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NAW Supports E-Commerce Fairness and Competition Act

The legislation protects federal procurement for American businesses and addresses Amazon’s anti-competitive acts.

Surprise Uptick in Spending as Delta Spreads

Online sales soared last month, while sales at restaurants and bars were flat from the month before.

US Unemployment Claims Rise

The steady fall in weekly applications for unemployment benefits coincides with a scaling-back of aid for jobless Americans.

ABB Electrification Accepts Best of the Best Award

ABB Electrification won several awards including the Best of the Best Overall Supplier for 2021.

German Islands Certified As Dark Sky Communities

Spiekeroog and the Milky Way over the island. Picture credit: Kai Kröger WADDEN SEA, Germany — The islands of Pellworm and Spiekeroog in the UNESCO World Heritage Wadden Sea are now recognized as Star Islands (Sterneninsel in German) and International Dark Sky Communities by the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA). The two islands, Pellworm in the […]

IES & IESSA Announce Memorandum of Understanding

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and the Illumination Engineering Society of South Africa (IESSA) are pleased to announce a memorandum of understanding (MOU) enabling future collaborative efforts in the development and dissemination of educational content for the lighting community. The IES and the IESSA share a mutual commitment to providing lighting […]

ILLUMUS Announces CEO Retirement, New CEO

SANFORD, FL. — John Dinger, CEO of ILLUMUS, will retire effective October 4, 2021. As part of this planned retirement, Neil Yeargin has been identified as the new CEO. Dinger will remain as an adviser to ILLUMUS through 2021 and assist in the transition to Yeargin. Dinger stated, “I am extremely proud of the progress […]

Get A Grip On Dark Sky: Happy Anniversary, Michael and Jane

Jane Slade and Michael Colligan celebrate two years of working on the Dark Skies project by talking about how they met at a lighting industry event and recapping the work they have done together since 2019. — Greg Ehrich, LC is the former President of the National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) and owner […]

Air Force Utilizes Far UV Light System to Kill Viruses

By Master Sgt. Jessica Roles, 189th Airlift Wing LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Arkansas — In an online article by the Defence Visual Information Distribution Service (DVIDS) posted 8/24/2021, the 189th Airlift Wing installed approximately 175 cutting-edge 222nm ultraviolet lights throughout the campus, aiding in the fight against coronavirus and other pathogens. The lights, which […]

2021 Best of the Best Winners: Event

The 2021 Best of the Best Marketing Awards have been handed out! See this year’s winning submissions for the Digital/Social Media Campaign category.