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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 interest to this beveled oval mirror. It measures 43” high x 34” wide. www.quoizel.com Quoizel: A […]

Energy Partnering With Utilities Style

Making the Most of Utility Programs

 Informing customers about any state or local monetary incentives to make more energy-efficient lighting choices could be a win-win opportunity for your store.    Next month, Daylight Savings Time ends and there is more darkness than light in our 24-hour days. This inevitable occurrence is the ideal time to advertise your showroom’s expertise on the […]

philips lighting energystar partner of the year 2013

Philips Named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has singled out Philips Lighting for the top annual honor in the Product Manufacturer category for its contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. In 2012, Philips released 269 ENERGY STAR-qualified products, an increase of 84 percent over 2011. Out of that total, 88 were new LED […]

Govt Opportunities for Lighting Showrooms

Govt. Regulations & Opportunities for Residential Lighting Showrooms

Government Regulations & Opportunities for Retail Lighting Showrooms All of the rapid, large-scale changes in lighting regulations and available technologies create the following business opportunities for lighting showrooms: Consumers are already facing an unprecedented level of confusion about the new technologies available and are having a legitimately difficult time finding good replacement options for legacy […]

2013 Government Regulations

2013 Government Regulations Affecting the showroom & decorative lighting industries

A look at changes in government regulations and legislation that will affect lighting manufacturers, lighting showrooms & the decorative lighting industries By David Shiller and Terry McGowan, FIES, LC It is the end of 2012, and you are likely engaged in business planning for the coming year.  Now is a good time to consider what […]

Energy Star Showroom Tips

Showroom Tips for Highlighting Energy Awareness

By Taylor Jantz-Sell, Energy Star Lighting Program Manager Today, there are four billion light bulb sockets in the U.S., and more than three billion of them still use the standard incandescent technology that was created over 125 years ago. With new legislation and rapid advancements in technology, the available lighting options have changed so fast […]

Energy Awareness Month: Spotlight On Energy Star Advantages

Energy Awareness Month: Spotlight On Energy Star Advantages

How Lighting Showrooms Can Spotlight Energy Star’s Advantages to Consumers By Taylor Jantz-Sell Energy Star Lighting Program Manager Today, there are four billion light bulb sockets in the U.S., and more than three billion of them still use the standard incandescent technology that was created over 125 years ago. With new legislation and rapid advancements […]

Sea Gull Lighting 500 Products Meet Energy Star Requirements

Sea Gull Lighting Recertifies Products To Meet Energy Star Requirements

Sea Gull Lighting has recertified 520+ lighting fixtures and 20 ceiling fans to be ENERGY STAR-qualified. ENERGY STAR, a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has called for recertification of all luminaires and ceiling fans to meet new, more stringent requirements. According to ENERGY STAR, […]

Nuvo Lighting Lands ENERGY STAR Version 1.1 Approval

Nuvo Lighting Lands ENERGY STAR Version 1.1 Approval

Nuvo Lighting Lands ENERGY STAR Version 1.1 Approval: Nuvo Lighting, a brand of Satco Products, Inc. based in Brentwood, N.Y., has received ENERGY STAR version 1.1 approval for 360+ lighting fixtures. Nuvo Lighting is one of the first manufacturers to have a large quantity of decorative fixtures qualified under the new regulations. Complete collections of […]

Earth Day 2012

Promote Earth Day at Retail With Special Programs

Join the more than one billion people around the globe participating in Earth Day 2012 and help Mobilize the Earth™. From its inception 42 years ago, Earth Day (April 22) has expanded from the mantra “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” into an active political and social movement to preserve Mother Earth. Locally, many municipalities are encouraging […]