2019-02-13

Improved Office Lighting at the New Microsoft Technology Center Supported by Luminis

Luminis partnered with Illuminart, a Michigan-based lighting design company, to set up lighting installation for the new Microsoft Technology Center in Detroit, USA. Microsoft has moved its regional technology and training center to downtown Detroit’s central business district. The new 45,000 square ft. (4180 square meters) space has functional rooms and common spaces. Elizabeth Williams, lighting designer at Illuminart, selected Luminis’ Syrios SY606 pendant, with both an up and downlight, as the predominant fixture throughout common spaces and corridors t...
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2019-01-28

General Motors Installs more than 50,000 LED Fixtures and Save $2 Million Energy Cost

Since 2017, General Motors (GM) has begun LED lighting system replacement for its facilities all over the U.S. with the help from Current by GE. Until now, the company has installed more than 50,000 LED fixtures and is incorporating sensors and controls into the new light fixtures to create a future-proof digital ceiling to improve its intelligent infrastructure and enhancing sustainability. GM has continued to demonstrate leadership in sustainability through superior operational efficiency. In 2015, GM’s Lighting Strategy Committee began to focus on lightin...
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2019-01-28

Osram’s Digital Technology Lights up the History of St. Peter’s Basilica

St.Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City is now shines in LED lighting as Osram completed its digital lighting project of the World Heritage after 18 month of planning and the installation of a new LED lighting system. Osram said that the entire lighting concept for the project was tailor-made to highlight all the treasures of the world's most important and historic basilica. More than 780 special luminaires equipped with approximately 100,000 LEDs were used in this project. Thanks to intelligent lighting control, the lighting of the church, which covers an ar...
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2018-12-24

LED Christmas Light Show on an Airplane at UK Airport

Christmas lighting has been an essential element for the holidays. This year, London Luton Airport has created a lightshow involving an airplane. To celebrate the airport’s 80th anniversary and the completion of its three year redevelopment, easyJet provided an A320 Airbus which was wrapped with vivid colored Christmas lights, creating a delightful holiday mood for the staffs and passengers. (Image: London Luton Airport) The eye-catching show used over 850,000 choreographed light sequences and 1.5 miles of LED micro bulbs with are synchronized to the sound of...
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2018-12-14

Dubai Framed with Signify’s LED Lighting

“The biggest picture frame on the planet”, the Dubai Frame, has been lit up with Signify. Having worked with Dubai Municipality, Signify has provided its dynamic color changing architectural lighting for the gigantic landmark in Dubai. (Image: Signify) The Dubai Frame, opened in January 2018, is an impressive 150-meter-by-93 meter rectangular structure that resembles a giant picture frame, providing a perfect vantage point for viewing the city. The unique architecture also serves as a museum and visitor center which charts the rise of the city from its origi...
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2018-12-03

Tridonic Provides Lighting Solutions for Mannheim Museum of Modern Art

Kunsthalle Mannheim (Mannheim Museum of Modern Art) was designed as an extension of the city of Mannheim, which is known as the “city of squares” because of its ordered structure of blocks in a chessboard pattern. The new cube-style museum building is therefore divided into smaller units with thirteen galleries interlinked by bridges, stairs and terraces. (Image: Tridonic) Some of the rooms are open up to daylight from windows and glazing units, while others appear as introverted cabinets and halls. The various room situations make the lighting design of the mus...
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2018-11-28

Southern California Cities Install Streetlights of Current by GE

Cities in Southern California have been replacing their streetlights with LED fixtures to minimize light pollution, enhance public safety and save approximately US$60 million in reduced energy and maintenance costs over a 20-year period. 55,000 Current, powered by GE fixtures will be purchased by The Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) for its 11 local jurisdictions. (Image: Current by GE) In order to find out the regions suitable for LED lighting, WRCOG has created a demonstration area in the City of Hemet and arranged guided tours with...
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2018-11-22

