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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…

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MaxLite Introduces a New Lighting Control Ecosystem – c-Max Network Partners

By Line Goyette The lighting controls market appears to finally be growing. Specifiers and electrical distributors report that they are quoting more projects with lighting controls, and more projects are implementing a controls package. At the same time, there are many options on the market, from fixture manufacturers offering lighting controls, some of which are…

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LEDucation 2024 – Concluded with Record-Breaking Attendance

The LEDucation Trade Show and Conference, organized by the Designers Lighting Forum New York, wrapped 2024 with record-breaking attendance, welcoming more than 10,000 registrants from all aspects of the lighting industry. LEDucation celebrated its 18th year in New York City March 19–20 at the New York Hilton Midtown, becoming North America’s largest annual lighting industry…

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MaxLite is Expanding its c-Max Lighting Controls Platform with c-Max Network Partners

MaxLite, a pioneer in energy-efficient lighting solutions, proudly announced the launch of c-Max Network Partners, featuring advanced network lighting controls proposition that seamlessly combines MaxLite’s broad c-Max controls ready luminaires with other industry-leading technology partners control systems. MaxLite chose Silvair as one of its network partners due to their full technology stack for advanced wireless…

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Coastal Source Celebrates 15-Year Anniversary at the Kennedy Space Center with the Launch of New Products

March 1st, 2024 By Line Goyette I had the chance to be invited by Coastal Source to see and hear the new products that will be on the market in 2024. As a music and hi-fi enthusiast, I wasn’t expecting to be immerse in both lighting and music in such an optimal way. I’ve talked…

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Messe Frankfurt Expands Portfolio in USA and Acquires Stake in LightFair

February 26, 2024 Messe Frankfurt is expanding its portfolio in the USA. From now on, LightFair in Las Vegas and New York will be part of the Light + Building brand’s international network. In future, Messe Frankfurt will be organising the five-day trade fair together with an accompanying conference for the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD)…

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Transform Outdoor Spaces with Colorscaping System

February 12, 2024 WAC has launched the groundbreaking Colorscaping smart landscape lighting and control system. This innovative, patent-pending line of exterior LED luminaires is designed and engineered to illuminate landscapes with tunable white light and an unlimited color palette. “Colorscaping will transform your everyday world into an outdoor wonderland of illumination,” explains WAC CEO Dirk Wald. “Imagine being able…

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Connected EXPERTISE™ Brings Lighting Companies and Consultants Together with New Online Tool

February 5, 2024 Connected EXPERTISE LLC announced the debut of its new online platform, connectedexpertise.com, a groundbreaking solution to address challenges faced by today’s lighting companies in search of outside expertise. The innovative Connected EXPERTISE platform offers a state-of-the-art digital interface to facilitate a fast, sustainable way to find subject matter experts who can execute…

Talking Lighting Trends and Lighting Controls with Legrand
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Talking Lighting Trends and Lighting Controls with Legrand

January 25, 2024 Summary “At Legrand, we understand that our customers’ needs are unique to the business, industry, and market, which is why we design our products with professionals who specify, sell, install, and use our products. Evolving energy codes, transformative lighting technology and high-performance buildings require powerful, flexible solutions. Our products integrate with each…

Illuminating Spaces: Understanding the 3 Sub-Effects of Directional Lighting
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Illuminating Spaces: Understanding the 3 Sub-Effects of Directional Lighting

By Robert Lanteigne January 4, 2024 In the world of architectural lighting, directional lighting stands out for its ability to focus and shape the ambiance of a space. Unlike diffused lighting, which spreads light evenly across an area, directional lighting points and shines light in a specific direction, creating dynamic and dramatic effects. This article…

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Lighting Design and Technology: Illuminating My First Decades in Lighting: From Halogen to LEDs and Beyond

November 7, 2023 By Robert Lanteigne Over my first decade in the lighting industry, I witnessed tremendous technological advancements, from halogen to LEDs and beyond. While embracing each evolution, I made it my mission to push innovation further through product development, education, and applications. My journey has shown me that no matter how far technology…

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Illuminations Welcomes Back Billy Hodges as Vice President of Marketing and Specifications and a New Role for Johnny Hasson

Illuminations, Inc., a full-service agency and regional leader in lighting, controls, shading, and acoustic solutions for the construction industry, is pleased to announce the return of Billy Hodges as the new Vice President of Marketing and Specifications. Hodges will oversee specification sales teams in the New York City and Philadelphia metro areas, along with company-wide marketing efforts….