What Are the Different Types of Transformers?
Did you know that transformers don’t have any moving parts? Transformers are essential in the world of lighting and electricity. They ensure that the right amount of voltage reaches a circuit. This prevents electrical damage and promotes efficiency. But there are many different types of transformers that exist. This is why choosing transformers can be so difficult. To […]
A Guide to UL Listed Lights: What They Are & Why They Matter
Whenever consumers buy a lighting product, they like to see a certain logo or seal of approval that shows that the product has passed rigorous testing and meets high standards. However, many people don’t know what these logos and seals actually mean, and many commercial lighting application buyers aren’t even sure if they need the […]
13 Low-Cost Ways to Upgrade Fluorescent Light Fixtures to LED
The use of fluorescent lights has fallen by over 50% since 2015. As technological advances in lighting lead to more efficient light sources, finding ways to upgrade fixtures becomes more important. Fluorescent light fixtures are a popular choice for many commercial properties and residential buildings, but they can often look outdated and dull. Upgrading your fluorescent […]
What is LEED Certification?
There are more than 5.5 million commercial and industrial buildings in the US. There are a lot of things to consider in any commercial building project to ensure it goes successfully and that the building is fit for its purpose. In recent years, it has become incredibly important to take environmental factors into account for new buildings. […]
Pipe Thread Standards Explained
Knowing the basics of pipe thread standards can save you considerable amounts of money. Plumbers can charge upwards of $200 per hour or more for their services. With a little knowledge about pipe threads and various kinds of pipes, you can easily handle some of the basic tasks usually performed by plumbers. Learning about pipe thread standards […]
The Best GPS Marine Products of 2023
Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites keep you on track, whether you are a novice sailor or a seasoned specialist. Newer devices have become increasingly sophisticated and feature-rich. Selecting the ideal marine or boating GPS can be a time-consuming procedure. Precision and proper navigation are especially important for safety when you are out on the water. […]
Bronze vs Brass: What Is the Difference?
We live in an age of convenience. If you need lighting fixtures, plumbing supplies, or other household materials, it’s easy to find them. Still, perhaps you’re curious to learn more about some of these materials, especially for lighting. If you’re interested in the differences between bronze vs brass, you’ve come to just the right article. Detailed […]
What are Wall Packs & Where are They Used?
By 2024 the LED lighting market is estimated to be worth roughly $112 billion. With such a rapidly growing market, how efficient are exterior lights? Many people are unfamiliar with the term ‘wall pack lights‘ and some people have never heard of them before. If you haven’t then don’t worry because in a moment we’re going to cover […]
5 Tips for Buying the Right Recessed Lighting
Did you know that the number of home updates Americans make has increased by 17% recently? With more people looking for ways to spruce up their homes, there’s never been a better time to jump in. And refreshing the lights in your home is a great place to start. Read on to learn the top five tips […]
High Bay vs Low Bay Light Fixtures – What’s the Difference?
Commercial lighting is a growing market worth over $8.2 billion. Large commercial buildings, warehouses, industrial plants and their high ceilings require a specialized lighting setup to provide enough illumination. This sparks the following common question: What’s the Difference between High Bay & Low Bay Light Fixtures? Upgrading to LED lights are now the preferred alternative to fluorescent […]