Modern and Historic Landmarks of Shanghai Shines with Lighting from Signify

Signify, formerly known as Philips Lighting, has implemented its largest architectural lighting project in Shanghai. The project created a dynamic lighting for Shanghai’s waterfront, three bridges and over 40 buildings in the city. As part of the regeneration of the financial and tourist districts of Shanghai, Signify has installed more than 50,000 Philips luminaires. These illuminate buildings along the waterfront as well as the Yangpu, Nanpu and Xupu bridges. Signify’s Interact Landmark system is being used to control and manage lighting on building rooftops...
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2018-11-21

Lava Tunnel in Iceland Lit up with Anolis’ LED Fixtures

Czech-based Anolis Lighting has illustrated a fascinating lighting project in Lava Tunnel, Iceland. The creative lighting installation in the lava cave tunnel was designed by Agust Gunnlaugsson, a lighting designer at EFLA Engineers, using Anolis’ LED fixtures. “Lava Tunnel” is a spectacular lava tube tunnel - one of the longest in Iceland at 1360 metres, and around 30 metres wide in places, with up to 10 metres of headroom. Its majestic and intricate interior collage of colors and textures is the result of massive volcanic eruptions 5000 years ago....
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2018-11-02

Lighting Project at St. Peter’s Basilica by Osram to be Completed

Osram has kicked off a lighting project at St. Peter’s Basilica in October 2017. After a year of work, the project is going to be completed soon with the initial tests finished, according to the report of Lux.
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2018-10-25

Signify Lights up China World Trade Center Tower

Signify announced that it has installed its architectural lighting into the façade of the China World Trade Center's (CWTC) Tower B, which is one of Beijing's tallest buildings.
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2018-10-22

Zumtobel Group Provides Lighting Solutions for FC Bayern München at Allianz Arena

Zumbotel has become the light partner of FC Bayern München and the lighting company will install its new lighting solution for the Allianz Arena in Munich. The implementation of the lighting has begun at the season 2018/2019.
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2018-10-16

Luminis Illuminates Entrance and Lobby at Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada

Canadian lighting design company Luminis has lit up the entrance and lobby of Teck Acute Care Center in the BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver Canada. 
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2018-10-11

Zumtobel Helps German Artist to Create a Color Changing Elevator with LED Lighting

Aside from its practicality, LED has also provided artists a new approach to present their creativity. A German artist, Karin Sander has created a “transcendental elevator” as an exhibition space for students at the University of Art in Linz which is simultaneously an artistic object, an appliance and an icon. Zumtobel has helped to make the elevator shine in different colors on the rooftops of the university.
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2018-09-12

Airport in India and Port in the U.S. to be Installed with LED Lighting

A U.S. based LED luminaires and wireless lighting controls supplier, Bright Light System (BLS) has reported its completion of the first phase transition to LED lighting with its system software for Port Freeport in Texas, USA. Meanwhile, in India, Kempegowda International Airport, the third busiest airport of the country, has announced to build a second runway powered by LED lighting. 
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2018-08-24

ERCO Illuminates Award-Winning Glass Façade of SPG Headquarters

A Swiss property company SPG gained a new “second skin” of light and vertical offset glass topped with LED façade luminaires developed by German lighting company ERCO. 
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2018-08-22

Vietnam Imperial City Lit up by Signify

Vietnam’s historical monument, the “Imperial City” in Huế, has been illuminated with architectural LED lighting provided by Signify.
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2018-08-16

Automate Lighting Control for Energy Saving: Solutions Provided by Osram and GE

The Internet of Thing (IoT) has enabled a connected system to control and monitor lighting for optimizing environments while saving energy. Lighting giants Osram and GE have developed solutions for LED lighting applications in various fields. 
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2018-08-03

LED Lighting to Tell Historical Stories of Iceland

A culture center and museum in Iceland has recently transformed with the luminaires from Altman lighting to more sophisticatedly transmit the stories and legacy of Thorbergur Thordarson, an Islandic writer and the region of Suðursveit in South-East Iceland. 
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2018-07-27

Milky Way in Canary Islands Continues to Shine with Signify’s Astronomy Friendly Street Lighting

The LED lighting technology development has brought people even closer to nature. Signify, the Dutch lighting giant previously known as Philips, has provided Puerto de la Cruz, a city on the north coast of Tenerife, Canary Islands, with its smart street lightings which use special optics to decrease light spillage that intervene sky observation.
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2018-07-19

