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
The American Lighting Association (ALA) has hired Michael Weems as Vice President of Government Affiars. He will begin his duties June 16, 2014 and replaces Justin Neumann, who was only with ALA for a short time. Weems comes... read more
Guildmaster CEO and President Steve Crowder has resigned.   “I believe that we have positioned the company for the next stage of growth and the team that is in place is one of the best in the industry,” Crowder... read more
President of B-K Lighting+TEKA Illumination Ron Naus died May 31, 2014. “Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Ron have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor,” the B-K Lighting team says. “Ron... read more
The 2015 National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Design Competition started accepting member submissions on June 2, 2014. This year, the NKBA will introduce a new online form as part of the entry process. Complete... read more
Dallas Market Center and ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network, announced the call for nominations for the 26th Annual ARTS Awards. The ARTS Awards, presented each January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift... read more
Hera Lighting announced that Sharon Walston has joined the company as Executive Assistant to Brad Stewart, Director of Sales. Walston has a diverse background, having started her career in Sales and Marketing management for... read more
IMAX Corp. has formed a licensing agreement with designer Nikki Chu. The collection, Nikki Chu Home for IMAX, will include high-quality accent furniture and home accessories. The new products will debut at the Summer 2014... read more
Residential Lighting magazine, in partnership with sister publication Building Design+Construction (BDC), recently launched LED University (, an online portal offering accredited education opportunities to... read more
Lighting Solution Development’s David Shiller has teamed up with Gary Flamm to jointly offer training on important market drivers for the energy-efficient lighting market. Gary Flamm is a former California regulator with the... read more

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