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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 [...]

Amerlux Tabs New Rep for Northern New Jersey Market

SLS Brings NYC Design Community Closer to Lighting Manufacturer OAKLAND, N.J. – Sept. 1, 2020 – Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced today that it has selected Specification Lighting Sales (SLS) as its new rep for its interior product line in the Northern New Jersey market. SLS is a New York City-based specification lighting […]

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 [...]

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