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3 Questions to Best Tell You About CRI

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3 Questions to Best Tell You About CRI

When you are doing color sensitive work, you need a light that will help you accurately compare colors. Whether it be product photography, hospital work, or managing a retail store, having a good coloring rendering index (CRI) means colors will look more vibrant which helps assess your work. Like color temperature, CRI is overlooked when it comes to LED light shopping. So here are three questions to help you understand what a color rendering index is. Before we start asking questions, how about following us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages? You’ll find quick tips, updates, and information you can...

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4 Tools to Find the Best Number of Fixtures

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4 Tools to Find the Best Number of Fixtures

We’ve been working on in-depth guides for our lines of commercial LED lighting. Starting with our linear and UFO high bays, we’ve advised how many fixtures you would need for your space. But how do we get the results we get? The internet is a vast pool of resources, and we’ve dipped our toes into the following layout tools to help you find the right amount of lights to use: Visual-3D.com [User Level: EASY] This is a free interior tool provided by AcuityBrands is a quick and simple way to generate rough estimates. Simply input the room dimensions, required illuminance,...

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How to Reduce Glare to Save Your Eyesight!

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How to Reduce Glare to Save Your Eyesight!

Are your eyes straining as you are sitting at your desk? Do you think your pen is gleaming a bit too much? Are you squinting while operating a forklift? For everyone’s sake, please don’t close your eyes! Instead, reduce the glare. High-intensity output is reflected from highly reflective surfaces like glossy magazines and chrome plating. This is how glare is created and causes discomfort. Brighter isn’t always better! Maintaining your eyesight is of utmost importance inside and outside of the workplace. So here are a few ways you can reduce glare to boost your eye comfort. Use Darker Colored Furniture...

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LED High Bays in a Nutshell to Help You Make the Right Purchase

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LED High Bays in a Nutshell to Help You Make the Right Purchase

It's no secret that LED high bays are our bread and butter. More often than not we get calls requesting LED linear high bay lights and the occasional UFO style fixture. No matter which style you choose though, they share the same function, high output, and use cases. Last week, we went in-depth on our LED linear high bay light. There are many features that make it the optimal upgrade from your old and dimming lights. So we decided to help you hone in on the essentials. Whether you are a repeat customer or a contractor looking for the right fixtures for a...

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3 Codes You Need to Know to Effectively Reduce Energy Costs

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3 Codes You Need to Know to Effectively Reduce Energy Costs

With the ongoing support for energy efficiency, more people are making the switch to LED lighting. This is coupled with codes and standards, which enforce requirements to ensure the United States head towards a greener direction. Provisions vary between states and can affect a contractor’s ability to use certain building designs and parts. Therefore, it’s important to know what conditions you need to fulfill. Here are the three major codes to consider when taking on new construction projects or renovations. IECC In 2000, the ICC drafted the International Energy Conservation Code to promote mechanical and lighting systems efficiency. It also...

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