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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.

Nora Emergency Light Available with Wet Location Enclosure

COMMERCE, CA—Nora Lighting’s Compact Dual-Head LED Emergency Light is now available as Model NEG-602 with a waterproof, vandal-resistant enclosure. With the enclosure, the fixture is suitable for wet location installations and is 5VA flame retardant. During a power failure, the glare-free luminaire provides 90 minutes of light from two adjustable LED heads with 6000K, powered by a NiCad 3.6V 3W battery. It is capable of housing an extra battery to power an additional remote emergency light. Lumen options range from standard 75lm (1W) to high output 250lm (4W). Self-diagnostic/self-testing functions are optional. White or black finishes are available, and the light...

New LED Intigo Omni-Directional 35W Lamp

FORT MILL, S.C.—HyLite announced the New Intigo Omni-Directional 35W Lamp. This new lamp is a high-quality LED Retrofit Solution that replaces traditional 175W MH/HPS lamps. The HyLite LED Intigo Omni-Directional 35W Lamp enhances vision for better optical acuity, and provides clean, crisp light. Suitable for fully enclosed fixtures, its compact size makes it the ideal replacement for CFL, MV, HID, and HPS Lamps in existing fixtures. The Omni-Directional 35W Lamp comes standard with 3,000⁰K and 5,000⁰K and products with 2,400⁰K-6,500⁰K are available as Special Orders only. Designed for easy installation in new fixtures or existing luminaires, HyLite LED Intigo Omni-Directional...

Nora Lighting Now Offering Lutron Ecosystem Drivers

COMMERCE, CALIF.—Lutron Hi-lume EcoSystem Drivers are now available for Nora Lighting’s small aperture 2” and 4” Iolite LED Downlights. The specified drivers include Soft-on and Fade-to-Black features that allow smooth, flicker-free dimming from 100 percent down to 1 percent or 0.1 percent. The light source fades smoothly between 0 percent and 1 percent when turned on and off for an incandescent-like effect. Lutron drivers can be linked to the Lutron Quantum Total Light Management system to monitor lighting power consumption. Additionally, the drivers can be integrated into a planned or existing EcoSystem or Vive lighting control solution for guaranteed dimming performance,...

MaxLite Launches Slim Flood Lights as Exterior Lighting Range

WEST CALDWELL, N.J.—Delivering a wealth of features in a compact and competitively-priced package, MaxLite introduces the Slim Flood Light Series for security, signage, landscape, and general-purpose floodlighting applications. Designed as a complete distributor stock solution, this versatile floodlighting family offers CCT selectability, multiple mountings, narrow to wide beam spreads, and photocell options to suit contractors’ every installation need. The series includes four housing sizes that deliver outputs from 1,590 to 13,180 lumens across the range (15W, 29W, 50W, 70/90W). Higher wattage models are CCT selectable, enabling customers to choose from 3000K, 4000K or 5000K in a single product. Lower wattages...

Nora Lighting Introduces iPOINT LED Monopoint

COMMERCE, CALIF.—Nora Lighting’s new adjustable iPOINT LED Monopoint features a miniature canopy and contemporary cone or cylinder designs. iPOINT pinpoints the light source towards a specific art, cabinet display or architectural feature. Cones and cylinders are both available in 1” and 2” diameters with black or matte powder white finish. A black reflector insert is also offered for a two-toned black/white appearance. iPOINT rotates 359° and adjusts up to 90°. Three field-changeable optics are included (spot, narrow flood, and flood). iPOINT requires a Nora Iolite recessed housing and can be installed in new construction or remodeling application without screws or large...

How Lighting Control Contributes to Sustainability in Hospitality

There are many sides to sustainability. The concept is most associated with being earth-friendly: mindful use of renewable resources, attentive recycling practices, and limiting energy use in an effort to put less stress on the environment. In the hospitality industry, sustainability generally refers to sourcing green materials and engaging in energy-efficient practices, from recommending the reuse of towels—the better to save water and power—to shutting down conference rooms when not in use. But sustainability is also about putting people first. In the hospitality industry, this attitude comes naturally: the guest experience is always the priority. Nevertheless, lighting control is often overlooked as...

Miller Lighting Products Celebrating 45 Years in Lighting, Electrical

PHOENIX—Miller Lighting Products is celebrating its 45th year in the lighting and electrical industry. Miller Lighting is known for being one of the first wholesalers to bring LED technology to the forefront of the lighting industry. During this pandemic, Miller Lighting has once again pushed ahead of most of their competitors in the lighting industry by offering a wide variety of LED UV Sterilization products. Keeping up with the ever-changing customer demands for new energy efficient and stylish products, Miller Lighting stocks CCT color changing products, Wi-Fi controlled lamps that can play the song of your choice while changing...

Lutron Launches Architectural Lighting Solution with iOS App Control

COOPERSBURG, PA.—Lutron Electronics, a leader in architectural lighting control solutions, introduces Athena: a simple, flexible, all-in-one solution that elevates everyday experiences with the magic of light. The debut is Lutron’s most significant commercial system release since April 2018, when it acquired Ketra, maker of the world’s most advanced lighting system. Athena marries best-in-class control, the world’s most advanced LED lighting technology, and simple app-based setup, in a solution that is equally optimal for new construction, retrofits, and evolving commercial spaces. Key features include: Native Ketra integration, plus universal fixture-control capabilities—control all load types from a single product with no minimum...

Financial Model Makes LED Upgrade ‘No Brainer’

NATIONAL REPORT—At a time of low occupancies caused by COVID-19, spending money on upgrades other than those related to cleaning and maintenance is likely not a priority. At least one company, however, is offering a “pay as you save” program that makes investing in LED lighting upgrades very enticing. “Through our ‘pay as you save’ program, it is zero down with very low interest rates. In most cases reductions in lighting costs are greater than the cost of the new lighting,” says John Hutchcroft, V.P. of Field Development, YellowBlueLED. “For the most part they are immediately cash flow positive and...

LEDTRONICS Adds Short-Length Miniature Bayonet-Based LED Lamps

TORRANCE, CALIF.—LEDtronics announces its new series of short-length Miniature Bayonet-Based LED Lamps. These multi-voltage bulbs are a perfect fit for applications that require a shorter lamp that still provides bright, reliable light. The BSF321-SIW-6/48V bulb comes in a T3¼ (Ba9s) 9mm single-contact, brass and nickel-plated brass bayonet base that mounts directly into industry-standard sockets. Being bi-polar, the polarity of the positive and negative leads is no longer a factor in DC applications. Due to their solid-state construction, LEDtronics’ miniature bayonet bulbs are ideal for industrial applications that are subjected to vibration, shock and environmental stress, all of which reduce the life...