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LightFair 2022

LightFair 2022

LightFair 2022 Returns to Las Vegas The last time LightFair lit up Las Vegas was in 2014. The event was such a success, it set records for both occupancy and attendance. When LightFair returns to Las Vegas in June, record-breaking numbers are expected again. With more...
How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood in Restaurants

How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood in Restaurants

Lighting is one of the most important aspects to consider when planning a restaurant’s interior design. It’s an essential element with a vital role that can either make or break your dining clientele’s satisfaction and experience.  Your newly designed restaurant space...
How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood in Showrooms

How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood in Showrooms

Proper lighting is essential to today’s brick-and-mortar retailers, especially those that sell goods in showroom settings. Whether you’re selling appliances, electronics, or jewelry, retail lighting design serves a similar purpose in successful showrooms. First,...
Psychology of Productivity with Lighting

Psychology of Productivity with Lighting

Have you ever worked in a warehouse or distribution center? If you have, you know first-hand that safety and efficiency are essential for successful day-to-day operations. To maintain a productive environment, warehouse spaces must have a lighting system that works...
Area Lights for Parking Lots

Area Lights for Parking Lots

Good lighting is the key to making people feel comfortable in a parking lot. Dark corners and large, shadowy spaces tend to make people feel nervous or unsafe. Brightly lit parking lots, on the other hand, make for an area that feels safe, clean, and inviting.   How...
Edge Lit Panels vs Back Lit

Edge Lit Panels vs Back Lit

If you are planning to transition from fluorescent troffer lights to LED panels, you probably have a few questions. One of the most common questions about commercial lighting upgrades is around the difference between edge lit LED panels and back lit panels. The good...
Hotel Room Lighting Tips

Hotel Room Lighting Tips

Since hotels have a wide variety of different spaces, from common areas to private rooms, there are varied lighting needs throughout the building that must be accommodated in order to ensure a positive experience for your guests and staff. If you’re trying to light...
How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood in Offices

How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood in Offices

The amount and type of lighting we encounter throughout the day has a direct effect on our moods. Lighting has an impact on everything from focus to appetite. Poor lighting may even contribute to depression and vitamin deficiencies.  The biological and psychological...
Benefits of Round High Bay Lighting

Benefits of Round High Bay Lighting

Benefits of Round High Bay Lighting If you run a commercial facility, office space, or any other space that requires large-scale lighting, you are probably familiar with high bay lighting. As LED technology has advanced over the years, LED high bay lights have...
Parking Lot Lighting for Your Building

Parking Lot Lighting for Your Building

Parking lot lighting is an important element of commercial lighting design, though it is often overlooked. It may not be the most glamorous outdoor lighting, but great parking lot lighting ensures that people feel safe and comfortable when they enter and leave your...
How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood in Hospitality

How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood in Hospitality

Within the first few seconds after entering the lobby, guests have already formed their first opinions of your hotel. For travelers, the atmosphere of a hotel lobby sets their expectations and provides a glimpse of what’s to come in their guest rooms. If people are...
How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood in Retail

How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood in Retail

Human behavior is influenced by a seemingly infinite number of external factors. Sometimes we’re not even consciously aware of what’s causing our specific reaction or response. Our subconscious minds automatically react to sensory cues all around us – music, scents,...
How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood in Education

How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood in Education

Scientific studies from recent years have shown that lighting can significantly affect how well students perform in the classroom. For example, if lighting is too dim, or if it flickers overhead, students may have trouble focusing and retaining information. Poor...
Lighting for the Office

Lighting for the Office

When work life throws a better office job your way every few years, you take it. A new job or more experience looks good on your resume, and new office stories are fun to share. One recent story is actually insightful, and reveals a lot about people. During small-talk...
Commercial Lighting Trends 2022

Commercial Lighting Trends 2022

Business analysts predict 2022 could be the commercial lighting industry’s biggest year to date. Forecasts show increased demand, and potentially record-breaking numbers. Last year, the lighting industry put in plenty of overtime innovating and developing new...
HID Replacements

