CURRENT

Retail Comeback: A Demand for the Brick-and-Mortar Store Experience

Experts predict 2023 will be the year of the brick-and-mortar comeback. Here’s how retailers are amping up the in-person shopping experience to bring customers into their stores.

A color wheel flower at different levels of CRI

True Colors: What is Color Rendering Index (CRI)?

Color rendering index (CRI) measure the ability of a light source to accurately show colors. Discover how it’s measured and about new metrics that might replace it.

Art lighting has unique requirements to preserve works of art and present it with true colors

Art Lighting: Seeing Your Art in the Best Light

There’s a fine art to lighting works of art. This guide offers four tips to display works of art in their best light, whether they’re hanging in a gallery, studio or your own living room, and learn why LED light offers distinct benefits for art lighting.

in the intro to lighting design, we explain how designers balance natural and electrical light, as seen in this cafe

The Foundational Principles of Lighting Design

Lighting design strikes a balance between quantitative function of a space and the qualitative architectural form of it. Discover the four factors lighting design must account for and where to pursue higher education in this field.

New energy regulation updates will require occupancy sensors in open office floor plans

2023 U.S. Commercial Lighting Energy Regulation Updates

Besides the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Department of Energy (DOE), five agencies and officially recognized codes control energy consumption by regulating commercial lighting in the United States.

Architectural LED Lighting Design

What is Architectural Lighting?

The term Architectural Lighting encompasses three main factors. The first is the building’s aesthetic, which is crucial for any commercial, especially retail, environment. The second consideration is ergonomic or functional — any aspect which improves one’s ability to live, work, function, relax or play — to make the space easier to use. The third aspect involves the efficiency of energy, ensuring that light is properly, which is to say economically or optimally, used and distributed.

Featured Stories
New energy regulation updates will require occupancy sensors in open office floor plans

2023 U.S. Commercial Lighting Energy Regulation Updates

Besides the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and Department of Energy (DOE), five agencies and officially recognized codes control energy consumption by regulating commercial lighting in the United States.

Read More