On Oct. 4, Capitol Lighting celebrated 88 years in business with a Roaring ‘20s party at its showroom in East Hanover, NJ. The night kicked off with a CEU presentation on LED Lighting and then the party started, complete... read more
Nathan Shannon
Hera Lighting announced that it has hired Nathan Shannon as a new Business Development Executive Manager. Shannon brings more than seven years of experience in sales, marketing and branding for both retailers and... read more
John Strainic
GE Lighting announced that John Strainic will head the business’s North America Consumer Lighting operation. In this newly created role, Strainic will be responsible for driving growth for GE Lighting’s North America... read more
NICOR announced that Cahaba Sales Group Inc. will exclusively represent the company in the state of Georgia. Principals Paul Chatta and Butch Finley formed Cahaba Sales Group in 2003 with over 50 years combined... read more
Dwell with Dignity
Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, announced Dwell with Dignity will be honored during the 24th annual ARTS Awards with the inaugural Visionary Award. The Visionary Award recognizes industry... read more
The new G. Scatchard Lamps officially opened for production Oct. 1, 2012. House of Troy purchased the assets of G. Scatchard LTD, dba G. Scatchard Lamps on June 15, 2012. The artisan stoneware lamps that G. Scatchard Lamps... read more
Classic cars
Fanimation hosted an Urbanjet release party on Saturday, Sept. 29th in Zionsville, IN, with more than 170 attendees and 18 classic cars on display.  Guests got to check out cars like a 1969 Ford Galaxie GT convertible,... read more
Toronto-based gift company Ganz has purchased Midwest-CBK, leading holiday, gift and home décor designer and manufacturer, from MVP Group. The acquisition includes the Midwest-CBK brand name and the holiday, gift, and home... read more
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
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

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