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Lighting Utility Rebates

Using Utility Rebates: leveraging 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...

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Michael Aram Debuts Lighting Collection

The American artist known for unique, nature-inspired home décor and tabletop accessories has launched a lighting collection comprised of 15 table and floor lamps. This new category marks the first time in 25 years that Michael Aram has released a...

Soraa Founder Receives Nobel Prize for LED Development

Soraa Founder Receives Nobel Prize for LED...

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...

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Robert Singer & Associates: Morningstar...

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...

Australian lighting design consultancy PointOfView

Chifley Tower: Lighting Facelift

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...

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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...

American Lighting Association 2014 Confrence

ALA Conference Is a Resounding Success

 The year 2014 has been positive for manufacturers, retailers, and reps in the residential lighting industry if attendance numbers and feedback during the recent American Lighting Association (ALA) gathering in Nashville are any indication. The...

Title 26 (Part 6)

The 411 on Title 26 (Part 6)

Three months ago, changes to the lighting requirements under Title 24, Part 6 took effect. Here is a short list of the major updates and requirements affecting residential lighting codes and standards. California Lighting Technology Center UC-Davis...

Title 26 (Part 6)

Title 26 (Part 6) Resources

RESOURCES California Energy Commission www.energy.ca.gov/title24/2013standards For nearly 35 years, the California Energy Commission has saved Californians more than $66 billion in energy costs through its standards for energy-efficient buildings...

Intematix Appoints Jerry Turin CFO

Intematix Appoints Jerry Turin Chief Financial...

Fremont, Calif.-based Intematix Corp., a manufacturer of phosphor solutions for LED lighting, has hired Jerry Turin as Chief Financial Officer. Most recently, Turin served as Chief Financial Officer of Oclaro, Inc., which scaled to a peak of $600...

MaxLite Opens New Facility in Anaheim California

MaxLite Opens New Facility in Anaheim, Calif.

MaxLite, a manufacturer of LED lighting solutions, expanded its U.S. operations with the unveiling of a new LEED-certified facility in California on October 20. The 48,864-sq.-ft. building increases MaxLite’s product assembly and testing...

26th Annual ARTS Awards Judges

26th Annual ARTS Awards Judges Announced

Accessory Resource Team and Dallas Market Center, co-founder and producer of the ARTS Awards, have named the 26th annual ARTS Awards judges. This distinguished judging panel will select winners in 24 categories. The awards will be presented during a...

Golden Lighting Names Steve Falk New VP of Sales

Golden Lighting Names Steve Falk New VP of Sales

After a competitive national search, Tallahassee, Fla.-based Golden Lighting has hired Steve Falk as its new VP/Sales, succeeding industry veteran Denny Rehm, who is retiring after six years with the Golden Lighting family. With nearly three decades...

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Home Decor – Mirrors Fall Collection

Not only do mirrors visually expand a small space, but they can also serve as wall décor.     Quoizel: Contemporary styling gives the Glen Pointe mirror its stunning look. The stacking effect of the copper-colored pieces adds visual...

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Can Cash Mobs Work for You?

Can Cash Mobs Work for You?   By now you’ve either seen a “flash mob” happen right before your eyes (such as at the High Point and Dallas Markets) or you’ve watched one on YouTube or on your local evening news. Cash mobs demonstrate that...

Home Decor Accessories Fall 2014

2014 Fall Preview: Sales With Accessories

It’s said that the average consumer buys a new lighting fixture every 20 years. To keep customers coming back, showrooms rely on accent furniture and decorative accessories to encourage more frequent foot traffic and sales. Here are some of the...