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What is Lighting Color Temperature?

What is Lighting Color Temperature?

What is Lighting Color Temperature? Light is light, right? Not exactly. Picking out the shape and size of a light bulb is only part of the job. You may not realize it, but light bulbs are produced in a wide range of color temperatures. The color temperature of light...
It’s Filament February at TCP

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...
The Light Bulb You Never Knew You Needed

The Light Bulb You Never Knew You Needed

The Light Bulb You Never Knew You Needed Who says that light bulbs can’t be fun? For proof, you need look no further than TCP’s complete line of LED Shape Filament Lamps, or novelty lamps. These products combine the latest in LED Technology with the elegance of an...
The Most Popular 2020 Home Lighting Trends

The Most Popular 2020 Home Lighting Trends

The Most Popular 2020 Home Lighting Trends As the year comes to a close, it’s time to look ahead to the new year ahead of us. What will 2020 home lighting trends bring us? This year, we’ve seen a lot of lighting trends pop up and wear down. We saw a move away from...
4 Simple Lighting Ideas for Apartments and Small Spaces

4 Simple Lighting Ideas for Apartments and Small Spaces

4 Simple Lighting Ideas for Apartments and Small Spaces Small spaces and apartments come with their own set of challenges—strict landlords, low ceilings, or just a lack of surface area. Good lighting is one of the simplest ways to elevate a space, making your design...
The (Snap) Ins and Outs of Snap In LED Down Lights

The (Snap) Ins and Outs of Snap In LED Down Lights

The (Snap) Ins and Outs of Snap In LED Down Lights Want the best of both worlds? Snap in LED downlights from TCP are ultra-thin and ultra easy to install. Their integrated construction and snap-in design means you no longer need to install a recessed can or a junction...
Brighten Your Mood: Refresh Your Bathroom Lighting Design

Brighten Your Mood: Refresh Your Bathroom Lighting Design

Brighten Your Mood: Refresh Your Bathroom Lighting Design It is easy to forget the importance of bathroom lighting design. We pour our time and attention into more public spaces, like our living rooms and kitchens, but leave the bathroom feeling “blah.” We’re here to...
Energy Efficient Edison Bulbs

Energy Efficient Edison Bulbs

Energy Efficient Edison Bulbs Traditional Edison bulbs work the same way as any incandescent light bulb. Their look, however, is distinct. In your average incandescent light bulb, the filament design is tightly and uniformly coiled. Edison style light bulbs are...
The Most Popular 2019 Home Lighting Trends

The Most Popular 2019 Home Lighting Trends

The Most Popular 2019 Home Lighting Trends If you’re looking to make a New Year’s resolution with your interior design at home, lighting is a great place to start. Kitchen lighting trends in 2018 brought us familiar hanging pendants in muted tones. Dining room...
Vintage Lighting Style – Making It Your Own

Vintage Lighting Style – Making It Your Own

Vintage Lighting Style – Making It Your Own It’s more than just nostalgia. Modern vintage lighting captures the timeless spirit of style, taste, and design that provides a contrast to the simplicity of contemporary design.If you sell and install commercial lighting,...
LED Architectural Lighting: A Practical Guide

LED Architectural Lighting: A Practical Guide

LED Architectural Lighting: A Practical Guide TCP has built a business meeting the demands of architectural lighting projects. While the term “Architectural Lighting” seems finite, it can apply to any type of lighting fixture that’s used in a building or architectural...
Dimmable LED Flat Panel Lighting

Dimmable LED Flat Panel Lighting

Dimmable LED Flat Panel Lighting “TCP offers a cost-effective, dimmable LED flat panel lighting system that decreases operating and energy costs, in schools, warehouses, offices and many other spaces. With dimmable LEDs, you have even more control over the performance...
Energy Efficient LED Lighting Solutions

Energy Efficient LED Lighting Solutions

Energy Efficient LED Lighting Solutions This summer the weather is great and you’re planning tons of fun get-togethers and trips, so get some needed funds in your pocket with one easy solution! Stop paying high electricity costs and switch to energy efficient lighting...
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...
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...
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...
3 Ways to Brighten Your Summer with LEDs

3 Ways to Brighten Your Summer with LEDs

3 Ways to Brighten Your Summer with LEDs Do you want to make your summer more enjoyable, but you’re not sure how? LED lighting can help! Using LED light bulbs can affect your body, mind, and soul. Discover what LED lighting can do for you with our tips for brightening...
Summer Lighting Checklist

Summer Lighting Checklist

Summer Lighting Checklist Pretty up your patio and bring life to your entertaining spaces in time for summer. Barbecues, family gatherings, and fun outdoor activities are all waiting to happen, you just need the right lighting to brighten the way! Make sure your...
How To: Reading a Lighting Facts Label

How To: Reading a Lighting Facts Label

How To: Reading a Lighting Facts Label Stumped on how to read a lighting facts label? Worry no more – this “How-To” post will tell you everything you need to know about how to choose the right lighting for your home by using the lighting facts label...
Earth Day

Earth Day

Earth Day Our civilization has been coming together for almost 50 years to celebrate Earth Day and everything that it stands for. Whether it’s planting trees, driving less or buying energy-efficient products, all your efforts make a difference. This Earth Day,...
A Lesson in Lighting Brightness

A Lesson in Lighting Brightness

A Lesson in Lighting Brightness Lighting Brightness: Lumens vs. Watts Lighting technology has evolved tremendously in the past 10 years. Prior to the introduction of energy efficient light bulbs, wattage was a common measurement used to determine brightness for...
Lighting Design 101: A Lesson in Layering with Light

Lighting Design 101: A Lesson in Layering with Light

Lighting Design 101: A Lesson in Layering with Light The right lighting can create the perfect experience and ambiance, making your guests feel welcome in your home. Think of lighting as the unsung hero of your interior design plan – good lighting design is felt...
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