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 [...]
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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.
If some is good, more is better. Right? While that’s true about your bank balance, it’s definitely not true when it comes to lighting. Achieving the right amount of light in a space is a delicate balance involving divergent factors including OSHA standards, the purpose of the space, how much natural light the space receives […]
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 […]
Over the past few years, a new buzzword has crept into lighting industry lexicon: “human-centric lighting.” While the name is new, the concept is actually the oldest lighting concept under the sun. Because it, uh, is the sun. The sun’s light changes over the course of a day and after evolving under this daily cycle […]
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 […]
Nestled among the historic buildings of Boston’s Fort Point Channel neighborhood that overlooks the busy channel waters, a leading financial firm needed to revitalize its high-rise offices. The found the answer in Amerlux's linear pendant LED product—a solution that delivered perfect light and secured a utility incentive.
Have you ever walked into a room during the day and thought “it looks really dark in here” and then seen the same room at night where it feels bright? The lights in the room are putting out the same number of lumens, but due to the sunlight, our eyes perceive the lights differently, making […]
The best design is a marriage between form and function that pleases every stakeholder and looks beautiful at the same time. Different constituents often have goals that diverge at best or compete at worst and satisfying everyone can be harder than spotting a unicorn in the wild. But, achieving this balance does not by definition […]
Marketing is all about helping customers see a product or company in the best light possible. Creative Marketing Alliance (CMA), a full-service marketing and association management firm, took that thought literally, upgrading the exterior lighting at its New Jersey headquarters with Amerlux LEDs.
2019 is going to be a big year for design-build contractors as the construction delivery model continues to displace traditional architectural specification models. A strong national economy and emergency rebuilding efforts from record hurricane and wildfire seasons, demand for rapid construction is booming and will only continue to do so. Collaborative construction models are growing […]
Depending who asks, this is either the best or worst time to be in retail. It’s a challenging time for traditional retailers as competition from online shopping continues to eat into profits. It’s also a great time for retail, because of the unprecedented tools and opportunities available. For the first time, retailers can know their […]
It’s a tough time for traditional supermarkets. Competition from small-format grocers, C-stores, meal kit providers are all increasing, while consumers are coming into stores with ever higher expectations. The supermarkets that are succeeding are evolving their business models with more and more adding in-store hospitality areas. Hospitality areas—coffee shops, restaurants, beer gardens and [...]
Here’s a short list of things Millennials dislike: Grocery stores Survey after survey show the same findings: Millennials rate traditional supermarkets lower than all other generations. In an industry with razor-thin margins, this dissatisfaction could prove costly for grocery stores as other concepts and online competition elbow in on Millennials. Fortunately, there’s a longer list […]
Few things can cause a more bitter debate between contractors and architects than value engineering. The practice of reviewing specifications to determine cost-effective ways to complete a project has its defenders and detractors, but one thing that is for sure is that value engineering is being used more and more. Value engineering is supposed to […]
Callbacks. There’s nothing like them to suck the profits out of a project and damage your reputation for future projects at the same time. Fortunately, callbacks can be often be avoided. These four tips will help you steer clear of callbacks and keep customers satisfied with their lighting: Start with quality brands Using poorly designed […]