Design Quarterly

Public artwork reflects waterfront connection

Sea Change is an interactive light-based public artwork in a bus exchange transit tunnel that celebrates a connection to the waterfront.
Sustainability Trends

REMI Network

Taking charge of sustainability trends

Still think sustainability is a buzzword? Think again. As contractors like Paul Drozdowski can attest, the pursuit of cleaner and more energy-efficient operations has become a priority for stakeholders across the board.

REMI Network

Scientists developing LED bulb that emits less blue light

A research team at the University of Houston is developing an LED bulb that emits most of its energy from the safer violet segment of the visible light spectrum.
task lighting

Canadian Facility Management & Design

The benefits of ergonomic LED task lighting

Recent research into the use of task lighting has provided evidence that incorporating positionable light sources in individual workspaces provides valuable benefits.


Current, powered by GE sold to AIP

General Electric (GE) has completed the sale of its intelligent environments company, Current, powered by GE, to American Industrial Partners (AIP).
lighting trends

Design Quarterly

Top lighting trends 2018

Interior lighting can transform a space. With continuous redesigns and developments in lighting technology, trends continue to flourish.
Pretium GRG Building Engineers

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Chinese investment consortium acquires LEDVANCE

OSRAM has sold LEDVANCE, a general lighting provider for professional users and retail customers, to a Chinese investment consortium.
led lamps

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Four reasons LED lamps fail prematurely

LEDs make big claims about savings potential, but how much of this is marketing hype?

Canadian Facility Management & Design

LEDVANCE names Matt McCarron VP, industrial commercial channel

Matt McCarron has been named the new vice president of the industrial commercial channel for LEDVANCE's U.S. and Canada branches.

REMI Network

Proposed lighting requirements for high-rises

Lighting requirements for high-rise dwellings in the energy standard published by ASHRAE and the IES is open for industry comment until April 24.
LED light

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Three highlights of switching to LED fixtures

LED technology has become a simple, most cost-effective way to not only cut operating costs, but also measurably reduce environmental impact.


The right lights for parking garages

What is the most energy-efficient lighting for a condominium parking garage? Provident Energy Management's Jennifer Young weighs in.

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Lighting efficiency on the agenda for 2014

A previously postponed phase-out of incandescent light bulbs is set to go in most Canadian provinces in 2014.

Design Quarterly

Designing with LEDs

With advancements in technology, LEDs are beginning to produce better light quality and offer true colour rendition.
Richard Assaly, Paul Wybrow

Design Quarterly

Shining bright

This video report looks at lighting trends for 2013. Commentators: Richard Assaly, owner of LightForm Inc., and Paul Wybrow, owner of the Accend Group.
LED light

Canadian Facility Management & Design

LED lighting retrofit

To get the greatest value out of a LED lighting retrofit, ask about a manufacturer’s product testing, quality control and sustainability practices.

Canadian Property Management

Street light conversion projects underway

Shrinking payback periods for LED streetlights are helping to make the business case for large-scale conversions in many Canadian municipalities.