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101 Creative Ways to Set Up Linear Pendant Lighting

101 Creative Ways to Set Up Linear Pendant Lighting
Looking to spruce up your lighting design? Linear pendant suspensions might just be the perfect adornments for your ceiling. With their sleek and distinctly tasteful rectilinear form factor, these artsy suspensions can make your room instantly feel larger, while bringing a distinct sense of elegance to the space. As you’re about to see, there are endless colors, themes, and styles to choose from—and today we want to help you to do just that. Feast your eyes on these 101 linear pendant light designs ranging from gray and rustic to glossy and (luxuriously … Continue reading

June 20, 2022 by Ray De Varona.

Garage Lights: 6 Tips and Tricks to Improve Lighting

Garage Lights: 6 Tips and Tricks to Improve Lighting
As a general or electrical contractor working on lighting a commercial garage for a large business, your main concern is that the whole place gets an adequate amount of light that is both well balanced and visually appealing. Great lighting reduces eye fatigue and headaches. Increasing the visibility of moving vehicles, other objects, and people moving around will also significantly reduce accidents in a commercial garage. One way to improve lighting in a garage is by installing light fixtures that will last a long time without needing to be fixed or replaced.Tabl … Continue reading

June 15, 2022 by Ray De Varona.

4 Factors to Consider When Buying Commercial LED Garage Lights

4 Factors to Consider When Buying Commercial LED Garage Lights
As a contractor or electrician handling the lighting of a commercial garage, your primary concern is adequate visibility at all times. You need to reduce any liability caused by accidents due to poor lighting. You've probably measured the space and laid out a plan with positioning for each light fixture. Now all you need to do is buy the LED lights.Table of Contents The Number of LED Light Fixtures A Reputable LED Light Fixture Seller Choose the Right Lights Lighting Layout for the Parking Garage Choose the Right Experts to Work With Right off the bat, here are … Continue reading

May 27, 2022 by Ray De Varona.

4 High Performance LED Wall Packs Perfect for Outdoor Lighting

4 High Performance LED Wall Packs Perfect for Outdoor Lighting
Gone are the days when we strung lightbulbs on lampposts to light the outdoors. Today, sophisticated LED wall packs can be finely tuned to our unique needs. Some of the most common factors that play a part in choosing the perfect wall pack for outdoor lighting include: Beam spread/light distribution pattern Light source technology (LED, HID, or fluorescent) Light output Applications: tunnel, walkway, wall, or entryway lighting Extra features: wildlife-friendly, dark-sky restrictions, light color Control features such as automation and dimming With al … Continue reading

May 23, 2022 by Ray De Varona.

4 Safety and Security Benefits of LED Flood Lights

4 Safety and Security Benefits of LED Flood Lights
There’s no reason to use incandescent or sodium vapor flood lights in outdoor lighting today. Such lamps produce a dim yellow light which, while sufficient for basic visibility, is terrible for security. In comparison, LED flood lights offer much better safety and security features. High Intensity Discharge (HID) technology does produce high-quality illumination that’s perfect for security floodlights, but it scores low on power consumption and light distribution.Table of Contents Benefit 1 - Bright White Light for High Visibility Benefit 2 - LED Lights Work We … Continue reading

May 20, 2022 by Ray De Varona.

High Bay vs Low Bay Lights: An Essential Buyer's Guide

High Bay vs Low Bay Lights: An Essential Buyer's Guide
You might already know that low bay lights are best for ceilings 12–20 feet high, while high bay lights are used in ceilings higher than 20 feet. But that’s only half the story. While it’s true that the mounting height of the fixtures is the deciding factor, both high bay and low bay lights have unique design features you need to consider for each application. These include: Beam angle Lumen output Mounting type Lighting technology High and low bay lights also come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and Kelvin color temperatures. Will you install rou … Continue reading

May 9, 2022 by Ray De Varona.