Indoor Lighting

Mwright Headshot Updated
Architectural Lighting

Lighting brand value plummets in changing SSL landscape (MAGAZINE)

June 10, 2020
MAURY WRIGHT considers the shifting strategies in how product branding is utilized in the contemporary solid-state lighting sector.
Photo credit: Image courtesy of Eureka Lighting (an Acuity Brand).
Architectural Lighting

Luminaires evolve beyond legacy form, leverage LED advancements (MAGAZINE)

June 10, 2020
MAURY WRIGHT explores a sample of new luminaires that provide a hint at the evolved thinking of product developers and a nudge to the imagination of lighting designers/specifiers...
In this new line of packaging boxes for Signify’s Philips bulbs, the openings are nothing but air, yet they are sturdy, Signify said. (Photo credit: Image courtesy of Signify.)
Architectural Lighting

Signify eliminating plastic from consumer packaging

June 5, 2020
No more foam inserts, hard blister packs, or that sort of thing by the end of next year, in an initiative that is already well underway.
GE Lighting’s historic Nela Park headquarters in East Cleveland will become part of modern-day home automation outfit Savant Systems, which will tweak the company’s name to GE Lighting, a Savant Company. (Photo credit: Image by Rpabst via Wikimedia Commons; available in the public domain:
Connected SSL & Controls

With Savant’s GE acquisition, the IoT once again drives the lighting industry

June 1, 2020
The high-end home automation outfit could give GE Lighting its spiffiest polish since the bygone days of Jeff Goldblum’s dazzlingly cheesy Terry Quattro character.
Image credit: Graphic by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay; used under free license for commercial or noncommercial purposes.
Architectural Lighting

GE sells GE Lighting lamps business to Savant Systems

May 28, 2020
After a number of fits and starts, GE is finally completely out of the lighting business that was its legacy with Savant Systems acquiring the GE Lighting consumer lamps business...