Light Trespass Regulations – Can They Cross the Line?

Light Trespass Regulations – Can They Cross the Line?

Light Trespass from the Ground Up You are looking to add light to a client’s outdoor basketball court or riding arena and are worried about spilling light onto a nearby neighbor’s property. Or, perhaps you are responsible for illuminating a parking lot and are...
Choosing the Right Color Temperature for Your Project

Choosing the Right Color Temperature for Your Project

Good lighting does always mean achieving the highest lumens per watt. While energy savings are important, an unattractive light quality or color temperature will negate the benefits of energy efficiency. A brighter LED source with a bluer white will typically use less...
Understanding 0-10v Dimmers for LED Light Fixtures

Understanding 0-10v Dimmers for LED Light Fixtures

What Is a 0-10v Dimmer?   0-10v dimming is a lighting control method that—on direct current voltage (DC) between 0 and 10 volts—can produce varying light intensity levels. This simple lighting control system connects to your LED fixtures to provide multipurpose...
Why Do Vertical and Horizontal Illuminances Matter?

Why Do Vertical and Horizontal Illuminances Matter?

Depending on the type and level of play of your specific application, the required light intensity measurement will differ. Illuminance, also known as incident light or brightness, refers to the amount of light that hits a surface. The only way to be sure that proper...
How Wind & EPA Affect Flood & Area Light Pole Selection

How Wind & EPA Affect Flood & Area Light Pole Selection

If it is time to purchase new flood or area lighting to illuminate a large outdoor area such as a sports court, commercial driveway, warehouse, street, or stadium, the project will likely require the selection and installation of new light poles. But how do you make...
Bolt-Down Pole Installation, Guidelines, & Requirements

Bolt-Down Pole Installation, Guidelines, & Requirements

Access Fixtures bolt-down poles can be used for a number of applications including sports courts and arena lighting. Pole assemblies must be designed and installed by taking extra precautions to ensure their structural integrity is suitable for the wind conditions in...
Rodeo Arena Lighting: Safe, Efficient Lighting Solution

Rodeo Arena Lighting: Safe, Efficient Lighting Solution

 Lighting for rodeo arenas is advancing and becoming more complex every day. Ensuring your rodeo is appropriately lit is important for the safety of both the public and the animals, too. Safety, aesthetics, and electricity costs are just three reasons why you must put...
Horse Stall Lighting: How to Safely Light Your Stable

Horse Stall Lighting: How to Safely Light Your Stable

Horse stall, stable, storage, and aisle lighting should be sufficient, safe, and energy efficient. Access Fixtures offers a wide range of options for lighting these equine facilities, each of which considers the many location-specific challenges. For example, all...
Indoor & Outdoor Horse Arena Lighting Design

Indoor & Outdoor Horse Arena Lighting Design

A horse arena is an enclosed area typically used for indoor or outdoor equestrian training and shows, sporting events, rodeos, and entertainment purposes. Whether you are upgrading an existing arena or building a new space, ensuring your arena has exceptional lighting...
10 Breakout Lighting Products for 2015

10 Breakout Lighting Products for 2015

Lighting technology is constantly advancing with new groundbreaking products released each year. Access Fixtures lighting specialists compiled a list of the top breakout products for 2015 that they predict will be the most useful by property managers, electrical...
Access Fixtures Attends the IEC National Convention & Expo

Access Fixtures Attends the IEC National Convention & Expo

This week, the Access Fixtures team will be at the 57th Annual Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) National Convention & Expo in Baltimore, Maryland. Along with speakers and educational sessions, the convention brings together manufacturers, distributors and...