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California Energy Codes
Energy-efficiency success in California is a big story these days, and new residential lighting standards are playing a big part. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced earlier this month that its energy... read more
Alan and Mitch Colker of Alco Lighting Sales, with partner Hubbardton Forge, will host their 32nd American Lighting Assn. seminar in Richmond, VA on Monday, Oct. 29th with speaker Joe Rey-Barreau. Rey-Barreau will present on... read more
LightSmart app
In September, Underwriters Laboratories (UL) introduced a new version of its LightSmart™ app, a tool for consumers that tries to demystify LED and the other energy-efficient alternatives to traditional incandescent bulbs.... read more
Lightology
On Sept. 20, Lightology celebrated its 10th anniversary with an LED seminar followed by a party equipped with food, drinks and stilt walkers. Located in downtown Chicago, Lightology is a 4-story, 20,000-square-foot showroom... read more
iPhone, App
Dallas Market Center (DMC) announced that its comprehensive application for iPhone and iPad users is now available to update with new and improved features including faster searches, improved maps and much more. The DMC App... read more
Accessories Resource Team (ART), along with Residential Lighting and Home Fashion Forecast, present “Local ART - Artisans, Rhythm and Tastes”, premiering at the fall 2012 High Point Market on Monday, Oct. 15, 7 to 9 p.m. in... read more
Lighting Science Group
Winners of the 2012 Lighting For Tomorrow competition were announced during a breakfast at the 2012 American Lighting Association (ALA) Conference in Scottsdale, AZ, Sept. 9-11. The awards, which recognize exceptional energy... read more
Harry Kallick was inducted into the American Lighting Association (ALA) Lighting Hall of Fame during the 2012 ALA Conference in Scottsdale, AZ, Sept. 9-11. Kallick is a lighting industry veteran. He founded Kalco in Las... read more
The American Lighting Association (ALA) held elections for its officers and Board of Governors during the Business Luncheon at the organization’s recent 2012Conference, held Sept. 9-11 in Scottsdale, AZ. The Board of... read more
David Director, Laura Van Zeyl
During the 2012 American Lighting Assn. (ALA) Conference held in Scottsdale, AZ, Sept. 9-11, Residential Lighting presented its annual Industry Leadership Award to David Director from Connecticut Lighting Centers. A lifelong... read more
MaxLite New Hires
Based on the growth of the LED market and MaxLite’s successful MaxLED® line, the company hired five recent college graduates. “We are pleased to announce the hiring of five new college graduates with diverse backgrounds from... read more
The American Lighting Association (ALA) presented its Pillar of the Industry Awards during the closing gala of the 2012 Conference at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch. Recipients included Richard... read more
The American Lighting Association (ALA) hosted its 2012 Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, AZ, Sept. 9-11. The event drew 545 guests to enjoy the amenities and... read more
The Dallas Market Center (DMC) and Accessories Resource Team (ART) recently announced the 24th annual ARTS Awards finalists. The awards will be presented at a gala event during the winter Total Home & Gift Market on... read more
Acuity Brands Inc. has opened its renovated Sunoptics® facility and new Daylighting University training center located in Sacramento, CA. The new offices and training facility provide an opportunity for industry... read more
Light bulb
Two lighting companies are among the 75 finalists in the Chicago Innovation Awards, a competition that honors the best new products or services brought to the market from the city of Chicago and surrounding areas. Out of... read more
Nora Lighting will expand the company’s West Coast commercial account representation with two new partnerships, Innovative Lighting Solutions of San Diego, CA and Symmetry Lighting of Vancouver, BC, Canada. Innovative... read more
Fluorescent light
The Department of Energy’s Office of Hearings and Appeals (OHA) has granted several companies two-year Exception Relief for certain T8 general service fluorescent lamps (GSFLs) that will be phased out by new efficiency... read more
2012 Pillar of the Industry Awards
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) announced its Pillar of the Industry recipients for 2012, which will be presented at the Sept. 9-11 Conference in Scottsdale, AZ. Richard Alan of Richard Alan & Associates, Ron Milam of... read more
Lutron Empire State Building
Lutron Electronics will provide sustainable lighting control solutions for pre-built tenant spaces throughout the Empire State Building (ESB) as part of the Clinton Climate Initiative’s Building Retrofit program. The program... read more

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