HID Replacements

Commercial spaces require constant maintenance. From daily tasks, to ongoing repairs, the projects never seem to stop. It takes a lot of hard work and effort. But it’s all worth it, especially when a job is finished, and everyone loves the end results. Minor tasks are...
Office Hanging Lights

Office Hanging Lights

There was a time when companies thought that the best office lighting had to be fluorescent, overhead, and recessed in a drop ceiling. When scientific research started to link employees’ headaches, eye strain, and fatigue to overly bright, or excessively dim...
High Bay Lighting – Savings & Innovation

High Bay Lighting – Savings & Innovation

At first glance, you might not think there’s much to notice about high bay lights. Their purpose seems simple: provide high level ambient light throughout a large space. But the best high bay LED fixtures can make all the difference in the quality of light, impacting...
Commercial Horticulture Lighting – Grow Lights

Commercial Horticulture Lighting – Grow Lights

Good lighting can make or break your indoor farming operation. Of all the factors that contribute to plant health, light is the most important. When growing plants indoors, you have the opportunity to completely control the light your plants receive. So, why not take...
TCP Continues to Be Green

TCP Continues to Be Green

As the leading LED manufacturer, TCP is committed to finding new ways to be eco-friendly. And while LED technology saves massive amounts of electricity every year, TCP believes there is always room for improvement. That’s why we continue to innovate, looking for the...
LightFair 2021

LightFair 2021

The lighting industry’s premier event is almost underway! LightFair 2021 will take place in New York City at the end of October. By bringing together the best and brightest in the fields of architectural and commercial lighting, LightFair strives to reshape and...
Indoor Sports Arena Lighting

Indoor Sports Arena Lighting

The right indoor sports arena lighting enhances the game experience for athletes and spectators alike. And for building managers and owners, high quality, energy efficient LEDs reduce operating costs for an improved bottom line. Why is quality LED sports arena...
Dark Sky Friendly Outdoor Lighting

Dark Sky Friendly Outdoor Lighting

When you think of eco-friendly lighting, what comes to mind? Chances are, the first thing you think of is energy efficient lighting, which allows you to achieve bright lighting for a fraction of the energy used by outdated incandescent lights. As important as it is,...
Environmentally Friendly Lights

Environmentally Friendly Lights

As the leading LED manufacturer, TCP is committed to finding new ways to be eco-friendly. And while LED technology saves massive amounts of electricity every year, TCP believes there is always room for improvement. That’s why we continue to innovate, looking for the...
Emergency Lighting for Your Building

Emergency Lighting for Your Building

Emergency lighting is a requirement for your building to ensure safety when things go wrong. If there’s a fire, a utility outage, or a power failure, there are state and federal regulations, fire codes, insurance policies, and even Occupational Safety and Health...
Do’s & Don’ts of Retrofit Lighting

Do’s & Don’ts of Retrofit Lighting

Do you operate an older building? If so, chances are, you are currently dealing with outdated lighting. While the new construction standard used to be incandescent and fluorescent lights, modern LEDs have taken over. Their low energy usage and long lifespans are not...
New Benefits of TCP’s Outdoor Area Lighting

New Benefits of TCP’s Outdoor Area Lighting

The quality of your outdoor area lights plays an important role in your overall outdoor lighting design, both aesthetically and functionally.  Bright, consistent light helps increase security on your property and ensures the safety of anyone who walks through your...
The Perfect Lights for Students

The Perfect Lights for Students

Our eyes help the brain retain new information and collaborate with others, making them an important part of the learning process. But as interactive flat panels (IFPs) replace more and more chalkboards, it is more important than ever to prioritize students’ eye...
Outdoor Stadium Lighting

Outdoor Stadium Lighting

As any avid sports fan knows, going to a sporting event is not just about who wins or loses. Attending a game is an experience in itself. With food, drinks, and fellow fans, game attendees want to go home with a lifelong memory.  But this can’t happen if fans can’t...
Renovating Empty Spaces: Horticulture

