Buyers Guide to LED Low Bay Lights

Buyers Guide to LED Low Bay Lights

What are Low Bay Lights? Before we get too deep into things, we want to make sure that we’re on the same page. So, first, we’ll discuss what exactly low bay lights are. Bay lights are light fixtures that have high power wattage requirements and cover relatively large...

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Guide to Exit Sign Requirements

Guide to Exit Sign Requirements

 They’re there when you need them most, but essentially unnoticeable otherwise. Exit signs are an essential component of a safe environment, and every industrial and commercial facility needs them. They’re typically only used during power outages or very poorly lit...

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Sports Lighting Design Guide

Sports Lighting Design Guide

Play Better With LEDs From soccer fields and baseball diamonds to tennis and basketball courts, lighting is used to promote safety and extend usable hours. This lighting needs to be adaptable and convenient, providing access to a variety of activities while offering...

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Office Lighting Design Guide

Office Lighting Design Guide

Make Light Work of Office Lighting with LEDs Office lighting is more complicated than one may think at first glance. It needs to do the obvious, provide lighting, but it should also accomplish several other tasks as well. Properly designed office lighting provides...

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NSF Rated Lighting Buyers Guide

NSF Rated Lighting Buyers Guide

Everything in the food and beverage manufacturing industry has to be tested and approved for safe use around the products we consume, even the lighting. But understanding the different certifying bodies and requirements that light fixtures are expected to meet can be...

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Factory Lighting Guide

Factory Lighting Guide

If you’re a facility manager in charge of a factory or a contracted commercial electrician, you know that lighting in these spaces is especially important. And, although lighting is always important, these environments are prone to accidents and are riddled with...

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Guide to LED Lighting Rebates By State

Guide to LED Lighting Rebates By State

LEDs for Discounts As the world’s population continues to grow, so does its need for a power supply. This constant strain on resources has power companies turning to their patrons for help and even offering them money back for installing or using energy-efficient...

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Recommended Foot Candle Chart

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...

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Industrial Lighting Design Guide

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...

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LED Tri Proof Lights Buyers Guide

LED Tri Proof Lights Buyers Guide

Tri-proof lights are luminaries that are shock-proof, waterproof, and dustproof. They come in many different styles and varying levels of water and dust protection. An LED Tri-proof light takes this a step further with energy efficiency and a long lifespan to make a...

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Light Pole Buyer’s Guide

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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Gymnasium Lighting Design Guide

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 up and running, but it’s...

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Commercial Lighting Design Guide

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 types of businesses like...

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Airport Lighting Guide

Airport Lighting Guide

They 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 some risk, and although you’re more likely to...

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LED Stadium Light Buyer’s Guide

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 lights in sports stadiums and...

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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, serves a much more vast...

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LED Flood Light Buyers Guide

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 applications. You’ll most often see...

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Buyers Guide to Commercial LED Shop Lights

Buyers Guide to Commercial LED Shop Lights

[toc heading_levels="1,2,3,4,5,6"]There are certain settings that require special lighting setups. Workshops are one of those places. They need bright lighting for performing precision tasks. Tasks which are also often potentially dangerous. But, they also need a...

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Lighting Guide for Education Institutions

Lighting Guide for Education Institutions

Nowhere is good lighting needed as in educational institutions. It not only improves the concentration of the students, it also enhances safety for all the people in the institution. Research has shown that lighting can have a negative or a positive impact on...

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Buyers Guide to LED Wall Packs

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...

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LED High Bay Buyer’s Guide

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 negative impact of greenhouse gas...

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LED Warehouse Lighting Buyer’s Guide

LED Warehouse Lighting Buyer’s Guide

Warehouse lighting should be able to accomplish two things: enhance safety and increase productivity. The most common industry accidents, according to the Department of Labor, are trips, falls, and slips. Having good warehouse lighting is the best way to reduce the...

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Buyers Guide to LED Street Lights

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...

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