Lumens and Solutions

Amerlux Blog

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.

6 Different Environments Where Clean LED Technology Saved The Day

When a large corporate office installed a groundbreaking, germ-zapping LED technology called antimicrobial lighting inside their always-busy breakroom, researchers, of course, anticipated seeing some reductions in surface contamination. But they were astonished when they saw a 92.4% reduction on five of the room’s most germ-infested surfaces—toaster, refrigerator, sink, water cooler and trash [...]

How Antimicrobial Lighting Technology Helps Create a Cleaner Hotel Environment

Your hotel is your guests’ home away from home, their remote oasis—as long as it is perceived as being clean and sanitized. Even before Covid-19 upended the hospitality industry, research shows that hotel guests are willing to pay more per stay for a clean hotel environment. About 86% of surveyed consumers say sanitation and cleanliness are the top things […]

The One Amazing Thing Antimicrobial Lighting Can Do That UV Can’t

In California, the historic Beverly Hilton Hotel found itself in the national spotlight once more, courtesy of new cleaning personnel they hired on the spot: a three-foot-tall robot named Kennedy. His job? Shine disinfecting UV light in spaces cleaned by human colleagues and ensure a new defense line against lurking, invisible infectious threats. The Greater Boston Food […]

10 Interior and Exterior Projects Perfected by Lighting

Light is more than just something you see. With the right strategy and proper set of fixtures and controls, it tells a story, a timeline, a series of what-ifs. It’s the centerpiece of the perfect wedding day, gives a village character, reduces light pollution, and makes the office, an overnight hotel stay and a layover […]

Get Well Soon: Why Healthcare Systems Feel Better with Antimicrobial Lighting

When Samaritan Hospital, part of St. Peter’s Health Partners in Troy, NY, tested antimicrobial lighting effectiveness at reducing surface contamination in an active trauma room in its emergency department, they reported an exponential decrease. So, too, did Bayfront Health St. Petersburgh, a hospital in Florida. Researchers there reported that a similar set of LED disinfecting lights [...]

Amerlux’s Plenum Downlights Make Being Shallow Look Good

Compact Solace Downlights Offer Flexibility for Inflexible Spaces OAKLAND, N.J. – February 18, 2021 – Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced today that it has released a new set of architectural-grade, ultra-shallow downlights that solves a design and installation pain point: super-tight plenum space. Solace is an extremely shallow, spec-grade plenum [...]

Amerlux Inks Partnership with Vyv to Offer Antimicrobial Lighting

Continuous-use, non-UV light reduces bacteria and other microbes OAKLAND, N.J. – Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced today a partnership with Vyv, a health tech company whose signature continuous-use, non-UV antimicrobial light technology will be added into Amerlux’s lighting fixtures. The partnership represents a groundbreaking venture for [...]

Amerlux’s New Luminaires Make Stars Twinkle at Night

Dark Sky-Friendly Decorative Post Top Reduces Light Pollution   OAKLAND, N.J. – February 10, 2021 – Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced today that it has released the newest addition to its dark sky-friendly family of LED luminaries, providing developers and municipalities with stylish solutions for effectively curtailing rampant lighting pollution and [...]

4 Reasons Why DALI Is the Right Lighting Control for You

The Digital Addressable Lighting Interface (DALI) has been around for decades, dating back to the mid- 1990s. The world was amid a digital revolution then, and global lighting manufacturers wanted lighting to join the transformation. With the creation of DALI, a common set of international standards for lighting control systems, several European lighting manufacturers working […]

How an Outdated High-Rise Lobby Became Vibrant In The Best Light

By simply adding 150 linear feet of Fino—an Amerlux lighting solution—a sterile, outdated lobby exuding mid-century vibes transformed into a posh space that is both welcoming and relaxing. When renovating an old lobby, the designing team encountered a problem—how to retrofit a soffit with a cove when the design did not call for new coves. […]

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 […]

Innovation Starts Here