Tag Archives: lighting calculation

Application note: LED Use in Wall Washing Applications

LEDs are quickly expanding into the world of architectural lighting into many specific applications once occupied by metal halide or tungsten halogen lamps (think MR16 sized) such as spot lighting, marker lighting (stairs, railings, doorways etc..), and wall washing. Its … Continue reading

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Clearing the attic

Well, it’s been a looooonnnnnnggggg while since I posted anything. It’s been soooo hard with other commitments within the company and outside the company but I am still pushing forward – albeit a bit slow. 😦 Thank you for all … Continue reading

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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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STICKY: DIAL is looking for you to make DIALux better

I really do apologize for the delay in posting to this blog, I have been involved in a blitz of graphic work, photoshoots, and catalog design for my company. 😆 I’m back now and I have a very interesting development … Continue reading

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STICKY: After the tone DIALux

I’m getting lots of traffic due to my DIALux article and I see a lot of search terms that include “DIALux” in them and there is certainly a lot of clicking on outbound links for DIALux but I haven’t heard … Continue reading

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STICKY: DIALux Tutorial Anyone?

Still getting lots of traffic about DIALux and a lot of comments. Keep them coming, I and the rest of the DIALux community want to hear from you. Has anybody…..and I mean ANYBODY out there stumbled across a tutorial on … Continue reading

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Story on LED Replacement Lamps Highlights Need for Standardized Testing Methods

I recently read a story on LEDs magazine about Toronto’s Palace Pier condominium tower becoming the largest residential LED conversion in North America. The Palace Pier is an upscale, 44 floor condo building with spectacular views that the designers wanted … Continue reading

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Department of Energy Finalizes Energy Star Requirements for Solid-State Lighting

DOE issues final Energy Star criteria for SSL products effective 30SEPT2007 In an effort to accelerate the market introduction of highly efficient LED-based general illumination products, the DOE is leading the Energy Star management for SSL lighting, keeping tighter control … Continue reading

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Awesome FREE Lighting Analysis Software!

Recently, I stumbled across DIALux which is an advanced, yet easy to use lighting analysis package. I was totally amazed to find that such a well-polished program would be distributed totally free! The program is for anyone who is responsible … Continue reading

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