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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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All You Need to Know About The LED UFO High Bay

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All You Need to Know About The LED UFO High Bay

If you’ve been inside a Costco or a convention center, chances are you’ve laid eyes on UFO style LED high bays. They're one of the most common fixtures you see because of their relatively small size and ease of installation. While extremely bright, they produce even light distribution that's diffused to reduce glare. Here are some quick facts about the Hykolity LED UFO high bay: Available in 100W, 150W, 200W, or 240W 13000 – 31200 Lumens 5000K White 110° Beam Angle 120-277V Working Voltage Impact Resistant Aluminum Body and Glass Shield Let’s face it: you probably already know what the...

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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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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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How Do Motion Sensors Save Me on Energy Costs?

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How Do Motion Sensors Save Me on Energy Costs?

While not a big hindrance, having to flip the switch while you’re walking in and out of a room can be cumbersome. Especially so when there aren’t a lot of workers with you. It’s still a waste leaving the lights on though so what do you do? How about activating them by walking? By installing your commercial lights with motion sensors, they will stay on for as long as you or your employees are active. Motion sensors are ideal for rooms where you often have your hands full entering them, such as the kitchen or laundry room. Lights that stay...

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