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At Amerlux, we bring magic to life with bold lighting solutions that illuminate your world with vibrant colors. We listen to our customers and develop award-winning solutions to your greatest lighting challenges. Our best-in-class portfolio features innovative interior and exterior products that deliver outstanding performance and beautiful aesthetics to drive business ROI. With Amerlux, you’ll always be seen in the best light.

Casting retail in the best light: The importance of color quality

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Commercial Construction & Renovation magazine. See the original post here. Above: “We redesigned Graham’s and gallery-quality lighting was at the top of my list. After upgrading, our selling floors now pop with color! Subtle pinstripes, patters and textures come alive, as if to say, ‘Try me! Buy me! Take me home!’” […]

A recipe for consistent LED color quality

Above: Use the slider to see the difference a metal halide lamp and Amerlux’s high color quality LEDs.  As any physicist can tell you, color is made of three things: hue, saturation and lightness. But rendering color well with lights requires more than just understanding these elements. Amerlux’s customers have all kinds of color needs […]

6 solutions to common daylighting obstacles

For centuries, artificial lighting has been focused on providing illumination for tasks. While that is still the main purpose, the next frontier in modern lighting is light that makes us healthier and more productive. Called human-centric lighting, this lighting style maximizes natural light whenever possible and mandates that artificial light should be designed around human […]

Layering light: 4 real-world examples for architects

There are three basic kinds of lighting at work in a space: ambient (general) lighting, task lighting and accent lighting. The optimal way to illuminate a space depends on the room’s function in the overall floor plan. Before designing the lighting scheme, ask the client questions like “what will you use this room for?” and […]

Lighting Key to Enhancing Late-Day Freshness Perceptions

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Progressive Grocer. See the original post here. A recent study by the Retail Feedback Group had some bad news for grocers: Shopper satisfaction with supermarkets drops between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Ratings were down in several categories, including quality/freshness, cleanliness and value for money. Since these are the prime shopping […]

4 Things Architects Should Know About the DLC

You’ve read it thousands of times on lighting products you’ve specified: “DLC Listed” and “DLC Approved.” But what does it really mean? What is the DLC? The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) is a nonprofit organization that certifies LED light sources meet certain standards. The DLC provides for the commercial and industrial markets what the EPA’s Energy […]

Grocery perimeter design: a to-do list

The math behind an LED upgrade equals big profits and savings for supermarkets explains Bill Plageman, Amerlux’s vice president of marketing and product management, in a recent article in Supermarket Perimeter. Supermarkets Amerlux has worked with in the past, generally see a 20 percent boost in sales after improving product lighting. That’s on top of […]

Merchandisers, lighting key to perimeter design

“Merchandise that looks good sells better, and nowhere is that truer than with fresh foods,” says Bill Plageman, Amerlux’s vice president of marketing and product management, in a recent article in Supermarket Perimeter. He explained how upgrading to high quality lighting is one of the rare things supermarkets can do to both reduce expenses and […]

Quick-Line’s ‘Link it-Latch it-Cap it’ Receives U.S. Patent Protection

Linear LED Saves Time, Money for Architects, Design-Build Firms, Contractors Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced today it has been granted U.S. patent protection for intellectual property incorporated into its Quick-Line linear lighting that makes design and installation easy. Amerlux’s Quick-Line, which entered the marketplace in 2018, is a LED [...]

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