A Shift To Fashionable LEDs

A Shift to Fashionable LEDs

What you need to know about solid-state lighting’s role in transforming the decorative and residential portion of the industry.    The decorative lighting market has typically been governed by design principles that help guide the product selection process to create an environment that is visually pleasing. The lighting scheme must be functional, offer variable control […]

WAC Lighting: Modern Forms

WAC Lighting Launches New Division: Modern Forms

WAC Lighting Launches New Division: Modern Forms Buyers attending the International Lighting Market in Dallas were pleasantly surprised to see a new division debut from track & recessed lighting company WAC Lighting. Called Modern Forms, the new division is comprised of a full line of outdoor fixtures and vanity lights – all featuring LED. “ […]

Residential Lighting: LED LIghting

Latest in LED Lighting: January LED Lighting

  Bridgelux: Vero LED array is an innovative lighting platform that simplifies design integration and manufacturing and gives designers a more flexible LED lighting solution. www.bridgelux.com GE Lighting: The Lumination Suspended LED. A clear, narrow band surrounds the edge of the fixture, making the light source appear to float in the center of the luminaire. […]

International-Lighting-Fair

2012 Hong Kong Lighting Fair Offered Innovation to a Record Crowd

At the 2012 Hong Kong Lighting Fair, buyers from North America, Europe, and Scandinavia marked interest from manufacturers seeking Energy Star and Zhaga certification. The Autumn Edition of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair, held at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre in late October, hosted a record-breaking 2,300 exhibitors from 37 countries and […]

Progress Lighting Illuma-Flex

Latest in Track & Recessed Products

Latest in Track Lighting  & Recessed Lighting Philips Consumer Luminaires Ledino Track Lighting This integrated LED fixture from the Ledino family installs on a junction box and has rotating heads for angling the light. Ideal placement includes hallways, kitchens, utility rooms, or spaces that could use additional layers of lighting. Shown in a Brushed Nickel […]

Soraa Inks Distribution Deal with Ushio

Soraa Inks Deal with Ushio to Distribute LED MR16 lamps

Soraa Inks Distribution Deal with Ushio: Fremont, Calif.-based Soraa has announced that as of November 1st, the company’s full spectrum GaN on GaNTM LED MR16 lamps will be available through Ushio group companies and its subsidiaries in Japan, China, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and Europe. Ushio, the largest distributor of MR16 lamps in […]

Courtyard by Marriott Conversion to LED lighting

Cree Lighting: Courtyard by Marriott Conversion to LED lighting

This hotel chain’s slogan – It’s a New Stay® – points to a more upscale experience, including an energy-saving conversion to LED lighting. The first Courtyard by Marriott in the country was built in 1983 in Atlanta and was Marriott’s initial sister brand. Although it originally targeted business travelers seeking quality service at affordable prices, […]

2012 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair Recap

2012 Hong Kong International Lighting Fair Recap

The Autumn Edition of the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair, being held this week at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, is host to a record-breaking 2,300 exhibitors from 37 countries and regions, including the Czech Republic, which is showing for the first time. The crowd the fair has drawn is impressive as well, […]

2012 The LED Show

Inside The LED Show

The second edition of this fledgling event grew in both exhibitors and attendees. Located in the Rio Pavilion Convention Center at Rio® All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas,  this year’s LED Show occurred a scant two months after LIGHTFAIR International was held at the Las Vegas  Convention Center.  Although encompassing lighting technology in general, […]

LED Turns 50

The LED Turns 50 – And Is Better Than Ever!

General Electric (GE) engineer Nick Holonyak turned on the world’s first LED – which was red – 50 years ago. The laser was still a brand new technology back in February 1963, when Harland Manchester, a past president of the National Association of Science Writers, wrote about the technology’s many applications in the pages of […]