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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 (www.lededu.com), 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
After traveling to several international shows over the last two years, the Residential Lighting team noticed, as did others in attendance, that the Russian buying market has been making a splash.   Statistics... read more
UL introduced streamlined processes for manufacturers to obtain a UL listing for LED surface-mounted tube lamps and global market certification for portable LED luminaires. LED Surface-Mounted Tube Lamps With significant... read more
ELK has appointed Sarah Yeganhe to the position of Western Division Sales Manager. Yeganhe originally joined ELK Group during the company’s most recent acquisition of Lazy Susan USA in November 2013, where she had previously... read more
The cutoff date for certifying to the CFL V4.3 or Integral LED Lamps V1.4 specification is approaching on May 30. More than 400 light bulbs have already been certified to the new specification. The transition to the new... read more
Keath Briley has joined Groovystuff to further develop its growing portfolio of regional and national accounts. Briley will be responsible for sales team leadership, trade show management and driving revenue for the company... read more
ELK has appointed David Tremblay to the position of Southern Division Sales Manager. Prior to joining ELK Group, Tremblay spent 15 years in numerous senior management positions with EGLO Lighting, Hunter Fan Co. and... read more
ART — The Accessories Resource Team is hosting an eBay auction to fund its annual Conference and a donation to Dwell With Dignity, a non-profit group of interior designers and volunteers that provide and install home... read more
The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has launched a new collaborative initiative, the Lighting Energy Alliance, to increase the benefits of lighting while reducing its environmental and... read more

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