Day 2013 and Earth Day 2014, retailers... read more
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is rolling out a new social media marketing campaign to promote the benefits of Energy Star®-certified LED lighting and raise awareness about the companies and products that earn the... read more
The winners of the 37th Cooper Lighting SOURCE Awards were announced during Lightfair Intl. on June 2, 2014. Five professional awards and five student awards were presented. The annual competition, which began in 1977,... read more
The Dallas Intl. Lighting Market, held June 18-21, 2014, provided attendees with educational opportunities, new products and a good dose of socializing. “The recent Dallas International Lighting Market experienced a... read more
A new state-of-the-art showroom, Montréal Lighting & Hardware, opened in Mount-Royal, QC, Canada in early May. Built to support designers and their customers, the high-tech showroom is also open to the public. “We are... read more
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) suspended the L Prize PAR38 Competition effective June 13 and no entries will be accepted. According to DOE, the competition sets reach targets for industry, and current LED PAR38 products... read more
Quoizel presented several sales rep awards at the June 2014 Dallas Market. The 2013 Sales Rep of the Year is BTE Sales' Bryan Ehrlich, who covers New York, New Jersey and Northern Pennsylvania. Ehrlich has been with Quoizel... read more
The Illuminating Engineering Society New York City Section (IESNYC) announced the recipients of the 2014 Lumen Awards at the 46th annual Lumen Gala held on June 19, 2014. The Lumen Awards are the oldest international... read more
Hubbell Lighting's Kim Lighting brand is celebrating its 80th anniversary. Founded in 1934 by F.B. Nightingale, Kim Lighting is a designer and manufacturer of high-performance outdoor architectural and landscape lighting... read more
Dallas Market Center (DMC) named Eva Walsh Executive Vice President of Marketing. In her position, Walsh is responsible for overseeing Corporate Services, Creative Services and Corporate Communications, while continuing to... read more
The winners of the fifth annual Showroom of the Year Awards were announced at a Dallas Intl. Lighting Market opening night cocktail reception on June 18. The awards were sponsored by Residential Lighting and Dallas... read more
The Department of Energy (DOE) will fund nine research and development projects to support solid-state lighting (SSL) core technology research and product development. The projects will help accelerate the... read more

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