Register for DOE's Solid-State Lighting Workshop
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will host Transformations in Lighting, a solid-state lighting research and development workshop, from Jan. 29-31, 2008, at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta. The workshop will provide a forum for lighting industry leaders, manufacturers, product developers...
ATLANTA—Georgia expects to see projects that preserve existing affordable housing properties take up a larger share of its low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) authority over the next couple of years, as the number of properties aging out of their LIHTC restrictions rises.
Acuity Spins Off Specialty Business
Atlanta-based Acuity Brands has announced plans to separate its lighting business, Acuity Brands Lighting, from its specialty products business, known as Acuity Specialty Products Group. The spin-off is expected to be finalized Fall 2007, and the new independent company will be formally named in...
Peachtree Offers Training Guide
Peachtree Lighting, based in Covington, Georgia, has released a new lighting guide containing 25 short, easy-to-use lessons in architectural lighting basics. The guide can be accessed at
Making Workforce Housing a Priority
Money can’t fix everything, but when it comes to building more homes affordable to America’s middle-income workforce, it sure can’t hurt. Ron Terwilliger, chairman and CEO of Atlanta-based Trammell Crow Residential, recognized that recently when he made two $5 million gifts to further the...
Masterpiece Lighting Showroom Opens in Atlanta
Dana Hunt, former president of Home Depot-owned Georgia Lighting, has launched
Festival of Lights USA: Call for Participants
Designed to expand the lighting specifier?s knowledge of light and color in outdoor environments, this civic event will take place in historic Olde Town Conyers, Georgia, and the design outcome will be open to the public on November 10 and 11, 2006.
Festival of Lights
Dutch architectural lighting designer Rogier van der Heide, the associate director and global leader of Arup Lighting, will be the keynote speaker at
Measuring Daylight at High Museum
This Atlanta museum wanted daylight-but not too much. The design team, using advanced software to chart the sun's path at different times of the year, implemented a comprehensive plan to control natural light in the building.
Predicting Daylight at High Museum: The Technology
Different computer software tools were used to predict the daylight conditions at High Museum in Atlanta. These programs aided the architects and lighting designers in their decision-making process regarding corrective daylighting measures, and also broke new ground in the presentation of technical...