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2016: A Fixture Odyssey

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Published in Lighting Design and Application (LD&A), September 2006, by Jeffrey Schwartz and Kenn Latal of ICF International. This article takes a whimsical look at lighting fixtures of the future using examples from science fiction movies. At the same time, the article challenges the lighting community to design fixtures that are sustainable, energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, efficient, effective, aesthetically pleasing, and affordable.

Authored By

  • Senior ManagerICF International

    Jeffrey Schwartz has more than 36 years’ experience in the lighting industry. He provides technical and design support for commercial and residential lighting projects. He is the Project Manager for the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) New York Energy $martsSM Commercial Lighting Program.

    He has managed training, outreach, and design projects for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Residential Lighting Program, Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnership’s (NEEP) DesignLights™ Consortium (DLC), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and NYSERDA.

    Schwartz has served as a technical expert for ENERGY STAR® exit signs and ventilating fans, LED traffic signals, energy-efficient street lighting, New York State fluorescent lighting, and National Resource Canada high-intensity discharge, fluorescent, and incandescent lighting.

Insight Details

Published: Sep 1, 2006
Authors: , Kenn Latal
Source: Lighting Design and Application

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