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Peak Efficiency

— By Jay Black — LEDs are the secret to success when it comes to reducing facility costs. Facility maintenance and management can no doubt be expensive, hence why many managers are left to find options that can help them

LSI Industries Hires VP of Strategic Initiatives

Cincinnati — LSI Industries, Inc. has appointed Nelson Wesley as vice president strategic initiatives. He will oversee initiatives focused on improving sales, driving operational efficiency and ultimately improving financial performance of the company. He will report to the CMO, Scott

Comfort Zone

— By Steve Tudhope — AutoZone goes the extra mile to reduce energy usage and drive the future. Memphis, Tennessee-based AutoZone is the leading distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories with more than 6,200 retail stores in the United

OptimalLED Poised for Growth in Lighting Industry

Toledo, Ohio — OptimalLED Inc. is growing as it adds new lighting representatives and lighting manufacturers to its already impressive lineup. Founded in 2008, the Toledo, Ohio-based lighting company has grown steadily over the years to become one of the

See the (New) Light

How to modernize and cut the cord of old-fashioned lighting: Metaphorically speaking, it’s time to replace your rotary phone with a smartphone.

Meijer to Transition All Stores to LED Lighting by 2021

Grand Rapids, Mich. — As part of its ongoing effort to increase its sustainability initiatives, Meijer plans to transition the interior lighting of its retail locations to all LED by 2021. The transition will affect all Meijer stores across the

Solid R.O.I.

California shopping mall cuts lighting costs by 77% using sensors and high-efficiency LEDs — and the project will pay for itself in less than 4 years.

Halco Lighting Names New Vice President of C&I Sales

Norcross, Ga. — As Halco Lighting continues to focus on sales growth in its C&I channel, exploring and executing breakthrough sales strategies, the company has hired Dennis Picklesimer as its new vice president, C&I sales, effective May 29, 2018.

Luminance and Hallmark Lighting Name New CEO

Chatsworth, Calif. — Luminance and Hallmark Lighting, which design and distribute high-end lighting solutions to residential and commercial industries, have appointed Christopher Larocca as chief executive officer to oversee the strategic direction of both firms.

Lighting Science Appoints New President

West Warwick, R.I. — Lighting Science®, an innovative LED lighting technology company, has appointed Khim Lee as president. With over 15 years of experience in LED lighting, management consulting and private equity operations, Lee is ideally equipped to drive the

Amerlux Unveils New Showroom at Corporate Headquarters

Oakland, N.J. — Amerlux has opened a state-of-the-art 7,000-square-foot showroom, lounge and conference area in its new corporate headquarters based in Oakland, N.J. The showroom will guide clients through application, control, color tuning and warm dim real-life applications.

Noticeable Difference

LED lighting in retail stores helps draw consumers’ attention to tangible products they can see and touch — highlighting a distinct advantage over online shopping.

Brighten Up

One-stop shopping delivers efficiency for lighting strategies.

Amerlux Promotes Director of Sales, Pacific Northwest

Oakland, N.J. — Amerlux CEO/President Chuck Campagna has announced the appointment of Lezlie Johannessen to director of sales, Pacific Northwest. She will report directly to Ted Des Enfants, vice president of sales.

High Impact

California shopping mall slashes 41% of its energy costs by updating its lighting and HVAC.

Amerlux Promotes Director of Specification Sales

Oakland, N.J. — Amerlux has promoted Tracie Jahn to director of specification sales. Jahn previously served as West Coast regional director for the company and will now report directly to Chuck Campagna, CEO/president, and Ted Des Enfants, vice president of

Amerlux Appoints Director of Project Management

Oakland, N.J. — Amerlux has named Gary Harvey as director of project management, a newly created position, according to CEO/President Chuck Campagna. Most recently, he served as senior product manager for exterior lighting for Amerlux.

Magnum Energy Solutions Hires EVP, Sales and Marketing

Hudson, Ohio — Magnum Energy Solutions, a leading designer, developer and manufacturer of flexible and scalable wireless products for building automation, has hired Matt Mazzola as the executive vice president of sales and marketing. He joins the company from Venture

Amerlux Unveils National Retail Retrofit Campaign

Oakland, N.J. — Designed to help retailers save costs on energy use and lighting maintenance, Amerlux has unveiled the Multiple LED Retrofit Program to replace tired, now less efficient ceramic metal halide and halogen fixtures.