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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--both indoors and outdoors. Innovative daylighting techniques are also helping to reduce costs and improve interior spaces. Got news or a story idea to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: greenlodgingnews@gmail.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--both indoors and outdoors. Innovative daylighting techniques are also helping to reduce costs and improve interior spaces. Got news or a story idea to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or by e-mail at: greenlodgingnews@gmail.com.

Amerlux Unveils Soft-Square Collection of Architectural Downlights

OAKLAND, N.J.—Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, released a new series of architectural decorative downlights that allows designers to break the norm of traditional layouts by clustering different-sized downlights and colors to create harmony and beautiful design elements in any space. Amerlux collaborated with Gensler, serving as a product design consultant, to create the Stadia collection, which is distinguished by a soft-square trim that extends 2 inches from the ceiling with no unsightly holes. Offering a tranquil floating effect, the collection includes standard and premium finishes, including neutrals, vibrant hues and metallic and wood grain options. All are available in single tone with matching outer trim...

Invi Air Revolutionizes Diffusers with Integrated Lighting

NEW YORK, N.Y.—Invi Air, the Brooklyn-based company specializing in design-forward air diffusers and grilles, has revolutionized how designers think about designs with the introduction of the 1 Slot Diffuser With Light, available in Round and Square. This sleek, dual-functioning diffuser combines air distribution with LED lighting in a single product. The frameless, flush mount installation is an aesthetically pleasing alternative to traditional round duct registers. Perfect for small areas such as kitchens and bathrooms, or for anyone who wants to achieve a minimal look on their ceilings. Invi Air’s new product line with LED light elevates its architectural air diffusers...

EarthTronics Introduces EarthBulb Direct Wire LED T8 Linear

NORTON SHORES, MICH.—EarthTronics, dedicated to developing innovative energy-saving lighting products that provide a positive economic and environmental impact, introduces its new energy-saving 4-foot, 10.5-watt EarthBulb Type B Direct Wire Linear LED T8 with a flexible design that eliminates the need for an electronic ballast or driver for operation on 120-277V to deliver 1700 lumens. The new EarthBulb LED T8 offers an easy to install solution for direct wiring fixtures that might require single- or double-end direct wire solutions. With a high-color rendering of 82, the lamp provides a 300° beam angle to produce a wide distribution pattern for directing more...

Acclaim Lighting Introduces Adapt Linear DMX LED Fixtures

LOS ANGELES—Acclaim Lighting, an innovative and advanced lighting technology leader, introduces Adapt Linear DMX, a smart, flexible, color-changing indoor fixture designed for linear graze, flood, and cove applications. The fixture features built-in link cables that retract to allow units to be directly abutted or set at angles up to 45° for quick and simple daisy-chain connections. Adding to its flexibility, Adapt Linear DMX has quad-color LEDs for exceptional color mixing performance and homogenized optic color. Options include QS (RGBW + 3000K), QW4 (RGBW + 4000K), QW6 (RGBW + 6000K), RGBA or Dynamic White, with a minimum 85 CRI and wide variety...

Acuity Enhances Emergency Lighting Automated Reporting Solution

ATLANTA—Acuity Brands, Inc. announced the addition of Connected STAR to its Emergency Lighting with Self Testing Automated Reporting (STAR) solution. This enhancement aids in code compliance through its new method of deployment suited for large scale applications, ensuring proper emergency operation and illumination during power outages. With the introduction of Connected STAR, powered by the Connected STAR Gateway by IOTA, test data is securely logged within the unit, and compliance reports are automatically emailed directly to users’ devices. The market demand for robust emergency lighting solutions is driven by the need for life safety code compliance. Life Safety Code NFPA 101...

Juno Introduces Canless 2-inch Wafer Downlights

ATLANTA—Juno, an established leader in the manufacture of downlighting and track lighting, introduces 2-inch Canless Wafer Downlights featuring an innovative, slim design that installs quickly and easily into ceiling spaces. With no housing required, these miniature wafer downlights install in spaces where most traditional recessed housings do not. The all-in-one design of the canless wafer downlight features five switchable white color temperature options and three adjustable lumen output settings, delivering up to 900 lumens, making them perfect for accent, task, or general downlighting applications. This innovative technology gives distributors, contractors, and others the ultimate in flexibility by providing the equivalent of 15 static fixtures in one. Additional features include:  Available in three...

Gotham Lighting Unveils Brand Refresh & Full IVO Family at LEDucation

ATLANTA—Gotham Lighting, an established innovator and manufacturer of architectural downlighting, unveiled its highly anticipated brand refresh at the recent LEDucation event, marking a significant milestone in the company’s 85-year legacy. The brand refresh represents Gotham’s commitment to innovation, quality, and delivering unparalleled lighting experiences to its customers. “For over 85 remarkable years, we have been the downlighting leader, dedicated to developing products and technologies to meet lighting design needs,” said Rosa Peredo, Senior Product Manager of Brand and Product Commercialization, Gotham Lighting. “Now, Gotham is evolving as a brand, marking a monumental moment in our journey to transforming the way...

U.S. Architectural Lighting Adds AXIM Series

PALMDALE, CALIF.—U.S. Architectural Lighting, a leading American manufacturer of contemporary area and street lighting, introduces the AXIM Series of contemporary columns and bollards that complement architectural compositions. With clean contemporary styling, the AXIM Series of products are elegant luminaires suitable for both modern and classic architecture. Available in height ranges from three feet to 16 feet for varying scale and applications, the high-performance AXIM Series is composed of two column lights and a bollard built around U.S. Architectural Lighting’s paramount PLED Optical System. The AX Series can light human scale pedestrian applications such as parks, pathways, entries, plazas, and walkways. The...

Proluxe Lighting Introduces Neonflex Pro-Dual

DENVER—Proluxe Lighting, a leading manufacturer of premium LED lighting innovations for residential and commercial applications, introduces Neonflex Pro-Dual, a static white dual bend neon alternative that provides seamless lines of direct view lighting for architectural-grade interior and exterior applications. Neonflex Pro-Dual features bend technology for vertical and lateral directional bending with 3000K CCT and a high 90+ CRI that delivers up to 223 lumens per foot, while consuming only 3.05 watts per foot. The maximum run is 16.4 feet operating on 24V DC. The direct view lighting is dimmable from 5 percent to 100 percent with most ELV and TRIAC dimmers. IP67-rated and...

EarthTronics Introduces Three Adjustable LED Strip Fixtures

NORTON SHORES, MICH.—EarthTronics, dedicated to developing innovative energy-saving lighting products that provide a positive economic and environmental impact, introduces three new LED Strip fixtures available in 24-, 48- and 96-inch lengths with the flexibility of switching between 3500K, 4000K and 5000K at the time of installation. Each fixture is available in three wattages to ensure the appropriate illumination levels and the desired color temperatures for optimum productivity. Developed for general lighting found in warehousing, manufacturing, municipal, retail, and new commercial facilities, the LED Strip fixtures deliver 130 lumens per watt with a high 80+ CRI to provide an excellent light source for nearly any...