Lighting Blog & News
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Source: TV Line By Dave Nemetz / April 30 2019 Were you squinting to see what was happening during Game of Thrones‘ Battle of Winterfell? The episode’s cinematographer says you might just need to adjust your TV set. Many fans complained that certain scenes in...read more
Source: The Fifth Estate By David Thorpe March 2019 (Article condensed and this is partial section; see link for full article below) It’s not possible for the world to just “fuel switch our way out of global climate disruption” according to one construction...read more
GREEN CREATIVE proudly announces the launch of the 1” and 2” miniFIT Gimbal luminaires. San Bruno, CA, United States (PRUnderground) March 27th, 2019 MiniFIT gimbals offer up to 600 lumens in a compact form factor. In addition, the fixture’s easily adjustable...read more
Source: The Seattle Times Date: March 19, 2019 By Stephanie Celt, Kerry Meade, and Nancy Hirsh Helping property owners refurbish and upgrade the energy efficiency of their buildings would save money, generate jobs and reduce carbon pollution. The Washington...read more
Source: The Motley Fool 3.16.19 By Adam Levine-Weinberg U.S. retailers have already announced about 5,000 store closures since the beginning of 2019, but the amount of space that is opening up is quite manageable. It's only mid-March, and U.S. retailers have already...read more
Source: The Bulletin By Nadja Popovich, New York Times Service Date: March 13th, 2019 Article Condensed; See link to full Article below. Solar panels and wind turbines get a lot of attention. A more inconspicuous instrument is helping to reshape America’s energy...read more
Source: ACEE By Rachel Gold 2.20.19 An increasing number of states are finding new ways to track and value energy savings over time, according to research published today. Energy efficiency savings can accrue over many years, but most policies focus only on the...read more
Source: Energy Manager Today By Christina Halfpenny, Executive Director of the DesignLights Consortium. 2.28.19 (Article condensed; see link for the full article below) Incredible as it may seem, Americans, on average, spend 90% of their time indoors, according...read more
Phoenix Lite Single Phase, Indoor, Standby Emergency Lighting Inverter 575 to 1050 Watt Phoenix Lite series - the cost-effective inverter system that's quick and easy to install. FYI, As a recap, A lighting inverter converts DC battery power to standard AC voltages to...read more
Keystone XFit washdown fixtures are ideal for wet locations and provide light uniformity for comfortable and safe working conditions. Keystone’s XFit Round High Bay fixtures, sometimes called UFO high bay fixtures, are ideal for replacing HID high bay lights, offering...read more