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With the constant advances in LED technology, these fixtures are gaining popularity. Whether chosen for their longevity, energy efficiency, or sculptural aesthetic, these pieces showcase the latest in lighting technology. Powered on or off, LED lighting makes a statement in any room. This section keeps up with new products and technologies and reports the innovative ways people are now using LED lighting.

Clear Bulb or Frosted Bulb?

How do you know when to use a clear bulb or frosted bulb? There are no hard and fast rules, but luckily you’ve asked somebody who has strong opinions. First off, just to be confusing, light bulbs…

Nora Lighting Expands Sales Network

Nora Lighting President and CEO Fred Farzan announced today the expansion of the company’s showroom sales network with the appointment of two new rep agencies. North & South Lighting Sales will…

Light + Building 2018 to Showcase 2,600 Plus Exhibitors

Light + Building, the world’s largest trade fair for lighting and building services technology, will be opening its doors in Frankfurt March 18 -23. Over 2,600 exhibitors will be there to present…

Mina LED Pendant

The distinctive silhouette of Kuzco Lighting's Mina LED pendant is defined by an elongated taper capped with a polished diffuser. Minimal in form the lengthy conical body provides an ample surface…

Tuxedo Wall Sconce

Modern Forms' Tuxedo wall sconce is meticulously crafted with artisan hands.The aluminum-constructed frame reveals solid faceted hand-cut clear crystal with superior color and clarity for a rich…

Shelf Awareness

  Q. What is the best way to light shelving? A. First off, you have to think about how translucent or opaque the objects are that you’re trying to illuminate. Solid items, like chinaware and books…

How Can Lighting Make a Living Room More Inviting?

TIP 1: Start with basic biology People are drawn to light like moths are drawn to flame. So, the first rule of thumb is to make the living room the brightest space in the house. Many times, everyone…

3 Reasons Why 2018 Is the Year of the Smart Home

The year 2018 is expected to be the year of the smart home — the year consumers finally embrace the true smart home movement — and there's good reason to see why. LED bulbs are coming down in price…

LEDs: Is it Better to Retrofit or Replace?

Tip 1: Know what to ask for Before you decide whether to replace bulbs or replace components, it’s important to know what to be looking for. These points I’ve mentioned before, but I think it’s very…

LED Bulb Domination Is Three Years Away, New Report Finds

Retailers and designers, the LED revolution will be here in three years! According to new data from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Energy Star program, LED light bulbs will become…
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