Delving into the Lighting Industry Market

Delving into the Lighting Industry Market

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. Laurie Miller, Director, Statistical Operations, NEMA  NEMA Business Information Services (NEMA/BIS) works closely with members of the NEMA Lighting Systems Division to collect domestic product shipment data. On a quarterly schedule, NEMA/BIS uses the data collected from members and…

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Smart Lighting: What the industry is saying

Smart Lighting: What the industry is saying

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. Smart lighting can deliver traditional illumination and provide new functionality. The Internet of Things, connected lighting, and smart lighting are terms commonly used in the lighting industry today. In the initial period of solid state lighting advancement, light-emitting diode…

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A Zoo and a College Campus: Different Venues, Same Outdoor Lighting Goals

A Zoo and a College Campus: Different Venues, Same Outdoor Lighting Goals

Two Institutions Reduce Energy Use by 85% with LED Retrofits This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. Tom Salpietra, President and COO, EYE Lighting International Sleek, modern designs, as well as historically styled outdoor lighting fixtures, have been growing in popularity over the last few decades…

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NEMA Debunks Medical Association Lighting Report

NEMA Debunks Medical Association Lighting Report

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. The NEMA Lighting Systems Division is currently in the process of revising LSD 55 Outdoor Lighting and Human/Animal Factors: An Industry Opinion. This white paper includes, in part, a response to the recent American Medical Association (AMA) report, “Human…

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Sweat Equity: Lighting Retrofit Enhances Workouts

Sweat Equity: Lighting Retrofit Enhances Workouts

This piece was originally published in the February 2017 issue of electroindustry. Terralux recently completed a retrofit lighting project at MBS CrossFit in Arvada, Colorado, allowing the club members to benefit from pumping iron in a well-lit, internet-connected facility. Opened in 2008 by CrossFit Games competitor Patrick Burke, MBS expanded its…

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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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Understanding the Electric Grid

Understanding the Electric Grid

Here at NEMA, we talk about the grid frequently, in the context of modernizing the U.S. electrical system and effectively implementing new and developing technologies. Central to this revolution is the rapid growth of renewable energy—including wind, solar, and hydroelectric—and the related expansion of microgrids, energy storage, and decentralized generation. But…

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I Am NEMA

I Am NEMA

This piece was originally published in the January 2017 issue of electroindustry. Mark Shoemaker, Meter Socket Engineering Manager, Durham Company I have seen and read many of the “I am NEMA” articles and thought it was a section to introduce NEMA staff. Then I realized that I am NEMA, too! As…

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U.S. Cities Enact Building Efficiency Legislation

U.S. Cities Enact Building Efficiency Legislation

This piece was originally published in the January 2017 issue of electroindustry. Patrick Hughes, Senior Director, Government Relations and Strategic Initiatives, NEMA Over the course of two weeks in December, four cities became the newest additions to a diverse cadre of municipalities that have adopted building energy benchmarking and transparency policies….

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