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

What I Saw On the Floor

What I Saw On the Floor

An electronics trade show hints at our own transformation.

By Mark Lien Read More

2020 Jobs Outlook

2020 Jobs Outlook

The industry professionals in this seventh edition of LD+A’s Careers Outlook are all new faces—save one.

By Paul Pompeo Read More

Standards 2020: From Uncertainty to Decisiveness

Standards 2020: From Uncertainty to Decisiveness

This is the story of how some of our members are dedicating their time, talents and expertise to reduce the transmission of this disease.

By Brian Liebel Read More

Patient Rooms Transition

Patient Rooms Transition

‘Contemporary’ makes way for the ‘future’

By Bob Davis and Andrea Wilkerson Read More

Paul Tarricone

Editor’s Note: We Respond

A look at the industry’s initial response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Mark's Extraordinary Playlist

Mark’s Extraordinary Playlist

Artists vs. craftsmen and how they make ‘music’ together

By Mark Lien Read More

Zigbee Alliance

Zigbee Alliance and DiiA Standardize DALI-Zigbee Gateways

The Zigbee Alliance—an organization of hundreds of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the Internet of Things (IoT)—and the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance (DiiA), the global industry organization for DALI lighting control, announced they are working together to bring further standardization and system interoperability to the IoT luminaires space. Read More

Nuckolls Fund for lighting Education

The Nuckolls Fund Distributes $230,000

The Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education has distributed the highest number of grants and awards in its 31 year history among its 2020 winners. Read More

LRC Issues New Guide for Lighting Parking Lots

LRC Issues New Guide for Lighting Parking Lots

In an effort to demonstrate how to promote safety while reducing power demand by lighting the parking lot area more uniformly, the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has published a new guide for parking lot lighting. The guide includes four steps that lighting designers and specifiers can follow to compare performance of alternatives to a base case parking lot lighting design. Read More

Trade Secret

Trade Secret

Six steps to a successful ‘confidential replacement search’

By Paul Pompeo Read More