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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.

Catching the Eye of the Shopper With Produce Department Design

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Supermarket Perimeter magazine. See the original post here. Consumers buy with their eyes. Nowhere is that truer than in the grocery produce department, where color alone can pull a shopper into its aisles. And to make colors pop, you have to have the right lighting, said Bill Plageman, vice […]

5 Reasons You Should Invest in a Building Automation System

Remember the old days, just a few years back, when the lighting “revolution” everyone talked about was the transition from traditional lighting systems to LEDs? That’s old news now. There’s a new revolution unfolding within the building world now—and it too is being spurred by advancements in LED technology: Building automation and lighting controls. The […]

Tunable Lighting: How to Improve Student Performance Like a Switch

Tunable Lighting: How to Improve Student Performance Like a Switch Picture this: A frustrated schoolteacher, struggling to get their students’ attention, turns the classroom lights off to calm her students. Later, the same teacher flickers the lights to get the class’s attention and let them know it’s time to start a different lesson. To create […]

Amerlux’s People-First Lighting Solution Wins Product Innovation Award

Architectural SSL Applauds Aerus Pendant Fixture OAKLAND, N.J. – Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced today that its new Aerus lighting solution has been recognized as one of the most innovative solutions in the industry, according to Architectural SSL magazine. The Architectural SSL Product Innovation Awards (PIA) recognizes innovative LED and [...]

Amerlux’s Curvano Puts the ‘Arch’ in First-Class Architectural Lighting

Dazzling, versatile LED linear lighting—as if drawn with a pen—is here OAKLAND, N.J. – November 10, 2020 – Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, launched today a groundbreaking set of LED linear lighting solutions that gift wraps creative freedom so architects and designers can let their ceiling lighting design flow with the grace and bends […]

How to Shine a Colorful Light on Must-See Destination Retail

Before the Amazons of the world came around, and the mounds of fast deliveries that came with them, why did people shop in stores, besides obviously needing something?   The answer? Instant gratification. They needed what they needed today or for the weekend. There was no time to waste.   Today, online purchases are delivered within a […]

How Upgrading Your Classroom Lights Could Help You Become Teacher of the Year

The connection between learning and daylight is deep-rooted—dating back nearly a century ago. No, really. Quick history lesson: According to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), daylight was the primary light source in buildings, including schools, before the 1940s. Artificial lighting caught up fast. Within 20 years, electric lighting provided adequate illumination for essential [...]

Amerlux’s Cubebits Sets New Bar for Linear Downlights with Extraordinary Design

Ceilings won’t be the same again for designers and architects Amerlux, a leading design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced a groundbreaking set of recessed linear downlights that will re-shape industry views on lighting size. “The old story was: the smaller you went the more glare you’d get, if you wanted to deliver the right amount of light,” […]

How to Ramp Up Workplace Productivity With Lighting and Controls

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on See the original post here. When it comes to designing and constructing an office’s electrical lighting system, facility managers must realize that lighting is no longer about seeing or being decorative. Today, lighting is also about feeling, which directly impacts employees’ health, morale and productivity – all of [...]

5 Proven Ways LED Lighting Saves Schools A Ton of Money

The U.S. Department of Energy reports that K–12 schools spend more than $8 billion annually on energy. It’s routinely the second-highest operating expenditure for schools after personnel costs. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that schools spend about $130 per student on electricity each year. What’s more, about a quarter of the energy used […]

Why Acoustic Lighting Matters Like Crazy to Office Productivity

The Mayo Clinic reports that glare and uncomfortable bright light are the two leading causes of eyestrain today, which hinders workplace productivity. However, an improved lighting design can yield a 23% gain in productivity, according to the U.S. Green Building Council. These findings should come as no surprise. In recent years, LEDs have provided organizations […]

Wired vs. Wireless Lighting: What Designers and Architects Must Know

Commercial and instructional buildings are amid a technological revolution. Legacy systems such as fluorescent, incandescent and halogen lighting fixtures are now being replaced with advanced solid-state lighting fixtures, also called LEDs. Simultaneously, the traditional analog controls that ran these legacy lighting systems are being swapped with digital controls that work with sensors and [...]

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