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

In Tune With The Times

One thousand LEDs unite various facilities into one experience. Read More

Social Fever

Social Fever

Social media has become an integral part of the lighting world, but does every sector of the industry treat it the same way?

By Katie Nale Read More

Bamboo by Koerner Design

DOE Selects Bamboo

The winner is Bamboo, as the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the winner of the “Manufacturing Innovator Challenge for Sustainable Manufacturing of Luminaires.” Read More

Lighting and Smart Home Technology Come Together

Lighting and Smart Home Technology Come Together

In another example of the convergence of lighting and the IoT, Acuity Brands, Inc. announced last month that its Juno AI smart home downlight is now compatible with SmartThings, a provider of IoT technology and home connectivity. Read More

The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD)

IALD Launches WELL Guidelines for Manufacturers

The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), in collaboration with the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), has issued guidelines for lighting manufacturers to help designers more easily determine if their designs meet the WELL Building Standard criteria. Read More

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