Understanding U.S. Energy Regulations and Standards: Key Updates for 2024

Energy regulations are crucial for reducing consumption and setting mandatory requirements for new buildings and renovations. Major U.S. standards like Title 24 of California’s regulations, the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), and ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 serve as the basis for state codes. While the IECC covers both residential and commercial buildings, ASHRAE focuses solely on…


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  • Understanding U.S. Energy Regulations and Standards: Key Updates for 2024

    Energy regulations are crucial for reducing consumption and setting mandatory requirements for new buildings and renovations. Major U.S. standards like Title 24 of California’s regulations, the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), and ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 serve as the basis for state codes. While the IECC covers both residential and commercial buildings, ASHRAE focuses solely on… Read More…

  • Balancing Energy Efficiency and Light Pollution in Outdoor Lighting

    Overview A DesignLights Consortium (DLC) study advocates incentivizing LUNA-qualified outdoor products that reduce light pollution and save energy. These luminaires meet DLC’s standards for efficacy and quality. The study shows that using LUNA products in outdoor retrofits, like a high school parking lot and a main street in Fort Collins, Colorado, results in greater energy… Read More…


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FUSION Downlight Series from Verozza

The FUSION Downlight Series includes ultra-miniature recessed luminaires whose design fits perfectly with modern, contemporary and refined architecture. FUSION makes it possible to create a round beam from a line of LED downlights with high efficiency up to 2289 lumens for 22 watts with 104 lumens/watt. A complete product family for multiple applications. Six versions are available: Fixed, Adjustable, Ambient Lighting, Wall Washer, Spotlight and a Combo Down-Spot with Trim and Trimless. FUSION’s design avoids glare even with a highly efficient specular reflector, is very shallow (2.5″), fits in restricted plenums, and is damp location rated.

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  • Understanding U.S. Energy Regulations and Standards: Key Updates for 2024

    Energy regulations are crucial for reducing consumption and setting mandatory requirements for new buildings and renovations. Major U.S. standards like Title 24 of California’s regulations, the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), and ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 serve as the basis for state codes. While the IECC covers both residential and commercial buildings, ASHRAE focuses solely on… Read More…

  • Dissecting the Residential Lighting Trends Indicated by DOE’s Latest Report

    Dissecting the Residential Lighting Trends Indicated by DOE’s Latest Report

    Lighting is always the first place energy experts point to when it comes to reducing electricity usage, but as the DOE’s recently released 2020 U.S. Lighting Market Characterization (LMC) of its Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Program indicates, lighting only accounts for 14% of the nation’s total electricity consumption. (Air conditioning/heating, water heaters, appliances, washers/dryers, refrigerators, and… Read More…


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ProLED Essential Round Highbay from Halco Lighting Technologies

The Essential Round Highbay offers the perfect balance of affordability and performance for a wide array of application including warehouses, gymnasiums, big box stores, and showrooms. In addition to its excellent lumen efficacy and longevity, its powder coated die-cast aluminum housing and polycarbonate lens, along with its IP65 Wet Location rating delivers a robust and high preforming luminaire. Finally, the Essential Round Highbay offers excellent versatility and ease of installation through its included 6ft cord and 1/2in NPT steel hook and optional yoke and pendant mounts.

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  • REVO’s OpticBay High Bay Has Aimable Lightbars & Network Controls

    REVO’s OpticBay High Bay Has Aimable Lightbars & Network Controls

    REVO Lighting has released its OpticBay LED High Bay Series with rotatable lightbars and networking sensor options. The company has launched a total of 9 high bay fixture families that include linear high bays as well as UFOs (round high bays). Some models have advanced sensors and networking capabilities (NLC), while others are simpler, value-engineered… Read More…

  • Alloy LED Launches Flexible, Field-Cuttable FocaLine 6 Wall Grazing Luminaire

    Alloy LED Launches Flexible, Field-Cuttable FocaLine 6 Wall Grazing Luminaire

    Alloy LED has launched FocaLine 6, a flexible, field-cuttable wall grazer with a narrow 10-degree optical beam spread for precise wall grazing for a wide range of ceiling heights. The FocaLine 6 is offered with an array of accessories – from mounting clips to louvers – to transform indoor and outdoor commercial and residential spaces…. Read More…


US LightingTrends

This special weekly digest has a broad reach to those involved in all aspects of the US electrical lighting design and specification industry. US Lighting Trends provides lighting professionals insight and intelligence on industry developments that effect design and specification. From corporate news to new technologies, products and insightful opinions, USLT will become your first read in the lighting industry. Published on Tuesdays.