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Horticultural Lighting

Acuity Brands acquires Current Arize horticultural lighting

Nov. 27, 2023
Current uproots its Arize line to concentrate on commercial & industrial lighting, while Acuity plants seeds for indoor agriculture growth with acquisition.
Phillip Handforth, courtesy of Fagerhult Group
Fagerhult’s iGuzzini provides lighting throughout the Oman Across Ages Museum near Nizwa, Oman, which opened to the public in March.
Architectural Lighting

Renovations, fluorescent bans, and energy savings buoy Fagerhult outlook

Oct. 31, 2023
Third quarter sales held on, net profit edged up, and operating margins grew stronger, as did IoT groundwork. But the company pauses its horticulture business.
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L Prize Prototype 1023
Connected SSL & Controls

L-Prize Prototypes advance connected lighting innovation

Oct. 27, 2023
DOE L-Prize organizers recognized three luminaire prototypes and three connected systems prototypes for their potential to increase usability, interoperability, sustainability...
Image courtesy of Signify
Signify continues to advance its sustainability initiatives, including 3D printing of products such as the pendants pictured above, made from recycled material for fans of Germany’s Werder Bremen soccer team.
LEDs & SSL Design

More factory closures, consolidations likely at Signify as margins improve

Oct. 27, 2023
Could affect U.S. sites. The company’s continuing cost-cutting measures are slowly helping, but quarterly sales and income fall again.
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A Shepherd Eddies Winner 1023

Guest essay wins B2B media recognition

Oct. 27, 2023
Lighting designer Alana Shepherd receives publishing industry award for DEI essay.
Image courtesy of Mark Halper
Recolight CEO Nigel Harvey notes that “as we move towards a circular economy model, recycling is not always the best solution” and that reuse can “ensure the retention of more embedded carbon.” He’s pictured here at Recolight’s Remanufacturing Lighting Conference in London last April.
Architectural Lighting

Luminaire reuse web portal goes live in U.K.

Oct. 26, 2023
After a name change from Circular Place to Reuse Hub, Recolight launches online marketplace to match buyers, sellers, users, and reconditioners.