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Video Interview: Why Addressing Mental Health Was Important in LEDVANCE’s Brighter Days Ahead Campaign

Randy Reid of the EdisonReport spoke with Model & Campaign Ambassador Madi Teeuws & Glen Gracia about why mental health is an important part of the campaign. Enter at #MakeTheBrightChoiceWithLEDVANCE

Starving for Darkness Episode 16 – The Fight Against Light Privilege

Andy has been involved in astronomy education and outreach for over 25 years, and in the planetarium field for over 20. Andy tells us about his successful techniques for teaching kids about the night [...]

Jonathan Lubeck Discusses Results of the Pandemic on LEDVANCE; 1400 New Products Launched in 2020

Randy Reid interviewed Jonathan Lubeck, VP of Trade Sales, about how LEDVANCE adapted locally due to COVID-19. LEDVANCE also has launched its Brighter Days Ahead Campaign for a chance to win $1000 & SYLVANIA [...]

Starving for Darkness Episode 15 – Chipping Away At Municipal Light Ordinance Indifference

Barry Johnson is the volunteer webmaster for the Pennsylvania Outdoor Lighting Council, as well as a lecturer and consultant on outdoor lighting issues. In his retirement, Barry is a crusader against light trespass and [...]

The Richard Kelly Grant Extends 2021 Deadline

The Richard Kelly Grant deadline for 2021 has been extended to Saturday, July 31, 2021 ABOUT THE GRANT The Richard Kelly Grant was established by the New York Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society in [...]

Video: NLB’s Trusted Warranty Evaluation Program Explained

Big Bend, Granby Fulfill Area School Needs by Lowering Rates

Pool members Big Bend Telephone Company in Alpine, Texas, and Granby Telephone Company in Granby, Missouri, have been providing state-of-the-art communications services for a combined total of 169 years! Between them they serve approximately [...]

BIOS Announces Circadian Audit Program

BIOS will be hosting a free webinar on July 13th outlining a new BIOS initiative - BIOS Circadian Audit Program. There are two (2) timeslots for the webinar: July 13th 9am PST July 13th 12pm PST [...]

Starving for Darkness Episode 14 – The Space Tourism Race

Valerie Stimac Bailey is a travel, space, and astrotourism writer. She founded Space Tourism Guide in 2017, and her first book Dark Skies: A Practical Guide to Astrotourism was published by Lonely Planet in 2019. Valerie [...]

Starving for Darkness Episode 13 – A Really Good Problem

Deep Anand is an astronomy lover and dark sky enthusiast. Deep has been working to spread awareness about light pollution, from his home base in Delhi India. Deep is passionate about bringing the night [...]

Starving for Darkness Episode 12 – Biology Rests on a Razor Blade

Dr. George Schaaf is a veterinary pathologist working in the Comparative Medicine department at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Schaaf studies the effects of light on animals and transfers the learnings to [...]

Starving for Darkness Podcast Episode 10: Dark Skies and Living Outside The Cage

Ryan Andreasen is the founder of Night Sky Science ( Astrophotography and Night Sky Preservation are Ryan’s main missions along with getting folks to look

NALMCO Announces Release of May Issue of LM&M Magazine

Ankeny, IA | May 7, 2021 The interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies® (NALMCO®) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the May Issue of Lighting Management and Maintenance (LM&M) Magazine. LM&M, the official [...]

Selling Darkness – The Paradigm Shift with Jim Benya

Jim is one of the world’s top authorities on lighting design and applied illuminating engineering. He invented the BUG system that directly affects dark skies.

Starving for Darkness Podcast #5 – Darkness is an Endangered Species

If you have crappy sleep or like wearing sunglasses you should probably listen to this. Dr. Rosenthal talks about sleep apnea and electric blue light, hormones and electric blue light, melatonin, proteins, cancer and [...]

Starving for Darkness Podcast #4 – Dr. Alejandro Sánchez de Miguel is a Victim of Light Pollution

Astrophysicist Alejandro Sánchez de Miguel has been involved in light pollution issues since the mid-1990s and has contributed to over 100 articles, many related to light pollution. He is the leader of “Cities at [...]

IES 2020 Visionary Challenge

If asked in 2010 what the future would look like today, would you have been able to predict the advances in LED technologies, the expanded knowledge on how light affects human health, or the [...]

Introducing Universal Douglas Lighting Americas, Inc. (UDLA)

Business Renamed Universal Douglas Lighting Americas, Inc. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 17, 2021) – Atar Capital announced today that it has acquired Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. and Douglas Lighting Controls, Inc. As part of this strategic [...]

Kevin J. Cosgriff, NEMA President and CEO, Announces Retirement

Kevin J. Cosgriff, President and CEO of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), will retire from NEMA at the end of 2021. During his seven years leading NEMA, Mr. Cosgriff strengthened the electrical equipment [...]

Call for Proposals for NECA’s 2021 Annual Convention

Each year the NECA Annual Convention provides members with the tools needed to keep their companies on top with cutting-edge educational programs. We are seeking proposals on a wide-range of topics in the electrical [...]

Starving for Darkness: Quality Light is Responsible Light, Ruskin Hartley

Ruskin Hartley, Executive Director of the International Dark Sky Association joins us to discuss his work and experiences in the association. Right now the ID

NECA 2021 Project Excellence Awards Program Now Open

NECA has begun accepting entries for the Project Excellence Awards (PEA) program. To showcase the exceptional work performed by our member-contractors throughout the country, NECA created the Project Excellence Awards to recognize companies for their outstanding [...]

NALMCO Announces Release of February Issue of LM&M Magazine

Ankeny, IA | February 9, 2021 The interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies® (NALMCO®) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the February Issue of Lighting Management and Maintenance (LM&M) Magazine. LM&M, the official NALMCO publication, provides information [...]

Panasonic Lighting Americas and Inter-Lite Sales Join Forces to Offer Comprehensive, Connected Lighting Solutions in British Columbia

BURNABY, British Columbia. (Jan. 26, 2021) – Panasonic Lighting Americas, Inc. recently announced a strategic partnership with Inter-Lite Sales (ILS). Based in Coquitlam, British Columbia, the agency will support both Universal Lighting Technologies (ULT) [...]

NEMRA Announces Board, Committee Appointments

CARMEL, In. — The National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) announced the appointment of three officers to its Board of Directors and four Executive Committee Members to the NEMRA Manufacturers Group (NMG). Effective February [...]