How Would You Light a Hotel Owned by Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo? Koncept Lighting Knows
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How Would You Light a Hotel Owned by Soccer Star Cristiano Ronaldo? Koncept Lighting Knows

When designing for a hotel owned by an international sports star, a high-energy environment is essential to the brand. While the Times Square location generates excitement in its own right, the Pestana CR7 Times Square hotel in New York City continues that vibrancy inside with the help of Koncept Lighting and interior design firm VLDG,…

Elisterno Outdoors Expands Product Line to Wet-Rated Designer Sconces
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Elisterno Outdoors Expands Product Line to Wet-Rated Designer Sconces

California-based Elisterno Outdoors, a division of custom hospitality lighting manufacturer Innovations in Lighting, has expanded its product line to include decorative wall sconces that are UL-listed for wet locations. “After the strong response we received early this year on our innovative chandeliers, we realized there was also an underserved segment in the sconce market and…

Final Phase of DOE’s L-Prize Lighting Competition Has Begun
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Final Phase of DOE’s L-Prize Lighting Competition Has Begun

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched the third and final phase of its Lighting Prize (L-Prize®) competition, a DOE American-Made Challenge designed to spur groundbreaking innovation, local manufacturing, and the benefits of an inclusive, clean-energy economy for next-generation lighting in commercial buildings. Phase 3, called Manufacturing & Installation (M&I), will unfold over 16…

Meteor Lighting’s Indirect Luminaire  Shines for Natatorium Environments
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Meteor Lighting’s Indirect Luminaire Shines for Natatorium Environments

Meteor Lighting has developed the natatorium-rated Bolt Nova Series indirect luminaire that redefines the landscape of indirect applications. Meticulously crafted to excel in challenging natatorium environments, the Bolt Nova shines with a commitment to reliable performance. Its innovative heat dissipation features ensure consistency as it illuminates spaces with a remarkable lumen range from 43,750 up…

MTA Plans for Safety Upgrade to Brighter LED Lighting in Every Subway Station
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MTA Plans for Safety Upgrade to Brighter LED Lighting in Every Subway Station

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has announced a plan to convert all 150,000 fluorescent light fixtures across the subway system to LED lighting by the middle of 2026. This project will brighten every subway platform and mezzanine, increasing safety system-wide and enhancing the customer experience. The new LED light fixtures will also enhance illumination for…

3 Top Trends in Hospitality Spaces for 2024
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3 Top Trends in Hospitality Spaces for 2024

When it comes to decorative lighting, many manufacturers are turning to natural materials such as reclaimed wood, bamboo, jute, water hyacinth and seagrass for pendants, portable lamps, and fixtures. 2. Wellness Choices — Hotel and restaurant operators are heeding the call for health-conscious and wellness options. For hotel design, this translates into creating designated green…

Amerlux Launches 1” Designer Collection of Cylinders and Downlights
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Amerlux Launches 1” Designer Collection of Cylinders and Downlights

Amerlux is now taking orders for its latest engineering marvel: a designer’s collection of 1″ interior and exterior cylinders, each offering easy light engine replacement and up to 1500 lumens, with the launch of an interior square and round downlight expansion soon to follow. The FINCH lighting collection offers exceptional output in several configurations, resulting in soft, discreet…

ETi Solid State Lighting Launches New Outdoor Lighting Collection
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ETi Solid State Lighting Launches New Outdoor Lighting Collection

ETi Solid State Lighting Inc. (ETi) has announced its latest collection – a comprehensive line of Outdoor LED lighting products, meticulously crafted to enhance safety, security, and functionality in outdoor spaces. Featuring eight cutting-edge product lines, each engineered with precision and passion, this collection represents a diverse range of outdoor lighting solutions to meet the unique…

RAB: LED Floodlight Solutions for Hazardous Environments
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RAB: LED Floodlight Solutions for Hazardous Environments

Designed to perform in areas with hazardous vapor and gases, the HAZFFLED LED floodlight is certified for Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D and has a temperature rating of T4A or higher, depending on the model.  The HAZFFLED floodlight is available in five wattages—everything from 30W to 200W—for use in countless applications…

Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2024 First-Quarter Results
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Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2024 First-Quarter Results

January 15, 2024 Strong Execution Delivering Margin Expansion and EPS Growth Acuity Brands, Inc, a market-leading industrial technology company, announced net sales of $934.7 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2024 ended November 30, 2023, a decrease of $63.2 million, or 6.3 percent, compared to the prior year. “We continued to demonstrate strong execution in our fiscal 2024…

Hospitality Industry Turns Out in Record Numbers at BDNY
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Hospitality Industry Turns Out in Record Numbers at BDNY

By Linda Longo The annual Boutique Design New York (BDNY) trade show and conference centered around the boutique hospitality and lifestyle industry, gathered nearly 15,000 designers, architects, brand executives, hoteliers, developers, purchasers, manufacturers, and other professionals at the Javits Center recently to experience new products, engaging conversations, and strategic networking events. The 2023 edition of…

New Lighting for the OWO Residences by Raffles
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New Lighting for the OWO Residences by Raffles

A historic British landmark has undergone a remarkable 6-year restoration and transformation — from government office space to a luxury hotel and residential community. London’s former Old War Office (OWO) building – which famously served as Winston Churchill’s headquarters during World War II and was reportedly the inspiration for Ian Fleming to write his renowned…

BIM Expert Mikko Raikaa is Interviewed by Light + Building on Building Projects of the Future
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BIM Expert Mikko Raikaa is Interviewed by Light + Building on Building Projects of the Future

December 13, 2023 The extent to which planners, engineers and architects are already using BIM varies greatly from country to country. Finland is considered a pioneer when it comes to BIM. That’s why Stefanie Weitz of the Light + Building Marketing Communication Team spoke to Mikko Raikaa from Finland. The graduate engineer is an all-rounder…