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    Lighting Primer

    An overview of ARCHITECTUAL LIGHTING magazine's history.

     
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    No-Cover-Plate Electrical Outlets

    If you can’t stand the sight of cover plates, consider Bocci’s 22 Series Wall Accessories.

     
  • Floor Heat Cable

    WarmWire floor heat cable makes it easy to incorporate radiant heat into a kitchen or bath: You simply tape cable straps to each side of the subfloor, weave the cable between the straps, and cover with a cement-based or gypsum-based mortar.

     
  • LED Replacement Bulbs

    Switch Bulb Co. says its new LED replacement bulbs combine the color and dimmability of incandescents with the efficiency and longevity of LEDs at an affordable price — $20 per bulb.

     
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    One-on-One with Terry Clark

    Interview with Terry Clark of Finelite.

     
  • Doe Solid-State Lighting Updates

    Through its various market development, product testing, and research program initiatives, the U.S. Department of Energy's solid-state lighting program continues to champion LED technology and integration.

     
  • Cree Acquires Ruud Lighting

     
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    One-on-One with Zia Eftekhar

    Zia Eftekhar is part of a rare lighting breed of industry professionals who have the hindsight of 40-plus years of experience.

     
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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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