Lighting Blog & News

 

Hello and Welcome to My “Blog and News” Section. Here you will find many helpful articles/information from a range of Lighting Topics and Industry News. Most of the content is related to LED Lighting, Lighting Upgrades, New products, and Important Industry Information. The content below includes only the most recent posts; Click on the “Topics” Section to see a list by Category.

You can also select by Month in The “Vault” section.  

Articles include original content by myself,  relevant content by others, and adapted content by others. Content may be from Vendors, Trade Associations, Peers, News, and a variety of other sources. I indicate the source of any and all content if not from me including the Author, Article Title, Name of Publication, and Date.

Hope you find the information helpful and please reach out to me with any questions or if I can be of assistance with any lighting upgrade, design-build, or sourcing for any projects. Thanks for visiting with me!

Looking at Efficient Lighting Through a ‘Quality’ Lens

Looking at Efficient Lighting Through a ‘Quality’ Lens

Source: Energy Manager Today    By Christina Halfpenny, Executive Director of the DesignLights Consortium.    2.28.19  (Article condensed; see link for the full article below) Incredible as it may seem, Americans, on average, spend 90% of their time indoors, according...

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LED XFit Washdown High Bay Fixtures

LED XFit Washdown High Bay Fixtures

Keystone XFit washdown fixtures are ideal for wet locations and provide light uniformity for comfortable and safe working conditions. Keystone’s XFit Round High Bay fixtures, sometimes called UFO high bay fixtures, are ideal for replacing HID high bay lights, offering...

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Overbed, Sconce, & Wall LED Lights

Overbed, Sconce, & Wall LED Lights

Looking for quality, cost-effective, energy efficient LED lights? I can help with a nice selection of overbed lights and many more types of attractive fixtures.  Can meet Local, Energy Star, and ADA codes as well. Let me know what you have now and I can help with...

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The Future of Smart Lighting from Dialight

The Future of Smart Lighting from Dialight

Source: Industry Today   1.24.19     By Luis Ramirez of Dialight Comments:  Article adapted and condensed. Good article covering how LED fixtures are the perfect IOT backbone to reap not only savings but many other features to enhance productivity. Read more and full...

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Transition to New Technology

Transition to New Technology

Source:  Santa Fe New Mexican  By John Urbanowski      2.9.19 Comments:  No brainer reasons to upgrade but takeaway and the noted point is the $250-700 cost to relamp an outdoor fixture. Note this is including a typical charge for a bucket truck, man-hours, and...

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Why Greenhouse Growers Have Been Slow to Shift to LEDs

Why Greenhouse Growers Have Been Slow to Shift to LEDs

Comments:  "I have several of our manufacturers with a great line of fixtures for greenhouse applications. They are making headway and I see new case studies often; however, as the article states, adoption is slow due to several factors; The higher cost of the...

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