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Lighting Technologies and the Perception of Color

Lighting Technologies and the Perception of Color and Comfort Does too much light increase discomfort to your eyes? Do you strain when trying to work in low-lit spaces? Basically, the human eye functions optimally under ambient lighting, as it permits proper perception of color and light. Good lighting is necessary in improving visibility and comfort. [...]

By |2019-07-16T23:31:14-07:00July 16th, 2019|Commercial Lighting, Lighting Design, Residential Lighting|Comments Off on Lighting Technologies and the Perception of Color

What a Smart City May Look Like

What does the smart city of the future look like? Implementing smart tech in everything from led streetlights to smart garbage and recycling receptacles, data monitoring, and more may make cities safer and more efficient. Perhaps new implementations will be able to even generate power for the city through solar power panels. The cities of [...]

By |2019-06-13T21:12:10-07:00June 13th, 2019|Lighting Design|Comments Off on What a Smart City May Look Like

Lighting: What’s New and Exciting

What is new and exciting right now in the world of lighting? When it comes to lights and lighting design, quite a bit! Putting new tech and fancy designs temporarily aside, energy codes are having a big impact. That's partly due to when municipalities were left to decide which code they wanted to put into [...]

By |2019-05-21T17:22:15-07:00May 21st, 2019|Commercial Lighting, Lighting Design, Residential Lighting|Comments Off on Lighting: What’s New and Exciting

LEDs in Agricultural Applications (Part 1)

When it comes to lighting, there are a lot of applications that it can be used for. With technology and products being increasingly refined and sophisticated, there are so many uses when it comes to lighting, and they number among the practical as well as the decorative. You may be wondering whether lights that use [...]

By |2019-04-12T22:53:20-07:00April 12th, 2019|Commercial Lighting|Comments Off on LEDs in Agricultural Applications (Part 1)

Lighting Psychology in Restaurants

Lighting helps set the mood, tone, and ambience of a place. It can help accent a structure's expression and complement the space. It can entice a diner to stay a while and linger, create an air of community or intimacy. Of course, the architecture and design of a place and even the shade of paint [...]

By |2019-01-16T14:20:04-07:00January 16th, 2019|Commercial Lighting, Lighting Design|Comments Off on Lighting Psychology in Restaurants

Lighting and Productivity

Lighting and Human Performance When it comes to the world, we see it mostly in a visual way. Light processed by our eyes and brain delivers a perception. With perception being reality, does the way that a space is lit affect or alter reality? The average American spends quite a bit of time indoors, with [...]

By |2018-12-19T10:36:17-07:00December 19th, 2018|Lighting Design, Residential Lighting|Comments Off on Lighting and Productivity

Client Psychology and Lighting Design

Design is a place where designer knowledge meets client needs. The goal of commercial lighting design is to meet requirements of a client as well as the space. A good designer discovers what their client wants and figures out how to achieve it. They make an effort to see a client's point of view. Great [...]

By |2018-12-03T14:43:54-07:00November 20th, 2018|Lighting Design|Comments Off on Client Psychology and Lighting Design

Lighting Design 101 

When it comes to lighting design, good design starts with identifying the needs of the space. From there, you can decide what surfaces you will be lighting and at what intensity. From there you can begin picking out your equipment. The average lighting system includes a light source, ballast or driver, lighting fixture, and controls. [...]

By |2018-07-17T21:49:08-07:00January 13th, 2017|Commercial Lighting|Comments Off on Lighting Design 101 

3 Essential Questions to Consider About Tunable-White Commercial LED Lighting

Business establishments are reliant on the commercial LED lighting they use. Why? Arguably, consumers do not necessarily trust stores with poor illumination or design. This is most notable in the Retail Market; clothing, cosmetics, paints, wall coverings, where people want to try, see touch or feel the products before purchasing them.  If there is not [...]

By |2018-07-17T21:49:08-07:00August 16th, 2016|Commercial Lighting|Comments Off on 3 Essential Questions to Consider About Tunable-White Commercial LED Lighting

Tips For Back Lighting Onyx

Onyx is a beautiful stone that is perfect for interior decorating. It's a banded variety of the layered mineral chalcedony. These varieties come in every color and their exotic elegance has the capacity to completely transform and take over a room. Their bands can be in nearly every color, even black or white. These stones [...]

By |2018-07-17T21:49:09-07:00March 9th, 2016|Back Lighting, Commercial Lighting|Comments Off on Tips For Back Lighting Onyx