Monthly Archives: July 2008

DIALux now has an official support board

Mr. Willi Bremecker, the Team Leader for Sales at DIAL – makers of DIALux – has informed me that there is now an official DIALux forum on their website! Hooorayy!!!! 8) While I don’t want to chase traffic away from … Continue reading

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Architectural Lighting Blog wins award…sort of…

I got tired of not having awards so I did what I think ALL blog writers SHOULD do….give themselves an award. So I came up with the Self-Awarded Blog Award for 2008 and gave it to the Architectural Lighting Blog. … Continue reading

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FREE Commercial Building Lighting Web Tool

The Department of Energy (DOE) has developed an interactive web tool called Commercial Lighting Solutions (CLS) intended to provide “how to” advice about ways to improve interior lighting efficiency and reduce energy consumption for a potential savings of 30% or … Continue reading

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Another New DIALux Plugin

Hess has introduced a large DIALux plugin with over 2200 luminaires and variations! Kewl 8) They have mimicked their website’s navigation in the plugin’s user interface which should make for easy browsing. Click here to shoot off to their website … Continue reading

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Some more Sketchup & Kerkythea Images

Here are some examples of the power of Sketchup Pro and Kerkythea. Here I have some hardware: screws, nuts, wing bolts, etc… that I modeled completely in Sketchup Pro from scratch and rendered in Kerkythea using my own custom-created High … Continue reading

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ERCO releases new 2008 DIALux plugin

ERCO has released their entire lighting products catalog as a plugin for DIALux available as a download or you may request a DVD. All ULD planning data is included as well as 3D models for the luminaires. If anybody uses … Continue reading

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I’m back once again!

Whewwww! Finally, I have sent my companies catalog off to our designer after months of compiling data, creating technical illustrations from scratch, coordinating a 3-day photoshoot, writing dozens of applications notes, and countless hours of Photoshopping! 8) NOW, I can … Continue reading

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