As part of its two-year restoration and renovation, Duke University’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library deployed LED lighting in a variety of ways—as spots, for reading areas, and to illuminate larger spaces—to help optimize the building’s energy performance. ©Robert Benson Photography
As LED lighting sources proliferate, AEC firms are more diligent about validating performance bef...read more
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The light is fitted with just two LEDs and uses custome-engineered lenses to spread the glow....
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There has been a rapid improvement and availability of LED products as primary light sources in m...read more
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The technology measures light levels, humidity and temperature, motion, and sound.
Decorative OLED fixtures brighten the lobby of the Irondequoit (N.Y.) Public Library. Passero Associates was project manager and architect of record; Concord Electric, the lighting contractor. Photo: Donald Cochran Photography.
LEDs still have room for improvement. That may explain why this technology has yet to be challeng...read more
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The requirements would effectively eliminate incandescent and halogen bulbs.
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Only LEDs meet this efficiency level today.
Blue LED lights above the High Trestle Trail Bridge in Madrid, Iowa. Photo: Phil Roeder/Creative Commons
Twenty-three items open for public review through Oct. 4
Philips City Farm Research Center, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Photo courtesy Philips
A research center in The Netherlands is testing the latest techniques in urban farming.
While first generation LED lighting fixtures were basically your standard incandescent or fluores...read more
"Real-time weather data [makes] the light move, and articulate the architecture of the building to give it a sense of elegance and presence,” lighting designer Bruce Ramus said. Rendering courtesy Lend Lease Group
The tower will be illuminated by 164-foot-tall beams of LED light based on weather updates from t...read more
The project, named Lichtgrenze (or Border of Light), makes for a colossal art installation dividi...read more
New division rounds out building systems services offerings for the Manhattan-based consulting fi...read more
Building Teams are employing a range of creative solutions—from evaporative cooling to novel hot/...read more
Streetscape project includes monumental gateway portals, LED signage, and a new plaza, fire pit,...read more
From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...read more
Leviton has received tED Magazine’s “Best of the Best Award,” winning Best Product Launch by a Ma...read more
LED lighting technology provides unique advantages, but it’s also important to understand its lim...read more
Designed specifically for hospitals, nursing homes, child care centers, and other healthcare faci...read more
Lighting experts debate the benefits, drawbacks, and issues related to specifying LED fixtures....
To achieve the goals of sustainability and high performance, stakeholders in new construction and...read more
Acuity Brands Inc. (NYSE: AYI) has been honored with seven lighting industry awards including a “...read more
Proposed changes to the ASHRAE/IES energy standard would require automatic lighting controls in m...read more
Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...read more
Lighting experts offer Building Team members critical information to consider before upgrading li...read more