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Access Fixtures Introduces Complete Pickleball Lighting Packages

WORCESTER, MA, September 2018—Access Fixtures is excited to announce a new line of complete pickleball court lighting packages using its brilliant LED APTA luminaires. Pickleball is an exciting racquet sport sweeping the nation, and many leagues and clubs are...
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Access Fixtures is Introducing Custom and Affordable Decorative LED Street Lights

WORCESTER, MA, September 2018—Access Fixtures is proud to announce a new low-cost line of attractive and decorative LED post light packages. Whether you’re looking to illuminate a quaint main street, shopping area, or a larger boulevard project, Access Fixtures can...
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LED Light Replacement for HID Fixtures: A Matter of Lumens?

It is impossible to deny the effect of LED lighting on the lighting world. From lower initial costs to lower long-term savings, LED light replacement reigns king over the fading dynasties of metal halide (MH) and high-pressure sodium (HPS) lighting. However, many of...
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LED Lighting Conversion Myths, Part Two: Counting Down Myths 5 to 1

Welcome back to our two-part series on debunking myths about converting to LED lighting from traditional incandescent, fluorescent, and HID light sources. In part one of our LED lighting conversion series, we looked at the myths surrounding the dimming capabilities of...
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LED Conversion Myths, Part One: Counting Down Myths 10 to 6

Are you still on the fence about converting to LED? You are not alone—many are still skeptical about LED conversion. HID, fluorescent, and other traditional light sources are becoming harder to find online or in stores, but is it really worth making the switch to LED?...
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LED Lifetime – L70 Rated Life and Lumen Depreciation

Most people do not know what to do with the mess of numbers, terms, and ratings plastered over LED lighting fixtures and LED packaging; it can be understandably disorienting. From watts to lumens to amps to Kelvin temperatures to equivalencies and beyond, the data may...
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Borosilicate Glass vs. Polycarbonate Outdoor Lights: Which Are Best?

Commercial wall packs are easy to spot—they’re used on essentially every industrial facility, warehouse, college campus, retail facility, and hospital around the United States and beyond. While new wall pack styles and designs become available every year, one question...
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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...
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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...
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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 lighting...
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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...
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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...
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Lamp Lumens vs. Luminaire Lumens – What’s the Difference?

  Using lumens as a measure of light output is a helpful way to achieve your desired light levels. When using lumens to decide which luminaire to purchase, though, it is important to understand the difference between light source lumens and luminaire lumens. Not...
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7 Reasons to Upgrade From T12 Fluorescents to T8 LEDs

Today, many property managers are asking themselves the same question: Should I swap out my flickering and buzzing fluorescent fixtures with more fluorescents or take the leap and upgrade to T8 LEDs? If the question sounds biased, it is. Fluorescent lighting is on its...
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Flickering LED Lights: A Complete Troubleshooting Guide

LEDs have come to the forefront of the market in recent years; investing in LEDs not only saves you a lot of money, but dramatically reduces the hassle of relamping and replacing units. With fluorescents gradually being replaced by LEDs, you may have thought the days...