• April 03, 2014

    Lutron Energi Advisor, Lutron Electronics

    A new iPhone and iPad app from Lutron assists designers with the task of specifying lighting systems for commercial retrofit applications.Read More

  • April 02, 2014

    Lighting Performance Calculator, Guardian Industries

    Guardian Industries’ free online tool is designed to augment designers’ understanding of high-performance glass and coatings relative to daylighting.Read More

  • March 31, 2014

    Light Finder, Erco

    Erco’s Web-based tool helps designers develop lighting plans using the company’s products. Read More

  • March 28, 2014

    Estiluz App, Estiluz

    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

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    April 01, 2013

    Solitude Mobile App, ThermaSol

    Remote control of Thermasolís ProSeries and AF Series steam shower systems developed after 2007 is possible with this iOS and Android app.Read More

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    April 01, 2013

    Lusio iPad App, Lusio Commercial & Industrial

    Access the Lusio Solid-State Lighting catalog with this free app that includes the companyís product line and most recent cut sheets.Read More

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    April 01, 2013

    Con-Tech Lighting App, Con-Tech Lighting

    Available on the iPad and iPhone, this free app allows users to browse and search Con-Tech's entire lighting catalog.Read More

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    May 01, 2012

    Mobile Pro Control

    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

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    May 01, 2012

    Venergy Advanced Metering System

    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

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    May 01, 2012


    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


Most Recent

  • 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.

  • 2014 AL Design Awards Postscript

    This year, two projects played the roles of design-issue instigators: the Lowline and the New York City Streetlight.

  • 2014 AL Design Awards - Memorial to the Victims of Violence

    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.

  • Light Industry: Seven Products for Specialized Applications

    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.

  • 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.