Lighting Designers – SSL Design

Charlie Chaplin’s Former Home Gets Lighting Upgrade

Moorecrest, the former home of silent film star, Charlie Chaplin is located beneath the famous Hollywood sign. The 3000 square foot structure has two prayer rooms on parapets, a glass dome, and a fountain room. It was built in 1921, and Charlie Chaplin rented it for several years. Later, Mary …

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EBV Electronik Devotes New Specialist Group to LED Lighting

EBV Electronik, headquartered in Munich, Germany, has begun a European group of lighting specialists devoted to LED lighting. The company is no stranger to LED lighting. It was named Osram Opto Semiconductor’s European Distributor of the Year in 2004 and 2005. The company points out that LEDs enable their customers …

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Task Lighting Corporation to Unveil Under Cabinet LED Luminaire in May

The Task Lighting Corporation, a wholesale manufacturer of commercial and residential lighting located in Kerney, Nebraska USA, recently won a product innovator award from Kitchen and Bath Business Magazine for the Angle Power Strip, a low profile power strip designed to be unobtrusive and to avoid having to cut expensive …

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DOE and PNNL Seek LED Product Manufacturers for Economic Justification Demonstration

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) of Portland, Oregon USA, on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has invited solid state lighting product manufacturers to take part in an economic feasibility demonstration of current or soon-to-be released LED products for general lighting. PNNL will offer short-term and long-term …

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Philips Lighting of North America Joins Alliance to Save Energy and Lighting Efficiency Coalition

Philips Lighting North America and the Alliance to Save Energy, and have joined the Lighting Efficiency Coalition, a coalition that advocates policies to transform the marketplace for lighting to use energy efficient products by 2016. The Alliance to Save Energy a coalition itself, is made up of prominent business, government, …

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Lighting Science Group to Provide Lighting for Consolidated Restaurant Operations

Lighting Science Group (LSG), a maker of LED bulbs and fixtures headquartered in Dallas, Texas USA, reports partnering with Consolidated Restaurant Operations (CRO), Inc., to provide efficient LED lighting solutions for more than 130 restaurant locations. Under the terms of the partnership agreement, CRO will retrofit selected restaurant locations with …

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600,000 LEDs provide a holiday glow in Brooklyn

Illuminating the landmark Prospect Park with 600,000 LED lights for the holidays proved to be a unique design and technical challenge. How do you create the largest holiday lighting installation in Brooklyn? Take one 80-foot-high and 80-foot-wide Memorial Arch, an assortment of beaux arts architectural elements by McKim, Mead & …

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A Sign of Adoption, International Media Exposure

In a country which we rarely get news from, Finland, a major national newspaper, Helsigin Sanomat has published a feature about the growing popularity of LEDs for home lighting. Such an article is perhaps a sign of increasing LED use for general lighting applications worldwide.The article sites one interior decorator, …

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Color Kinetics’ LED String Lights Showcased in Movie, Deck the Halls

Many neighbors have friendly competitions to see who can have the best holiday lighting display. Color Kinetics has helped to set the bar too high for mere amateur lighting designers and lighting architects. The company’s products and solutions play a major role in a feature film called “Deck the Halls”. …

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