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The latest news, personnel notes, business developments and buzz-worthy announcements from around the industry.

Tennis Tune Up

Court 16 in Queens, NY, uses LED lines to enable those with visual impairments to play tennis. Read More

Lighting Research Center Rensselaer

LRC-GSA Study Explores Effects of Blue and Red Light

Researchers from the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) have just published the latest in a series of studies exploring how light impacts alertness during the day and sleep quality at night in daytime office workers. Read More

Lighting the Rocks in Rock-and-Roll

A concert venue just outside Denver now has a lighting system worthy of the acts that have graced its stage. Read More

Assisted Living Chain to Offer Circadian Solutions

Watermark Retirement Communities, in partnership with Healthe by Lighting Science, has announced a partnership to provide circadian lighting solutions for their memory care neighborhoods. Read More

13 things to watch in 2020

13 Things to Watch in 2020

Our Annual “Baker’s Dozen”

By Alex Baker Read More

Feel the Joy

LuminoCity Festival is open through January 5th. Read More

The Outsiders: What a simple nightstand light says about our industry

By Mark Lien

On my nightstand sits a circadian light. Its color changes to warm as the intensity automatically lowers over time to promote my peaceful transition to dreamland. It is unique, attractive, well-made and works just by turning it over on its small charging base. Read More

DLC Releases Revised Draft Performance Standards for Commercial LED Lighting

The (DLC) has unveiled the second version of an updated commercial lighting policy that combines continued emphasis on persistent energy savings with new, greater focus on the controllability and quality of light demonstrated by products approved for the DLC’s Qualified Products List (QPL). Read More

Mark Major

Mark Major Named Master of the Faculty of Royal Designers for Industry

Mark Major RDI, Speirs + Major, London, has assumed the role of Master of the Faculty of Royal Designers for Industry, announced by the Royal Society of Arts. Major was made an RDI in 2012 for his “innovative use of light to create public space.” Read More

New York Museum Is Keeper of the Flame

After many twists and turns over more than 130 years, the original torch from the Statue of Liberty has arrived safe and sound in the new Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island. Read More