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3000+ Participants from 59 Countries Attend IES Webinar on UV

May 8, 2020

New York, NY, May 8, 2020. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a wave of seemingly conflicting statements and opinions about the disinfection capabilities and safety of GUV, and in support of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Photobiology Committee Report (CR-2-20-V1 [click here]) Germicidal Ultraviolet (GUV) – Frequently Asked Questions, a webinar was held on MayRead more


OSRAM Revenue Only Falls by 8% During Q2

May 8, 2020

Adjusted EBITDA margin increases by four percentage points to 11.7 percent in Q2 – Group revenue declines on a comparable basis – Positive free cash flow of 64 million euros achieved – Kathrin Dahnke on board as new CFO – Medium-term effects of COVID-19 pandemic not yet predictable Osram has achieved a good second quarterRead more


DesignLights Consortium Releases Draft Update to its Horticultural Lighting Testing and Reporting Requirements

May 7, 2020

MEDFORD, MA – May 7, 2020 – The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) today released for comment draft Technical Requirements for LED-based Horticultural Lighting: Version 2.0,  an update designed to increase the efficacy threshold for the DLC’s Horticultural Qualified Products List (QPL), while continuing the transition to specific data and metrics that best represent horticultural lighting performance.Read more


Edison Price Files Chapter 11

May 6, 2020

EXCLUSIVE:  MUST CREDIT EDISONREPORT.  EdisonReport can confirm that Edison Price has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on 1 MAY.   Your humble editor spoke to Emma Price, President of Edison Price Lighting.  She explained that they have been shutdown since March and unable to produce or ship any product in nearly 7 weeks.  She went onRead more


EdisonReport Announces the Launch of EdisonReport.tv

May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020, Nashville, TN – With the COVID-19 pandemic leading to the postponement and cancellation of trade shows, EdisonReport launches EdisonReport.tv. The new website will serve as a platform for manufacturers to promote their products virtually through videos. EdisonReport.tv is modeled after a trade show, with different halls for select industry niches and aRead more


Confirmed: Light + Building 2020 Canceled

May 5, 2020

We were very much looking forward to getting together with you and all national and international guests to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Light + Building, the international platform for lighting and building services technology. Unfortunately, nature has decided that this is not to be. In view of the situation caused by the corona pandemicRead more


ALA: Can Germicidal Lighting Combat COVID-19?

May 5, 2020

DALLAS, May 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The use of germicidal lighting to combat germs and viruses, including COVID-19, is a hot topic. Germicidal ultraviolet “light” or GUV refers to the technology of germicidal lighting, which utilizes ultraviolet-emitting sources. While GUV has great opportunity, it is more complicated than simply turning on a UV light. Terry McGowan, FIES, LC, directorRead more


Ubicquia® to acquire industry leading Smart City Platform CityIQ® from GE Current, a Daintree company.

May 4, 2020

Ubicquia®, the global leader in simply connected, simply smart streetlight smart city and small cell platforms, today announced that it has acquired all CityIQ® assets including technology, related patents and contracts with major customers and cities across the US and Canada. In addition, all CityIQ Development, Sales and Customer Success team members across Montreal andRead more


Lawrence Lin Leaves LEDVANCE

May 4, 2020

Lawrence Lin has left LEDVANCE and Qinghuan Sun has been appointed as the new CEO and Managing Director, based in China. The role of Managing Director USC will be taken over by Erol Kirilmaz, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, on an interim basis. Almost five years since the carve out from OSRAM, LEDVANCE has masteredRead more