Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Lighting articles below.
Scientists from GE Global Research and Konica Minolta have demonstrated illumination quality white OLEDs essential for producing products at lower costs.
The BrightSolutions service brand retrofits interior and exterior lighting applications for reduced energy consumption and maintenance.
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.
GE Lighting has announced the five finalists for its 27th annual international GE Edison Award competition.
Through alliances with energy services companies (ESCOs), GE Lighting is continuing its work providing customers with a full-service approach to energy savings.
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.
Available as a free PDF download, Lighting Solutions gives an overview of several keys to lighting initiatives.
With a growing emphasis on cost-effective building maintenance practices, many facility managers are looking for ways to increase elevator efficiency and performance,
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.
The CA-based boating retailer chose fluorescent lighting fixtures with reflective material when retrofitting one of its distribution centers.
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.
Contributor Howard P. Lewis writes on how strategic retrofits and maintenance practices serve facilities departments and occupants alike.
A Square D® Powerlink® G3 intelligent lighting control system can be a critical part of a demand response strategy.
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.
This lamp from EYE Lighting is rated for both vertical and horizontal mounting.
OSRAM SYLVANIA has launched the SYLVANIA Energy Solutions Network, an alliance between the global lighting brand, energy service companies (ESCOs), and electrical distributors nationwide.
A payback period of under two years was an important factor in the decision.
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.
This three-phase Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) from Staco Energy Products provides computer grade power quality for virtually any lighting system.
This three-step dimming ballast operates using existing wiring and standard wall switches.
The participants have been recognized for their work on lighting the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium (c.1927) in California.
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.
Industry members can enter for a chance to win a vacation from Universal Lighting Technologies.
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.
The company has been chosen as Partner of the Year for Lighting Product Manufacturer.
The co-organizers of New Year’s Eve in Times Square (Times Square Alliance, Countdown Entertainment) unveiled a new Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball last...
NEMA has published the following reaffirmed standards for Shunt Capacitors, Typical Proximity Switch Specifications, and Additional Requirements for Proximity Switches Suitable for Use in Strong Magnetic Fields.
GE Consumer & Industrial’s Electrical Distribution business will travel to 31 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada by January 2009. Beginning in August, GE’s...
TFM takes a look back at the most influential trends of 2007
This lighting source is making inroads in practical building installations.
Efforts to lessen the environmental impact of a facility can take on many forms.