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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
How To Plan and Hang Patio Lights
A recent study shows that people are starting to spend time in their backgrounds, grilling, dining, exercising, and playing. However, the same study states that about 88% of Americans aren’t satisfied with their outdoor space and plan to improve it in the future. Your outdoor patio should be a place where you can go to enjoy the fresh air […]
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 […]
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 […]
What are Hazardous Area Location Lights?
What are Hazardous Area Location Lights? Hazardous area location lights, also known as explosion-proof lights, are lighting fixtures designed to operate in environments that contain flammable gases, liquids, dust or fibers. These hazardous environments pose a risk of explosion, fire or other hazardous events, making it essential to have lights that are specifically designed for […]
What are ELV Dimmers and How do they Work?
What are ELV Dimmers ELV dimmers are electronic low-voltage dimmers that are designed to work with light fixtures that use electronic transformers. These dimmers work differently than traditional or multi-location dimmers, which use rheostats to adjust the voltage level. ELV dimmers use pulse-width modulation (PWM) to control the power delivered to the light fixture, resulting […]
What is DLC 5.1?
If you’re in the lighting industry in any capacity, you may be confused about the new DLC rules that started July 1, 2022, for all lighting manufacturers. If you are planning on buying any new lighting products, they may be subject to these changes, so you need to understand them thoroughly. So what exactly is DLC lighting […]
A Beginner’s Guide: How to Choose an LED Wall Pack
LED wall packs are becoming a popular option for customers through commercial and industrial use. LED technology has progressed enough in recent years to become more efficient in producing quality light and having a long period of use. LED wall packs offer a modern appearance to locations and come in a variety of designs and […]