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    Lighting Primer

    Architectural Lighting: Designing with Light and Space

     
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    When the Lights Went Out

    Historian David E. Nye explores the social history of blackouts in America.

     
  • Altman Lighting Plans Expansion

    In an effort to keep one of its own local, the city of Yonkers and the Board of the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency announced in April that they would pass a resolution to negotiate the terms of an economic incentive package with Altman Lighting, a leading theatrical stage and architectural...

     
  • Cree Acquires Ruud Lighting

    Cree and Ruud Lighting are the latest lighting companies to join the mergers and acquisitions activities that have characterized the lighting industry over the past several years. The announcement, that Cree was acquiring Ruud Lighting, was made on Aug. 17 and involves a stock-and-cash transfer...

     
  • Irene's Outages Put Backup Power to the Test ~

     
  • Pop-Up Power Outlet

    The Kitchen Power Grommet provides convenient access to electricity on virtually any countertop.

     
  • Back-Up Power Supply

    According to Generac, the new CorePower System offers all the safety and convenience of an automatic standby power supply at a price only a little higher than that of a portable generator.

     
  • Technology: Friend or Foe?

    Lam Partners created Ideas to Light to inform and educate anyone interested in lighting and design, and to share knowledge the firm has amassed over a 40-year history designing integrated lighting for architecture and outdoor environments. The seventh post to appear on archlighting.com...

     
  • Brighter Fan Lights

    Broan and NuTone recently announced that they've improved the lighting for their Ultra Silent Ventilation Fans With Lights.

     
  • Flashing Electrical Boxes in Stucco

    Exterior electrical boxes on stucco jobs often aren't flashed properly, partly because the plaster contractors don't know how.

     
  • Weaving a Cedar Roof Valley

    Cedar roofs are common in Eastern Massachusetts, where I live and work.

     
  • LED Light Bulb

    According to GE, fins surrounding the new 9-watt Energy Smart LED bulb dissipate heat and disperse light, making it the world's first omnidirectional LED replacement bulb.

     
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    Lighting Controls Come of Age

    Lighting designers and manufacturers weigh in on the future of this critical system.

     
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    Remote-Source Lighting—Up Close

    From the Archive presents articles from the past 25 years, with new commentary from members of the lighting community.

     
  • National Lighting Bureau's High-Benefit Lighting Awards

     
  • Quick Charging Station

    Eaton Corp., which makes charging systems for commercial electric-powered vehicles, now offers a line of chargers for residential applications.

     
  • Faster Through-Bolt

    If you're still using a socket wrench to fasten posts or beams, you might want to check out the ThruLok Screw Bolt Fastening System.

     
  • Tight-Space Drill

    With LED lighting and a head length of only 3 3„4 inches, Milwaukee's M18 Cordless 3„8" Right-Angle Drill Driver might make life a bit easier for cabinet installers - or anyone who works in dark cramped quarters.

     
  • Less-Costly LEDs

    ViriBright LED Light Bulbs offer the efficiency, durability, and dimmability of LEDs at a price closer to what you'd expect to pay for high-quality compact fluorescents.

     
  • New 12-Volt Drill/Drivers

    The new generation of lithium-ion subcompacts are lightweight and surprisingly powerful for their size.

     
 
 
 
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