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How to Light up a Basketball Court

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How to Light up a Basketball Court

The NBA playoffs have begun, and while LA’s favorite team didn’t quite make the cut, we’re still rooting for the other LA team to represent our city. Along with March Madness wrapping up, now’s a good time to see what it’ll take to light up a basketball court. Most of you are probably not taking on NBA sized lighting projects. But regardless, the steps below will help you decide how many fixtures you need to illuminate a basketball court. Take Your Gym’s Measurement There are two steps you must take before purchasing luminaires to light up your basketball court. First,...

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Learn IP Ratings to Best Fit Your LED Application

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Learn IP Ratings to Best Fit Your LED Application

Winter is in full tow as we are smack dab in the middle of it. That means cold weather which sometimes means wet weather. Is your commercial lighting safe from the rain and snow? You may have come across water resistant ratings like ‘IP65’ looking up specs. But what does it really mean? We’re here to give you the breakdown of the IP rating. IP stands for ingress (the act of entering) protection and is the name of the standard drafted by the International Electrotechnical Commission. The first digit describes the LED light’s level of protection from solid foreign objects, how...

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How to Prepare Yourself to Stay Safe at Night

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How to Prepare Yourself to Stay Safe at Night

There’s nothing like taking a jog in the park to get some exercise and to be alone with your thoughts.  Even more so at night when there are fewer people and you can feel the cool breeze against your skin. But maybe you’re just walking to and from your car on campus or at work. Whether you want to or must be out late at night, there’s no doubt that the nighttime requires some added precautions. Thankfully, these safety tips and ideas are easy to do and can come a long way in keeping you safe at night. 3 Easy...

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