IP Rating Explained

We See IP Rating on Electrical Components All the Time – But What Does It Mean? IP Rated Enclosures Explained What is an IP rating? IP (or “Ingress Protection”) ratings are defined in international standard EN 60529 (British BS EN 60529:1992, European IEC 60509:1989). They are used to define levels of sealing effectiveness of electrical…

Value Engineer your Lighting Package

V.E. Like a Boss Value Engineering can mean a lot of things to a lot of people but for us, it means not sacrificing quality and aesthetics for price. It means that we can keep our focus on the overall goal within a reasonable budget. Value Engineering does not mean cheap, it takes a little…

Lumens Explained

What are Lumens Lumens = Light Output. Lumens (lm) is the metric measurement of light output and it is an extremely important consideration to understand with regard to LED ( or any light source ). The imperial equivalent to lumens is Candella (cd) there is a difference in the explanation of both in that Lumens¬†refers…

Have Lights – Will Travel

Fords Garage – Indianapolis We get asked all the time about our work so we decided to put a short video together to give you an example of an install. This is for one of our clients The 23 Restaurant Group http://www.23restaurants.com/. As they continue to expand the brand into different parts of the country…

Halloween Lights

LED Lights Make Halloween Awesome Party Like a Haloween Boss In Hollywood Florida, one bar came alive with the undead coming out in force to celebrate this most special of nights. Halloween is done right here in the USA. If you were lucky enough to be in South Florida you would have been in for…

Under The Counter Lighting

Project Highlight Under the counter, lights are a fantastic use of LED light. Very straightforward installation with many different options. The first question that you need to ask yourself, what look am I trying to achieve with my under the counter lights? Are you simply trying to put functional lights in the right place so…

Glossary of Terms

Understanding the language of LED Lights Watts A Watt is the amount of energy used to operate a device. In this case, an LED light. When reading that a 7 watt LED light produces the same light output as a 50-watt incandescent light it refers to the amount of power that it takes to produce that light.…

True Colors – Understanding CRI

What is CRI and Why is it so Important? Have you ever left your house wearing a new jacket or sweater only to glance in a mirror at your destination and realize that it looks totally different? This can be very confusing. I think that most of us would put it down to the light…

LED Lights – A Designers Dream Tool

Design your Dream With LED Lights Can you think of any other technology that has had more of an impact on how we design and implement our dream space more than LED lights? LED Technology has Made Life Better for Designers LED Strip Light – there are so many applications that LED tape lights can…

Be Amazing with LED Screens

LED Screens – Evolution LED screens can change entire landscapes – the can bring the forest to the city, create waterfalls in hotel lobbies and let your imagination run wild with endless visual possibilities. No longer are they just used for advertisements in Times Square New York or along the Las Vegas Strip. As technology…