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The Best Guide To Choosing Lighting For Your Home March 25, 2017 – Posted in: Home Lighting

All of us wish to stand out. We want to be recognized among a crowd of seemingly faceless strangers. Our desire to be different also encompasses our surrounding. We want everything that we own to be just as diverse as we are. We want our homes to have their own personality too. Personalizing a given space and making it aesthetically pleasing is important. It converts a typical house into home sweet home. It breathes life…

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How to Light a Room with No Overhead Ceiling Lighting February 5, 2022 – Posted in: General Info

It’s easy to miss a room’s lack of lightning until the sun goes down and you realize how much you would like an overhead light. If your room doesn’t have overhead lighting, there is no need to remodel your entire room to add new light fixtures. There are many creative ways to add lighting to your room, and none of these ways are difficult to do. Plug-In Pendant The easiest way to solve the lack…

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How To Get Natural Light Into A Room Without Windows January 25, 2022 – Posted in: General Info

At one point or another, everyone has been in a room that doesn’t have any windows. In the digital age of flat-screen TVs and computers, there is no need to let light into a space. However, there are times to bring natural lighting into a room without windows – for example, when you’re trying to create mood lighting through candlelight. Here are some tips on how to get natural light into every room in your…

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Selecting The Correct Lighting Fixtures For Your Home January 20, 2022 – Posted in: Home Lighting, Tutorials

Each room in your home should have its own individual personality. Factors such as the style of the home influence the decor of the home but your preference is equally important. Ever noticed how switching on the lights in a seemingly creepy house makes it appear less taunting? That’s the kind of effect that light has on our houses. If you are in the process of building or renovating your home, you need to know…

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How To Pick The Best Lighting For Your Computer Desk December 14, 2021 – Posted in: General Info

Experts estimate that 60 percent of PC users suffer from eye strain and other visual-related problems. These eye problems can be reduced or eliminated by effectively setting up your lights in your space. You can make your office workspace more usable by using the right lighting to reduce computer glare, shadows, optimize task lighting, and decrease excessively bright lights. Set Your Screen Correctly When designing the best lighting for computer work, don’t forget to include your computer’s backlight. You can reduce eye strain…

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Do LED Lights Get Hot? September 11, 2018 – Posted in: Lighting Information

There is a lot of people who swear by LED bulbs. Customers have sung praises of LED lighting and have greatly denounced the use of halogen and incandescent lights and encourage those who haven’t to make the switch. LEDs have proven to be both budget and environment-friendly. However, like any other type of hype, a lot of misconceptions are also likely to follow. When it comes to LED its best to learn everything about the…

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LED Color Temperature Chart With Real World Examples June 28, 2018 – Posted in: Lighting Information

Because color temperature is hard to photograph accurately (mostly due to white balance), we recommend referring the the first color temperature chart (above) for reference. Below there is some photographed samples but there might be differences in true color and the photograph.     If you haven’t seen our in-depth guide on color temperature, you can see it here.

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Best Color Temperature For Office Lighting – Posted in: Commercial Lighting

I’ll get straight to the point, avoid anything below 3500 Kelvin. It’s too yellow, and there is research behind it that will dissuade you from using it. The best light temperature for offices is between 3500 Kelvin and 5500 Kelvin . Anything above 5500K is just too blue and anything below 3500K will make your employees less productive. You can check out a study about the effect of lighting on the Circadian Rhythm and why so…

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Hospitality Lighting Room Selection Guide May 30, 2018 – Posted in: Lighting Information

Bedrooms are the best way to make your guests feel at home. All your hospitality will go to waste if your guests find it difficult to rest well at night or just do not feel “at home” in the guestroom. You may not be able to help how big or small your guestroom is or where it is located in the house. But you have the chance to enhance the atmosphere in the room with…

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Selecting Commercial Lighting 101 August 12, 2017 – Posted in: Commercial Lighting

Choosing the right lights for commercial applications can be tough, especially for special use applications. There is several factors you want to consider before settling on the right light for your facility. Often times we see glaring mistakes when lighting calculations are done poorly – especially with upgrades and renovations that don’t involve an architect or designer. For a free light plan and advice, feel free to call or email us for suggestions. Factors To…

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Hotel & Hospitality Lighting Planning Tips July 22, 2017 – Posted in: Commercial Lighting

Lately we’ve dealt with a wide variety of hospitality lighting projects and encountered several points that either forced us to work quick, cost the customer more than expected or ended up delaying a project completely. I’m going to go over some planning timelines, how the process works and how to avoid shooting yourself in the foot when working on larger projects. Timelines If your planning on purchasing more than 50 fixtures from ANY manufacturer, you…

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