Renovating Empty Spaces: Horticulture

Renovating Empty Spaces with Horticulture Grow Lights The landscape of the agriculture industry is quickly shifting, largely due to advancements in technology. Technology has always pushed the agriculture industry forward—from new ways to harvest crops to the creation...
Lighting Up Your Retail Display

Lighting Up Your Retail Display

For your products to look their best, well designed and high quality retail display lighting is key. There are quite a few factors to consider when choosing retail display lighting fixtures. The best retail lighting design for you will depend on your store’s layout...
Lighting Up Your Artwork

Lighting Up Your Artwork

Artwork enhances the uniqueness and overall ambiance of any commercial space or museum. Compared to blank walls, walls with specially selected art feel inviting and comfortable. So, how do you make sure your art looks its best? Display lighting for artwork is...
The Right Color for Your Horticulture Lighting

The Right Color for Your Horticulture Lighting

You probably understand that LED horticulture lighting boosts plant growth. Under a high quality grow light, plants grow faster and healthier than under traditional light sources. Horticulture lights also allow you to carefully control your plants’ conditions so you...
Office Lighting: 3 Best Practices

Office Lighting: 3 Best Practices

Lighting is one of the most important elements of office design. Just like the color, layout, and furniture selections, lighting has a significant impact on the way employees and visitors feel and behave. Lighting affects everything from decision making to sleep...
Emergency Lighting Guide

Emergency Lighting Guide

Should an emergency occur, it is important for your commercial building to have clear and easy to follow emergency lighting. Whether you have a retail store, corporate office, or hospitality space, emergency exit lights help keep everyone safe. Emergency Lights...
Reducing Blue Light in the Office

Reducing Blue Light in the Office

In your search for the best office lights, you have probably come across warnings against too much blue light. In moderation, blue light wavelengths are healthy. They exist within natural sunlight, keeping us alert and awake during the day.  Too much blue light in the...
New TCP LED T8 Tubes with Selectable CCT

New TCP LED T8 Tubes with Selectable CCT

AURORA, OHIO – January 5, 2021 – Technical Consumer Products, Inc. (TCP) is excited to announce availability of its newly-designed bypass (Type B) LED T8 Tube with Selectable CCT. This versatile LED T8 Tube provides an excellent solution for Electrical Distribution...
Covid – Urgency Means Fast

Covid – Urgency Means Fast

Urgency Means Fast. TCP Lighting Helps the Urgent Response to COVID-19 with Efficiency and Quality Never before has there been an urgent need for high quality, well-lit spaces designed to contain a public health crisis.  This is an extraordinary time. We have all...
Utility Rebates: All You Need to Know

Utility Rebates: All You Need to Know

TCP is a leader in the utility rebate industry and manages the majority of the process for you. We partner with utilities in every state to encourage adoption of energy-efficient light. There are numerous ways you can save by taking part in our utility rebate...
It’s Filament February at TCP

It’s Filament February at TCP

Are you building a new home in 2020, or just refreshing some rooms for the new year and decade? Either way, it’s the perfect time to take advantage of the full line of TCP’s filament products. Why, you ask? The products are energy efficient.  They use up to 85 percent...
TCP Recessed Downlights are Project Worthy

TCP Recessed Downlights are Project Worthy

TCP Recessed Downlights are Project Worthy If you’re involved in a new construction project or perhaps working on retrofitting an existing facility or space, TCP’s 1-10v dimming commercial recessed downlights are a product worthy of your consideration. A Popular...
Direct Troffers – Should You  Retrofit or Replace?

Direct Troffers – Should You Retrofit or Replace?

You’ve decided the time has come to upgrade the direct troffer lighting in your facility to LED. But exactly what are your options? Simply put, you have two choices.  You can either: 1). Retrofit; or 2). Do a complete replacement of all fixtures. If you are looking to...
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