A new iPhone and iPad app from Lutron assists designers with the task of specifying lighting systems for commercial retrofit applications.Read More
Guardian Industries’ free online tool is designed to augment designers’ understanding of high-performance glass and coatings relative to daylighting.Read More
Erco’s Web-based tool helps designers develop lighting plans using the company’s products. Read More
Manufacturers are beginning to use augmented reality technology to allow specifiers and end-users to more accurately picture their luminaires in an actual space.Read More
Remote control of Thermasolís ProSeries and AF Series steam shower systems developed after 2007 is possible with this iOS and Android app.Read More
Access the Lusio Solid-State Lighting catalog with this free app that includes the companyís product line and most recent cut sheets.Read More
Available on the iPad and iPhone, this free app allows users to browse and search Con-Tech's entire lighting catalog.Read More
By turning mobile devices into a Crestron Electronics touchscreen, the Mobile Pro Control app allows users to control a range of building systems, including lighting, heating and cooling, audiovisual, and security.Read More
The Venergy Advanced Metering System app displays the real-time energy usage of an entire building or its subcomponents, such as individual rooms or circuits.Read More
As its name suggests, the LightMeter turns mobile devices into portable light meters. Using the readings, the app will also suggest scenarios—such as "ideal for reading printed paper of high contrast"—for which the measured light levels are well suited.Read More
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.
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.
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.
This year, two projects played the roles of design-issue instigators: the Lowline and the New York City Streetlight.
A white-light color palette distinguishes between the man-made and natural elements of this memorial commemorating those that have been lost to politically and socially charged violence.
Fixtures from Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Business, Hubbell Lighting, Acuity Brands/Holophane, and Cree offer high output and sturdy construction for a range of high-traffic and hazardous spaces.
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.
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