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Lighting Exec: Glare Control, Smaller Profiles Top LED Lighting Trends

There is no denying it, Carlos Alonso-Niemeyer says. A new “buzz word” in lighting is germicidal lighting. “In other words, how do you use light to clean spaces or fight viruses,” the principal at Reflex Lighting, Amerlux’s manufacturer’s rep for the northeast, says. “That’s going to be a trend for some time.” But it is […]

What Are the Energy Efficiency Benefits of LED Lighting Controls?

There is a golden rule for saving electricity: The less time your lights are on, the lower your electricity bill will be. Everyone from lighting designers and architects to building owners and facility managers knows this well. That’s why more and more are switching their legacy lighting systems and designs with energy-efficient, longer-last LED lighting. […]

How CCT Influences Shoppers’ Moods and a Retailer’s Atmosphere

There are countless gimmicks retail stores use to lure in shoppers and move merchandise. Discount sales, promotions, advertising posters and coupons top the list. Smart architects and lighting designers know a more effective way to control the shopper’s experience: use a retail space’s lighting to your advantage. Research shows that LED retail lighting impacts how customers [...]

How Guest-Centric Lighting Elevates Hotel Experiences

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in LD&A magazine. See the original post here. The hospitality industry is one of the most competitive in the world, with new players like Airbnb only intensifying the challenges. As hotels vie against one another for customers and online approvals, their guest’s overall experience is most often the make-or-break differentiator. [...]

Amerlux Invests Nearly $2 Million in Production Equipment, Efficiency Initiatives

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in EdisonReport. See the original post here. Amerlux recently invested close to $2 million in new production equipment and efficiency initiatives that executives say will help the lighting manufacturer better serve customers by increasing production speed, driving down costs and lead times, and making the company’s fabrication area twice as [...]

Sustainability Solutions: Lighting, Regulations, Forecasting

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Supermarket Perimeter magazine. See the original post here. Regardless of how you define it, sustainability’s importance to the 21st-century food industry cannot be overestimated. And all along the supply chain, companies and organizations are working harder than ever to find solutions to meet their clients’ and their own sustainability [...]

A Year in Review: Amerlux Lights the Way into Building Automation with Delta Electronics at the Helm

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in EdisonReport. See the original post here. By Randy Reid EdisonReport Within the building world, a quiet revolution is unfolding. The premise that lighting should be lighting and independent from other building systems is changing. Amerlux, located in Oakland, N.J., was acquired in 2019 by Delta Electronics, a $9 billion international […]

Does Retail Lighting Really Help Sales? Three Examples Say Yes.

American photographer Aaron Rose famously said: “In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.” Nothing better accentuates the importance of lighting for a retail store than Rose’s quote. Lighting sets the stage in retail. How it’s angled, where it’s placed, it’s color temperature, its intensity and color rendering, even how it’s controlled—they […]

Amerlux’s Rook Wall Mounts Flip Script for Architects, Designers

Changing Direct/Indirect Orientation, Beams Create New Experiences OAKLAND, N.J. – June 2, 2020 – Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced today that it has launched a series of innovative wall-mount luminaires that feature plenty of options to complete any interior space for architects and lighting designers. The Rook 350 Wall Mount solutions, which come [...]

How Lighting Ramps Up Office Productivity

The lighting design of an office can have a huge impact on people’s mood, cognitive function and overall health—all of which have a significant impact on their work productivity. But facilitating peak productivity among employees with the “right” light requires more than investing in an LED tunable white lighting system, which adjusts to our daily […]

Step Lighting Illuminates Snowmass

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Architectural Products magazine. See the original post here. Snowmass Village, a ski town located in the Rocky Mountains near Aspen, Colo., wanted to redevelop its town center with new buildings for a hotel, condos, town hall and an outdoor ice rink. The challenge? Built around a 35,000-sq.-ft. plaza, the town needed […]

How Poor Office Space Lighting Hurts Productivity

Americans, on average, spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. A good portion of that time is at work—and reportedly in discomfort. A study by the American Society of Interior Design says 68 percent of employees complain about the lighting situation in their office. The Mayo Clinic […]

Four Examples: How Tunable Lighting Improved Workspace Productivity

It’s important to get the light just right in an office to maximize productivity. Too little light, too much light or poor-quality light can all cause physical, emotional and cognitive health problems. Alternatively, a good-quality light has the opposite impact. Consider this: Researchers at the Interdepartmental Neuroscience program at Northwestern University in Chicago say that […]

Why Regulations Are Making More States Turn to LEDs

The adoption of LED lights has surged in recent years because of an assortment of unparalleled benefits. They have a longer lifespan, use less energy, decrease energy and maintenance expenses, contain no mercury, offer better controls and comfort, and are significantly more environmentally friendly than they’re legacy counterparts, including many types of incandescent and halogen […]

Why Are More Entertainment Venues Using LEDs?

San Francisco’s gleaming new arena, the Chase Center, features an array of posh luxury suites equipped with state-of-the-art LED lighting fixtures and capabilities. Over on the East Coast, Pier 17, a renowned cultural and entertainment hotspot in New York City, built a new green room space to support open-air concerts. There, LED track lights and […]

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