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LED Lighting Calculator – How Many Lumens To Light A Room? February 15, 2023 – Posted in: General Info, Commercial Lighting, Home Lighting, Lighting Information

This LED lighting calculator can calculate the number of lumens or wattage you will need for different rooms and applications. This room lighting calculator is simple to use and different outputs depending on the color scheme of your interior. Easily determine how many led bulbs you need for your room or how much wattage your room will require to have enough luminance. This resource is available to you free of charge, bookmark it for future…

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Indirect Lighting vs Direct Lighting – Find Out Which Is Best For You February 13, 2023 – Posted in: General Info, Lighting Information

What Is Direct Lighting? Direct lighting is non-reflected light that is directed at a specific object or area rather than being diffused upward or reflected against objects like indirect lighting. It provides focused light & strong illumination towards an intended target. Examples of direct lighting include: direct sunlight, task lighting, downlights, track lighting, troffers, and spot lighting. While both types have their advantages and drawback there is some benefits of direct light that can’t be…

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Can LED Lights Be Dimmed? Don’t Make A Mistake February 4, 2023 – Posted in: General Info, Lighting Information

Yes, LED lights can be dimmed! But you first need to make sure your lighting is compatible with your dimmer switch. The reason it is possible to dim LED lighting is because of the use of electronic ballasts that transform high voltage into low voltage current. These electronic power supplies control the brightness of your light and offer several methods to manage the light. However, even though most LED lighting companies offer a “dimmable” option…

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Types Of Lighting In Hotels – Comprehensive Guide – Posted in: General Info, Commercial Lighting, Lighting Information

What do all good hotels have in common? You guessed it, hospitality! It is a meaningful word that goes beyond being friendly, generous, and kind towards people traveling across countries and states to arrive at your hotel. “Hospitality” is closely associated with offering your guests the perfect escape from their regular lives, and it is your job to give them the an experience that they will never forget. Hopefully a good one. So lets take your…

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Unveiling the Truth: Do LED Lights Burn Out? February 3, 2023 – Posted in: General Info, Lighting Information

Energy efficient LED lights have taken the world by storm in the last decade and they’re becoming more and more popular due to their clear cut benefits. One of the main advantages is lasting longer than traditional bulbs, and providing a greater quality of light. But one question still persists on people’s mind: Do LED lights burn out? The answer is yes, LED lights do burn out eventually. However, they don’t burn out in the…

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IES Recommended Lighting Levels: Everything You Need To Know – Posted in: Lighting Information, Commercial Lighting, General Info

Introduction to IES Lighting Levels & Applications IES Lighting recommendations are standards set by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and they provide guidelines on how much light should fall on each object or surface in order to achieve satisfactory lighting conditions. There are several IES standards which apply to: the quantity of light, as well as its perception (brightness/contrast) and color quality. Properly applied, IES Recommended Lighting Levels help to ensure optimally lit spaces for…

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Why Do LED Lights Flicker And How To Fix January 28, 2023 – Posted in: Lighting Information, General Info, Home Lighting, Tutorials

If you haven’t changed your traditional power hungry incandescent bulbs for LED lighting, you’re probably falling behind. These luminaries offer endless benefits! They use less energy, are environmentally friendly, can change colors, are brighter, produce no UV emissions, are more efficient, and the list goes on. However, even though they seem perfect, LED light fixtures have some problems like any other appliance or tool you can use nowadays. One of them is flickering. So why…

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How Many Lumens For Office Lighting? January 13, 2023 – Posted in: Lighting Information, Commercial Lighting, General Info, Office Lighting

Getting the perfect lumens for your office lighting will make a tremendous difference for you an your employees in the long run. If the lights are too bright or too dim, you and your colleagues will struggle to remain productive and efficient. Running an evergreen business means that your services are available around the clock so your lights need to work well in the middle of the day and at the darkest point each night.…

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Open Space Office Lighting Guide – How To Choose The Best One January 1, 2023 – Posted in: Lighting Information, Commercial Lighting, General Info, Office Lighting

Open-plan offices have become incredibly popular over recent years, as the importance of collaboration and communication has become more apparent to employers. Going open-plan is not as simple as knocking a few walls down and shuffling the desks around; lighting is an aspect of office design that requires real consideration. Before we get into the types of lighting used for open-space office lighting, it’s worth going over the benefits of doing this properly! The Benefits…

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

It’s easy to miss a room’s lack of overhead lightning until the sun goes down and you realize how much light you’re missing. 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 For Overhead Lighting The easiest way to solve the…

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

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 or just trying to cut down on the power bill. Here are some tips on how to…

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

Picking the best lighting for your computer desk can greatly improve your alertness and help you retain energy throughout the day. 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. Keli Fancher…

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

There is a lot of people who swear by LED bulbs. Customers have been singing the praises of LED lighting and mostly moved on from the use of halogen and incandescent lights. We also encourage those who haven’t to make the switch. LEDs have proven to be superior in almost every way. However, like any other type of hype, a lot of misconceptions are also likely to follow. When it comes to LED it’s best…

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

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.  How To Measure Color Temperature Of Light With Your Phone? If you ever need to measure the approximate…

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The Difference Between Dimmable and Non-Dimmable LED Fixtures August 24, 2016 – Posted in: Lighting Information, General Info

Retrofit LED lights are sold in a variety of designs but they usually come in two distinct versions: dimmable and non-dimmable, and you may need a brief description of each type when selecting LED lamps for your space. The mood and visual appearance of your space can be altered simply by dimming LED lights and introducing different shades of color to blend in with the light. Dimmed lights mean a reduction in energy consumption and…

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