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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 Lodging News Adds ENTERGIZE to Directory

ODESSA, FLA.—Hasek Communications, the Odessa, Fla.-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes ENTERGIZE, LLC to its Green Product & Service Directory in the Energy Management/Guestroom category. With 16 years of guestroom energy management experience, ENTERGIZE offers the key card product that some customers have had installed for over a decade. ENTERGIZE also offers a PIR thermostat. ENTERGIZE recently upgraded the PIR product and it is now backed by a 60-month warranty. The high quality PIR thermostat qualifies for utility company incentives. This will ensure that the hotel maximizes its opportunity to save money on energy. The product is easy...

Seoul Semiconductor Highlights Latest LED Innovations

NEW YORK—Seoul Semiconductor, a global innovator of LED products and technology, will participate in the annual LEDucation conference and exhibit, one of the largest LED-only tradeshows and educational forums in the United States, scheduled for March 13 & 14, 2018 at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York. In its exhibit at LEDucation 2018, Seoul Semiconductor will feature its latest LED innovations, including the SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs, based on a new technology that produces light closely matching the spectrum of natural sunlight. Introduced in June 2017, the new SunLike Series natural spectrum LED technology was co-developed by...

MaxLite Expands MPulse Outdoor Lighting Range with New Area Light

WEST CALDWELL, N.J.—MaxLite presents the MPulse Area Light as the newest release in an award-winning range of architectural outdoor luminaires designed with visual comfort optics and elegant aesthetics.  The MPulse Area Light is offered in a wide range of lumen packages and distribution types to address a variety of outdoor lighting needs, including campuses and parking areas. Select models feature patent-pending optics that distribute light through a non-pixelated light source, resulting in uniform and glare-free illumination that enhances the visual comfort and safety of pedestrians and motorists. Featuring a slim and modern form factor uniquely optimized for LED technology, the...

Nora Lighting Adds Trendy Onyx Squares

COMMERCE, CALIF.—Nora Lighting introduces Onyx Squares, modernist square-shaped LED retrofit downlights with deep-set optics for optimal visual comfort. The Squares can be installed in new construction, remodels or retrofits, and are a recent addition to Nora’s Onyx LED Downlight Series. New models are available in 3” apertures for 4” housings (650 lumens) and 4.125” apertures for 6” housing (800 lumens). An integral driver and Samsung LEDs are part of the Onyx package. Onyx Squares can be retrofitted into existing 4” and 6” round housings and oriented to any position within the housings. Featuring contemporary sharp-edged styling, Onyx Squares are designed for residential...

New HyLite Multi-Mode Tube Simplifies Installation & Replacements

FORT MILL, S.C.—Although LED lighting has a longer lifespan, there comes a time when the they will eventually have to be replaced. A major obstacle on LED tube light replacement is not knowing whether the previously installed LED tube light is: ballast compatible, direct wire, with single-end wiring or double-end wiring, etc. This situation poses a major challenge for installers and maintenance providers. Identifying the wiring configuration is fairly time consuming and quite frustrating. The HyLite LED new OptiMax Tube solves this issue by offering a completely universal LED tube light which is ballast compatible and direct wire, single-end or...

MaxLite Launches HP Series Pendant as High Bay Lighting Solution

WEST CALDWELL, N.J.—MaxLite introduces the new HP Series LED High Bay Pendant as high output illumination with durability and design appeal for large-scale interiors. Available in a full range of wattages, performance options and accessories, the HP Pendant delivers up to 28,500 lumens with minimal glare, making the luminaire an ideal solution for gymnasiums, retail and big box stores, auto showrooms, warehouses and light industrial environments. A direct replacement for 175-watt to 600-watt metal halide or HID fixtures, the HP Pendant is DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Premium listed and qualifies for rebates from nationwide utility programs. The pendant delivers more than...

Nora Lighting Introduces PRISM Retrofit Downlight

COMMERCE, CALIF.—Nora Lighting introduces PRISM, a smart LED RGBW retrofit downlight that creates unique visual environments by changing the color of the light, the Kelvin temperature or light intensity. PRISM is the latest advance in sophisticated lighting controls for hospitality venues or residences. Using Bluetooth technology, PRISM’s lighting effects can be directed by the designer or end user with the Prism handheld remote or with an iOs or Android smartphone using Nora’s ControLIT App. The PRISM remote control and Nora’s ControLIT App work in tandem to: select CCT or RGB; adjust dimming; set up zoning; and on/off pre-set times—even synching lights...

EarthTronics Introduces Mini Panel LEDs

MUSKEGON, MICH.—EarthTronics, dedicated to developing innovative energy-efficient lighting products that provide a positive economic and environmental impact for its customers, combines energy-efficiency and aesthetics to introduce new architecturally designed square and round Mini Panel LEDs for interior and exterior commercial and residential surface-mount applications. “EarthTronics Mini Panel LEDS could be considered the first major change in flush-mount fixtures in the last 20 years,” said Matthew Wagner, Business Development Manager—LED Products. “This important fixture category has been lifted from being simple drum or cloud fluorescent interior fixtures to a contemporary architectural design that includes upgraded color characteristics, mounting options and wet...

Guardian Helps Whirlpool Meet Sustainability Goals

FALL RIVER, MASS.—Guardian Energy Management Solutions has completed an extensive lighting retrofit at the Whirlpool Corp. in Fall River, Mass. The 300,000-square foot state-of-the-art engineering and design center manufactures coin-operated industrial and specialty laundry equipment. In November of 2016, Guardian began the processes of auditing the facility and evaluating options for a lighting retrofit. The project was completed in September 2017 with outstanding results. Whirlpool had several challenges with the lighting on the plant floor. The light levels were inadequate for the tasks being performed, and portions of the floor were lit 24/7, regardless if they were occupied or not,...

HyLite LED Expands LED Solutions with New Retrofit Series

FORT MILL, S.C.—LED Retrofit lamps intended to replace metal halide, high pressure sodium, and other HID light sources have grown tremendously in popularity because of their lower initial investment and high return on investment. Retrofit lamps cut energy consumption by up to 80 percent, provide years of maintenance-free operation, and offer the lowest total cost of ownership of any lighting technology. For these reasons, they play an important role in driving adoption to LED technology and promoting energy reduction and sustainability. Despite the growing popularity of LED Retrofit lamps, there have always been applications where they do not work because...