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Through the Industry Leadership Award, Residential Lighting recognizes one individual each year for his or her service to the lighting industry. This year’s winner will be chosen by our readers in an online vote and... read more
AFX launched a new website, AFXinc.com. Improved navigation and functionality provide quick access to detailed product information and the new Design Board feature supplies specifiers and designers with a unique planning... read more
Hera Lighting has made some recent personnel changes. The company added a new South Central sales region and promoted Daniel Shaver to Outside Sales Manager for the this territory. It also hired Elizabeth Burroughs as the... read more
MaxLite appointed Donille Perrone to Director of Marketing. Perrone reports directly to Thomas Rhee, Executive Vice President of MaxLite. Perrone brings more than 15 years of marketing experience with a strong lighting... read more
Update: Justin Neumann is no longer with ALA. Michael Weems began his duties on June 16, 2014. The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) has hired Justin E. Neumann to the newly created position of Vice President of Government... read more
Ryan Ranzino has been promoted from National Sales Manager to Vice President of Sales for Crystorama. “We’re a small, family-owned company so it’s not unusual for our employees to wear many hats and Ryan has been integral to... read more
Generation Brands, the parent company to Feiss, Monte Carlo Fans, LBL Lighting, Sea Gull Lighting and Tech Lighting, announced Joe Higgins will be promoted to Chairman of the Board and Josh Weiss to Chief Executive Officer,... read more
Lamps V1.0 transition milestones set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Energy Star are drawing near. After May 30, 2014, EPA-recognized certification bodies will stop certifying new product submittals to the... read more
Studio A will open its first New York showroom in the New York Design Center (NYDC). The new showroom will debut mid-May with more than 4,000 square feet of space neighboring Global Views on the 6th floor of the NYDC, home... read more
The National Association of the Remodeling Industry’s (NARI) first-quarter 2014 Remodeling Business Pulse (RBP) data of current and future remodeling business conditions show current condition ratings fell significantly in... read more
Deadlines for the Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Indoor Competition have been extended. Written Intents to Submit are now due online at www.ngldc.org on May 23 and product entries are due on June 30. Judging will now take... read more
American Lighting Brands has added Thumprints to its family of companies. Headquartered in the Chicago area, the umbrella corporation for Arroyo Craftsman, Framburg, House of Troy and G. Scatchard encompasses a range of high... read more
“Lighting Design 101:  An Overview of Past, Present and Future Fundamentals and Trends in Residential and Commercial Lighting” will be presented on May 5th in Glen Allen, VA, with Joe Rey-Barreau as the featured speaker... read more
The 2014 Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Indoor Competition is now open. Written Intents to Submit are due online at www.ngldc.org on April 28, and entries are due on June 2. Judging will take place in early July and the... read more
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are honoring 127 organizations — including the following lighting companies: Panasonic Eco Solutions North America; Good Earth Lighting;... read more
George C. Bosson, a veteran architectural lighting executive, has joined Tech Lighting. In the newly created role of Director of Architectural Lighting, Bosson will be responsible for working with Tech Lighting’s sales team... read more
Theodore Alexander announced two additions to its executive team. Mike Heath joins the company in the new position of Senior Vice President and General Manager of Theodore Alexander upholstery. In this role, Heath will... read more
Registration is now open for the Sustainable Furnishings Council’s first-of-kind educational conference, SFC NEXT, a national event that will educate businesses about what’s cutting-edge in the arena of sustainability. SFC... read more
More than 18,000 buyers from 112 countries and regions took part in the sixth Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition). The four-day exhibition (April 6-9, 2014) drew... read more
Finalists for the fifth annual Showroom of the Year Awards have been announced. The awards, which honor the top lighting retailers in North America, are presented by Residential Lighting and Dallas Market Center. “Lighting... read more

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