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  • Phil Gabriel, 1939 - 2014

    Lighting designer Phil Gabriel passed away on Aug. 9. A great advocate of the profession and of lighting education, his efforts on behalf of the lighting design community will be missed.

  • 2014 Lumen Awards Recognizes 12 Projects

    On June 19, the Illuminating Engineering Society New York City Section (IESNYC) recognized the work of its members during its annual award dinner the 46th Lumen Awards. Twelve projects representing 10 New York City-based design firms received awards.

  • September 2014 Lighting Events and Deadlines

    Here is a listing of some of the lighting industry events and deadlines that will be occurring in September 2014. Information is correct at this posting. Be sure to check the respective event websites directly regarding any updates or changes.

  • Electrix Acquired by Evolution Lighting

    New Haven, Conn.-based lighting manufacturer Electrix Inc. has announced that as of July 31, 2014, the company’s assets have been acquired by Evolution Lighting LLC and its investor partner Boyne Capital Partners.

  • MaxLite Announces New VP of Operations

    West Caldwell, N.J.-based lighting manufacturer MaxLite has announced the appointment of Paul Shaskan as vice president of operations.

  • DOE’s Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program Accepting Applications

    The Dept. of Energy’s Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship Program is currently accepting applications for the 2015 spring semester at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Deadline is 5:00p.m. EST on Oct. 7, 2014.

  • Dept. of Energy Suspends L Prize PAR38 Competition

    On June 13, 2014, the Dept. of Energy announced that it had officially suspended the L Prize PAR38 competition. The PAR38 category has been in limbo since Jan. 5, 2011, when it was put on hold.

  • Lightfair 2015 Call for Speakers

    Lightfair has announced the Call for Speakers for its 2015 conference. Proposals are due Sept. 12, 2014. Full details are available at:

  • LEDucation9 Call for Speakers

    LEDucation has announced the Call for Speakers for its 2015 conference. Proposals are due Oct. 17, 2014. Full details are available at:

  • Jim Toole Joins Flos USA

    Flos has announced that Jim Toole has joined the company as Vice President and General Manager of the Flos Architectural Division on the U.S.