Lighting Design & Specification

Venkat Venkataramanan

 

Guangzhou in China saw one of the largest lighting trade fairs in the history with about 2,400 exhibitors and 150,000 visitors estimated during 9-12 June 2017.  Now in its 22nd edition, Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition (GILE) has emerged as one of the most influential lighting events in the world.  Themed  ‘THINKLIGHT: Our Convergent Future’, GILE 2017 explored the totality of lighting that has expanded the scope of illumination in the LED era, beyond the basic on/off and dimming functions.

 

Survey

 

Canadian women in the lighting design industry trail men by only $778 annually.

 

 

IESBC

The Illuminating Engineering Society of British Columbia (IESBC) has awarded the 2017 ‘Vision Awards, which honours outstanding BC lighting engineers and designers for their local and international projects. Submissions for the ‘Vision Awards’ open yearly in January.

 

 

Harbin Opera House

 

Luminaries of the lighting profession gathered on 10 May to honor the winners of the 34th Annual International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) International Lighting Design Awards. Twenty-two projects from eight countries were on display – including interiors, monuments, façades, museums, and a residence. This year’s winners represent some of the most innovative and inspiring work found anywhere in the world of architectural lighting design.

 

New Alliance

 

Leading lighting and LED driver manufacturers, Internet of Things (IoT) technology companies, and industry groups have established the IoT-Ready Alliance, dedicated to making installation of IoT technology in luminaires easy now and in the future.

 

 

Source Award

 

The Canadian design team of Paul D. Mercier and Kimberly R. Mercier are recipients of Source awards for two lighting design projects: the 1st Street SW Underpass in Calgary, Alberta http://lighting.electricalindustry.ca/led-technology/1501-illumination-project-to-animate-calgary-underpass, and the City of New York Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York.

 

 

The Illuminating Engineering Society Illumination Awards are an annual recognition of creativity, originality, and professionalism in lighting design. This year, the Smith + Andersen Toronto Lighting Team received two Section Awards for two projects: 619/621 Queen West façade lighting, and the One Queen East lobby lighting...

 

 

Since 2010 lighting has evolved more than in the entire 20th century, and this is not expected to end anytime soon, with the rise of technologies like visible light communication (VLC) and the Internet of Things...

 

 

Retail lighting is transforming the shopping experience at the Vegas super mall in Moscow. The idea was to recreate Tokyo’s famous Ginza shopping street within the mall...

 

 

The just concluded third annual Lighting Architecture Movement Project (LAMP) competition continues to provide an international opportunity for up-and-coming lighting designers to showcase their talents in a unique conceptual exploration of light. It’s a one-of-a-kind lighting design competition and exhibition held yearly in Vancouver, BC. 

 

 

Changing Scene

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Standard’s photometric data files (IES files) have been updated and optimized and are now ...
The appearance of one of Europe’s most important cathedrals has been transformed with a new, ...
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Design

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A lamp made with graphene, said by its U.K. developers to be the first commercially viable ...
Researchers from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have used optogenetics to ...
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The evolution of lighting technology is giving birth to amazing new possibilities. Where lighting ...
From May 3 to 7, New York City’s Javits Centre hosted the 26th edition ofLightfair ...

LED Technology

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LED's Part 2The benefits of LEDs almost seem too good to be true, and in some cases may be. Rapid ...
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You may soon be able to add “growing space vegetables” to the list of uses for LEDs. Researchers at ...
Showing off your modern lighting advancements makes a powerful statement to customers. You’ll be ...
Acuity Brands, Inc. has launched a next-generation OLED product portfolio, including the ...
Halo light-emitting diode (LED) downlights from Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Division are featured in ...
LED keeps evolving. Six or seven years ago no one thought that LED was bright enough or ...
Although a relatively new technology, organic light-emitting diodes, OLEDs, are labelled today’s ...
Organic LEDs (OLEDs) are an interesting and promising new display technology. They provide a number ...

New Products

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Legrand’s Pass & Seymour Harmony Tru-Universal Dimmer comes with self-calibrating ...
iteline Corporation’s new 4” Versa-Series pot lights provide maximum safety and ...
Researchers at Duke University have developed a new method to make fluorescent molecules emit ...
The Fluke 1000FLT performs 5 essential tests in less than 30 seconds with one compact tool ...
Eaton’s Portfolio surface-mount light-emitting diode (LED) luminaire from its Cooper Lighting ...
Eaton’s Metalux Encounter and SkyRidge light-emitting diode (LED) luminaire families are now ...
Aimed at the residential market, Legrand’s new Pass & Seymour arc fault circuit ...

Latest News

Take Back the LightThe proper recycling of mercury containing lamps has become the focus of several programs and government legislation recently. Several provinces have developed programs designed to eliminate mercury containing lamps from ending up in landfills, while others are dominated by private recycling programs. Whether government initiated or private recycling mercury containing lamps is important for the future of our environment.

Read more: Mercury Recycling. . .

 

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