Bright Ideas

Vapour Proof Versatility – Lighting Examples

Posted by Alafiya Shabbir on Mar 14, 2017 3:16 PM

Understanding the differences between each type of vapour proof lighting can be a little difficult. To help you pick which one works best for you, we’ve outlined some of the specific functional uses for each of our fixtures – the FW4, LFW, and LFX ranges of LED vapour proofs.

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Topics: Commercial and Industrial Lighting, Lighting Essentials

How-To: Apply for a SaveONEnergy Rebate in Ontario

Posted by Alafiya Shabbir on Jul 29, 2016 3:57 PM

Note: Other provinces and states have their own rebate programs which may have different requirements from those listed below. Contact your electric utility or visit their website for more information.

Many of our LED fixtures are DLC certified, qualifying you for a SaveONEnergy rebate when you install them because they yield a certain level of energy savings. It is an incentive program to assist you with your transition to energy-saving LED lights. Here are some tips on how to apply for the rebate:

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Topics: DLC approved fixtures, Commercial and Industrial Lighting

Essential types and forms of lighting

Posted by Joe Lightman on Mar 28, 2016 1:10 PM

Layers of light

The lighting plan of a facility can greatly impact the interest, enthusiasm, and psychological comfort of its occupants. The right combination and balance of layers of light can help to create a welcoming and attractive environment in a restaurant, office, theatre, hall, factory floor or other space. At a high level, lighting is organized based on its intended use into three broad categories or layers of light: general (ambient), accent and task lighting. We have added a category for decorative lighting.

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Topics: Commercial and Industrial Lighting

The Five Most Common Electric Light Sources

Posted by Joe Lightman on Jan 27, 2016 4:35 PM

How well a luminaire (fixture) performs, depends a lot on the type of light source (bulb or lamp) used. Different bulbs have different lighting effects, performance and pros and cons. Probably the biggest driver of innovation in light sources is energy efficiency, with LED technology leading the charge.

In this post we cover the most common electric light sources used in residential, commercial and industrial lighting including: how they work, pros and cons, applications, average rated life and cost.


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Topics: Commercial and Industrial Lighting, Lighting Essentials, Light Sources