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GE Lighting Sold

May 27, 2020

Savant Systems, Inc.to Acquire GE Lighting Deal will create an industry leader, combining Savant’s innovative smart home technology and professional installation channels for the home with GE’s brand, lighting expertise and retailer channels.  Savant will continue use of the GE brand. Furthers Savant’s mission to become the premier company in intelligent lighting solutions. Boston, MARead more


LRC Launches New Website: Lighting for Healthy Living

May 27, 2020

Introducing the LRC’s new Lighting for Healthy Living website! Integrating recent developments in lighting research and education, and bridging them to lighting applications in real-world situations, the new website focuses less on patterns and more on process.  


IALD Hosts the 37th Annual International Lighting Design Awards Show Online

May 26, 2020

CHICAGO, IL USA, 26 MAY 2020 | The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) announces its 37th Annual International Lighting Design Awards show will be hosted online on Thursday, 18 June 2020. For the first time, the IALD’s historic awards program will be open for the world to join together in the celebration.


Signify to appoint Francisco Javier van Engelen Sousa as CFO

May 26, 2020

Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, today announced the appointment of Francisco Javier van Engelen Sousa as Chief Financial Officer, effective June 15, 2020. Javier will succeed René van Schooten, who currently holds the position on an interim basis. Over the coming months René and Javier will work closelyRead more


EdisonReport Interview with Manish Bhandari, CEO of GE Current

May 22, 2020

Your humble editor interviewed Manish Bhandari, the CEO of GE Current, a Daintree Company.  Originally, this was to be an in-person interview at LightFair.  Manish opens up about the pandemic and GE Current is dealing with it.  He surprised me with a new product that is being manufactured in his phosphor plant, near Nela Park.Read more


Hanley Wood, Parent of Architectural Lighting, has Layoff

May 22, 2020

Architectural Lighting used to be one of the premier publications in our industry.  That was back when the well-respected Elizabeth Donoff was the editor.  The printed magazine stopped being printed and Elizabeth Donoff left.  For a while it was an online magazine and now it has been reduced to a newsletter.  Many of the articlesRead more


New York MTA Buys UV-Light Devices to Kill Coronavirus

May 20, 2020

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority will use ultraviolet light to help remove Covid-19 from its subways, buses and commuter trains as the technology has shown to eradicate the virus from surfaces. The MTA will spend about $1 million for 150 double-headed lamps and begin next week zapping the interior of subway cars in the yard. While such technology hasRead more