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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.

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 [...]

Turning Your Building into an Artistic Masterpiece with Indirect Light

Lighting was just as important an ingredient in Johannes Vermeer’s paintings as his expensive lapis lazuli (blue) pigments. By leveraging the same indirect lighting Vermeer used, you can turn your space into a masterpiece too.    For centuries, artists have prized studios with north-facing windows for painting. Dutch master Johannes Vermeer (of “Girl with a […]

Why Retailers Are Shifting to LED Lighting

More and more, supermarkets are upgrading their lighting to modern LEDs. Known for their energy savings, LEDs also deliver unprecedented control and color quality, which makes merchandise look more appealing. Bill Plageman, Amerlux’s vice president of marketing and product management, recently shared some tips with Winsight Grocery Business about how supermarkets can boosts profits in [...]

Illuminating Today’s Offices: The Lighting Designer’s Checklist

Between changing work styles and research on health and ergonomics, it’s clear that today’s knowledge workers need different office lighting than in the past. Lighting has a huge impact on how we work, our productivity levels and how happy we feel at work. Given the low national employment rates and labor shortages many industries are […]

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