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June 25, 2022   

5 Things to Know:  Week Ending June 25 

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Four new IES Standards are released and 18 brands are the belles of the LightFair ball.


Here's a roundup of some of the week's happenings curated to help lighting people stay informed.    


1. The Illuminating Engineering Society releases four new ANSI standards
  • Recommended Practice: Lighting Exterior Applications (ANSI/IES RP-43-22)

  • Lighting Practice: Documenting Control Intent Narratives and Sequences of Operations (ANSI/IES LP-16-22)

  • Approved Method: Application Distance Radiometry (ANSI/IES LM-91-22)

  • Approved Method: Optical and Electrical Measurement of Ultraviolet LEDs (ANSI/IES/IUVA LM-92-22)

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2. The long-standing relationship between light & crime

A leading Bowling Green, Kentucky newspaper reminisces about the good old days when bootleggers broke street lights to conceal criminal activity in 1937.

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3.  Here are the 18 winners of LightFair Innovation Awards

LightFair has announced the winners of its 2022 LightFair Innovation Awards (LIAs) in 14 categories, along with four overall excellence distinctions:

  • Most Innovative Product of the Year:  MIFOR 70 Lighting System by Klus

  • Technical Innovation:  TruBlu™ Bluetooth Mesh Fixture Controller with Long Range Antenna by McWong International

  • Design Excellence:  Easy-Link by Edison Price Lighting

  • Judges’ Citation:  CombiCable by Gripple

See all 18 winners »


4. Is your business covered?

Insurance companies increasingly limit coverage against major cyber threats.  If you make networked lighting products or rely on a network to run your business, you might want to take note.

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5.  The Incredible Shrinking Infrastructure Plan

As a potential recession looms, government spending may become even more important to lighting companies. Is the much-ballyhooed infrastructure plan getting watered down?  Politico thinks so.

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