Business Briefs for the Week of Sept. 3, 2007

  • 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.
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