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The Psychological Impact of Light and Color

The Psychological Impact of Light and Color

The Psychological Impact of Light and Color Light creates more than just visual effects (image, shape, intensity, perception, contrast, etc.); it also has biological and psychological effects that can impact the health and wellbeing of humans. When light biologically...
Deck Your Facility with LED

Deck Your Facility with LED

Deck Your Facility with LED This time of the year is known for increases in facility energy consumption. Less daylight requires lights to be on longer; and the heat is cranked up so employees stay nice and warm during the cold winter months to come. To help save some...
The Importance of Architectural Lighting

The Importance of Architectural Lighting

The Importance of Architectural Lighting The way lighting can help bring value to the function of architecture.   Lighting plays a vital role in the way people experience and understand architecture. Whether buildings and structures are lit naturally or...
The Lighting Monsters of Halloween

The Lighting Monsters of Halloween

The Lighting Monsters of Halloween Do you know which lighting monsters are hiding in your closet or lurking in your hallway? Read the infographic below to learn about some of the Halloween monsters you may encounter this year: Download...
Halloween Blog: Spooky Lighting Myths

Halloween Blog: Spooky Lighting Myths

Halloween Blog: Spooky Lighting Myths Don’t listen to all of the spooky LED lighting myths out there. As a safe and efficient lighting option, upgrading to LED is a great way to maximize your ROI and decrease your energy consumption, while providing enough light...
Colorado True Value Location Case Study

Colorado True Value Location Case Study

Colorado True Value Location Case Study True Value Location Maximizes Shopper Experience, Increases Employee Engagement and Maximizes ROI with Lighting Retrofit Over $4,000 estimated energy savings per-year with LED lighting installation Situation Local hardware...
School of LED: Lighting Subjects 101

School of LED: Lighting Subjects 101

School of LED: Lighting Subjects 101 What is a light-emitting diode? Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are solid-state lighting (SSL) devises that convert electric energy into light. They are called solid-state because there are no gases involved in LED technology. They...

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Preventing Lamp Failure

Preventing Lamp Failure

Preventing Lamp Failure Know Your Fixture: Wattage Capabilities Many fixtures specify the maximum wattage for the light bulbs being installed. If a fixture has a 60W maximum wattage, that is the highest wattage that can be used safely in that fixture. Even installing...
New York City to Mandate Energy Efficiency

New York City to Mandate Energy Efficiency

New York City to Mandate Energy Efficiency New York City will be the first city to mandate that existing buildings dramatically cut greenhouse gas emissions. Just a couple week ago, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that these mandates will force business owners to...
Evaluating Light Source Color Quality

Evaluating Light Source Color Quality

Evaluating Light Source Color Quality   In a recent webinar hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Program, “DOE TM-30: What have we learned in the past two years,” the topic of TM-30-15 was once again discussed. What is...
The Anatomy of a LED Light Bulb

The Anatomy of a LED Light Bulb

The Anatomy of a LED Light Bulb As we all know, LED stands for light emitting diode – A solid-state lighting (SSL) device. It’s called solid-state lighting because unlike incandescent and fluorescent lighting technologies, there are no gases involved in LEDs....
LED Anatomy

LED Anatomy

LED Anatomy LED stands for light emitting diode – a solid-state lighting (SSL) device. It’s called solid-state lighting because unlike incandescent and fluorescent technology, there are no gases involved in LEDs. Instead, energy is passed through a semiconductor...
How to Light Your Man Cave on a Budget

How to Light Your Man Cave on a Budget

How to Light Your Man Cave on a Budget Man caves are a way to escape from life and enjoy the pastimes that make you light up inside. When you walk into a man cave you notice a few staples like sports memorabilia, a pool table, or a bar. Although a man cave may be a...
Lighting Legislation

Lighting Legislation

Lighting Legislation It’s important to understand the energy efficiency regulations set fourth by our government. They are in place to keep us, and our environment safe for future generations. Since these acts and regulations were enacted, we have reduced...
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