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The end of the tunnel appears to be about nine or so months away. The light there is, thankfully, not from an oncoming train. Or so it seems.

Lighting Systems Index Indicates Brighter Times Ahead

Lighting Systems Index Indicates Brighter Times Ahead

The end of the tunnel appears to be about nine or so months away. The light there is, thankfully, not from an oncoming train. Or so it seems.

NEMA Awards Recognize Members

One member will receive the Bernard H. Falk Award, and five others NEMA's Kite and Key Award.

Hotel In NYC Reaps Reward Of Utility Rebate

The Crowne Plaza Times Square hotel recouped more than 25% of its investment in a lighting upgrade.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Convia Commissioning/Maintenance Partnership

Convia/A Herman Miller Company has partnered with Sylvania Lighting Services (SLS) to provide customers streamlined servicing for their Convia energy management systems.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Class Pack Lighting Systems

These Systems from GE Lighting and Lithonia Lighting combine high light output, full spectrum fluorescent lighting with a ballast system to deliver customized lighting levels.

Untapped Resource: “Cash For Clunkers” Lighting Program

By qualifying for the Commercial Building Tax Deduction (CBTD), commercial lighting system owners can derive a tax benefit to help offset the cost of a new lighting system or lighting system improvement, up to 60¢ per square foot.

Development In Organic LED Lighting

Scientists from GE Global Research and Konica Minolta have demonstrated illumination quality white OLEDs essential for producing products at lower costs.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Bright Solutions By Action Services Group

The BrightSolutions service brand retrofits interior and exterior lighting applications for reduced energy consumption and maintenance.

Energy Efficiency Spending Rebounds

A survey of more than 1,400 North American executives and managers responsible for making investments and managing energy in commercial buildings found that planned investment in energy efficiency is expected to rebound in 2010.

Lighting Design Project Awards

GE Lighting has announced the five finalists for its 27th annual international GE Edison Award competition.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: ESCO Energy Services Program From GE Lighting

Through alliances with energy services companies (ESCOs), GE Lighting is continuing its work providing customers with a full-service approach to energy savings.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Seeing Wine In A New Light

Lighting influences how wine tastes and how much consumers are willing to pay for it, theNLB reports, citing conclusions drawn from a series of three German experiments in which more than 500 people tasted white Riesling wines.

IFMA Foundation Releases Effective Lighting Solutions Guide

Available as a free PDF download, Lighting Solutions gives an overview of several keys to lighting initiatives.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Elevator Efficiency

With a growing emphasis on cost-effective building maintenance practices, many facility managers are looking for ways to increase elevator efficiency and performance,

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: This Chair Rocks! (And So Does Its Light!)

Rochus Jacob was awarded the first prize for his Murakami Chair which incorporates technology into the skids of the chair to run an OLED light—thereby powering an attached reading lamp with energy generated from its own rocking motion.

West Marine Gains From Lighting Retrofit

The CA-based boating retailer chose fluorescent lighting fixtures with reflective material when retrofitting one of its distribution centers.

Targeted Magnetic Ballast Phase Out To Begin Next Year

The July 1, 2010 date marks the last step of a multi-step phase-out that began on July 1, 2005, the date when ballast manufacturers could no longer sell T12 magnetic ballasts for use in new fixtures with full wattage T12 lamps.

Services & Maintenance: Lighting The Way From Good To Great

Contributor Howard P. Lewis writes on how strategic retrofits and maintenance practices serve facilities departments and occupants alike.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Powerlink G3 System

A Square D® Powerlink® G3 intelligent lighting control system can be a critical part of a demand response strategy.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Banana + Cement Bags = Lamp?

This one of a kind, handmade fixture by Domingos Totora and a team of artisans from Brazil is a decorative and utilitarian piece that reflects an adherence to ethnic ancestral style.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: EYE 400W Metal Halide Lamp

This lamp from EYE Lighting is rated for both vertical and horizontal mounting.

OSRAM SYLVANIA Joins With ESCOs to Reduce Facility Energy Costs

OSRAM SYLVANIA has launched the SYLVANIA Energy Solutions Network, an alliance between the global lighting brand, energy service companies (ESCOs), and electrical distributors nationwide.

LED Lighting Chosen For Dallas Garage

A payback period of under two years was an important factor in the decision.

American Clean Energy and Security Act Passes

The American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES), which just passed the House in a close vote, is being seen by many energy and environmental advocates as an important step forward towards the comprehensive approach needed to reduce climate emissions and increase clean energy usage in the United States.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: FirstLine 924 UPS

This three-phase Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) from Staco Energy Products provides computer grade power quality for virtually any lighting system.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Easy Dim Ballast From Robertson Worldwide

This three-step dimming ballast operates using existing wiring and standard wall switches.

Lighting Project Earns GE Edison Award

The participants have been recognized for their work on lighting the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium (c.1927) in California.

Lighting Upgrades And Facility Management

Increased efficiency in this sphere is more important then ever. Results from a survey sponsored by NEMA/EnLIGHTen America examine facility managers' attitudes on their plans to proceed.

Need A Vacation?

Industry members can enter for a chance to win a vacation from Universal Lighting Technologies.

A Look At LED Lighting

LED lighting, with its promise of high levels of energy efficiency and long operating life, is being used in certain applications in many facilities. However, the technology is not mainstream in today's facilities.

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