Zumtobel Lighting has joined the EMerge Alliance, a consortium of experts in architecture, engineering, and construction that is dedicated to improving the flexibility, efficiency, and sustainability of commercial buildings.

Ciralight has been selected for the 2008 Phoenix Award. The manufacturer received the award in the lighting fixtures category from the United States Local Business Association (USLBA), which gives the awards to companies who have had exceptional marketing success in their communities.

Greenlight Initiative, a light-emitting diode sales and solutions provider out of New York, has appointed Richard Burton as director of its southeastern U.S. office. He will open a new office in Atlanta.