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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.

Earthtronics Introduces High Lumen HID Replacements

NORTON SHORES, MICH.—EarthTronics, dedicated to developing innovative energy-saving lighting products that provide a positive economic and environmental impact, introduces its new LED line of high lumen HID replacement lamps that are CCT selectable for 4000K and 5000K with full radial illumination for internal and external locations. Providing 150 lumens per watt on an EX39 base, the new HID replacement line from EarthTronics includes 60-, 80-, 100-, and 120-watt LEDs delivering a high-efficient 9000, 12000, 15000 and 18000 lumens respectively. The LEDs have an 80+ CRI and are color selectable. Each of the lamps can be easily switched between 4000K and...

Lutron Launches Six New Features for Architects & Designers

COOPERSBURG, PA.—For too long, sophisticated lighting design required complex controls. Last year’s introduction of the Lutron Athena lighting & shading system challenged that paradigm, offering a cohesive controls solution that simplifies design and programming, while still delivering advanced lighting schemes. Now, only six months since Lutron began shipping Athena, the highly awarded solution is getting even better. Athena is a simple, flexible, all-in-one solution that elevates everyday moments with the magic of light. The enhancements announced deliver new ways for designers to realize their visions and access even more tools to create dynamic, agile environments that adapt as building needs evolve. “Architectural projects require a fine balance...

Acclaim Lighting Introduces Flood One EO Color

LOS ANGELES—Acclaim Lighting, a leader in innovative and advanced lighting technology, introduces Flood One EO Color, a high output, outdoor rated, color-changing LED floodlight with a very low-profile design. Ideal for façade and wide-area lighting applications, the outdoor RGBW LED floodlight is available in multiple variants, including Acclaim’s Spectrum Technology which allows for a more expansive color palette and dynamic white capability. The white chip options are 3000K (QS), 4000K (QW4), and 6000K (QW6). Built on the Acclaim Modular Series platform, Flood One EO Color is assembled in Los Angeles, allowing for fast order turnaround in all available options. Flood One EO Color...

MaxLite & Retrolux Announce Partnership

WEST CALDWELL, N.J.—MaxLite, a leading global manufacturer of energy-efficient lighting solutions, and Retrolux, the fastest-growing lighting project development and implementation software platform, have announced a new partnership that will introduce the MaxLite product portfolio to ESCOs, electrical contractors, and other clients using the Retrolux platform. Retrolux’s award-winning smart energy software makes it easy to conduct on-site audits, design, estimate, and specify products, create energy-savings proposals, order and track materials, and manage project installation, all without ever leaving the platform. The platform saves time and money through faster workflows and higher project close rates. Retrolux users will be able to utilize MaxLite’s...

EnergyWare Rebrands Company Logo, Website

SUNRISE, FLA.—EnergyWare, a leading national provider of energy efficiency technology, has announced the official rebranding of its company logo and website. The changes, which were implemented to reflect the company’s new direction within the energy efficiency industry, include a sleek new website design with new sections promoting the brand’s emergence into the solar, water conservation, and smart HVAC systems sectors, as well as a minimalist pictorial logo mark that captures the new and refreshing experience EnergyWare looks to bring to its customers. “When I was appointed the CEO of EnergyWare, I came into the role with a natural gas and oil...

MaxLite Introduces c-Max Lighting Controls & Controls-Ready LED Fixtures

WEST CALDWELL, N.J.—MaxLite announces the launch of c-Max Lighting Controls, a patent pending design that makes it easy to add luminaire-level lighting controls to indoor and outdoor applications. By purchasing c-Max low voltage sensors along with MaxLite controls-ready luminaires, customers can achieve energy savings beyond LED conversion in the most simple and affordable way. MaxLite controls-ready luminaires come pre-configured with a USB-C receptacle that c-Max sensors can be plugged into during installation, or in the future, to achieve motion sensing, daylight harvesting, high-end trim, bi-level dimming, and photocell control. Commissioning is done via remote control or an app to add basic...

Tivoli Lighting Introduces Flexile Series

IRVINE, CALIF.—With more than 50 years of innovation and linear lighting leadership, Tivoli Lighting introduces its Flexile Series in multiple shapes, color temperatures and sizes to enable lighting designers to create unique lighting patterns for interior aesthetic architectural applications, including food-grade environments. The Flexile Series includes FlexileLG, FlexileSM, FlexileLG Linear and FlexibleLG Vertical. Each product provides a 360° lighted surface that illuminates uniformly without any shadowing, as well as a high 95 CRI and high luminous efficiency. The products are available in 2300K, 2700K, 3000K and 4000K color temperatures and multiple lengths. Ideal for food-grade environments, the Flexile Series includes a...

Sustainability Efforts Increase Competitiveness of New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

NEW ORLEANS—The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (NOENMCC) has made sustainability a top priority and is taking steps to reduce environmental impacts. While the coronavirus pandemic impacted hosting events in 2020, NOENMCC took advantage of the downtime and made critical facility upgrades that will reduce their environmental footprint, and in turn, help make the facility a leader in sustainable events. “As one of the top convention center facilities in the nation, it is crucial that we meet and exceed national standards when it comes to sustainability and environmental impact,” said Michael J. Sawaya, Convention Center President. “Nowadays, sustainability...

Nora Lighting Offers Three Field-Changeable Reflector Options

COMMERCE, CALIF.—Nora Lighting’s architectural- and commercial-grade Quartz High Lumen LED Series now offers three field-changeable reflector options: Clear Diffused, Specular Clear and Haze Snap-In with 4”, 6” and 8” apertures. Reflectors are constructed from spun aluminum and have a deep-set diffused lens for visual comfort and higher lumen output. All reflectors include two tension steel spring clips, allowing the luminaire to install without a frame-in or housing in a remodel or new construction. Quartz LEDS also feature field-selectable tunable wattage and tunable white capabilities, allowing the end user to fine tune the lighting in any environment. The tunable wattage switch determines...

CREO Unveils BioBulb Technology Platform

SAUSALITO, CALIF.—CREO, a green tech company on a mission to make buildings healthier and more resilient, unveiled the BioBulb technology platform, a smart, green living system that offers a sustainable solution for growing nature indoors and in environments with scarce resources. The system uses artificial intelligence (AI) to learn the optimal growth for a plant within its surroundings and autonomously infuses it with the precise amount of water and nutrients it needs. BioBulb is a virtually zero-waste system and uses up to 80 percent less water than existing high-tech hydroponic solutions with the potential to save thousands of gallons...