A Beginner’s Guide to Christmas Lights: Everything You Need To Know

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Are you ready to start decorating for the holidays? Nothing makes it easier to get into the holiday spirit than twinkling Christmas lights. And if you’re trying to figure out what lights you need — and where to put them — you’ve come to the right place. Read on to learn everything you need to know about Christmas lights! […]

How To Replace Your Lights With Equivalent LEDs

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How does saving up to 75% on your lighting energy consumption sound? Replacing your old, inefficient light bulbs with new, energy-saving LED bulbs is a great way to save money and reduce your carbon footprint. LEDs are now available in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors to suit any need. In this blog post, we’ll show […]

Commercial Lighting: 5 Things You Should Know About PMMA Lenses

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The world of commercial lighting seems to always remain in flux. Local regulations may enforce varying policies regarding energy efficiency or durability. Similarly, the work you do could affect the lights you need. You may need brighter lights to wake up your crew and motivate them to work. Alternatively, you may need lights that resist shattering in case […]

How to Choose the Right Light Dimmer for Your Living Space

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You wake up in the middle of the night, walk to the bathroom, and turn on the light, only to stumble back and wince at how bright the light is. For situations like this, many homeowners are making a move toward light dimmers by companies like Enerlites, which lower the amount of current that’s allowed […]

What Are the Buy America and Trade Agreement Acts?

The United States, one of the wealthiest countries in the world, accounts for a significant amount of the international trade industry. In fact, it is the largest exporter and importer of goods. In 2017, the U.S. trade industry totaled $2.35 trillion. Globalization has been the biggest contributor to the ever-growing trade industry. As technologies advance and […]

How to Calculate Amperage When Planning A Lighting Installation Project

Are you planning a new lighting installation project? Before you get started, it’s essential that you know how to calculate amperage. This will help you determine if the wires and lighting fixtures you plan on using can handle the amount of current your installation will need. If you have a higher amperage than your wiring […]

Wattage and Brightness: Important Factors When Buying a Light Bulb

Are your lightbulbs performing as they should? In recent years there has been a huge leap in light bulb design and energy efficiency. We’ve seen newer types hit the market like halogen, LEDs, and CFLs. They use less energy and last longer, saving you money in the long run. But with so many options out […]

How To: Commercial Lighting for Restaurants

A study at Cornell University showed that 16-24% of diners stay and buy food more in well-lit places. Set this example picture on your mind, you are hanging out with friends and you hit the bar in a hangout chill gathering. You’ll probably end up choosing a place that has warm temperature lighting. This happens because […]

What Are the Differences Between 40 and 60 Watt Light Bulbs?

Choosing light bulbs may seem like a simple task to do without much thought; however, there are some important things to consider when making this common purchase. Do you know about the energy output or brightness level of the light bulbs you’ve been buying? Do you know the differences between the most popular light bulb […]

What Is Human-Centric Lighting?

Have you heard the buzz around human-centric lighting? Most lighting professionals know about the hype about human-centric lighting, or HCL. But what is it, exactly? And, what does lighting have to do with our health? Some people think of it as a young technology because so much about how it affects human health is still […]