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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.

Tivoli Lighting Introduces ADAPT Pendant

IRVINE, CALIF.—With more than 50 years of innovation and linear lighting leadership, Tivoli Lighting introduces ADAPT Pendant, a series of designer pendants with anchoring hardware, an LED light engine and glassware to provide multiple mix-and-match interior lighting options. The ADAPT Pendant is available in multiple styles, shapes, materials, and colors, enabling designers to find the perfect lighting solution. With 11 globe options to choose from, ADAPT Pendant becomes an exceptionally versatile system for designers. All the globes are conformal coated with shatter-resistant silicone to reduce fragmenting, should the glass break. The pendants also have a matching cord and drop anchor to...

Nora Lighting Expands Can-less Downlights with 4” M4 Series

COMMERCE, CALIF.—Nora Lighting’s new 4” M4 LED Recessed Downlights install without a housing in new construction or remodel applications. Each luminaire includes a pre-wired junction box, making installation simple. Open the ceiling, wire the junction box, and insert the IC Air-Tight-rated fixture into the ceiling cavity. Featuring round or square trim apertures, the highly versatile M4 allows site customization with optional trim accessories, including reflector, baffle, adjustable gimbal or elbow. Matte black or matte powder white finishes are available on all models. M4 luminaires deliver up to 1100lm in 2700K or 3000K at 90+CRI. Quick disconnect cables can be used to...

EarthTronics Introduces Color & Wattage Selectable LED Floodlight

NORTON SHORES, MICH.—EarthTronics, dedicated to developing innovative energy-saving lighting products that provide a positive economic and environmental impact, introduces its Color & Wattage Selectable LED Floodlight to offer precise security and general area illumination for commercial buildings and can also be used for advertising or as landscape lighting. The new LED floodlight allows facilities the flexibility of switching between three temperatures (3000K, 4000K and 5000K) at the time of installation and four wattages (49, 56, 63 and 70 watts) to ensure the proper lighting for improved visual acuity and enhanced security. The flexible Color & Wattage Selectable LED Floodlight delivers a...

Acuity Partners with Microsoft to Enable Sustainable Building Solutions

ATLANTA—Acuity Brands, Inc., a market-leading industrial technology company, announced it is expanding its collaboration with Microsoft to bring new capabilities to Acuity Brands smart lighting, lighting controls, and building automation solutions. Acuity Brands has a bold goal to avoid 100m metric tons of carbon emissions as a result of projected 2020-2030 sales of LED luminaires, lighting controls, and building management systems replacing older technologies in existing buildings.  By combining the power of Microsoft’s Cloud for Sustainability and Microsoft Azure IoT with Acuity Brands customer solutions, Acuity Brands and Microsoft will jointly enable end customers, operating many types of facilities and buildings, to forecast and calculate the environmental and financial impacts that these new lighting and building management technologies deliver. “We estimate that building operations contribute 28 percent of global carbon emissions. By...

Amerlux Selects New Rep for New England Market

OAKLAND, N.J.—Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced that it has selected Exposure Inc. as its new rep in the fast-growing New England market, effective February 1. Exposure Inc. is a Boston-based lighting specification agency dedicated to providing superior architectural lighting solutions to the design community. Founded in 2013, Exposure Inc. has quickly emerged as one of New England’s top lighting representatives by delivering architects, designers, engineers and other specifiers expertise and insight into the finest lighting solutions on the market for diverse applications. “We are extremely excited about this new chapter in Amerlux history and for Exposure Inc. to represent us in...

Tivoli Lighting Offers Magic Linear Bar for Maximum Color Options

IRVINE, CALIF.—With more than 50 years of innovation and linear lighting leadership, Tivoli Lighting introduces its Magic Linear Bar offering more than one million color options for architectural lighting for building facades, bridges, and media display applications. Available in 1-, 2-, 3- and 4-foot units, Magic Linear Bar provides high-color resolution with three (3) pixels per foot, delivering 44 frames per second. The linear fixture delivers dynamic resolution control ranging from the entire fixture length down to 4” segments with red, green, blue and white (4000K) LED channels. The fixture can be precisely synchronized with a standard DMX-12/Artnet system and ESD...

LEDtronics Adds New Generation of Dimmable Linear LED High Bays

TORRANCE, CALIF.—LEDtronics has introduced a new generation of dimmable Linear LED High Bays to their product lineup. The low-profile fixture offers superior light output in a compact, lightweight body that delivers all the longevity, premium performance, reliability, and energy efficiency of LED lighting technology. The Title 24 compliant LHB002 has an integrated dimmer that dims and shuts off the luminaire, while its microwave motion sensors activate it upon movement detection. Available options include luminaires for externally controlled 0-10V dimmers, lux detecting luminaires and DALI interface lighting systems. The Linear High Bay replaces old-technology metal halide and high-pressure sodium bay lights in...

Nora Lighting’s LED Linear Fixture Now Features Selectable CCT

COMMERCE, CALIF.—Nora Lighting’s 120V Bravo FROST LED Linear fixture now features Selectable CCT, allowing the end-user to change the color temperature from a warm 3000K to a cooler 3500K or 4000K, depending on the venue. With tunable technology, end-users can modify the “lighting landscape,” offering more variety and control in a residential or commercial setting. Nora’s low profile Bravo Frost fixture is less than 1” in depth and is designed for use under cabinets, within shelves and displays, or in architectural coves. Delivering 850 lumens per foot in various lengths from 12” to 32”, Bravo FROST has a sleek white...

Amerlux’s UV-Free Antimicrobial Lighting Wins Innovation Award

OAKLAND, N.J.—Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced that its new UV-free antimicrobial LED lighting solution has been named one of the most innovative solutions in the industry by Architectural SSL magazine. The Product Innovation Awards recognizes innovative LED and solid-state luminaires and fixtures on the market. A distinguished panel of 13 designers and lighting specialists skilled in product evaluation judged and evaluated all products and systems. Manufacturers received awards for products with attributes, qualities, functionality and performance beyond industry standards—all attributes shared by ActiveCLEAN. “We are grateful to Architectural SSL magazine for honoring our innovative, 405-nanometer lighting solution, which kills bacteria and viruses including COVID-19,” said Bill Plageman, Amerlux’s VP...

Zero Cost Tips to Immediately Lower Your Hotel’s Energy Bill

The uncertainty of today’s world is forcing businesses to adapt and reposition themselves so that they can make it through these challenging times. With so many unknowns, let us not lose sight of opportunity. Finding savings is critical, especially for organizations that have felt the financial impact of COVID-19. With state’s enforcing “stay at home” orders, hotels across the nation are experiencing low occupancy. Hotel owners and managers should be evaluating their current operations to find ways to eliminate excess energy use. Below are some cost-saving recommendations that can reduce your operating costs without using any capital. Guestroom “Smart” Thermostats:...