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When it Comes to Retail Lighting, Check the Temperature

Cooper Lighting

When it Comes to Retail Lighting, Check the Temperature

Electrical pros working on retail lighting projects might need to know about more than just how many watts/square foot the local energy code allows them to use. While lighting installation is always a bit of an artform – after all, lighting impacts the mood and appearance of every room – it also can have a real impact on a retailer’s bottom line.
Lighting Up Right: Nailing the Essentials for a Safe Install

Appleton Grp LLC

Lighting Up Right: Nailing the Essentials for a Safe Install

Installing and maintaining lighting in commercial and industrial settings was my job for the better part of 36 years. While I worked solo for much of that time, I often worked with other team members. And sometimes, my “joy and delight” was following up on installations and repairs done by others.
LED Lamp Efficiency Set to Grow With New Standards

Cree, Inc.

LED Lamp Efficiency Set to Grow With New Standards

The DOE has released new efficiency standards for LED lamps, set to take effect in 2028. The target efficacy will be 120 lm/W, up from the current 45 lm/W. Manufacturers are already halfway there and will likely use new technologies to meet the higher standards.
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Low-Voltage Lighting: Tapping into Lower Volts for Higher Profits

WAC Lighting Co.

Low-Voltage Lighting: Tapping into Lower Volts for Higher Profits

Let's spotlight the benefits of low-voltage lighting, a rapidly advancing and potentially lucrative addition to your electrical services. This technology enhances lighting design, offers significant energy savings, and boosts aesthetic appeal, making it a sensible expansion for your service offerings.
From Theory to Application: Understanding and Implementing Color Temperature and CRI in Lighting Design

Signify

From Theory to Application: Understanding and Implementing Color Temperature and CRI in Lighting Design

Maintaining proper lighting levels, color temperature, and Color Rendering Index (CRI) is crucial for various applications. Color temperature affects the ambiance, while CRI determines color accuracy. LEDs offer flexibility in color temperature, have a high CRI, produce less heat, and are energy-efficient compared to incandescent lamps.
Understanding the Economics in LED Replacement Projects

TCP Lighting

Understanding the Economics in LED Replacement Projects

A University of Michigan study found that while LED lighting options outperform fluorescents, factors like installation, upfront costs, and long-term savings vary. Retrofit decisions should balance energy savings, maintenance, and lifecycle costs.
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