What is the Lighting Specification Process?
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, […]
A19 Bulb vs E26 Bulb – What’s the Difference?
If you are looking to light up your world, it all starts with the right light bulb. Light bulbs have a $2 billion market size, which is a clear example of just how many different options there are that you can choose from. Understanding light bulb size, shape, and type will steer you in the right direction […]
What Is Kelvin Color Temperature?
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 […]
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 […]
What does color temperature and Kelvin mean?
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 […]
Wattage and Brightness: Important Factors When Buying a Light Bulb
Are your light bulbs 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. Converting to LED lights is a considerable idea since they use less energy and last longer, saving you money […]