LED Lighting Luminaires and Fixtures

DOE Presenting Two SSL Webinars, “Understanding Technology Tradeoffs in High-Efficacy Luminaires,” and “Sky Glow Comparison Tool”

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) scheduled two solid-state lighting webinars, one on Oct. 25 at 2 pm EDT, and the other on Nov. 8, at 1 pm EST. The first webinar is titled, “Understanding Technology Tradeoffs in High-Efficacy Luminaires,” and the second is titled, “Sky Glow Comparison Tool.” Understanding …

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Zumtobel Wins Award for Short Film Ad about its Soon-to-be-released Emergency Lighting System

Zumtobel of Dornbirn, Austria, has created an award-winning ad for its  RESCLITE PRO. The film that the company produced combines elements of suspense and horror movies with an eerie setting in a dark staircase. The ad focuses on a woman who appears to be wearing an emergency life preserver around …

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Researcher to Study Sunlight-Mimicking LED Lighting’s Influence on Mental Health

Dr. Myriam Juda intends to answer the question of whether or not natural sunlight mimicking LED lighting can affect the body’s natural circadian rhythms and improve mental health and recovery.  Dr. Juda is a postdoctoral fellow at Simon Fraser University, Canada in the Department of Psychology. Her research into human …

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Lighting Science Introduces Air Sanitizing Luminaire

Lighting Science of West Warwick, Rhode Island, launched a new LED luminaire that is said to reduce the airborne pathogens responsible for numerous illnesses. According to Lighting Science, the easy-to-install Cleanse ™ is an air-sanitizing luminaire that decreases the levels of airborne particles, including microorganisms. Such health concerns are widely …

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Light Artist James Turrell Works with Zumtobel on Skyspace Lech Installation

Light artist James Turrell, again worked with LED lighting from Zumtobel. In his latest work, Skyspace Lech, Turrel blends the mostly underground Skyspace Lech into the landscape of the Arlberg mountains in western Austria. Those passing, see just an elliptical dome and a similarly rounded construction made from natural stone. …

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Independent Namibian Film Utilizes Signify’s Philips Strand Brand Lighting

Signify (previously called Philips Lighting), reported that its Philips Strand Lighting studio and location fixtures have provided practical and performance benefits to the production of an independent Namibian movie with working title, #LANDoftheBRAVEfilm. DWR Distribution, Signify’s Entertainment Lighting sales partner in South Africa supplied a range of Philips Strand Lighting’s …

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