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Six Innovative Lighting Solutions from Acuity Brands Selected for the 2019 IES Progress Report

Six Acuity Brands lighting solutions were selected for the 2019 Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Progress Report, which showcases the year’s most significant developments in the art and science of lighting. Read More

Fort Knox Recognized for Energy Savings

The News-Enterprise
Fort Knox recently was recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Interior Lighting Campaign for outstanding performance id­en­tifying and integrating highly efficient lighting solutions into its portfolio. Read More

IES Honors Healthe’s Suntrac Ecosystem in its 2019 Progress report

Yahoo Finance
In its 2019 Progress Report, the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) recognizes Healthe’s SunTrac Ecosystem as a significant advancement of lighting technology. Read More

Comments Needed on Proposed Greenhouse Lighting Requirements

Greenhouse Grower
The DLC is also proposing another year for manufacturers seeking Horticultural QPL approval to transition away from the decades-old file format used for reporting computer simulations of product performance in favor of a new industry standard for reporting aspects such as spectral content and intensity distribution (the Illuminating Engineering Society’s TM-33 document). Read More

GB Agencies Reps Delta Transformers in Saskatchewan

Electrical Business
Winnipeg-based GB Agencies’ role as the exclusive manufacturer’s representative for Delta Transformers in Northwestern Ontario and Manitoba has now been extended to include Saskatchewan, too. Read More

Thursday Letters: Better Lighting, Fewer Emissions

Houston Chronicle
The Illuminating Engineering Society’s new guidelines for roadway lighting now acknowledge that the way the eye operates under street lighting puts peak sensitivity in the warmer white range, not bluer white. Read More

Sustainable Buildings and Lighting Researcher Joins Architectural Engineering

Penn State News
Julian Wang, a researcher who specializes in building windows, lighting, daylighting and sustainable technologies, joined Penn State’s Department of Architectural Engineering as an associate professor on June 1. Read More

MEET returns to Moncton for 2020 show

HPCA Magazine
MEET, the Mechanical Electrical Electronic Technology Show, will be returning to the Moncton Coliseum May 6 and 7, 2020. Read More

The Benefits of Daylighting

Chain Store Age
Scientific research demonstrates that up to a 40% increase in retail sales can be achieved with well-designed natural interior daylight in the right retail environment. Read More

Opinion: How the marvel of electric light became a global blight to health

The Nelson Daily
Light pollution is often characterized as a soft issue in environmentalism. This perception needs to change. Read More