Lighting Controls Market, A Generation Later
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Lighting Controls Market, A Generation Later

By USLightingTrends Team Did you know that a generation is defined as a 20-year cycle? The lighting controls market has changed much in a generation. Consider these 8 changes: ​ 1. Shift from manual switches to programmable and addressable controls: Lighting controls have evolved from using manual switches to control lighting fixtures to programmable and…

LED Lighting Retrofit Success: Simple Solutions for Complex Needs
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LED Lighting Retrofit Success: Simple Solutions for Complex Needs

As an Electrical Contractor in the lighting industry, Guarantee Electrical focuses on delivering industry-leading solutions, ultimately leading to successful projects for our clients. As an Energy Solutions Project Manager, my focus is on providing energy-efficient lighting solutions for commercial and industrial clients. From exterior and interior lighting to new LED fixtures, lamps, and lighting controls,…

Challenged Lighting Market Affirmed – Q2 Pulse of Lighting Report
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Challenged Lighting Market Affirmed – Q2 Pulse of Lighting Report

By David Gordon SUMMARY Channel Marketing Group‘s Q2 Pulse of Lighting Report highlights ongoing challenges in the US lighting market, with insights indicating flat to nominal growth across distributors and manufacturers. Despite some sectors reporting modest increases, overall market competitiveness remains high, particularly in project-based pricing. Large-scale projects are identified as a key driver for…

Illuminating Success: Collaborating with Manufacturers and Reps – A Visit to the Cree Facility
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Illuminating Success: Collaborating with Manufacturers and Reps – A Visit to the Cree Facility

June 17, 2024 By Andrew Boerschig – Guarantee Electric – Energy Solutions Project Manager The Importance of Partnerships As an electrical contractor in the Lighting Industry, Guarantee Electrical is always partnering with our extensive list of Trusted Partners for a wide range of needs. Everything from manpower, equipment, materials, etc., we cannot deliver successful projects…

WE-EF Delivers All-Weather Lighting to New York’s Moynihan Train Hall Connector
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WE-EF Delivers All-Weather Lighting to New York’s Moynihan Train Hall Connector

Summary Elevating Midtown’s pedestrian experience, the illuminated Connector links the iconic High Line to Moynihan Train Hall. Designed by SOM and James Corner Field Operations, this timber and woodland bridge blends seamlessly into the urban landscape, enhancing safety and providing a vibrant, inviting journey for millions of visitors annually. Projects Challenges Tillotson Design Associates faced…

Lighting Trends and Tomorrow’s Solutions: LANTANA LED’s Dynamic Sustainable Approach for Data Centers
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Lighting Trends and Tomorrow’s Solutions: LANTANA LED’s Dynamic Sustainable Approach for Data Centers

By Line Goyette We discussed lighting trends with Sam Rabinowitz, CEO of LANTANA LED, who is a champion of sustainable lighting for data centers. His company’s fixtures, powered by distributed low-voltage systems, offer enhanced energy efficiency and reliability. Rabinowitz emphasizes collaborative efforts in driving sustainability. LANTANA LED’s latest product lines, such as Illucent and Neoteric,…

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Simplifying Lighting Controls for Everyday Use

June 4, 2024 By Robert Lanteigne Architectural lighting control is a fundamental aspect of modern building design, influencing both the aesthetic appeal and functional efficiency of spaces. Proper control over lighting enhances the architectural features, creates desired atmospheres, and can significantly impact energy consumption. In this detailed article, we will explore various aspects of architectural…

Lighting the Way: BlackRock’s Journey to a Unified Workspace
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Lighting the Way: BlackRock’s Journey to a Unified Workspace

Summary Background: Design Innovation: Challenges Overcome: Sustainable Success: Background How does a global investment firm reimagine its corporate headquarters? For the BlackRock team, it started with an ambitious goal— co-locate its 4,000 New York City employees from three separate offices into a single, one-million-square-foot headquarters in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards, designed around one of the company’s…

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Shaping the Future of Commercial Lighting in the United States

Trends that Reflect Broader Industry Movements Towards Sustainability, Energy Efficiency, And Technological Integration Following the publication of the 2020 U.S. Lighting Market Characterization report and a summary in our previous issue, we looked closely at what characterizes the commercial lighting market. The report offers a detailed analysis of the commercial lighting market, emphasizing significant trends,…

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The ‘Life’ of an Electrical Contractor in the Lighting World – Article 2

May 21, 2024 By Andrew Boerschig – Guarantee Electric – Energy Solutions Project Manager Building Client Trust with Turnkey Lighting Solutions As I previously mentioned in our first article in our series, our energy solutions team within Guarantee Electrical is truly a boutique unit that leads with specialized turnkey solutions, that helps us build business…

HGX Design’s Illuminating Approach Harnesses Light to Define Boundaries
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HGX Design’s Illuminating Approach Harnesses Light to Define Boundaries

April 29, 2024 HGX Design, a firm engaged in select projects of varying scale for commercial, hospitality, and residential clients, proudly introduces Hudson Valley Residence, a ground-up home built on a ridge overlooking the Catskill Mountains. The home was commissioned for a client with multiple residences who envisioned a retreat providing scenic views of the surrounding…

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Legrand Announces SLS Controls As New Sales Agency for Residential Lighting Control and Shading Systems Products in New York Metro Market

Effective April 1, SLS Controls became the authorized representative for Legrand’s residential lighting controls and shading brands, Vantage and Legrand Shading Systems, in the New York Metro territory. SLS Controls’ years of experience and technical expertise in the residential lighting control and shading sector will position them for success. “We are confident that SLS Controls…

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Synergy Joins Forces with ELA: Merging Toward the Future in the Electrical and Lighting Industries

By Line Goyette – April 1st, 2024 The New York lighting market has recently undergone much change in its representation landscape. Diversified Group expanded its presence in the New York area with the acquisition of ORA Lighting and Controls. This was followed by Synergy Electrical Sales being named the Genlyte Solutions Group agent and Synergy’s…