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SSL and Domestic Manufacturing

Market conditions point toward more opportunities for nimble U.S. players While the U.S. has attracted SSL investments by major lighting multinationals as well as hundreds of small and medium-sized companies representing all parts of the value chain, early technology leadership

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Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice

In the March issue of LD+A, Rajaram Bhagavathula of the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute and an IES Emerging Professional discussed ways that the new generation of researchers can influence lighting practice.  An excerpt follows: As I began my career in the field

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Lighting, Automation and Robotics

In his “Forward Thinking” column in the February issue of LD+A, Don Peifer, vice president of innovation at Acuity Brands Lighting, explains why automation may not be such a bad thing for the lighting industry. An excerpt follows here: Giant robots are descending on my

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