Lighting Design & Specification
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Message From The Editor

Managing Editor, Line Goyette The breakdown of borders and markets

Health, science, and technological developments at the forefront and projects that make our creators shine are just two aspects of lighting discussed in this issue. Competitions are multiplying, trade shows are not only more and more numerous, but are reaching unimaginable dimensions compared to the time when lamps and ballasts were the main components of lighting systems. Industry players have changed the manufacturing side with the multiplication of mergers and sales, and are even sometimes difficult to recognize by the extent of the technologies involved, the Internet of Things being one. Good reading!

Line Goyette, Managing Editor


Changing Scene

Award-winning Projects

13 Canadian Projects Earn IES 2018 Awards

13 Canadian Projects Earn IES 2018 Awards Illumination projects across Canada have earned 2 IES awards of excellence and 11 awards of merit. These awards provide a unique opportunity for public recognition of professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design based upon the individual merit of each entry judged against specific criteria. The two awards of excellence were earned in the categories of outdoor lighting design, and energy and environmental lighting design. Read More

Codes & Standards

IEEE Task Force Works on Standard for Light Communications

By Kathy Pretz
Standard for Light Communications Soon enough, experts say, we'll be getting secure, high-speed Internet access from our LED bulbs: in desk lamps, ceiling fixtures, streetlights, and vehicle taillights. The light-communications systems, relying on nanometer waves in the infrared and visible-light portions of the electromagnetic spectrum, are expected to transmit data generated by a microchip fitted into each LED bulb. But a few issues must be resolved. One is… Read More

Peers & Profiles

Robert Karlicek Talks Internet of Things

By Craig DiLouie
Robert Karlicek I recently had the opportunity to interview Robert Karlicek, Jr., Ph.D., professor and director, Center for Lighting Enabled Systems and Applications (LESA), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The topic? The future for lighting and the Internet of Things. First question: on a big picture level, where do you see adoption of the IoT right now and in the next three years? Read More


Hospital Research Project Integrates Circadian Lighting with Functional Lighting, Noise Masking and More

Hospital Research Project Integrates Circadian Lighting with Functional Lighting, Noise Masking and More A unique solution at a hospital's neuro intensive care unit integrates circadian lighting and functional lighting, noise masking, music intervention, individual info monitors and camera observation. The staff are thrilled with the new initiative. "We have to develop and document the new knowledge about the stimulating patient environment, and ensure that this knowledge becomes implemented and used to optimize the patient environments of the future," say nurses who work at unit. Read More

New Products and Solutions

Lumenpulse Launches Lumenquad Luminaire

Lumenpulse Launches Lumenquad Luminaire

The Lumenquad is a rectilinear projector for both outdoor and indoor environments. With a thin 3-inch (76 mm) profile, no visible wiring or hardware, and clean mounting options, the Lumenquad seamlessly integrates with any architecture or space. Read More
Ovaali from Lumca

Ovaali from Lumca

Lumca's Ovaali family of ultramodern architectural lighting solutions features futuristic designs that bring together clean lines and a timeless elegance. With their distinctive look, they blend harmoniously into any environment. Read More
SGI's LED Flex Lights

The Ultimate in Lighting Flexibility: SGI's LED Flex Lights

Because of its flexible design, SGi's LED Flex Light brightens even the most challenging locations. Commonly known as ribbon or tape light, these LED lights are often used to achieve uniform display lighting or discreet under cabinet lighting, or to accent curved edges. LED Flex lights offer an energy efficient solution that is easy to install. Read More

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