Tampa, Fla.-based Building Industry Consulting Service International, Inc. (BICSI) was recently approved to provide continuing education and training through theRegistered Continuing Education Providers Program (RCEPP). RCEPP is a comprehensive education management system for the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) and the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC).
Royal Philips Electronics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands recently completed its acquisition of Color Kinetics Incorporated, Burlington, Mass., designer and manufacturer of lighting systems based on Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology. As a result of the transaction, Color Kinetics will be financially consolidated with immediate effect within the Luminaires business group of Philips' Lighting division.
Carmanah Technologies Corp., Victoria, British Columbia, recently received an additional order from the U.S. Department of Defense for solar-powered LED airfield lighting. The order is valued at approximately $600,000 and consists of taxiway, runway, approach, apron edge and obstruction lights.