Getting To Know Arie Louie of Louie Lighting, Inc.

Arie Louie, CEO and owner of both Louie Lighting, Inc. and the custom lighting company Arie Designs an award-winning lighting designer, worked from an early age in the motion picture and television industry as a freelance lighting director. Following his school career, Arie served for a total sixteen years with the Israel Defense Forces as… Read more

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LED Lighting In Horticulture

LED’s represent an entirely different technology from the gaseous discharge-type lamps of old used in horticulture. Capabilities like spectral composition control and high light output with little radiant heat make this technology potentially one of the most significant advances in horticultural lighting since the development of high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps. Lighting based on the use… Read more

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Dr. Nick Holonyak – Inventor of the Visible Spectrum LED

Nick Holonyak, Jr. was born in Zeigler, Illinois on 3 November 1928. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois in 1950, 1951, and 1954, respectively. As a Texas Instruments Fellow in Semiconductor Physics at the University of Illinois (1953-54), he did graduate work under the direction of John… Read more

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Phoenix Stadium’s Superbowl Lighting by Ephesus

University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ has installed high performance LED stadium lights from Ephesus Lighting, Inc., the leader in providing LED lighting solutions for sports facilities. According to Amy Casper, CEO of the Syracuse-based company, the facility will be the first NFL venue to illuminate the playing surface exclusively with LED lighting. (via http://www.localsyr.com)… Read more

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When Lights Go Green – Eco Friendly Lighting

The idea of creating something new from a disused item, “reclaiming” or “upcycling” forces us to look at our surroundings with new, environmentally conscious eyes. Below are five examples of innovative and elegant lighting designs that prove that there are no limits to what the mind can create! 1. Winner of the Bright Ideas 2011… Read more

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Security Lighting Tips For The Home

A security lighting system is a great deterrent. It illuminates the intruder, exposing them to vulnerability. While it is no guarantee to preventing criminal activity, crimes will be far less likely when you install excellent lighting. Many of us are understandably concerned with being as green as possible and that extends to the way we… Read more

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Tech Lighting: 25 Years of Elegance and Quality

Over the past two and a half decades, Tech Lighting has built a reputation upon design which is timeless, precise engineering and the dependability of its products. Today, it is the industry’s leader in low-voltage lighting systems with a comprehensive collection of beautiful fixtures. At the heart of this is an intense juxtaposition of science… Read more

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Coastal Sea Turtle Lights – Where Nature Meets Technology

Fact: There are 7 species of sea turtles and 6 of those are found in the United States and all 6 are listed under the Endangered Species Act. Sadly, they typically end up being eaten by predators or die from not being able to enter the water quickly enough. To combat the reduced population, regulations… Read more

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