IALD Enlighten Europe 2024, June 21-22
IALD Enlighten Europe 2024 is a premier event in the lighting design industry, organized by the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD). This conference is set to take place in London in June 2024 and aims to bring together lighting professionals from around the globe. It serves as a... Read more
2024 Energy Regulations Impacting Commercial Lighting Design
This article provides an overview of significant updates to energy regulations that will affect commercial lighting in the coming year. Key changes include the introduction of additional efficiency credits, a new Total System Performance Ratio, and reductions in Interior Lighting Power Allowance (LPA). There are also new requirements for... Read more
Signify: Philips StoreFlow Retail Lighting
Rethinking modern lighting management With electricity prices high, retailers are looking for advanced lighting management systems to lower their operational costs. The first hybrid lighting control system, allowing retailers to mix and match from its extensive portfolio of wired and wireless controllable LED luminaires. This enables retailers to harness... Read more
Colorscaping System to be Launched by WAC Lighting
On the cutting edge of landscape lighting technology, WAC launched the groundbreaking Colorscaping smart landscape lighting and control system at 2024 LEDucation. This innovative, patent-pending line of exterior LED luminaires is designed and engineered to illuminate landscapes with tunable white light and an unlimited color palette. “Colorscaping will transform your everyday... Read more
The Understated Elegance of Scandinavian Lighting Design
SG Armaturen from Lillesand, Norway, set out to design a wooden LED lighting fixture that embodies timeless Scandinavian design. Taking inspiration from the serene landscapes of the Nordic region, the goal was to seamlessly blend minimalist aesthetics with modern functionality. With timeless design and superior craftsmanship, the new fixture,... Read more
Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) announced today that 21lighting, controls, and components solutions were selected for the 2024 LEDs Magazine BrightStar Awards, which acknowledge innovation in solid-state lighting components, controls, and finished luminaire systems for general lighting and specialty applications. A panel of industry experts reviewed each submission, and products that... Read more
Zumtobel Group Awarded the Third Consecutive ECOVadis Gold
For the third time in a row, the Zumtobel Group has been awarded a gold medal by the independent sustainability rating platform EcoVadis. In an industry comparison, the lighting group is ranked among the top 1% of all companies assessed by the platform. The successive recognition with the gold... Read more
Breathing Life into Efficiency: Indoor Environmental Quality as a Cornerstone in Building Policy”
10 June 2024 from 14.00 to 20.00 CET A sustainable Energy Days event co-organised by LightingEurope, EU-Bac, EVIA, REHVA, GCP Europe, taking place in Brussels and web-streamed. Register now Registration form “IEQ & revised EPBD” Read more
LED professional Review (LpR) – May/June 2024, Issue#103
Interview with Dr. Jennifer Veitch, President of CIE, Environmental Impact of LED Luminaires, and The Future of Scan-To-BIM in Lighting Design. Editorial: Navigating the Future of Lighting with Science and Innovation COMMENTARY (p8)A Roadmap for Light and Healthby Prof. Dr. Manuel SPITSCHAN, Professor for Chronobiology and Health at the Technical... Read more
Lighting industry trade association, The LIA, has marked 12 successful months at its recent Annual General Meeting and Lunch, where the new President was also inaugurated.   The sold out event, held at the renowned Drapers’ Hall in London, officially marked the start of David Barnwell’s (Holophane Europe Ltd)... Read more
3rd ISA Global Annual LiFi Conference on March 11-12, 2024
In the past two years, the research and development of visible light communication (VLC) has continued to make significant progress. New fields and scene applications have achieved breakthroughs, commercialization prospects are becoming increasingly clear, and the ecosystem of visible light communication is taking shape. Visible light communication represents a... Read more
Podcast: Light O’Clock
The Translational Sensory & Circadian Neuroscience Unit at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics and Technical University of Munich is excited to announce the launch of their new podcast, Light O’Clock. Hosted by Carolina Guidolin, the podcast explores the latest scientific research on how light influences our circadian... Read more
Aledia Announces Comprehensive Strategy and New Recruits to Lead in the MicroLED Market
Aledia, a leader in the development of MicroLED technology for next-generation displays, today unveils its ambitious growth and development strategy, orchestrated by Pierre Laboisse, the new President and CEO who joined the company last September. Market and Financial Roadmap Capitalizing on its unique 3D wireLED technology and an extensive... Read more
Join the Exclusive ‘Trends in Lighting’ LinkedIn Group: A Hub for Innovators and Visionaries in Lighting Design and Architecture
Welcome to ‘Trends in Lighting’ – a vibrant LinkedIn community dedicated to professionals in the realms of Lighting Design and Architecture. With over 7000 members and growing, our group stands as a premier platform for industry leaders, creative thinkers, and passionate innovators. Why Join Us? Explore the Advantages: Elevate... Read more
