Category Archive: Installations

LED Lighting is Making Niagara Falls More Impressive at Night

The Niagara Falls Illumination Board recently completed an LED lighting project for the site, with the goal of improving energy efficiency while enhancing the visual appeal of the landmark during nighttime. The Niagara Falls were previously lit with xenon lamps, which offer a potent output but are unable to match the energy efficiency, color flexibility […]

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13/06/2016   /   , , ,

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Upgrading to LED Lighting

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Upgrading to LED Lighting

LED lighting offers significant energy savings while also reducing maintenance expenses, and when used in air-conditioned spaces it also reduces the cooling load. In addition, there are applications where LED lighting offers safety and automation advantages over traditional types of lighting. However, proceeding with an LED retrofit while disregarding the technical aspects of lighting design […]

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08/02/2016   /   , , , , ,

How to Choose the Correct LED Bulbs to Retrofit your Home Lighting?

How to Choose the Correct LED Bulbs to Retrofit your Home Lighting?

Most LED bulbs used in residential lighting have the advantage of being designed for the same sockets as older incandescent and fluorescent bulbs. However, this can be misleading: an LED bulb may fit into the same socket as the lamp which is replaced, but that does not necessarily mean it is a suitable upgrade. In […]

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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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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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