London’s River Thames to be Illuminated with LED Lighting to Become the World’s Largest Artwork

The City of London Corporation passed a project to set up kinetic light installation on 15 bridges on the River Thames as a free public artwork to emphasize the spirit of the river and its interconnections with the bridges and the city.
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2018-07-18

World Landmarks Radiate with LED Lights

The splendor of world landmarks was enhanced by LED lighting decoration. Artists around the world integrate technology and their creativity to add up glamor for the world’s famous architectures.
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2018-05-15

Thorn Puts the Famous Arco della Pace in A Tasteful New Light

LED luminaires from Thorn are now illuminating the Arco della Pace, one of the most important neoclassical monuments in Milan. A series of high-performance Contrast 2 LED floodlights has been installed around the imposing “Arch of Peace” to pick out the intricate details and fine workmanship, improving the overall visitor experience and simultaneously saving resources by boosting efficiency.
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2018-05-01

Swimming Pool Lighting from Osram: A Clear View of the Cool Water

Projector-reflector solutions from Osram provide uniform lighting and minimum reflection in swimming pool halls. In such applications a projector emits a lumen package that is split via a deflection reflector back into the space to be illuminated without glare. With Floodlight 20 LED and Siteco Mirrortec reflectors, Osram Lighting Solutions offers a perfectly matched system that holds up to challenging ambient conditions, and also scores points with high levels of maintenance friendliness because the projectors can usually be mounted at easily accessible locations. 
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2018-04-19

Altman Lighting Brightens the Concert Hall of Abbotsleigh with Barbizon Australia

Located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, and originally established 1885, Abbotsleigh is an independent boarding school which provides a quality and well-balanced education. Focused on empowering their students to be courageous, constructive and compassionate, the school has been working behind the scenes on an upgrade to their concert and assembly hall lighting systems. Led by the systems integration team at Barbizon Australia, the renovation project most recently undertook the upgrading of the house lighting systems in the concert hall using Chalice LED 150W downlights from Altman Lighting. 
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2018-04-18

Skyscrapers in Chinese City Become Giant Works of Art with Smart City Lighting

Philips Lighting has completed a large-scale project that uses connected LED architectural lighting to illuminate the facades of 37 buildings, along a 9.2 km stretch of road in the city center of Ningbo, China. The project, one of the largest of its kind, is aimed at boosting the city’s cultural heritage and tourism, as well as stimulating commercial activities in the city center. It also illustrates the company’s position as the lighting company for the Internet of Things.
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2018-04-09

PixelFLEX Elevates the Live Entertainment Experience at The Cowan

Specializing in the design of premiere audio/visual systems, J Sound Services has produced a number of successful integrated solutions for the design-build industry. Recently working with the management team behind the new Top Golf location in Nashville, Tennessee, they were asked to create a custom acoustics and audio/visual design for The Cowan, a two-story live performance music venue. Wanting a high-definition video display to complement the multitude of applications planned for the new venue, J Sound Services installed a mobile and expansive FLEXTour 2.8mm LED video solution from PixelFLEX.
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2018-04-03

Light for Well-Being

The new lighting installation at the university hospital in Poitiers, France supports the treatment of cancer patients in a special room thanks to human centric lighting. A natural environment is being simulated in the room to create a greater feeling of well-being thanks to modern tunable white LED technology and a custom-designed illuminated ceiling. In addition, more than 800 LED luminaires and LED drivers from Tridonic have been installed in the new administrative block at the hospital.
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2018-03-05

Thorn and Zumtobel Supply Tailor-made Lighting for Italian Steel Giant ABS

Thanks to the close cooperation of all parties involved and the outstanding synergy of the strong Zumtobel Group brands Thorn, Zumtobel and Zumtobel Group Services (ZGS), the customised lighting solution impresses in all areas.
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2018-02-27

Smart Lighting in California: Philips Lighting, American Tower Introduce Smart Fusion Pole to Deliver Quality Lighting and Mobile Connectivity

Wireless infrastructure provider American Tower and Philips Lighting announced that the City of Huntington Beach, CA will provide high capacity mobile connectivity, high quality LED lighting and smart city enablement with the newly developed Smart Fusion Poles. 
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