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It is Saturday afternoon and we get a call forwarded from the office. On the other end is a customer in North Carolina who has purchased a pulse start metal halide (PSMH) lighting system for his half basketball court. His electrician has just told him that the PSMH...
Converting your old HPS or metal halide wall packs to LED is easier than you think. Let our HID to LED conversion guide light the way to an easy upgrade!
What is LED and will it be the right choice for your application?
What is induction lighting and is it the right choice for your project?
What is the difference in metal halide technologies and which should you use?
Which type of linear fluorescent lamp should you choose: T12, T10, T8, T5, or T5HO?
Everything you need to know about different lamp types to help decide which is right for your project.
Steel poles can be customized to fit any requirement, including the ability to withstand category 5 hurricane winds.
An overview of our vandal resistant wall packs.
An overview of how LED technology requires different lenses than traditional HID wall packs.
Everything you need to know about our wall packs to help you choose the right style.
An overview of the lumen output and efficacy of the different lamp types and reflectors available with our bollard lights.
Learn about the variables that affect bollard spacing. Find the right spacing for your application.
Everything you need to know about bollards to help you choose correctly.
Custom coloring options are available using RAL color codes to match any architecture.
Learn how lighting layouts can help you find the perfect solution for your application.
Learn about bollard reflectors and optics to decide which style is best for your application.
Lighting Terms You Need to Know: LED Watts, LED System Watts, LED Lumens per Watt, LED Light Source Lumens, LED Luminaire Lumens, LED Luminaire Lumens per Watt, LED Lumens per Dollar
It is time to purchase new lighting such as LED high bay luminaires or LED wall packs. While selecting the style, wattage, and Kelvin can be confusing, the process can be made even more difficult with multiple terms that are poorly or incorrectly defined. Here are...
Scotopic-photopic ratios facilitate calculations to determine visible lumen output and achieve ideal light levels. View S/P Ratios.
Explore recommended footcandles for various lighting applications.
Learn about line voltage and why it is important to know the voltage on site before purchasing fixtures.
Learn why some fixtures with similar wattages may have higher light outputs.
Learn what Kelvin temperature is and how to discern what lamp color is right for your application.
Find rebates on DLC-certified LED flat panels.
How much does it cost to light a fixture for a year? Learn how to quickly calculate the annual electricity expense to operate any luminaire.
What’s a watt worth? Calculate what you are spending per watt and what you can save by reducing watts.