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LD+A Magazine: The magazine of the Illuminating Engineering Society

Cybersecurity Challenge

By Gary Meshberg
The lighting industry can’t afford to be the weak link in the IoT

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High-Mast, Side-Mounted Roadway Lighting Standard Now Includes LED Technology

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.18-2018 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—High-Mast Side-Mounted Luminaires.

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Lutron Acquires Limelight

Lutron Electronics announced in January its acquisition of the Limelight wireless outdoor lighting control system created by Michigan-based, strategic innovation firm Twisthink and its partner company, TwistHDM.

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Stadium Lighting on the Rise, Forecast Finds

The stadium lighting market is expected to reach $622.2 million by 2023, up from $432 million in 2018, according to report from Research and Markets.

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Dole Food Co. Converts to LED

In another sign of the increasing use of LEDs in industrial settings, Dole Food Co. announced a switch to LED lighting at much of its mammoth salad-packaging plant in Bessemer City, NC.

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Baker’s Dozen

Twelve plus a bonus—policy matters to keep an eye on in 2019
By Alex Baker

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Next Generation Lighting Systems Outdoor Evaluations Are Open for Submissions

The Next Generation Lighting Systems (NGLS) program is accepting “requests for interest” from lighting manufacturers for participation in the NGLS outdoor evaluations of connected lighting parking lot systems, which will take place in the spring of 2019 at Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.

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Legrand North and Central Acquires Kenall

Legrand, North and Central America (LNCA) has acquired Kenall, a manufacturer of specification grade lighting and control solutions for commercial, industrial and institutional buildings.

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Arenas Glide Toward LEDs

Following the puck may get easier at American Hockey League arenas, as an increasing number convert to LED.

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LRC Issues DELTA Report on Sensor-controlled Lighting in Residences

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has issued a new DELTA report “Sensor-Controlled Lighting in Multi-Family Corridors.”

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