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  • 19
    Aug

    Fixture Comparison: Track Head

    Ever wonder why similar style fixtures are so different in cost? The two fixtures below are contemporary track heads with AR111 Halogen lamps used for accent lighting, however fixture...

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  • 16
    Aug

    Fixture Comparison: Wall Sconce

    Ever wonder why similar style fixtures are so different in cost? Both fixtures shown below have a very clean lined contemporary look, however option B is double the price...

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  • 08
    Aug

    Importance of Lighting In Healthcare

    Hospitals are stressful environments. Not only are patients and family members stressed, employees can feel very anxious as well. It is important to design quality lighting environments to increase...

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  • 25
    Jul

    New Federal Buildings to Follow Higher Efficiency Standards

    The Federal Government has been advising builders and designers to use energy-efficient technologies in new projects and renovations for years. However until now, they have not been following these...

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  • 19
    Jul

    Lighting Blooper!

    Here are photos of ground mounted floodlights that were installed to light the church facade from across the driveway. Not sure which is worse. Having these concealed behind the...

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  • 18
    Jul

    Vincent Thomas Bridge: LED Lights and Solar Power

    The Vincent Thomas Bridge is the third longest suspension bridge in the state of California. The bridge spans 6,050 feet in length, with a main suspension of 1,500 feet...

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  • 16
    Jul

    Brewer Fountain Lighting

    Doreen Le May Madden is working with the Friends of the Public Garden on a lighting design for more effective and efficient lighting of the Brewer Fountain on Boston...

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  • 08
    Jul

    Department of Energy Investing in Further LED Improvements

    The Department of Energy (DOE) is investing $10 million in light bulb manufacturers for developing products to conserve more energy and further reduce greenhouse gas emissions. They are giving...

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  • 03
    Jul

    LED Maintenance and Lamp Life

    Upgrading lighting fixtures to LED has many benefits right now including energy savings, low-maintenance due to long life of the light source, less heat and no UV emittance. Most...

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  • 02
    Jul

    ADI Best Italian Lighting Products of 2012

    The Italian Association for Industrial Design publishes the ADI Design Index each year. The ADI Design Index collects the best of new Italian design products in categories ranging from...

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