LEDucation Sneak Peak!

LEDucation, the largest LED-only tradeshow, is featuring twenty-six Resource Lighting + Controls manufacturers for 2019. Check out the sneak peak below the booth numbers. Here’s what to expect: Innovation, Beauty, Precision, Technology!  Manufacturer Booth Numbers Aculux GB212 ALW AH2219-AH2221 Crestron GB310 DMF GB313 Focal Point AH 2911-AH2909 Holm GB420-GB422 Hydrel GB116 JLC Tech AH 2212…

DLC Listed Area Lighting

The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) is a non-profit organization promoting efficient lighting practices. Lighting with a DLC listing is verified to be high performing. Outdoor luminaires must have a minimum 5-year warranty and the follow a minimum efficacy (lumens/watts): (Efficacy of) 90 for Outdoor Low Output (less than 5000 Lumens) 95 for Mid Output (up to…

How to Light a Parking Lot

Nearly 10% of American roadways and area lighting have converted to more efficient LED lighting. Higher lumen packages available at far less wattage have many advantages…but lumens don’t tell the entire story. There are drawbacks to poorly engineered area lighting, such as lighting trespass and glare. Common lighting mistakes can wreck havoc on an installation…

Controls Project Management

Today’s lighting control solutions are dynamic with technology tracking at lightening speeds. From simple residential solutions to complex commercial installations, controls are maximizing energy efficiency and increasing space utilization, comfort, entertainment and safety. Integrated AI lighting solutions now serve the home owner who wants a built-in Alexa system in their lighting to the corporate headquarters…

JLC Tech SmartLight Just Got Smarter!

The T-BAR LED Smartlight™ by JLC Tech is a lighting system integrated into T-Bars for suspended ceilings, using the most powerful LEDs available on the market. This is possible due to the patented high performance heat dissipating system, designed in the shape of a standard T-BAR to allow the product to be fully integrated or…

Top 20 Affordable Multi-Family Fixtures

The #1 lighting request from multi-family specifiers? Affordable options. We’ve compiled our favorites along with information about why these options are perfect for residential applications: (see links below photos) 1. Lithonia’s OneUp Downlight IC-rated, Lithonia OneUp™ direct-wire downlights feature a unique “canless” design. These all-in-one LED fixtures include an integrated junction box for direct wiring and…

What is a System Bollard?

You’re challenge is to find simple, flexible design options that make your work easier. Modular design answers that challenge allowing specifiers to eek out maximum function with minimum components. Most people don’t think of bollards as multi-functional; they act as barriers to divert traffic and if lit, they highlight a pathway in a decorative fashion.…

Design With Modular Lighting

Custom Design at a Fraction of the Cost How can you create 14,560 unique designs from a few dozen components? Modular Design! Creating your ideal fixture is easier, faster, and more cost effective with modular design. There are many manufacturers that allow for some level of modular design, but no one does it quite like…

Hazardous Location Lighting Explained

Need a quick reference guide for your next lighting specification project? Understanding Classes, Divisions, Groups, Zones, IP Rating, Beam Spreads is simple with our easy to read NEC code single page reference guide. This guide also features a classification comparison chart, enclosure types, and temperature markings. Download the single page Hazardous Location Lighting Resource Guide.…