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Business | DOE | Apr 03, 2023
DOE to Make $1 Billion Available for Improved Energy Codes
DOE to Make $1 Billion Available for Improved Energy Codes On behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of State and Community Energy Programs (SCEP), the Building Technologies Office (BTO) is excited to promote DOE’s intent to make $1 billion in funding available to states and local governments for improved building codes that reduce carbon emissions and improve energy efficiency through the IRA Funded Technical Assistance for the Adoption of Building Energy Codes. Read more »
Trilux | Business | Mar 15, 2023
Refurbishment Tool – Quickly Assists You in Finding the Right LED Solution
Refurbishment Tool – Quickly Assists You in Finding the Right LED Solution Due to lamp bans, high energy costs and ambitious sustainability goals, renovating inefficient conventional lighting solutions with LED lights is currently one of the most urgent and economically sensible tasks for companies. But how do customers quickly and easily find the right 1:1 renovation solution for their individual projects? TRILUX provides the answer with the TRILUX REFURBISHMENT TOOL. Read more »
Business | Feb 22, 2023
Light + Building 2024: Be Electrified
Light + Building 2024: Be Electrified For the building sector, the target is set by the EU climate protection package by 2050: it is climate neutrality. The milestones on the way there include the expansion of renewable energies, the increase in efficient energy use and the expansion of electromobility. The basis for this is the electrification and digitalisation of houses and buildings. The necessary technical solutions will be on show at Light + Building from 3 to 8 March 2024 in Frankfurt am Main. Read more »
Instrument Systems | ISO 17025 | Testing | Business | Feb 14, 2023
ISO 17025 Compliant On-site Testing at the Customer’s Premises
ISO 17025 Compliant On-site Testing at the Customer’s Premises As of January 2023, Instrument Systems optionally offers its ISO 17025 compliant illuminance and luminous intensity tests at the installation sites of its big AMS and LGS goniophotometer light measurement systems. Previously, the accreditation for on-site testing only applied for Instrument Systems’ DMS display measurement systems. The option to have equipment tested at the installation site in order to obtain an ISO 17025 compliant certificate, allows customers a nearly uninterrupted operation of their large systems, which are often continuously in use for quality control and COP testing. Read more »
Tridonic | Sustainability | ecovadis | Business | Jan 30, 2023
Outstanding Sustainability Rating for Tridonic
Outstanding Sustainability Rating for Tridonic In January 2023, Tridonic was awarded the EcoVadis Silver Medal for the first time in recognition of its EcoVadis rating for sustainability. This puts Tridonic in the top 25 percent of more than 100,000 EcoVadis rated companies worldwide. Read more »
AcuityBrands | Bios Lighting | Business | Jan 26, 2023
Acuity Brands Announces Licensing Agreement with BIOS
Acuity Brands Announces Licensing Agreement with BIOS Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) announced today that its subsidiary Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. (“Acuity Brands”) has entered into an agreement with Biological Innovations and Optimization Systems, LLC (BIOS) to participate in the BIOS ILLUMINATED™ partnership program. In connection with this agreement, BIOS will sell to Acuity Brands certain human-centric LED lighting components for use in its architectural lighting fixtures for wellness. Acuity Brands will also have the worldwide right to use the BIOS® trademark for marketing and promoting these lighting fixtures that include BIOS SkyBlue™ technology. Read more »
Events | Lightfair | Oct 31, 2022
Lightfair to Move to Biennial Event Schedule
Lightfair to Move to Biennial Event Schedule LightFair, North America’s largest architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, today announced it is transitioning to a biennial event schedule beginning with the 2023 event, scheduled for May 21-25 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. As the major player in this vibrant space, LightFair’s updated schedule will better serve the industry’s manufacturing cycle, product marketplace and the overall needs of lighting professionals. Read more »
Lumileds | Business | Oct 17, 2022
Lumileds Announces Confirmation of Plan of Reorganization
Lumileds Announces Confirmation of Plan of Reorganization Lumileds Holding B.V. (“Lumileds” or the “Company”), a global leader in innovative lighting solutions, announced today that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has confirmed the Company’s Plan of Reorganization (the “Plan”). Lumileds plans to emerge from the chapter 11 process (“Chapter 11”) the week of October 31 following the satisfaction of certain administrative items before the Plan becomes effective. Read more »
Events | Delighted Talks
deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Balancing Health and Energy (Nov 3, 2022)
deLIGHTed Talks: Good Light – Balancing Health and Energy (Nov 3, 2022) The Good Light Group, together with the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR), the Daylight Academy (DLA), the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), and Luger Research (LR), are organizing and presenting the “Good Light – Balancing Health and Energy” lectures. The webinar explains the need for a day with Good Light and how we are able to balance health and energy issues in lighting designs. Read more »
