Category Archive: Applications

12/09/2016   /   , , , ,

Deploying Smart LED Lighting for Inventory Control

Deploying Smart LED Lighting for Inventory Control

The big-box store industry is simple in principle but fiercely competitive: these stores deal mostly with basic products that show few differences across brands, and whoever has the lowest price wins. Distribution centers represent a considerable source of expenses for large retailers such as Wal-Mart and Carrefour, and these companies are seeking innovative technologies that […]

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Choosing Between Integral LED Troffers and Replacement Tubes

LED lighting is now a viable upgrade for fluorescent lighting in commercial settings, offering savings of over 30 percent and a service life that is two to five times longer, depending on the specific product chosen. There are two main approaches a company can follow when deploying commercial LED lighting: Using LED tubes designed for […]

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12/02/2016   /   , , , , ,

How LED Lighting Will Revolutionize Farming

How LED Lighting Will Revolutionize Farming

Large scale indoor farming has been limited by the lack of an artificial light source capable of replicating sunlight, in particular the specific wavelengths which are used for photosynthesis. LED technology is changing this, however, since it can be customized to emit practically any wavelength of light in the visible spectrum. In particular, red and […]

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Advantages of LED Lighting in the Oil and Gas Industry

The oil and gas industry is characterized by placing very strict requirements on any piece of equipment which is used. Lighting fixtures are no exception: any luminaire used in an environment with an explosive atmosphere must be guaranteed not to pose a risk of ignition. In addition to being safe, luminaires used in oil and […]

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Did You Know Lighting Design Can Boost Retail Sales?

Did You Know Lighting Design Can Boost Retail Sales? Lighting design is a professional field with a broad range of applications, more so when LED technology is implemented. LED lamps can be designed in a wide variety of shapes, and can provide a lighting output in practically any color within the visible spectrum. LED lighting […]

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01/01/2016   /   , , ,

Importance of Using Warm Colors in LED Street Lamps

Importance of Using Warm Colors in LED Street Lamps

To say that the purpose of lighting fixtures is simply illuminating would be an understatement; there is far more to lighting than just that. The light color used and the optics of luminaires have drastic effects on the ambience that is created, and by extension on human comfort and well-being. This is one of the […]

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18/12/2015   /   , , ,

Energy Efficient LED Solutions for Office Lighting

Energy Efficient LED Solutions for Office Lighting

Lighting can represent a major expense in office buildings, and in terms of electric power drawn it is normally in second place after heating and cooling equipment. Lighting also causes several indirect expenses: due to the sheer number of fixtures in a large facility, there is a high likelihood that at least one luminaire will […]

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Princeton Equips Jadwin Gym with Wi-Fi Controlled LED Lighting

Princeton University, an Ivy League school from New Jersey, is carrying out an energy efficiency initiative called the Campus Wide Lighting Efficiency Upgrade Program. One of the largest projects of the program was a lighting retrofit for the L. Stockwell Jadwin Gymnasium, a 250,000 square foot multi-purpose sports complex located within the campus. The project […]

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Glare and its Negative Impacts: Why It Should Be Avoided

Glare can be defined in simple terms as difficulty seeing when the eye is exposed to a very bright source of light, directly or through reflection. Glare occurs when there is a very drastic difference in luminance between a light source and the object or event being looked at. There are two main types of […]

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The Importance of Color Temperature

Importance of Color Temperature in Residential Lighting Design Color temperature is a very important factor when selecting lighting fixtures for a particular application. First of all, it is necessary to clarify that the term refers to color, and not the actual lamp temperature. It is a borrowed concept from physics, and it refers to the […]

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