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Illuminating Symbolism at the Lincoln Square Synagogue

Illuminating Symbolism at the Lincoln Square Synagogue

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. Sohana Arni, LC, Marketing Manager, Architectural Products Group, Eaton’s Lighting Division The Jewish faith emphasizes symbolism in architecture, and the Lincoln Square Synagogue in New York, New York, honors Jewish history and tradition. In planning for a larger synagogue…

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Galloping through the Wild West of Lighting Protocols

Galloping through the Wild West of Lighting Protocols

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. Robert Hick, Vice President of Engineering, Lighting, and Energy Solutions, Leviton Manufacturing Company Over the past 20 years or more, several control protocols have become popular for indoor and outdoor lighting systems. In North America, only a few “open”…

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Agility Overcomes Risks of a Maturing Technology

Agility Overcomes Risks of a Maturing Technology

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. Jes Munk Hansen, CEO, LEDVANCE, formerly known as OSRAM SYLVANIA Technological and business innovations are transforming what lighting can do, as well as the industry that delivers it. The primary change agent is solid-state lighting, notably the white-light properties…

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Setting New Standards for a Transforming Industry

Setting New Standards for a Transforming Industry

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. Amy Huntington, Philips Lighting CEO, Market Group Americas Never has there been a more exciting time to be part of the lighting industry. Although we have witnessed many technological shifts, none has been quite as disruptive as the industry’s…

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Daylight Management Opens the Window to Comfort and Energy Efficiency

Daylight Management Opens the Window to Comfort and Energy Efficiency

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. Konstantinos Papamichael, PhD, Professor, Department of Design and Co-Director, California Lighting Technology Center, University of California, Davis Daylight management is an emerging term referring to strategies and technologies for controlling daylight penetration in interior spaces through windows, clerestories, skylights,…

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Lighting Controls Education: Just a Click Away

Lighting Controls Education: Just a Click Away

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. Craig DiLouie, LC, CLCP, Lighting Industry Journalist, Analyst, and Marketing Consultant The rapid adoption of lighting controls necessitates an educated workforce that can properly design, install, and commission lighting systems. The majority of energy codes require a broad range…

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Intelligent Energy: How the Industrial Internet Is Making Lighting Systems Smart

Intelligent Energy: How the Industrial Internet Is Making Lighting Systems Smart

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. Joseph Howley, Manager, Industry Relations, Current, powered by GE It wasn’t long ago that the Internet of Things (IoT) completely changed the consumer technology landscape. From phones and televisions to appliances and light bulbs, everyday products are suddenly “smart”…

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Regulatory Update and 2017 Outlook

Regulatory Update and 2017 Outlook

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. Alex Boesenberg, Manager, Government Relations, NEMA In the closing weeks of the previous administration, the Department of Energy pushed numerous rules to completion in an effort to finalize as many regulatory actions as possible. Power Electronics Originally part of…

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Lighting Design Reflects Unique Culture of State-of-the-Art San Francisco Office

Lighting Design Reflects Unique Culture of State-of-the-Art San Francisco Office

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. In designing the interior of its new San Francisco office, Perkins+Will, a global leader in architecture and design, did not get every single item on its wish list. As so often happens, external factors tamed early expectations. You would…

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Bright Idea: Use Common Sense

Bright Idea: Use Common Sense

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) Nobody can out-innovate the American worker. Americans like the Wright Brothers of Dayton, Ohio, Thomas Edison of Milan, Ohio, and Cleveland’s Lew Urry—inventor of the alkaline battery—have changed the world and made all of our…

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