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The Architect Cheat Sheet: Simplifying Recessed Troffer Lighting

Illuminating subtly from the ceiling, recessed lighting is a popular form of architecture that is specified for a wide range...


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Tags: Learning LED, LED Policy, Office Building,

IP-65, IP-67, IP69K? 4 Things You Should Know.

In this article we'll focus on what IP ratings are, and what they can tell you about that particular product.


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Tags: LED Policy, Industrial, Food Processing,

Decoding Dilemma: Lighting Product Listings Explained

When you look at a product's specification sheet or its packaging, you'll notice that there are specific listings or approvals...


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True American Manufacturing: LED Lighting Products Made in Texas

How often do you go to the store and get frustrated because everything you see is made from China, Mexico, or somewhere else?...


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Working Efficiently: Why A Lighting Assessment Might Be Necessary For Your Office Space

Facility managers are realizing more often now that lighting can impact energy expenses and how it could contribute to savings...


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Expertly Educated: 8 Lighting Industry Certifications

Lighting is one of those things that modern, 21st-century residents and professionals simply take for granted. Just flip a...


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The Critical Role of a Lighting Designer

Without light, we cannot see, and since so many of our daily activities are inherently tied to our ability to perceive shape,...


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LED Street Lighting and Blue Light

The American Medical Association (AMA) released a publication in 2016 entitled Guidance to Reduce Harm from High Intensity...


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Energy Savings Forecast of Solid State Lighting: Part 9 Building Exterior Lighting

You know that you’ve made it when floodlights illuminate a path to the door of your organization. When people can clearly see...


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Energy Savings Forecast of Solid State Lighting: Part 8 Parking Lot and Garage Lighting

How would you feel, walking into a dark parking lot or parking garage at night with insufficient lighting? It can be a scary...


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Tags: Learning LED, Municipal