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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
The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) has hired a new Director of Membership, Jacob Cambron. Cambron will replace Eric Jacobson as he transitions to becoming President of the organization in January 2015. Cambron officially... read more
A keynote from Jim Jones of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will headline the SFC NEXT conference, which is set for June 13-14 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in... read more
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

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