How Can Induction Lamps Benefit Industrial Facilities

By Torrin Greathouse | December 12, 2017

While induction lamps have been around for over 100 years, they are still of the least known modern lighting solutions. Despite their lack of widespread acceptance, induction technology has been steadily improving over the years, and they now offer a competitive solution for commercial and industrial facilities

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4 Fundamentals for Lighting Industrial Facilities

By Jeff Brain | November 14, 2017

The science behind light and lighting design is an expansive field; however, it is possible to narrow the field down to a few key fundamentals to keep in mind.

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5 Major Ways Sustainable Lighting Benefits the Workforce

By Jeff Brain | October 10, 2017

Despite the number of studies published on the topic, the effects of lighting in the workplace are widely ignored.Replacing the linear fluorescent or HID bulbs in your facility with daylighting or efficient LED bulbs offers a lot of potential benefits, particularly for your employees.

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How LED Lights May Be Wasting Your Business' Money

By Torrin Greathouse | October 05, 2017

While LED lights are one of the first solutions most business owners look to when they are trying to reduce electricity bills and make their facility more sustainable, they may end up costing a company more than they initially expect. Here are a few ways that using LED lighting can actually generate additional costs.

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Top Tricks for Comparing Different Commercial Skylights

By Torrin Greathouse | August 29, 2017

Operating expenses will always be part of the cost of doing business, but the more you can reduce them, the bettebottom line will be. One of the best ways to reduce facility costs is to implement energy-saving solutions that provide ongoing savings. For example, commercial skylights provide natural light all year long and help reduce monthly utility costs at the same time.

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The Potential Risks of Low-Cost LED Lamps

By Torrin Greathouse | August 15, 2017

The LED lighting industry has gained traction in recent years due to the growing affordability of these more efficient lamps.  A wealth of studies show that LEDs are one of the most cost effective artificial lighting systems on the market today, however, cheaply produced LEDs have several major issues which end up costing you in the long run.

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Is Artificial Lighting Hurting Your Eyes?

By Jeff Brain | May 04, 2017

Since Thomas Edison first invented the lightbulb, we have been reliant on them to illuminate buildings at night. Despite their convenience, however, we are beginning to discover that using it throughout the day might actually be damaging to our health. While some of the health effects are commonly discussed, one area that is largely ignored is visual health. 

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How Your LEDs May Be Costing You

By Torrin Greathouse | April 04, 2017

While they have the potential to be one of the most efficient and sustainable artificial lighting technologies currently on the market, many LEDs face design issues which can drastically reduce their effectiveness. Selecting the wrong LED technology has an equal chance of costing you and helping you save. 

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How to Save Money With Industrial Skylights

By Jeff Brain | October 27, 2016

Industrial spaces can be difficult to light efficiently. They are often large spaces with high ceilings, no windows, and no specific lighting requirements. This creates a struggle to find the right lighting solution. As a result, more and more facility owners are beginning to rely on industrial skylights for their facilities. In some cases, such as California’s Title 24, skylights are required in new constructions.

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The Hidden Cost of Investing in Cheap LED Lamps

By Jeff Brain | October 11, 2016

While LED lights are one of the leading efficient lighting systems, investing in cheaply produced LEDs can negate some of the benefits of these systems, and generate additional costs. 

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