The Benefits of Switching to LED Lights

The Benefits of Switching to LED Lights

What Are the Benefits of LED Lights? You may have heard by now that California has banned CFL light bulbs. You’ve likely also heard that LED bulbs are the go-to replacement for those mercury-laden castoffs. But what do you really know about the anatomy of LEDs? And...
Increasing Business Visibility With Outdoor Lighting

Increasing Business Visibility With Outdoor Lighting

Outdoor commercial lighting may seem like just another business expense. But thoughtful use of exterior fixtures and floodlights is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to increase business visibility — which is key to attracting both customers and...
Investing in Commercial Grow Lights

Investing in Commercial Grow Lights

Indoor farming is trending these days. Whether it’s for food production or as part of the burgeoning cannabis industry, nurturing indoor plants has become big business around the globe. And because plants can’t thrive without proper lighting, this trend generates a...
Light Trends for 2023: LED Commercial Lighting

Light Trends for 2023: LED Commercial Lighting

In many ways, 2022 was a brilliant year for business. Many workers returned to in-person jobs while a lot of us discovered a better work-life balance. Among all the changes, we’ve noticed new lighting trends emerging for businesses of all sizes, from huge office...
Getting Your Business in the Holiday Spirit

Getting Your Business in the Holiday Spirit

Looking for unique holiday decorations for work? The pros at TCP have tips for bringing the holiday spirit alive with office Christmas lights that are a snap to install, reflect an inclusive attitude and require little to no cleanup after the season. As your go-to...
Unique Lighting Ideas to Enhance Your Business

Unique Lighting Ideas to Enhance Your Business

Want to level up your company’s profile without destroying your budget? Replacing inefficient bulbs and fixtures with eco-friendly business LED lights from TCP enhances every aspect of your company — from employee productivity to street-level visibility to utility...
Introducing TCP Accents Panels

Introducing TCP Accents Panels

Accent Panel Light Covers: Accents from TCP Level up the look of any commercial or retail space with overhead light cover panels from the TCP Accents. Flat panel lighting has been our forte for decades. Now, we’re taking these staple commercial lighting fixtures to...
California Bans CFL Light Bulbs

California Bans CFL Light Bulbs

What California’s Ban of CFL Light Bulbs Means for Businesses You’ve seen the headlines. CFL light bulb bans started making their way through state legislatures last year, and California has become the second state to sign one into law. Vermont’s light bulb ban passed...
LED UltimaT8 Tubes with Emergency Back-Up

LED UltimaT8 Tubes with Emergency Back-Up

Why You Should Consider the LED UltimaT8 Tube Light with Battery Backup from TCP When you manage a healthcare facility, senior living center, school campus, or office building, the safety of the individuals who live, learn, or work there is in your hands. Ensuring the...
TCP Accents Pendants in Commercial Spaces

TCP Accents Pendants in Commercial Spaces

TCP Accents Pendant Lights from TCP In commercial spaces, lighting plays an important role in setting the mood and creating atmosphere. Customers, clients and visitors entering a commercial space for the first time form an impression of that particular business or...
Modern Lighting With Minimalist Lighting Styles

Modern Lighting With Minimalist Lighting Styles

Minimalist Lighting Clean lines, limited color and no clutter. That’s what it takes to achieve a minimalist design. If you’re heading this direction for an upcoming commercial space design, you need to make a bold statement with bare visuals.  Lighting plays a leading...
Mid-Century Modern Lighting

Mid-Century Modern Lighting

What is Mid-Century Modern Lighting? Mid-century modern is the trend that just keeps trending. Since its inception in the 1950s, mid-century design has found life in every decade. The combination of classic furnishings with modern materials and finishes keeps this...
New High Lumen LED Filament Products

New High Lumen LED Filament Products

Make the Switch to High Lumen LED Filament Lighting Commercial spaces everywhere continue to search for more reliable and energy-efficient lighting. Not that long ago, HID (high intensity discharge) lighting was considered the best, and brightest option for...
Outdoor Lighting for Schools

