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Sea Gull Lighting Awarded 2012 Energy Star

Sea Gull Lighting Awarded 2012 Energy Star

RIVERSIDE, N.J.–An Energy Star partner since 1992, Sea Gull Lighting recently received a 2012 Energy Star Award for Excellence in Energy Star Promotion from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The award recognizes Sea Gull Lighting’s work in promoting products and programs that meet Energy Star for energy efficiency, a release said. The company received theMore »

ART Conference 2012 in New Orleans Now has Additional Hotel Space

ART Conference 2012 in New Orleans Now has Additional Hotel Space

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–Since the original room block at the Ritz Carlton is completely filled, the Accessories Resource Team’s ART Conference 2012 has contracted an additional block of rooms with Iberville Suites for the conference, scheduled for May 17-20 in New Orleans. Iberville Suites shares the same building with the Ritz Carlton and is located at 910More »

LEDucation to Take Place This Week

LEDucation to Take Place This Week

NEW YORK–Today is the last day for online registration of LEDucation, an event dedicated to advancing the education of the lighting community on LED technology. Organized by the Designers Lighting Forum (DFL) of New York, it will take place this Wednesday, March 21, at the Hotel Pennsylvania here. Onsite registration will be available on Wednesday.More »

Switch Lighting Named Edison Awards Finalist

Switch Lighting Named Edison Awards Finalist

SAN JOSE, Calif.–With its Switch75 LED bulb, Switch Lighting has been named as an award finalist by the internationally renowned 2012 Edison Awards, which recognize and honor innovative products, services and business leaders worldwide. In the Energy and Sustainability area, the Switch75 bulb is a finalist in the Smart Systems category, one of 15 categoriesMore »

It’s All About the ARTS

It’s All About the ARTS

The best of the best in the decorative accessory and lighting industries were honored in at the 23rd annual ARTS Awards. Awards in 26 categories in retail and manufacturing were presented, as was the Academy of Achievement Award, given to Allan Palecek, founder, CEO and lead designer of Palecek, for his impact on the industry.More »

Positive on Portables

Positive on Portables

By Andrea Lillo Several lighting fixture manufacturers delved into the portable category at the January shows, looking to add on a natural extension to business. In addition, the new HGTV line of portables, in the decorating channel’s five design styles, launched at E.L.K. Lighting. For fixed lighting company Hudson Valley Lighting, the new line isMore »

LBL Lighting sparkles with a twist

LBL Lighting sparkles with a twist

Product designer and artistic director Dennis Beard debuted his first collection with LBL Lighting in Dallas, and his background in set design and theater was evident, as was his openness to a wide range of materials, from sheets of Swarovski Elements crystal to the acrylic tabs used to hold apparel price tags. “I love takingMore »

Adesso Shows Full Spectrum LED Lamps

Adesso Shows Full  Spectrum LED Lamps

In Dallas, Adesso brought out the first full spectrum LED lamps available to the market, said Lee Schaak, chairman. “We’ve cracked this category.” With a minimum color rendering index (CRI) of 90 and using 8 to 10 watt LED chips for brighter lumen outputs to simulate natural daylight, he said, the line gives out “aMore »