Outdoor Lighting

In today’s solid-state lighting news roundup, Cooper Lighting has responded to an LA Times report regarding practices at a Mexican maquiladora during the coronavirus pandemic, a plant that has since been closed by Baja California authorities. (Photo credit: Image by Michael Gaida via Pixabay; used under free license for commercial or noncommercial purposes.)
LEDs & SSL Design

SSL coronavirus news: LIA reports on survey, Cooper Lighting closes maquiladora

April 22, 2020
The UK-based Lighting Industry Association surveyed its members, reporting 89% of companies are still operating at some level, while the Mexican government shutters a Cooper Lighting...
A warm-orange glow, via Ketra LED lights, bathes Alabama’s Lodge at Gulf State Park to help protect sea turtles from over-exposure to blue-rich white light at night, which can disrupt hatchlings’ initial trek to the sea (Photo credit: Image courtesy of The Lodge at Gulf State Park.)
Lighting for Health & Wellbeing

Turtles hatch to warm LEDs on Alabama’s gulf coast

April 22, 2020
Ketra supplied lamps and luminaires to The Lodge at Gulf State Park that deliver functional lighting for humans and that don’t interfere with hatchling turtles on the Alabama ...
Brands replace geographies as financial reporting groups under CEO Bodil Sonesson, and the company is also now starting to play up the Fagerhult Group name across its 13 properties. (Photo credit: Image courtesy of Fagerhult Group.)
Architectural Lighting

With a new business structure in place, Fagerhult makes adjustments amid pandemic (UPDATED)

April 21, 2020
The Swedish lighting company has reorganized along brand lines in place of geographies. Meanwhile, it withdraws a dividend and puts off its annual meeting until late June with...
Some of the latest efforts by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) include collaborating with the International Dark Sky Association (IDA) in delivering guidance on outdoor lighting techniques that minimize light pollution. (Photo credit: Image by 272447 via Pixabay; used under free license for commercial or noncommercial purposes.)
Specialty SSL

IES publishes UV guidance and joins with IDA on outdoor SSL advice

April 21, 2020
UV-C can seem like a germicidal panacea in the coronavirus pandemic, but the IES warns about appropriate use; and the IES and IDA issue outdoor LED lighting guidance.
Photo credit: Image courtesy of stux via Pixabay; used under free license for commercial or noncommercial purposes.

Top 5 – Outdoor lighting takes the spotlight

April 17, 2020
A quick review of our search results brings together the top 5 articles and blogs on outdoor lighting.