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Lighting

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  • The Pursuit of Passion

    There are no hard numbers on how many minority lighting designers are practicing, but one thing's for sure: the current number isn't enough

     
  • Lighting: Appliance or Application?

     
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    Are You Using State-of-the-Art Lighting Controls?

    Until the mid-1970s, buildings usually were designed without any type of lighting control. In fact, many also were designed without heating systems, because of the enormous heat produced by 24-hour operation of indoor lighting systems. In hot climates, you can imagine how this added to the amount...

     
  • Survey Finds Majority of Consumers are Unaware of the Incandescent Bulb Ban

    Osram Sylvania has released the results of its first annual Socket Survey, documenting consumer interest in energy-efficient lighting—including the discovery that a majority of consumers are unaware of the ban on most incandescent bulbs, as mandated by the Energy Independence and Security Act of...

     
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    Are LEDs Okay in Closets?

    A client wants to install LED light fixtures in his closets, but my local code inspector is hesitant to approve them. It seems to me that an LED fixture poses no more of a fire risk than a fluorescent light. What does the code say?

     
  • Seal of Approval

     
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    Healthcare Lighting: Teron-Sf

     
  • Solar-Powered Outdoor Lighting

    From very simple residential steplight systems to serious major lighting installations, there are a number of products designed for grid-free installations.

     
  • Center for Science and Computation, Annandale-On-Hudson, N.Y.

    The Bard College Center for Science and Computation in Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y., features a cost-effective lighting design accomplished with simple hardware—no custom or decorative fixtures—that “celebrates the architecture instead of calling attention to itself,” explains Keith Yancey, principal...

     
  • California Nanosystems Institute, Los Angeles

    Adhering to California's strict energy standards under Title 24 is no easy task, especially when creating a lighting scheme for laboratories that require high light levels.

     
  • Anatomy of a Lighting Course

    A novel approach to teaching architecture students the ways of the sun

     
  • NYU Department of Philosophy

    In fall 2007, the New York University Department of Philosophy moved into its new home on the corner of Washington Place and Mercer Street. Selected by the dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science and a group of philosophy professors at the university, the internationally recognized firm Steven Holl...

     
  • The State of Lighting Research

    Researchers aim to connect with the lighting community

     
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    Defining Lighting Design

    In honor of the fifth annual A|L Light and Architecture Design Awards, 10 industry professionals gathered on Oct. 23, 2008, at Parsons the New School for Design for a roundtable discussion.

     
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    Letters

    Framing tip; trigger-happy carpenters; defense of recessed lights; broken compact fluorescents; more

     
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    An American in Las Vegas

    In past years, this report has focused on a review of Lightfair's best products. In all fairness, that's a pretty good way to tell the Lightfair story because new products are the nuts and bolts of North America's largest lighting trade show. However, since Lightfair is a larger reflection of the...

     
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    Lighting Shines at AIA Convention

    The American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2008 National Convention and Design Exposition, held May 15-17 in Boston, attracted 23,950 registrants and 852 exhibitors, making the 140th convention the third largest to date.

     
  • Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

    outstanding achievement | interior lighting

     
 
 
 
 
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