VOL 3 ISSUE 1 | JANUARY 17, 2017

Created in Partnership with LightShow West 
and LED Specifier Summit - Northwest
Yes, You Can Expect LED Lighting Maintenance Issues
by Lois I. Hutchinson
 
Some customers are finding out their "It lasts forever!" LED lighting system, doesn't just sound too good to be true. LED lumen depreciation is commonly expected, but is not the be-all and end-all of luminaire lifetime. There are just too many electronic systems to not expect "lights-out" failures along the way. Drivers seem to be particularly vulnerable to thermal stress and failures, making them a keystone to system lifetime and reliability estimates.
 
Erdman's Vocabulary Defines Sprawling JustFab HQ
by Lois I. Hutchinson
 
This, the third office space that eSquared has lighted for this particular client, presented outsized challenges - and long-awaited opportunities - for Principal Erin Edman and Senior Lighting Designer Landon Roberts. At 14 ft, the open, coffered ceilings at the new JustFab Los Angeles-area headquarters do not create a voluminous space, but they go on and on. Erdman's award-winning lighting design succeeds in not adding a lot of complexity to the visual landscape while, here and there, the lighting gets to steal the show, defining spaces and providing effective wayfinding.
 

HIGHLIGHTS
New Luminaire - Focus Wall Slot
Contributed by
Focal Point
The new low-profile perimeter luminaire from Focal Point®, Focus Wall Slot, fully conceals the indirect optics creating the appearance of a floating ceiling while illuminating walls. Infinite lengths combined with the ability to create patterns with 90° inside or outside corners provide flexibility in design, bringing depth and visual interest to unnoticed areas of commercial spaces.

AGENCY NEWS
The Orange County Register Names SCI a 2016 Top Workplace
SCI Lighting Solutions has been named a 2016 Top Workplace by the Orange County Register. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection.
LIGHTSHOW WEST 2017 - SHOW NEWS
Interested in Being a Speaker at Lightshow West 2017?
LightShow West invites speakers on topics that offer the latest trends, information, insight and perspective on the various aspects of commercial and architectural lighting for our audience of industry professionals. We are currently accepting submissions for speaker consideration.

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