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  • Feb 3, 2016
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    Will Anyone Miss the CFL?

    We don't expect much of anyone to rush into the void and preserve customers' access to the twisty half-measure, in its way an ingenious solution to making a fluorescent tube fit an old lamp....More
  • Jan 27, 2016
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    DOE Shelves Energy Conservation Standards for HID

    The DOE determined that higher energy conservation standards for HID lamps would not yield significant energy savings for the nation....More
  • Jan 13, 2016
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    Potential Suitors for Osram’s Lighting Business

    LEDinside has a nice rundown of the five Chinese manufacturers it sees as leading candidates to acquire Osram’s lighting business, which the German lighting giant has slated for spin-off this year. The five listed Chinese companies in the race for one of the big three international lamps manufacturers include MLS (known in the U.S. market by its Forest Lighting name), ETI, Tsinghua Tongfang, Felio Acoustics and Foshan Lighting....More
  • Jan 8, 2016
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    Acuity acquires GeoMetri

    Acuity Brands, Inc., Atlanta, acquired certain assets, including all proprietary technology and other intellectual property, of GeoMetri, LLC, a provider of a software and services platform for mapping, navigation and analytics in a cash deal announced this week....More
  • Jan 8, 2016
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    lluminate Boston and Vanguard Lighting announce merger

    Lighting agencies Illuminate Boston and Vanguard Lighting have joined to create a new organization called Illuminate|Vanguard. The merger of the two companies became effective Dec. 1, 2015. The new company will maintain existing offices in Woburn Mass.; Boston; and South Windsor, Conn....More
  • Jan 7, 2016
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    Navigant: Industrial and High-Bay Revenues to Peak in 2017

    In the group’s recent report on industrial and high-bay lighting categories, the firm forecasts a sales peak in 2017 at $23.5 billion worldwide, falling to $20.4 billion in 2024....More
  • Dec 22, 2015
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    NEMA Raises Concerns Over Lighting Requirements Pursued by California Energy Commission

    A proposal under consideration at the California Energy Commission (CEC) would limit lighting choices for consumers according to the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)....More
  • Dec 18, 2015
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    Lighting systems index up almost 5%

    NEMA’s Lighting Systems Shipments Index, a measure of demand for lighting equipment, increased by 4.8 percent year-over-year and by 4.4% quarter-to-quarter during 2015Q3....More
  • Dec 18, 2015
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    Lithonia recalls LED fixtures

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that Acuity Brands will recall about 6,500 lighting fixtures in its Lithonia JHBL LED line due to concerns that a metal hub used to mount the light fixtures to the ceiling can break and allow the fixture to fall....More
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