Outdoor Lighting for Schools

Replacing Your Stadium Lights? Here’s What You Need to Know! Nothing seems to bring communities together like local school sporting events. Longtime rivalries foster friendship and camaraderie among parents, sports fans, and members of the entire community.  In many...
Far-Red Horticulture Products

Far-Red Horticulture Products

Understanding Horticulture Grow Lights If you’re an indoor farmer, you know how important horticulture lights are to maintaining a successful business. The type of horticulture lighting you invest in can either make or break a crop’s growing cycle and your year-end...
Nursing Home Lighting

Nursing Home Lighting

The Best Lighting Strategy for Nursing Homes  Senior living facilities such as nursing homes and assisted care residences require exceptional lighting. The safety and well-being of elderly patients depends on a bright, well-lit environment that provides a sense of...
Dimmable Lighting for Movie Theaters

Dimmable Lighting for Movie Theaters

Movie Theater Lights Every commercial space designed for public use has its fair share of challenges when it comes to lighting. Movie theaters in particular must meet all sorts of requirements in order to fulfill their lighting’s unique demands.  Proper lighting...
Lighting for Outdoor Concert Venue

Lighting for Outdoor Concert Venue

The Basics of Stage Lighting Today’s concert-goers have high expectations when they attend an event. Audiences not only demand flawless sound quality, they also want a captivating stage show. To give fans a wow-worthy experience, event designers need to...
3 Reasons to Choose TCP Horticulture Lights

3 Reasons to Choose TCP Horticulture Lights

Reasons to Choose TCP Horticulture Lights To keep indoor farms profitable, horticulturists must continually monitor the indoor growing environment. Temperature fluctuations and water supply issues can adversely affect plant health. But if lighting quality is poor...
Far Red Light & Its Benefits on Plant Growth

Far Red Light & Its Benefits on Plant Growth

Far Red Lighting & Its Benefits in Horticulture Today’s commercial horticulture industry has come a long way from the days of traditional outdoor farming. Within the past century, advances in agricultural science have demonstrated that farmers can directly impact...
Lighting for Gas Stations

Lighting for Gas Stations

How many times has this happened to you? You’re driving somewhere then suddenly realize you need to stop and get gas. It’s dark outside and you happen to be in a neighborhood you don’t know very well. The first gas station you see is poorly lit. The service island is...
TCP High Lumen LED Filaments vs The Competition

TCP High Lumen LED Filaments vs The Competition

TCP High Lumen LED Filaments vs Competitor Copycats Remember when HID lights were considered the best option for lighting a large commercial space? It doesn’t seem that long ago. Everything changed when a new product came along – corn cob LED lights. These versatile...
New High Lumen LED Filament Products

High Lumen LED Filament Lamps

High Lumen LED Filament Lamps vs Competitor Lamps Facility managers have neverending to-do lists, especially if they manage a large commercial space. Making sure a building’s interior is properly maintained takes plenty of time, effort and multitasking. Let’s not...
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 at a Resort

How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood at a Resort

How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood at a Resort & Spa People who travel for work spend a lot of time at hotels. While away from home, they expect VIP treatment from the hospitality brands they frequent the most. For a hotel to earn their loyalty, every detail...
How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood in a Bar

How Light Impacts Psychology & Mood in a Bar

When checking out a new bar, service and drink quality can make or break your first impression. But if the bar’s atmosphere is well below par, chances are you won’t return for an after-work beer or pre-dinner cocktail anytime soon.    Successful bars and clubs know...
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...
Selectable Color T8 Tubes from TCP

Selectable Color T8 Tubes from TCP

Commercial buildings are in a state of constant evolution. The networks and systems that keep these spaces functioning properly are always evolving, too. As technology advances for lighting, heating, security, and other systems, opportunities arise to improve the...
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...
New High Lumen LED Filament Products

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...
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