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  1. The 6 Lighting Certifications You Need to Know As a business owner, company manager, and/or entrepreneur who wants to optimize their spending on the lighting infrastructure in their commercial premises, you need to buy those lighting devices that suit your business needs to a T and are also cost- and energy-efficient. On the other hand, you ...
  2. What is a Wet Location Rating in Lighting? As a business owner, you will definitely want to optimize your investment in your lighting infrastructure. This means that the lights you choose not only need to exactly suit your business needs but should also last long and be cost-efficient. The operational efficiency and longevity of a light ...
  3. What does Wattage Mean In Lighting? As a prudent business owner, building manager, or electrical contractor working with energy efficient lighting, you will definitely want to optimize the returns on the investment you will make on the various lighting devices for your work premises. So you will need to buy lights that not only ...
  4. How Does an Electrical Circuit Work? You have installed various types of lights around your business, and you flip a switch to light a bulb. Have you wondered what happens when you flip the switch and before the bulb starts to emit light? When you flip the switch of a bulb, the electrical circuit is pressed into action that ...
  5. What is a Mercury Vapor Lamp? All About Mercury Vapor Lamps Before there were metal halide lamps, there was the mercury vapor lamp. In fact, the mercury vapor lamp is considered the first type of HID (high-intensity discharge) lamp ever created.   Mercury vapor lamps offer a number of benefits, including a relatively ...
  6. What is a Metal Halide Lamp? All About Metal Halide Since the 1960s, the metal halide (MH) lamp has been a used as a viable light source for a number of applications, from illuminating sports fields, to parking lots and street lighting, to general indoor lighting for retail stores and factories. Their ability to emit a ...
  7. How does LED Dimming Work? Dimming LED Lamps One of the advantages of LED lights is that depending on how they are configured, they can be dimmed. However, even LED lamps that say they designed to dim sometimes do not work with certain dimmers, resulting in some challenges.   Overall, it's always important to make ...
  8. Common Applications for LED Lighting LED Light Applications Since 1961 when two engineers from Texas Instruments -- Gary Pittman and Robert Biard -- discovered what we know today as the modern LED light, things changed for the better in the lighting industry. Now there was a safe, resilient, long-lasting lighting option for both ...
  9. Why do LED's Fail? What to Do When LED Lamps & Drivers Fail Although for the most part LED lamps have proven themselves to be extremely resilient and long-lasting – both in terms of their light life and structure – that doesn't mean that an LED lamp will never fail.   If something happened ...
  10. An Intro to LED Lighting Man made light is everywhere, to the point where light blocks out the visibility of the stars at night. Our city buildings glow with light, our houses twinkle in the dark, even our pets have blinking collars these days. We tend to take all of this convenient easy light for granted and do not ...
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