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Rain of Chain, Lolo Palazzo
Rev up any design with a luminaire made from reclaimed bicycle and motorbike chains.
Schréder Lighting US Piano luminaire
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Feelux Diva2 Linear LED Luminaire
Desigend for undercabinet millwork and showcase applications, the Diva2 snaps...
Lumetric SmartPod Luminaire
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Architectural Area Lighting Largent
AAL's new Designer LL series includes an LED version of its popular Largent area...
Dialight StreetSense SL Series
The StreetSense SL Series street light from Dialight is a pole-mounted, cobra-head...
SofTrace From Day-Brite Lighting
SofTrace from Day-Brite Lighting offers a concealed lamp center panel with...
Lighting energy consumption
These days, there is an increasing emphasis on making everything we do sustainable. Competition in the marketplace has taken us well beyond LEED, and in order to be “greener” than one's rivals, it helps to be able to embrace as many life cycle and environmental issues as one can. Architect William McDonough and chemist Michael Braungart's “cradle-to-cradle” philosophy, which advocates a “reduce, reuse, recycle” approach to the environment and our consumption of materials, is a starting point for how involved in this we, as both designers and citizens of the planet, have to be.