LpS Digital – Expert Talks on Light – Your 24/7 On-demand Platform for the Global Lighting Community
LpS Digital – Illuminating the Next Era of Lighting Innovation. Expert Talks on Light, Summit, and Awards. LpS Digital: Your 24/7 on-demand platform for the global lighting community. Experience expert talks, enlightening lectures, and innovative product presentations. We’re committed to showcasing the latest in lighting design, technologies, and applications. Access... Read more
LED professional Review (LpR) #101 – Jan/Feb 2024, Light + Building Issue
Exploring Cross-Disciplinary Lighting Innovations and LpS Digital AwardsOptical Design with Jennifer AspellSolid State Lighting Report Editorial: Exploring the New Era of Lighting Excellence COMMENTARY (p8) The Future of Lighting by Lawrence Lin, Founder of Lighting Recipe Studio MUST SEE INNOVATIONS @ LIGHT + BUILDING INTERNATIONAL LIGHTING NEWS (p10) LIGHTING... Read more
LpS Digital Summit 2023 – Exploring Cross-Disciplinary Lighting Innovations – December 7th
The LpS Digital Summit 2023 is set to unfold on December 7, showcasing pivotal insights from industry and research giants. Dive deep into the forefront of lighting innovations as our esteemed panel unravels the cutting-edge trends that will shape the future. Brace yourself as we unveil the trailblazing winners... Read more
Time is Ticking: Final Call for Entries in the Prestigious LpS Digital Awards 2023
Don’t miss the chance to showcase your groundbreaking lighting innovations! With just one week left, the LpS Digital Awards 2023 invites you to submit your exceptional lighting advancements. This year, for the Product Awards, we are celebrating the most innovative components, modules, lighting systems, and controls that have significantly impacted the lighting... Read more
Luger Research e.U. Celebrates 100th Edition of LED Professional Review Edition and Hosts Summit
Luger Research e.U. – Institute for Innovation & Technology, a leading media, event, and research company in the lighting sector, is celebrating a significant milestone with the publication of the 100th edition of its specialist authoritative magazine, LED professional Review. In addition, the company is organizing an advantageous lighting... Read more
CIE Waldram Gold Pin Awardee 2023: Naomi Miller
In 2023 Naomi Miller from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Portland, Oregon (US) received the highest recognition awarded by the CIE for work in applied illuminating engineering, the Waldram Gold Pin Award for Exceptional Outstanding Contributions in Applied Illuminating Engineering. The award puts a special focus on work... Read more
History of Good Light – Beyond the Visual Spectrum
The Good Light Group, together with the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR), the Daylight Academy (DLA), the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), and Luger Research (LR), are organizing and presenting the “deLIGHTed Talks” lectures. The webinar explains how different light spectra contributes to health and... Read more
Airport Finishes LED Lighting Project
New LED lights provide better illumination and will cut costs in half for airport. The lights at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport have been shining a little brighter lately. That’s because the airport recently finished replacing a significant amount of lighting at the facility with new LED bulbs. What’s more, airport officials... Read more
ClearVue Technologies Preparing for Commercialization with U.S. a Key Market
ClearVue Technologies CEO Martin Dell joined Steve Darling from Proactive to discussed the company’s innovative glass technology. ClearVu has developed advanced glass technology that combines transparency with the ability to generate electricity from windows. This technology incorporates solar PV cells around the edges of an insulated glass unit (IGU)... Read more
Expanding the Gaze Product Series with a New Style: Spool
Prudential Lighting is thrilled to announce the launch of Gaze Spool, the newest addition to their Gaze product series. Gaze Spool provides customers with a unique style option, incorporating a concave arc around the full perimeter for a captivating design. With this addition, customers can now choose from three... Read more
Winners Announced For The 40th Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards
A global audience took part in celebrating the finest examples of lighting design in the world through the presentation of the industry’s most prestigious awards. The 2023 IALD International Lighting Design Awards, presented by Acuity Brands, were celebrated globally both online and at viewing parties in cities worldwide. Twenty-seven projects from... Read more
Glamox to Install LED Lighting on Eight PGS Seismic Vessels
Lighting solutions specialist Glamox has won a contract from the Norwegian marine seismic survey firm PGS to provide marine LED lighting for eight of its seismic data acquisition vessels. This first phase of the retrofit project will involve replacing fluorescent tube lighting with around 2,500 marine-certified LED luminaires fitted... Read more
AUO and Brogent Technologies Collaborate to Create Taiwan’s First Naked-eye Virtual Reality Experience Center
