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Mainstream media is now reporting on the potential ceiling fan regulations as the battle heats up in Washington. The Huffington Post published an article on July 24 titled “House Republicans Fight Obama’s ‘War on Ceiling... read more
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently published a new SSL Posting and Fact Sheet entitled "Optical Safety of LEDs," discussing the safety of LED for the human eye. Because LEDs that are used for general illumination... read more
Leviton announced the recent hiring of Patrick Donnelly as a Technical Sales Specialist. In his new role, Donnelly will be responsible for executing and expanding Leviton’s factory trainings offering — previously only held... read more
Jesco Lighting Group announced the appointment of McDonald Associates Inc. as an additional professional, independent sales representative organization for the company. McDonald Associates Inc. is a manufacturers’... read more
The High Point Market Authority is pleased to announce the addition of Mona J. Delia as Vice President of Communications and Candy Baker as Director of Industry Sales and Promotions for High Point Market. “I’m very excited... read more
At a company event on July 12, the owners of Pace Lighting, CEO Frank Bartlett and Vice President Larry Howell, announced that Showroom Manager Lisa Dixon and Administrative Manager Tabitha Thomas are now partial owners.... read more
The Connected Lighting Alliance announced its endorsement of ZigBee Light Link as the preferred common open standard for residential connected lighting applications, simplifying choices for both lighting companies and... read more
Lite Source Inc. is hosting a grand reception to celebrate its 30th anniversary in its Las Vegas showroom on the opening afternoon and evening of the summer Las Vegas Market on Monday, July 29th. All buyers attending market... read more
As a testament to MaxLite’s commitment to developing new and innovative LED and energy-efficient lighting fixtures from the ground up, the company has expanded its engineering department by setting up a team in its West... read more
Robert B. Currey, founder of Storehouse and Currey & Co., was presented with the ICON Honor for Individual Career Achievement at the Atlanta Marriot Marquis on July 11. The award was presented by Jeff Portman, President... read more
The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market® will continue to operate a Tuesday-to-Tuesday market schedule for 2014 despite a previous announcement that the run would be shortened. Showrooms will open... read more
Dallas Market Center announced its corporate sponsorship of Dwell with Dignity to offer continued support of its effort to help families escape poverty and homelessness through design. Throughout the year, Dallas Market... read more
The 2013 Next Generation Luminaires (NGL) Solid-State Lighting Outdoor Design Competition was officially launched on July 8. Written Intents to Submit are due by Sept. 20, 2013, and must be submitted online at www.ngldc.org... read more
Dallas Market Center announced that the original founders of ART — The Creative Home Furnishings Network will receive the Academy of Achievement award at the 25th annual International ARTS Awards. The founders include Gil... read more
LBL Lighting has hired Jeremy Friedman for the newly formed position of Midwest Regional Sales Manager. “We created the incremental role of a third regional sales manager to provide an increasingly focused, concentrated... read more
Royal Philips announced the creation of a portfolio of innovative, inspiring and playful lighting products designed to bring the Disney magic to life for kids and families through lighting. Combining Philips’ expertise in... read more
The 13th annual Goombay Bash will take place Aug. 3, 2013, at the Grand Ballroom on Chicago's Navy Pier from 5 p.m. to midnight. The fundraiser, started by Hortons Home Lighting, LaGrange, IL, and its organization The H... read more
Trade Association Business Publications International (TABPI) announced the winners of its 2013 TABBIE Awards, recognizing editorial and design excellence, on July 1, 2013.   Residential Lighting captured the Silver... read more
Luminance has promoted Eric Allen from Vice President of Operations to President and CEO and hired Ed Krasner as Director of Sales. Allen brings extensive knowledge in a facilitative and analytical management approach with a... read more
According to Dallas Market Center (DMC) PR Specialist Lauren Venegas, the Dallas Intl. Lighting Market, held June 20-23, 2013, saw solid attendance with increases from the Southeast, Mid-America and West. Dallas Market... read more

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