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According to industry experts, lighting accounts for up to 35 percent of a hotel’s energy bill. Fluorescents, light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures and other products all provide significant savings. Got news or a story idea to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com.

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According to industry experts, lighting accounts for up to 35 percent of a hotel’s energy bill. Fluorescents, light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures and other products all provide significant savings. Got news or a story idea to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: editor@greenlodgingnews.com.

GREEN CREATIVE Launches HYPERBAY Series High Bay Luminaires

SAN BRUNO, CALIF.—GREEN CREATIVE, the commercial grade LED lighting manufacturer, announces the release of its 95W, 130W and 185W High Bay LED luminaires. Part of GREEN CREATIVE’s new HYPERBAY Series, these DLC qualified compact luminaires feature a lightweight sturdy construction. Each fixture comes with three different optic choices (general prismatic, medium and aisle) to meet all low and high bay application needs. The 95W version replaces up to a 175W MH and comes standard with the general prismatic optic. The 130W version replaces up to a 250W MH and comes standard with the medium optic. The 185W version replaces up...

Modern Forms Introduces Staff Interior & Exterior Wall Sconce

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y.—Sleek and stylish, the versatile Modern Forms Staff LED wall sconce with tapered torch design fosters an easy transition from hospitality facility interiors to exteriors for exceptional design continuity. The LED wall luminaire embodies an IP65 sealed stainless steel frame with back light and solid crystal up light for warm ambience in upscale residential, hospitality and commercial spaces. Constructed of stainless steel with acrylic on top and backside, the LED interior and exterior wall luminaire projects illumination up and towards the mounting surface such as a wall, column or façade. The fixture delivers up to over 500 lumens and a...

Decorative Accessories Now Offered with Nora Lighting’s Iolite Series

COMMERCE, CALIF.—Decorative accessories that create unique visual effects in hospitality, residential and commercial installations are now offered on Nora Lighting’s modular Iolite LED Downlight Series (patent pending). Iolite is available as a 1” downlight or 2” and 4” adjustable. With an easy-to-assemble design, Iolite Modular LEDs can be installed on site with square or round trims in a variety of finishes. Decorative accessories are added between the module and die-cast trim. The decorative elements include translucent Deco Collars in blue, frost, amber and red, which can be fitted around the LED module to color the aperture. The LED continues to produce...

LEDtronics Announces New Filament-Style LED Bulbs

TORRANCE, CALIF.—LEDtronics announces its new UL-listed filament-style LED bulbs—a product line that recreates the attractive filament look while providing energy-saving, clean lighting for various applications. The FIL series is a higher-efficacy, lower-power lighting option for creating a vintage lighting experience. The LEDtronics FIL series filament-style bulbs are available in a wide variety of types: chandelier, standard A19, globe, décor and tube bulbs, and are ideal for omni-directional lighting projects, being both decorative pieces and functional tools. By directly replacing incandescent lights with these filament-style LED bulbs, users can achieve up to 90 percent energy savings. The chandelier bulbs only consume 2...

Pranav Jampani ‘Gratified’ to Help Lead Sands ECO360 Global Sustainability Program

Name: Pranav Jampani Title: Director of Sustainability Company: Las Vegas Sands Corp. Years with company: Three years Primary responsibilities: “I oversee the sustainability program for our Las Vegas operations. We have some of the world’s largest green buildings with over 9,000 employees. I manage development, management and implementation of policies and programs.” Company’s most significant sustainability-related accomplishment: “It’s difficult to pick one. Last year Las Vegas Sands was ranked as one of the greenest large companies in the world in the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings. Las Vegas Sands was the highest ranked hospitality company in the world. In addition, in Las Vegas, we have...

Leroy Herring, Jr. Joins Earthtronics

MUSKEGON, MICH.—EarthTronics announced the addition of Leroy Herring, Jr., who has extensive business and sales development experience in the lighting industry. Appointed Midwest Regional Sales Manager, Herring has helped large and small corporations navigate through tremendous business growth. As a result, Herring will be responsible for directing commercial sales through manufacturers rep agencies, electrical distribution, lighting showrooms, ESCOs, contractors and national accounts. “Herring has very impressive and extensive lighting credentials,” said Tripp Smith, Vice President of Sales. “In fact, his collaborative approach, which fits our company culture, has built strong relationships to drive a positive change throughout his career. Herring...

HyLite Introduces New Lotus LED Line

ROCK HILL, S.C.—HyLite LED Lighting, a division of ARVA, LLC, has introduced the new Lotus LED Line. The Lotus was designed with versatility in mind. The 180° adjustable mounting arm allows the Lotus Lamp to install in multiple positions and at different lengths for use in a wide variety of applications including Recessed Cans, Canopy Lights, Parking Garage Fixtures, Parking Lot Lights, Flood/Spot Lights, High Ceilings, and High/Low Bays. The LED Lotus is available in sizes ranging from 20W to 100W to replace anything up to 400W Metal Halide & High Pressure Sodium Lamps with up to 80 percent energy...

Green Creative Releases New High CRI MR16 Lamp

SAN BRUNO, CALIF.—Green Creative, the commercial grade LED lighting manufacturer, announces the launch of its MR16 8.5W High CRI LED lamp. This Energy Star certified MR16 12V 8.5W HIGH CRI is a 75W halogen replacement and has been selected by the Illuminating Engineering Society’s (IES) 2016 Progress Report. At just 8.5W, this lamp emits 550 lumens with a CBCP of 2700 cd., making it the most efficient high CRI 75W halogen replacement available. The MR16 8.5W was designed and engineered for commercial applications that demand high performance lighting and accurate color rendering. This dimmable lamp is available in spot, narrow flood...

EarthTronics Introduces Three LED Flat Panel Lights

MUSKEGON, MICH.—EarthTronics, dedicated to developing innovative energy efficient lighting products that provide a positive economic and environmental impact for its customers, now offers three energy-efficient LED Flat Panel Lights to replace fluorescent fixtures in existing and new construction ceiling applications. The 1X4, 2X2 and 2X4 LED Flat Panel Lights feature 4000K bright light with smooth dimming and a high color rendering of 82+ to provide a natural lighting solution. Ideal for use in offices, schools, healthcare facilities and other commercial applications, the LED Panel Light is constructed using an extruded aluminum frame with an attractive impact resistant acrylic lens that...

Cree Expands LS Series LED Surface Ambient Portfolio

DURHAM, N.C.—Cree, Inc. is expanding its LS Series LED surface ambient portfolio with the introduction of the new LS-FD High Efficiency linear luminaire. The new luminaire delivers excellent light quality and energy efficiency at 130 lumens per watt for greater savings and faster payback, and serves as an ideal replacement for linear fluorescent lighting in retail, industrial or commercial spaces. The LS-FD High Efficiency products provide customers more choices from Cree, adding to the original LS Series TrueWhite products, which offer exceptional 90-plus CRI color rendering for applications in which color accuracy is the driving consideration. “Cree’s new LS-FD High...