Illumination in Focus Spring 2013 issue

June 5, 2013
The Spring 2013 issue of Illumination in Focus is now available.
Download the issue or view the Ezine edition.

+++ Cover +++

Contoured LED lighting highlights wines with no reflections at Vintry Fine Wines (Photography by Emile Dubuisson)

+++ Features +++

LIGHTFAIR Controls and color tuning take center stage at LFI LED-based lighting with adaptive controls and/or tuning became mainstream, although legacy sources surprised at Innovation Awards. Maury Wright
INTELLIGENT LIGHTINGNetworked retrofit will slash energy use for contract manufacturer The combination of energy efficient LED and fluorescent lighting combined with network control is projected to reduce lighting costs by $50,000 annually. Maury Wright
AWARDSIndoor NGL competition recognizes 32 SSL fixtures Track-mounted accent luminaires and linear pendants overshadow other categories in the last Next Generation Luminaires awards that spotlight LED-based products worthy of commercial specification. Julie MacShane
BUILDING SYSTEMSLighting automation maximizes building energy savings Fixture-level sensors controlled by wireless technology marries lighting and building automation with aesthetics to maximize efficiency. Scott Whitehead, president, Whitehead Energy Solutions
CONTROLLING LEDSUnderstanding compatibility performance, and dimming issues in LED lighting Dimming LEDs can increase worker productivity, enhance ambiance, and save energy. Eric Lind, VP of global specifications at Lutron Electronics

+++ Columns/departments +++

EPA continues to pursue an agreeable lamps specification


  • GE Lighting presents 30th annual Edison Awards
  • DOE releases energy savings and ambient lighting research
  • Diffuser lenses return in LED fixtures
  • Schools: Fluorescent lighting and controls slash energy