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Power Factor: What Is It and Why It Matters In LED Lighting June 15, 2024 – Posted in: Lighting Information, Office Lighting

Key Points Explaining LED Power Factor LED power factor tells us how well an LED light uses electricity. A higher power factor means the lamp wastes less energy and works more efficiently. Definition and Importance of Power Factor Power factor measures how effectively electrical power is used by devices like LED lamps. A perfect power factor of 1 means the lamp uses all the electricity it draws efficiently, with no waste. Incandescent light bulbs hit this mark, showing top…

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What Is Linear Lighting? – Complete Guide December 13, 2023 – Posted in: Lighting Information, Office Lighting

Are you struggling to find the right lighting that seamlessly blends style and utility for your space? We’ve been there too, and that’s why we dove deep into finding a solution that lights up our lives—literally. Enter linear lighting: a sleek, modern interior design choice that lights any area with uniform balance. Get ready to learn all about this game-changing option as we guide you through what it is, its benefits, and how to make…

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Understanding Unified Glare Rating (UGR) July 25, 2023 – Posted in: Lighting Information, Office Lighting

Introduction to UGR In Lighting UGR, or Unified Glare Rating is a critical component in the field of lighting design. As lighting tech has advanced throughout the years, so to has the need to measure and manage visual discomfort caused by glare. UGR has become an important parameter and has even made it in European and Australian standards. Key Takeaways What is UGR19? UGR19 stands for Unified Glare Rating of 19 or less and is a parameter…

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Workplace Lighting Standards For Offices: A Complete Guide May 23, 2023 – Posted in: General Info, Lighting Information, Office Lighting

Maintaining a safe, healthy, and productive working environment is important for any business, and part of that means ensuring that workspaces such as offices are properly illuminated. Although lighting is often taken for granted, it is something that it’s important to be aware of and there are state and federal guidelines and regulations specifically covering how to appropriately illuminate office spaces. What Are Lighting Standards? Lighting standards for offices are set by the Occupational Safety…

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Best Office Lighting For Eyes – 6 Actionable Tips February 24, 2023 – Posted in: General Info, Commercial Lighting, Lighting Information, Office Lighting

What Is the Eye Strain? Eye strain is a symptom that occurs when the eyes get tired from extended use of digital devices or reading for hours. It can also be caused by attempting to do tasks in very dim lighting or when exposed to glare. Is your vision feeling fuzzy after some extended focusing? You may be experiencing eye strain! Typically, it goes away on its own after you have rested, but sometimes it…

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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 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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What Is The Best Color Temperature For Office Lighting? Boost Productivity Now! June 28, 2018 – Posted in: Commercial Lighting, Office Lighting

I’ll get straight to the point, avoid anything below 3500 Kelvin in your work areas. 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…

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Brighten Up Your Office: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best Office Lighting February 18, 2017 – Posted in: Lighting Information, Commercial Lighting, Office Lighting

Lighting is the most important aspect when it comes to designing your office. A poorly lit office will display dormancy and make the office environment uncomfortable for work. Many office owners have different lighting techniques for their offices depending on the nature of work handled at that particular office. Although the offices may differ in design, there are common things that office owners should consider when choosing the appropriate lighting for their offices. Today, modern…

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