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Recommended Foot Candle Chart

What is a Foot Candle?A great place to start is with the definition. For those of you who may not be familiar with them, a foot-candle is a measurement of light intensity. One foot-candle is defined as enough light to saturate a one-foot square with one lumen of light. If...

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Industrial Lighting Design Guide

As any facility manager knows, industrial facilities pose very unique lighting challenges. From lumber and metal production to the aerospace industry, the term “industrial” encompasses many different businesses. Industrial buildings are often extremely large spaces with...

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Lighting Audit Checklist

If you’re a facilities manager, you likely do periodic checkups of the heavy machinery and other equipment that you use daily. But, there might be a large aspect of your daily operating equipment that you’ve unintentionally forgotten. In both commercial and industrial...

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Buyers Guide to LED Low Bay Lights

What you should know before buying LED Low Bays1. What you need to know about Efficacy130 lm/w150 lm/w180 lm/wWe have LED Low bays fixtures that are rated between 130 and 180 lumens/watt. The higher the efficacy, the less watts you will consume producing the necessary...

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Light Pole Buyer’s Guide

LED pole lights are energy-efficient alternatives to metal halide area lights and streetlights. They’re used for many different purposes, including for parks, pathways, sidewalks, streets, and pole lamps. But, they’re also frequently used in industrial sectors, like...

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Round High Bays vs Linear High Bays

In both commercial and industrial settings, you’ll likely find some form of high bay lighting. A High Bay is a tall ceiling space, with a vast open area beneath it. The “bay” is any area with a ceiling that is 20 feet high and taller. Any light designed to be installed and...

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Gymnasium Lighting Design Guide

There are many commercial and industrial settings that require specific types of lighting, and a gymnasium is one of those places. Gymnasium lighting is one of those things that usually goes unnoticed, unless you’re in charge of keeping it...

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Commercial Lighting Design Guide

Today we’re talking about commercial lighting, and just to make sure you’re in the right place, we’ll give you a quick definition. Commercial lighting is a very general term that refers to all of the illumination methods for many different...

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Airport Lighting Guide

Flying High With LEDsThey often provide an impressive nocturnal backdrop: the lamps and lights at an airport. In professional terms, it’s known as airport beaconing, although airport lighting is certainly more common.  Flying always poses...

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LED Stadium Light Buyer’s Guide

What are Stadium Lights? First and foremost, we need to determine what exactly stadium lights are. Stadium lights are both narrow and wide-angle lights, designed to illuminate large indoor and outdoor areas.  You’ll most often see stadium...

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Highway Lighting Guide

Highway Lighting Guide

Lighting Up the Road to SomewhereHighway lighting plays an important role in ensuring that the roadways are safe for drivers by ensuring that the streets are visible, even at night. Highway lighting, although similar to street lighting,...

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LED Flood Light Buyers Guide

What are Flood Lights? First and foremost, we need to determine what exactly flood lights are. Flood lights are wide-angle lights, designed to illuminate large areas. They can be used indoors and outdoors in a variety of different...

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LED Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about LEDAll our LED lights and bulbs are energy saving that are designed to replace incandescent, fluorescent, CFL, metal halide, high pressure sodium and halogen lights in your office, facility or business. They will reduce your energy...

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LED Parking Lot Light Buyers Guide

All commercial property owners should be considering converting their existing lights to LEDs, but especially parking lots. There are many advantages that LEDs pose over more traditional parking lot lighting. Parking lot lights are...

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Extreme Application LED

Some facilities have extreme circumstances where typical LED lighting may not meet the special needs.  This blog will cover 4 unique applications: high temperature, hazardous locations, food processing and extreme outdoors. If you find...

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Converting to LED – S/P Ratios

A lot of time we are asked what is the equivalent LED product to convert from Metal Halide, High Pressure Sodium or Mercury Vapor. And a lot of time, we have a product in mind that works based on past experience. But how did we come up...

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What is LED?

LED is the acronym for “Light Emitting Diode”. LEDs are semiconductor devices that produce light.  These were initially used as indicator lights but are now used extensively for indoor and outdoor lighting.  LED Lighting Supply specializes...

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Buyers Guide to LED Wall Packs

The term “wall pack lights” describes the outdoor lighting that is commonly mounted on the outside facing walls of buildings. Wall pack lights are generally used to provide a wide swath of illumination to high-traffic ground areas. But, they also function well as an added...

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LED High Bay Buyer’s Guide

​​Commercial and industrial facilities all over the country are realizing that switching to LED lighting can greatly reduce their energy costs and improve employee efficiency. And, between the increasing cost of electricity and the...

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The Cost of Not Converting to LED

Thinking about converting to LED? Not sure if the benefits of the conversion outweigh the cost of conversion? We put this post together to help you work through the costs and benefits of making the conversion.   1. How much money will...

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Buyers Guide to LED Street Lights

On Easy Street With LED Street Lights The purpose of street lights is obvious, to illuminate the roadway and surrounding areas so that drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians can function safely in the same space. Street lights should allow you to clearly see any obstructions...

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Last Updated: 11/02/2020
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