Keeping up with lighting standards and building codes can be exhausting. If you’re in California, you already have to worry about Title 24. Now, new appliance efficiency standards (also called Title 20) are in effect.
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This article has been updated with the latest LED dimming technology. It was originally published in 2017.
This article has been updated with the latest LED dimming information and technology. It was originally published in 2017.
This article has been updated to include new linear LED solutions and current recommendations. It was originally published in September 2015.
If you’re looking to convert your linear fluorescent lamps to linear LED lamps, there are now more options and additional risks to consider.
This article has been updated with new information and new products. It was originally published in 2017.
If you still have T12s in your building and they run on magnetic ballasts, you may soon face a problem: what do you do when your ballasts die?
Unlike fluorescents, some linear LEDs do not need a ballast to power up and produce light. So, a lot of our customers have been asking us about the safety of just bypassing the ballast and direct-wiring their LED tubes.
There is no other way to put it – the lighting industry is becoming increasingly complicated.
New companies continue to come onto the scene with bright LED lighting innovations and sometimes unbelievably low prices.
California’s Energy Code is nothing new. More commonly called Title 24 – the set of energy standards for new and upgraded buildings has been around since 1978. But even though it’s decades old, the strict regulations continue to be a difficult road for businesses to navigate, particularly when it comes to commissioning.
Regardless of what your retail store sells, lighting is one of the most important components of a successful retail space. Lighting mistakes rarely go unnoticed and can have a direct impact on a customer’s shopping experience – and we all know what happens when a customer’s shopping experience is poor.
Whether your restaurant offers 4 for $4 promotions or provides guests with an extensive wine list, one item you always want to serve is proper lighting. Restaurant lighting of any capacity needs to be warm, inviting, and consistent with your brand. But how do you create the perfect recipe for success?