In Memoriam: George Feldstein of Crestron

George Feldstein of Crestron

The world-wide staff of home automation and controls company Crestron, headquartered in Rockleigh, N.J., mourns the passing of its Chairman and Founder, George Feldstein, after a brave year-long battle with brain cancer. He passed away peacefully at his home on November 5, surrounded by family. A company statement issued by Crestron noted, “His passion and […]

Using Utility Rebates Part 1

Utility Rebates For Small Business

By Jeff Gatzow Lighting distributors that handle commercial work, multi-family housing, or smaller office spaces can boost their business with utility companies’ funding for installing LED luminaires. By now we’ve all heard about the myriad benefits of LED luminaires — their long life, tremendous energy and maintenance savings, and the even illumination. And yet, there is […]

Classic Lamp Parts: An Unconventional Classic

Classic Lamp Parts

Founded by industry veterans, Classic Lamp Parts is gathering steam as a new resource in component parts for lighting. Consider them familiar faces in a new place! Just as most people outside of the lighting industry don’t understand how portable lamps, sconces, and ceiling fixtures could possibly be interesting, that sentiment could probably go double […]

Using Utility Rebates: leveraging utility rebates

Lighting Utility Rebates

This is part two in a two part series about lighting showrooms leveraging utility rebates. Read part one.   It’s important to start the upgrade conversation with an understanding of the business’ current energy costs and consumption. So, an end-user must know how much money is being spent on energy costs, how to reduce energy […]

Soraa Founder Receives Nobel Prize for LED Development

Soraa Founder Receives Nobel Prize for LED Development

The founder of Fremont, Calif.-based Soraa – the leader in GaN on GaN™ LED technology – has been awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics. Recognizing that Dr. Shuji Nakamura’s invention of the blue light-emitting diode (LED) represents a critical advancement in LED lighting, the Nobel committee agreed the innovation “has enabled bright and energy-saving […]

Robert Singer & Associates: Morningstar Residence, Aspen

SOURCE Award-winning lighting designer Robert Singer

Nestled in a valley, the warm incandescent quality of this luxurious yet rustic home in Aspen, Colo., shines through the large windows overlooking the river. The design goal for this mountain residence was to combine traditional architecture with modern lines and rustic finishes to create a stunning home that complements the surrounding environment. Eaton’s Cooper […]

Chifley Tower: Lighting Facelift

Australian lighting design consultancy PointOfView

Designed by New York architects Kohn Pederson Fox (KPF) in association with Travis McEwen, Chifley Tower has been compared to some of the world’s renowned buildings, including the Chrysler and Empire State buildings in New York City and the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur. Located in the heart of the Sydney’s financial and legal […]

Utility Incentives in Action


The Gary Force Toyota dealership is an outstanding example of how LED upgrades make a big difference. Established in 1973, family-owned Gary Force Toyota is part of three award-winning auto dealerships that include Gary Force Honda and Gary Force Acura. Backed by years of business experience, owners Gary Force and Dave and Matt Stumbo possess […]