Lighting

IESBC-Awards

Design Quarterly

IESBC celebrates B.C.’s lighting professionals

The Illuminating Engineering Society of British Columbia (IESBC) has announced its winners for the 2016 Vision Awards. The not-for-profit celebrates outstanding B.C. lighting engineers and designers
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Canadian Property Management

Advancing Light

Whether it’s for safety, function or aesthetics, lighting has a big impact on how a property looks and operates. Recent advances in technology have allowed for enhanced lightning solutions that are both energy efficient and affordable
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REMI Network

Electron wall sconce wins design competition

The Electron Luminaire Wall Sconce by Maurice Laurent Dery & Jordan N Dery in Surrey, B.C. was selected as a winner at an international design
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REMI Network

Proposed lighting requirements for high-rises

Lighting requirements for high-rise dwellings in the energy standard published by ASHRAE and the IES is open for industry comment until April 24.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Three highlights of switching to LED fixtures

LED technology has become a simple, most cost-effective way to not only cut operating costs, but also measurably reduce environmental impact.
International Year of Light

Building Strategies & Sustainability

International Year of Light radiates potential

UNESCO has proclaimed 2015 the International Year of Light to shine a beacon on scientific achievements, reflect on possibilities and promote a spectrum of related economic and sustainable development objectives
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Building Strategies & Sustainability

The importance of daylighting in building design

Duncan McLeod of London-based Studio McLeod reveals new daylighting trends and ways to incorporate light into existing buildings.
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Building Strategies & Sustainability

Lighting controls to increase building efficiency

Mandeep Khera of Daintree Networks explains how lighting controls can help property managers cut energy costs and increase building efficiency.
Hotel Lighting

Design Quarterly

Energy-efficient hotel lighting strategies

Hotels are increasingly turning to energy-efficient LED technology as part of their lighting and design strategies.
Westmount Corporate Campus

Design Quarterly

The importance of balancing outdoor lighting

Lighting designers working with public spaces face heightened regulatory and public scrutiny, and consequently must take many factors into consideration.
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Building Strategies & Sustainability

Daylight interior spaces through light tubes

Russell Ibbotson of VELUX Canada explains how light tubes can be used to illuminate interior spaces with natural sunlight.
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CondoBusiness

The right lights for parking garages

What is the most energy-efficient lighting for a condominium parking garage? Provident Energy Management's Jennifer Young weighs in.
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Building Strategies & Sustainability

Lighting efficiency on the agenda for 2014

A previously postponed phase-out of incandescent light bulbs is set to go in most Canadian provinces in 2014.
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Design Quarterly

Designing with LEDs

With advancements in technology, LEDs are beginning to produce better light quality and offer true colour rendition.
Richard Assaly, Paul Wybrow

Design Quarterly

Shining bright

This video report looks at lighting trends for 2013. Commentators: Richard Assaly, owner of LightForm Inc., and Paul Wybrow, owner of the Accend Group.
LED light

Canadian Facility Management & Design

LED lighting retrofit

To get the greatest value out of a LED lighting retrofit, ask about a manufacturer’s product testing, quality control and sustainability practices.
REMI

Canadian Property Management

Street light conversion projects underway

Shrinking payback periods for LED streetlights are helping to make the business case for large-scale conversions in many Canadian municipalities.