What is the Lighting Specification Process?

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Lighting shouldn’t be an afterthought. It’s integral to any architectural design. Yet, it takes more than just selecting and installing the residential or commercial light fixtures themselves. Lighting design should be planned alongside your building elements. Lights add dimension, depth, and mood to your design. You also have to think about electrical wiring ahead of time, […]

What Is Kelvin Color Temperature?

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Did you know that the hottest thing in the universe is the surface of a dead star in the Red Spider Nebula which is around 250,000 F? Whatever the case, the temperature is an important thing. What you might not know is that temperature plays a big part even in lighting and the color of […]

What Are Lumens in Lighting?

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How can you change the feel of a room in a second? With the right lighting. A bright, cheerful light can make a room feel happy and inviting. While a softer, more subdued light can make a room feel calm and relaxing. But before you can buy the perfect light bulbs, you’ll need to learn […]

The Different Kinds of Light Bulbs Explained

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LED, CFL, HID—finding the best light bulbs online for a building or room isn’t always easy with so many options. Plus, you have to consider the difference between lumens and watts, the color temperature, whether you want regular bulbs or smart technology, and so on. Lighting is crucial to both increasing the functionality of an […]

Soft White vs. Bright White vs. Daylight Bulbs

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Before the invention of the light bulb, people resorted to using candles and oil lanterns to create usable and portable illumination. If you didn’t have the financial resources for those options, you’d rely on the fireplace, the moon, or nothing at all. That’s why light bulbs have been one of our most important inventions in […]

​What does color temperature and Kelvin mean?

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Color temperature is a method of describing the light appearance that light bulbs emit. It measures how yellow or blue (warm or cool) the light is from a particular source is. It will be calculated from the Kelvin degrees (K) with a scale from 1000 to 10000. When the numbers are going higher than 1000, the light […]