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What is Lighting Kelvin Temperature?

Have you ever been to a facility and noticed different colored light bulbs in a fixture or from one space to another? With all of the options available in lighting this is unfortunately a very common occurrence. The good news however is that it doesn’t have to be this way and depending on the technology […]

Premier Lighting Case Study: Printing Facility LED Retrofit

Customer Profile: In 1951, Robert Keene and John Chelberg left jobs with a Minneapolis printing firm to pursue a dream. They purchased a printing shop that was for sale in Saint Paul, Minnesota and with only two employees and minimal equipment, they founded The John Roberts Company. The company has expanded its operations multiple times […]

Eiko VTS LED Vapor Tight Surface Fixtures DLC Premium 0-10V

Eiko VTS Vapor Tite Fixtures

Eiko VTS LED Vaportight Fixtures are the most cost effective option when it comes to replacing fluorescent with LED in the most demanding applications. Highly efficient with DLC Standard options (110 lumens per watt) and DLC Premium options (130 lumens per watt). Eiko Vaportights are packed with features as well, with 0-10V dimming standard and […]

Premier Lighting Case Study: Apartment LED Retrofit

Customer Profile: Conveniently located in St. Louis Park, near the liveliness of Uptown and Downtown Minneapolis and the West End, the energy of Lake Calhoun and the serenity of the 100-acre Bass Lake Nature Preserve, Park Glen apartments is the perfect tree-lined neighborhood oasis — yet a short walk from shops, dining and entertainment. Goal: […]

Keystone DX2 Single/Double-End LED T8 lamps now in 4′ 10.5W 15W 18.5W

Earlier in 2018 Keystone released DX2 Direct Drive LED T8 lamps that could be installed via double-ended or single-ended wiring. So if your existing sockets were in good shape, you could bypass the ballast and keep the existing double-ended wiring. Likewise, if you wanted to install a new socket and re-wire to one end, the […]

Premier Lighting Case Study: HID to LED Highbays with Motion Sensors

Customer Profile: St. Croix Valley Hardwoods has manufactured quality dimension components since 1986. They specialize in serving the needs of manufacturers in the Kitchen Cabinet, Furniture, and Window & Door industries, and offer parts in most hardwood species and Alder. Goal: St. Croix Valley Hardwoods was lighting their warehouse with several 400 watt metal halide fixtures. […]

What to Look for with an LED Lighting “Manufacturer”

LED has been the most disruptive technology in the history of electric lighting. With the advancement of LED, the lighting industry has been turned upside down. The traditional to market model was manufacturer to manufacturer rep to distributor to contractor and/or end user. Historically there were a few dominant lighting manufacturers, now there are hundreds […]

How do Dusk-to-Dawn Photocells Work?

As the push to cut energy usage continues, one method is to eliminate the use of light sources when they are not needed. To this end, most quality outdoor LED fixtures now come equipped with a factory-installed photocell which tells the fixture when it should operate. This is primarily used to turn exterior lights off at dawn and […]