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High Performance Museums and Galleries


At a recent salon sponsored by Urban Green, industry pros discussed new strategies and the changing landscape for achieving energy efficiency in buildings that have long been exempt from such standards – museums and galleries.
Energy efficiency, museums, galleries, lighting, heating, cooling, high-performance, LED, environment, environmental, loads, control, conditions, humidity, temperature, climate

How Design Thinking Led to a Beautiful LED Lamp


This September, Switch Lightbulbs will launch its twenty-first-century version of the ubiquitous incandescent bulb, which is slated to be phased out in the United States starting in 2012, according to the Energy Independence and Security Act authorized in Congress in 2007.
LED, light emitting diode, lamp, lightbulbs, Switch, recyclable, aesthetics, cooling, orientation

Ninety Light vs. Anglepoise


Sometimes the most modest designs become the architype. The Anglepoise lamp, designed by George Carwardine in 1932, was a complete original.
Anglepoise, lamp, George Carwardine, springs, Shawn Littrell, Ninety light, LED, lighting, Luxo, table lamps, Color Rendering Index, CRI, efficient, Tizio

Virtual Emergency Network


The first solar powered StarSight virtual utility poles were installed in Istanbul, Turkey four months ago. The poles will provide a communication and emergency network in case of a large disaster (such as an earthquake) with a full Wi-Fi CCTV network attached to a lamppost. 
StarSight, virtual utility poles, Istanbul, Turkey, install, installation, solar, powered, communication, emergency, network, disaster, WiFi, CCTV, Closed Caption, lamppost, internet, access, mobile, unit, LED, streetlights, wireless, broadband, video, VoIP, Martinique, Cote d'Ivoire, Ivory Coast

"It was time for a change, Louise..."


Ingo Maurer and his extraordinary team of designers and technicians have managed to dramatically transform the second floor of the Carnegie Mansion into a fiesta of lights and objects.
Ingo Maurer, lighting design, light, Provoking Magic, Exhibition, LED, wallpaper, coffee table, portraits, Andrew Carnegie, Louise Carnegie, staircase, Carnegie mansion, intimate, domestic