April 21, 2015
Gross Electric Inc. is celebrating its 105th anniversary. The third-generation, family-owned and -operated business will hold a product expo for... read full story
April 20, 2015
Due to its expanding business in Canada, Hera Lighting has added a second territory and hired Mokina Shugan as the Regional Sales Manager-Ontario.... read full story
April 17, 2015
Philips has announced its plan to sell a majority of its LED components and auto-lighting business to GO Scale Capital. The company, which is... read full story
April 16, 2015
Representatives from leading LED manufacturers were on hand to educate attendees at the fourth annual Show Me LED event hosted by Metro Lighting.... read full story
April 21, 2015
The ninth issue of Lighting magazine, a national consumer publication focused on residential lighting published in partnership with Meredith Corp.’s... read full article
April 14, 2015
Residential Lighting: Please put solid-state lighting in perspective. Jim Brodrick: We’re in the midst of a lighting transformation comparable to the... read full article
April 07, 2015
Q: What are the three most significant developments in residential lighting during the past decade? A: LED technology, home automation and energy-... read full article
March 31, 2015
The Lightfair App Definitely download the Lightfair app. It has a new homepage look featuring a V3 design with icons and the addition of tiles to... read full article

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  • The newest addition of high-performance AC line voltage LED boards is now available, offering fully dimmable, high CRI (up to 98) and high lumen output LED boards. Available in color temperatures from 2500K to 5000K in both...
    LTF LED Board
    LTF LED Board
  • The new All Glass Hybrid LED is offered in a full line of various glass types, such as globes, reflectors and even vintage Edison style. Now, utilize state-of-the-art technology without sacrificing that warm, nostalgic look...
    Aamsco Hybrid LED
    Aamsco Hybrid LED
  • LED Filament lamps are a great replacement for a vintage look where energy efficiency is essential. Shapes include E26-based A19, G25, BT15, T19 and E26, and candelabra-based torpedo and candle turn-tip shapes, all at 4.5W...
    Satco LED Filament
    Satco LED Filament
  • Dimmable DC drivers have no minimum load requirements and are dimmable with any low voltage magnetic dimmer. Contact the company for information on its transformers, drivers, power supplies and ballasts. 
    Sebco DC Dimmer
    Sebco DC Dimmer
  • Lanza includes an integrated LED engine with superior performance and light output with three 6.6W LEDs. Contemporary styling and geometric patterns are emphasized in an Antique Nickel finish. 
    Hinkley LED Bath
    Hinkley LED Bath
  • The Glade is composed of chrome loops, broken up by large rectangular crystals. The interior of the rings is encrusted with a grid of tiny crystals, sparkling under the light of 21 LEDs. 
    Eurofase Glade
    Eurofase Glade
  • The Factory Overhead LED chandelier features a patchwork of stems with six Atomic cast guard units. Updated with the latest in LED technology from Cree, this industrial chandelier saves both time and money on energy and...
    Barn Light Electric LED Chandelier
    Barn Light Electric LED Chandelier
  • The MKS Advanced LED IC-rated low-profile 4-inch downlight is designed as a high-end spec-grade quality downlight at an aggressive price. Its low profile fits into ceilings with as little as 4 inches of space. It emits a...
    Sunlite LED downlight
    Sunlite LED downlight
  • Infina, the ultra-high-output, architectural-grade AC LED flexible lighting strip, eliminates external drivers, removing the weakest link in the lighting system. Achieve continuous runs of up to 150 feet with one power feed...
    Jesco LED light strip
    Jesco LED light strip
  • The LED Filament series replicates the look and feel of traditional incandescent lighting. Providing warm lighting in a familiar shape, these bulbs are an easy step into energy-efficient lighting that looks good. The...
    Bulbrite LED filament
    Bulbrite LED filament
  • With a fashionable profile and available in six styles, Chrome mini pendants are also models of efficiency: Eco-smart LEDs create a warm, bright light with minimal energy use. All LED pendants throw 300 lumens with a 3000K...
    Jeremiah LED mini pendant
    Jeremiah LED mini pendant
  • The 10W LED cylinder track fixture is adaptable to the company's single and double track system. It offers a 90-degree tilt, 357-degree rotation adjustability and is dimmable. UL-listed, 3000K, 80 CRI. 
    Elco LED track
    Elco LED track
  • The new Hubbardton Forge line of metal wall plates for Legrand’s adorne Collection offers six finishes (shown here in Burnished Steel) in great textures to bring blacksmith craftsmanship to lighting controls. Visit www....
    Legrand Hubbardton Forge Wall Plates
    Legrand Hubbardton Forge Wall Plates
  • From Prima Design Source, the Tyler floor lamp in Rust is topped with an 18-inch linen drum shade. It stands 50 inches tall.
    Prima Design Source Tyler
    Prima Design Source Tyler
  • Triple-S Chemicals is a Los Angeles-based company that specializes in the manufacture and sale of metal antiquing solutions and patina solutions for copper, brass, bronze and steel. Its antiquing and patina solutions range...
    Triple S Chemical Solutions
    Triple S Chemical Solutions
I’m a little confused about what color temperature to use outside. Before, we would use halogen, which is 3000K. When it was dimmed, though, it would become yellower in color, which wasn’t great for green plants. What looks best now?
Before LEDs came along, we were all using halogen. I used to add a color-correcting filter to make the light even whiter when trying to bring out the green, blue and gray tones of plants and stonework. What I like about LEDs, when used outside, is that they don’t change their color temperature went dimmed. I do like to mix color temperatures. I will use a warmer color temperature when illuminating the trunks of redwood trees, brick or stonework that has a lot of tans and browns. I think that...
Laura_Van_Zeyl
Laura Van Zeyl
Did anyone else find it ironic that fixtures with exposed vintage bulbs really took off around the same time that LED retrofit lamps were advancing so rapidly? Just as...

Webinars

Sponsored by Fanimation and Pure Lighting/Edge Lighting.   Wednesday, June 10, 2-3 p.m. EDT Register for this free CEU webinar by clicking here. Webinar Overview:...
Sponsored by Emerson, Ferguson and Pure Lighting/Edge Lighting. This free CEU webinar has already taken place, but you can watch the archived presentation on-demand by...

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