Featuring groundbreaking ALED seamless tiling technology, Brogent integrates AUO display technology to create the largest outdoor naked-eye 3D LED curved screen in Keelung. This innovation brings 3D animation to life on the exterior wall, transforming the former Keelung train station into a digitized attraction. By merging physical experiences with digital content,... Read more
Luminus’ Gen 2 CCT Tunable COBs Deliver the Industry’s Highest Flux and Efficacy
Luminus’ Gen 2 dynamic COBs feature 90+ CRI and a multi-stripe design for excellent color mixing and high flux density. The 6500K to 2700K CCT range and consistent color <3 SDCM make them ideal for residential and commercial applications including human-centric lighting, museum, high-end retail, hospitality, and circadian lighting. For more information: https://www.luminus.com/products/dynamic-cob/cct-tunable (c) 2023... Read more
Lazer Line Lens
Our New Round Lens Option Illuminates With A Perfectly Diffused Glow. To achieve ambient uplighting, practical task lighting, and general illumination, Lazer Line Lens offers designers a 0.8″ diameter polycarbonate lens featuring direct or direct/indirect illumination. Uplight only and Downlight only feature the lens with opaque black or white... Read more
Michael Grubb Studio Highlights Wonders of the World at BBC Earth Experience, London
BBC Earth Experience is a unique and unforgettable audio-visual journey across the natural world and seven continents. Recently opened, this experience features breath-taking footage and music from the BBC Studios Natural History Unit television series Seven Worlds, One Planet, with bespoke narration by David Attenborough. Created by MoonEye Productions... Read more
DarkSky International Announces Japan’s First Certified Urban Night Sky Place
Minami-Rokuroshi of Ono City was certified as an Urban Night Sky Place by DarkSky International. This certification is the fourth International Dark Sky Place in Japan and the first Urban Night Sky Place (UNSP) in Asia. “This certification and resulting collaboration will help mitigate light pollution impacts in the... Read more
Signify Opens New Factory for Light Sources and Luminaires in China, Its Biggest in the World
Image: Bayi Square in Nanchang, capital of Jiangxi province. Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, today announced the opening of its biggest LED lighting manufacturing site in the world in Jiujiang, Jiangxi Province, China. The new factory of Signify’s joint venture company Zhejiang Klite Lighting Holdings Co.,... Read more
CIE Introduces Comprehensive List of Technical Report Datasets
The International Commission on Illumination (CIE) is pleased to announce the launch of a dedicated page that provides a comprehensive list of datasets included in various CIE Technical Reports and International Standards. https://cie.co.at/data-tables This new resource aims to offer researchers, professionals, and enthusiasts easy access to vital datasets. In... Read more
Shedding Light on the Future: Nightscape Technology Pioneers Eco-Friendly Illumination
In a groundbreaking LpS-Digital lecture, Willem Sillevis Smitt, Sr. Director of Strategic Marketing at Lumileds, delves deep into the transformative journey of the lighting industry, introducing the revolutionary Nightscape Technology. This innovation promises to harmonize our lighting needs with the preservation of our natural ecosystem and the dark sky... Read more
The Magic of Good Light – ERCO’s Quinta
Recessed spotlights supplement ceiling-integrated general lighting with components such as accent lighting and wallwashing. The new Quinta family brings innovative darklight lens technology from the Eclipse and Uniscan spotlight ranges “into the ceiling”. Thanks to identical installation details, Quinta luminaires fit into the proven system of ERCO downlight sizes... Read more
Countdown Begins in European Union: Only One Month Left Until Traditional Lamps are Swept Away by Historic Lighting Revolution
The countdown has begun: in just one month, several commonly used lamps will be restricted in the EU. The 2019 EU Ecodesign rules for light sources and separate control gears and the 12 RoHS Delegated Directives published in February 2022 will affect the placing on the EU market of... Read more
Acquisition of Paladin Technologies: Bosch Plans to Expand its Building Services Business in North America
Bosch plans to acquire Paladin Technologies, Inc., headquartered in Vancouver, Canada – a leading provider of security and life safety solutions and system integration services in North America. This purchase complements Bosch’s 2015 acquisition of Climatec, LLC, with more than 1,000 associates in the US. Climatec is part of... Read more
Key Team Promotion for Lighting Design International
Lighting Design International announces the promotion of one of its team’s senior designers, to the role of associate. Sandra Brookes will assume the role with immediate effect, strengthening the practice’s 20-strong senior management team. A trained architect and lighting designer, Sandra has over 20 years’ experience in the lighting industry.... Read more
IOTA Introduces New Two-Hour Emergency Driver Solutions
IOTA® introduces new emergency driver solutions designed to meet strict 2-hour emergency runtime requirements. The ILB2H and ILBHI 2H Series emergency drivers combine advanced performance features with extended 2-hour runtime capability for luminaires in applications requiring emergency operation beyond the standard 90 minutes outlined in the Life Safety Code.... Read more