Flickering LED Lights: A Complete Troubleshooting Guide

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...
How to Upgrade to LED Wall Packs—HID to LED Conversion

How to Upgrade to LED Wall Packs—HID to LED Conversion

Determining the best LED equivalent wall packs for your outdated HID units can be complicated. Whether switching from high-press sodium (HPS) or metal halide (MH), there are a hundred questions to ask about wattage, delivered light, photopic and scotopic lumens, and...
What Color Is Architectural Bronze? Understanding Architectural Bronze Powder Coat Finish

What Color Is Architectural Bronze? Understanding Architectural Bronze Powder Coat Finish

Searching for lighting online can get a little technical. For industry experts, the complicated language of parts and specifications for each fixture can translate pretty easily. However, some terms are more misleading than others and can baffle even the most seasoned...
Watts vs. Lumens – Overview

Watts vs. Lumens – Overview

Some fixtures produce more light at the same input power than others. The energy used is measured in watts. The light output is measured in lumens. The wattage used is not directly related to the lumen output. Some fixtures have a higher efficacy. This means that the...
What Is Color Rendering?

What Is Color Rendering?

Color rendering index is a term used daily in the lighting industry. If you’ve done any amount of research on lighting, you’ve probably come across this term a few times, whether on product specifications or data sheets. You might have a basic understanding of the...
LED Luminaire Terms You Need to Know

LED Luminaire Terms You Need to Know

If it is time to purchase new lighting such as LED high bay luminaires or LED wall packs, you likely have already seen how confusing it can be to navigate all of the style, wattage, and Kelvin options. This process is often made even more difficult given the array of...