Upciti | Signify | Street Lighting | Business | Sep 30, 2022
Signify and Upciti Announce Intent to Partner
Signify and Upciti Announce Intent to Partner Street lighting provides a strong foundation to make cities smart, livable and sustainable. Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, and Upciti, an expert in artificial intelligence and edge computing, today announced their intent to partner. The companies aim to help cities and utilities across the United States and Canada get added value, well beyond illumination, from their lighting infrastructure. Read more »
Lumileds | Business | Aug 30, 2022
Lumileds Announces Agreement with Requisite Lenders on the Terms of a Comprehensive Financial Restructuring to Accelerate Long-Term Growth
Lumileds Announces Agreement with Requisite Lenders on the Terms of a Comprehensive Financial Restructuring to Accelerate Long-Term Growth Lumileds Holding B.V. (“Lumileds” or the “Company”), a global leader in innovative lighting solutions, announced that it has entered into a restructuring support agreement (the “RSA” or the “Agreement”) with its lenders holding a significant majority of the loans outstanding under its prepetition first lien debt facility on the terms of a comprehensive financial restructuring that would significantly de-leverage and strengthen its balance sheet by over $1.3 billion, accelerate Lumileds’ growth, and enable further investment in innovation to pursue additional strategic opportunities through the injection of up to $275 million of liquidity. Read more »
CIE Report | Spectroradiomentry | Instrument Systems | Business | Jul 28, 2022
New CIE Report on Spectroradiometry
New CIE Report on Spectroradiometry Under the scientific direction of Instrument Systems, the Technical Committee TC2-80 of the CIE has prepared a new technical report on the spectroradiometric measurement of optical radiation sources. Read more »
AIXTRON | Business | Jul 28, 2022
AIXTRON – Financial News
AIXTRON – Financial News AIXTRON SE (FSE: AIXA, ISIN DE000A0WMPJ6), a leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, recorded its highest quarterly order intake since 2011 in the second quarter of 2022. The order intake was driven by broad based demand from nearly all addressed end markets. Along with the underlying strong demand, AIXTRON equipment for energy efficient power electronics on the basis of Gallium Nitride (GaN) and Silicon Carbide (SiC) ensure an excellent order situation for AIXTRON supporting the year-on-year improvement of both revenue and profit in the second quarter. Read more »
LightingEurope | Sustainability | Business | Jul 12, 2022
How the EU’s Many Sustainability Initiatives Will Impact the Lighting Industry
How the EU’s Many Sustainability Initiatives Will Impact the Lighting Industry If you think the lighting industry is subject to a lot of regulation now, to paraphrase a classic rock song, ‘you ain’t seen nothing yet’. In March of this year, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a comprehensive new legislative package called the Sustainable Products Initiative (SPI). Part of the Commission’s flagship Green Deal, the SPI essentially aims to ensure that only the most sustainable products are sold in Europe. Read more »
DOE | L-Prize | Business | Jul 12, 2022
DOE Launches Prototype Phase of L-Prize Lighting Competition
DOE Launches Prototype Phase of L-Prize Lighting Competition The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) launched the second, “Prototype” phase of its three-phase Lighting Prize (L-Prize®) competition, a DOE American-Made Challenge designed to spur groundbreaking innovation, stimulate American manufacturing, and give rise to the next generation of lighting in commercial buildings. Read more »
Nichia | Neozoon | Awards | Featured | Business | Jul 12, 2022
Neozoon Powered by Optisolis Wins Design Plus Award 2022
Neozoon Powered by Optisolis Wins Design Plus Award 2022 This year, Neozoon powered by Optisolis wins the Light + Building Design Plus Award in the “Exhibitors” category. Neozoon designed the mobile light according to the cradle-to-cradle principle and integrated NICHIA's Optisolis full-spectrum LEDs as the light source. Read more »
Business | ams OSRAM | Inventronics | Jun 30, 2022
ams OSRAM Reaches an Agreement for Inventronics to Acquire the Digital Systems Business in Europe and Asia
ams OSRAM Reaches an Agreement for Inventronics to Acquire the Digital Systems Business in Europe and Asia ams OSRAM, a global leader in optical solutions, announced today the agreement to sell the Digital Systems business in Europe and Asia to Inventronics, a global supplier of LED drivers. ams OSRAM will continue to focus on the high technology semiconductor business, as well as automotive, entertainment and industry lamps business. The transaction represents a further milestone in the implementation of ams OSRAM’s strategy to focus on core technology areas in illumination, visualization and sensing, and to divest businesses that are not core to the company’s strategy. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions. Read more »
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