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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.

3 Best-Selling Things This Lighting Icon Does That You Should Too

Frank Vadino, Vice President of Engineering at Cold Technology, has three crucial tips for salespeople in supermarket lighting or considering a career in it. All three, he says, describe Don Knickerbocker, Amerlux’s Vice President of Supermarket Lighting Sales. “One, work hard and understand your product line well,” Vadino said. “Two, work hard and understand your competitors […]

CASE STUDY: Why Saks Fifth Avenue Demanded More Amerlux for Its Bal Harbour Makeover

Saks Fifth Avenue, a destination for the finest quality in men’s and women’s fashion, is an ideal anchor tenant for the high-end Floridan shopper that wanders the storefronts at the Bal Harbour Shops in the North Miami Beach village. From sparkling stilettos to floral-embroidered gowns, famous designers such as Christian Louboutin, Givenchy, Burberry, The Row […]

6 Important Things to Look for to Reduce Lighting Supply Chain Delays

While high-performing illumination, industry-leading controls, beautifully designed aesthetics and exceptional value will always mean a lot to LED lighting customers, one offering now beats them all: “Shipping now.” It’s the “new way to delight customers,” analysts say. It’s also a catchphrase that Amerlux can proudly say aloud as escalating freight costs, material expenses, shortages, [...]

CASE STUDY: How Amerlux Accentuates Connecticut’s Favorite Masterpieces

Photo by Chuck Choi Perhaps Connecticut’s tourism website says it best: “The Mattatuck Museum is proud to welcome visitors into their beautiful new building.” Melissa Mattes, a senior lighting designer at Sladen Feinstein Integrated Lighting, located in Boston, could not agree more. “This is an incredibly beautiful museum. Its façade has a very public presence,” […]

Why Your Next Great Hotel Design Needs Antimicrobial Commercial Lighting

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Hotel Management magazine. See the original post here. Last summer, a headline-making housekeeping hire at the Yotel Boston wasn’t a person but a thing—a tall cleaning robot whose job was to provide a continuous line of defense against lurking, infectious threats using ultraviolet light. The historic Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, [...]

8 Amazing Ways This Linear Lighting Duo Can Save Your Commercial Project

Few setbacks can disrupt the flow of a project like lengthy delays and added costs. Both, regrettably, are frequent side-effects of customized lighting solutions. Made-to-measure solutions predictably take longer to manufacture than standard products because each component must be made to an exact specification to accommodate the project adequately. This keeps architects and lighting [...]

How Amerlux Made the Timeless Old Forester Distillery Experience More Colorful

During the economic boom following the Civil War, a block-long stretch of cast iron-framed buildings on Louisville’s Main Street—famously known as Whiskey Row—became the hub of Bourbon Country and big business in Kentucky. A block from the Ohio River, the West Main Street Historic District was originally the city’s business thoroughfare and once home to […]

A New Light: How to Use LEDs to Better Protect Your Workforce

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in International Facility Management Association’s FMJ magazine. See the original story here. Lighting has always been among the most prominent features in a dynamic work environment. Studies show that certain types of lighting can fundamentally impact employees’ mental and physical health. But thwarting surface bacteria, viruses and [...]

Employees Come First: How New Antimicrobial LED Technology Reopens Offices Under the Right Light

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Electrical Line Magazine. See the original story here. What’s the best way for companies to reopen their offices and protect their most valuable resources—their staff? Today, corporate leadership and boardrooms are in dire search of the answers to that very question as their employees’ comfort level and their company’s […]

How Indirect Linear Lighting Cast a New Boston Tea Shop Under Its Best Light

When Carlos Alonso-Niemeyer, principal at Reflex Lighting in Boston, opened an email sent earlier that day, he could not help but smile and forward the memo to friends and colleagues. The email was from Myoungkeun Kim, director at Fish Lab Design, a city architectural design-build firm specializing in residential, commercial and institutional projects. And the […]

How LED Lighting is Driving a Revolution: Connected Buildings

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Power Systems Design magazine. See the original post here. The “lighting revolution” is old news now. Building automation is the new bedrock-shifting event unfolding within the building world now, and it too is being spurred by advancements in LED technology and controls. The premise that lighting should be independent of other […]

Amerlux Launches Groundbreaking UV-Free, White Antimicrobial Lighting Solutions

Peace-of-Mind ActiveClean™ Kills Viruses, Bacteria on Surfaces OAKLAND, N.J. – May 26, 2021 – Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, launched today an innovative, UV-free lighting solution that kills viruses, bacteria and other microbes on surfaces while providing crisp, white, comfortable illumination and meeting international standards for continual and [...]

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 [...]

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