Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas has announced the opening of its Chandler, Ariz. lighting lab, enabling customers the ability to test and measure a wide range of LED applications. “The demand for LEDs has reached an explosive growth phase,” says George Kelly, technical specialist and LightLab manager for Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. “Avnet LightLab’s capabilities, coupled […]
The lighting design team devised skylight and heater assemblies, mounting IO Line .75 high-output LED striplights above frosted glass panels, eliminating any visible sources. IO medium-output LED strips provide indirect light above kitchen cabinets and within the range hood while 2700K LED light panels provide undercabinet lighting.
Display cases are illuminated with LED pucklights, with LED light panels in feature compartments. IO Line .75 striplights were chosen for their varied light outputs and for precise beam control. Cove lighting was carefully placed to ensure even illumination of the back walls and feathered lighting projected into rooms.
A closer look at some of the innovative lighting products at the Light+Building Showcase in Frankfurt, Germany Ingo Maurer Luce Volante: Demonstrating the unique properties of LED configuration, German lighting designer Ingo Maurer debuted the Luce Volante fixtures, which offer three 10-watt LEDs as downlight illumination. Suspended on three wires and completely angle-adjustable, the fixtures […]
Whether you attended Light+Building in Germany or Lightfair in Las Vegas, there was a lot of talk about whether consumers on both sides of the Atlantic were ready for the technological advances being made or if general acceptance is still years away. Progressive retailers are carrying the latest light sources to have on-hand for the […]
Taiwan International Lighting Show International Lighting Forum: The Taiwan International Lighting Show (TILS) presented updates on LED adaption around the world plus expansions in CCFL and induction lighting. During the opening ceremonies for TILS, Jan Denneman, vp/Philips Lighting and chairman of the Global Lighting Forum, said, “We all know the lighting world is under tremendous […]
LED lighting has become a mainstream, accepted light source – within commercial lighting markets – in an incredibly short period of time. LED prices continue to drop while output-per-LED continues to rise roughly every six months. Odds are good that you are beginning to see LED luminaires and lamps creep into decorative, and even residential, […]
Solid-state lighting has become the most exciting category in the lighting industry today. Here are some of the products getting attention lately. Amerlux Contour Vertical LED series: The company’s Contour Vertical LED Track Heads and Multiples series meet the latest ENERGY STAR® Program V1.1 requirements as well as UL, cUL, and EEC. The product also […]
Light+Building in Frankfurt attracted 196,000 visitors in April. Here are more designs that debuted at the fair. Axo Light Explo is a composition of crystals suspended in a glowing beam of light. The style consists of one or more lamp bodies (depending on the model) and a halogen light source surrounded by approximately […]
Guest Editorial by Ted Konnerth of Egret Consulting Group The lighting industry, as most of us know it today, really began to take shape more than 100 years ago with the introduction of “electric lights.” And, in the ensuing century since, the list of game-changing technological advances in the industry is very short. Some […]