Leviton was invited by US Lighting Trends to share its take on the Future of our Industry, Technologies, Markets and Trends to Watch in 2024
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Leviton was invited by US Lighting Trends to share its take on the Future of our Industry, Technologies, Markets and Trends to Watch in 2024

February 20, 2024 By Mike Lehman, General Manager of ConTech Lighting Currently the lighting outlook for 2024 appears to be “challenged” with increased interest rates, a slowing commercial construction market, and general uncertainty, what is Leviton’s Lighting 2024 trend outlook. Which market segments does it see having greater opportunities for the company, but more importantly,…

Top Trends in the Hospitality Channel
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Top Trends in the Hospitality Channel

By Linda Longo After weathering a downturn during the pandemic years, the hospitality category has become reinvigorated, with hotels, entertainment venues, and restaurants rebounding as consumers opt for “experiences” over physical goods. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has screened a record number of passengers last year, with multiple days of 2.8 million passengers screened. Similarly,…

Light + Building Industry Trends for 2024/25: Of Magical Effects, Quiet Design and Uniqueness
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Light + Building Industry Trends for 2024/25: Of Magical Effects, Quiet Design and Uniqueness

November 3, 2023 Light + Building shows the most important products and solutions in the field of light and lighting. A valuable orientation aid in the large range of products at the world’s leading trade fair is the trend presentation by the trend bureau bora.herke.palmisano. The style experts have identified three relevant trends for 2024/25,…

Internships & Other Incentives Hope to Fill Labor Gap
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Internships & Other Incentives Hope to Fill Labor Gap

According to a recent news report, the American construction industry continues to face an extreme labor shortage, which ultimately is slowing completion of construction projects from residential homes and infrastructure to hospitals.  According to a proprietary model developed by Associated Builders and Contractors, the construction industry will need to attract an estimated 546,000 additional workers…

Warshauer Electric Unveils Woodbury Learning Facility
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Warshauer Electric Unveils Woodbury Learning Facility

Warshauer Electric Supply, a leading provider of electrical products and solutions, has unveiled its latest training facility in Woodbury, New Jersey. This new location will serve the continuing educational needs of electrical contractors in southwest New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia. This innovative educational center is designed to empower professionals and enthusiasts in the electrical industry…

How Prepared Are Distributors for the Future?
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How Prepared Are Distributors for the Future?

Mark Lien, LC, CLEP, CLMC, HBDP, LEED AP and President of Augmented Illumination, knows a thing or two about lighting technology. Not only does he serve on multiple industry boards and executive committees on the topic, but he also has experience managing the educational centers for Hubbell and Cooper. Just last week, he received an…

NEMA Leads Coalition Pushing for Action from Biden Administration on Build America Buy America Requirements
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NEMA Leads Coalition Pushing for Action from Biden Administration on Build America Buy America Requirements

Unclear domestic content rules are stalling implementation of clean energy projects funded by Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Inflation Reduction Act, and CHIPS Act The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) today, led a coalition of trade associations, including the American Public Power Association (APPA), Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), National Association of Electrical Distributors (NAED),…

Orion Secures 3-Year LED Lighting Preventative Maintenance Contract for 2,000 Retail Locations
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Orion Secures 3-Year LED Lighting Preventative Maintenance Contract for 2,000 Retail Locations

Wisconsin-based Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (Orion Lighting) – a provider of energy-efficient LED lighting and controls, maintenance services and electric vehicle (EV) charging station solutions – has signed a 3-year LED lighting preventative maintenance contract with an existing major retail customer to handle the maintenance of LED lighting systems at approximately 2,000 locations nationwide. The…

Michael Grubb Studio Provides Visual Ambience at Princes Circus London
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Michael Grubb Studio Provides Visual Ambience at Princes Circus London

Princes Circus is the final public space to be delivered as part of an array of award-winning West End Projects.  Commissioned by Camden Borough Council, the goal was to transform key neglected areas blighted by pollution, heavy vehicular traffic, and anti-social behavior into green spaces that provide the opportunity for all to relax and enjoy…

All Eyes on the Sky
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All Eyes on the Sky

With all of the attention increasingly being paid to the Dark Sky movement and the global effort to curb light pollution, specifiers and distributors should be ready with applicable products for customers and clients who require them for code compliance. People in the lighting industry have been discussing the importance of Dark Skies for more…

2023 Q2 Pulse of Lighting Survey Reveals Slower Spring
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2023 Q2 Pulse of Lighting Survey Reveals Slower Spring

By David Gordon, founder of Electrical Trends USLT sister publication Electrical Trends’ 2023 Q2 Pulse of Lighting survey revealed a slowing lighting market for most, and it appears that many feel Q3 will slow further for most. But the good news is that, overall, the market is still growing. Highlights from Distributors • According to…

Lucent Lighting Outlines Steps for Sustainable Solutions
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Lucent Lighting Outlines Steps for Sustainable Solutions

With offices in London and New York City, architectural lighting manufacturer Lucent Lighting has taken steps to cut its environmental impact and encourages other lighting manufacturers to follow suit in embracing sustainable solutions for the industry. Lucie Sidwell, Global Operations Director of Lucent Lighting, notes that one of the ways to reduce this impact is…

WWE Headquarters Becomes Smarter
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WWE Headquarters Becomes Smarter

When World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) employees returned to the company’s Stamford, Connecticut headquarters full-time last month, there were impressive changes in their working environment.   California-based Enlighted, a leading proptech company owned by Siemens, was tapped by the WWE to support its vision of a smart, energy-efficient headquarters by implementing an intelligent lighting control system…

Toggled Charts It Own Course in Controls
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Toggled Charts It Own Course in Controls

Toggled® has participated in lighting trade events such as Lightfair and LEDucation – as well as non-lighting events such as NMFT for facility managers, and other verticals – but it still flies under the radar when it comes to brand recognition. Chief Operating Officer Daniel Hollenkamp would like to see that change. Spun off from…