Articles by Clémence Marseille

Katy’s Donation Day 2021

November 2021
The name may sound familiar. This year, we celebrate the 2021 Edition of Katy’s Donation Day! The event will be held on Wednesday, December 1st. What Is Katy’s Donation Day? It is a truly special day that commemorates Katy Shebath, the deceased sister of our CEO, David Nathaniel. During this day, a percentage of all [...]
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2021 Electro-Federation Canada scholarship

November 2021
Once again, this year, Ascot Capital Group, the corporate seat of Stanpro, took part in the 2021 Electro-Federation Canada scholarship programme. To be eligible, candidates must meet specific criteria whose main purpose is to promote the electrical industry profession. In this regard, students must pursue post-secondary studies in a discipline leading to a career in [...]
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Guide 101 to programmable lighting

October 2021
In our contemporary world, there are several spaces that require lighting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for safety reasons. Be it warehouses, parking lots, storage facilities or residential complexes, all these areas necessitate continuous lighting, which demands a tremendous energy output and corresponding high costs. What options are available? Tri-level programmable lighting [...]
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Reducing Light Pollution Through Your Choice of Outdoor Lighting

October 2021
Since the advent of the Industrial Revolution, western societies have gotten into the habit of living in a world surrounded by light, both inside and outside the home, which allows people to pursue their activities after the sun has gone down. And yet, have you ever given any thought to the negative effects of an [...]
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Why does retail lighting influence your customer experience?

July 2021
Your customers’ buying approach is a true seduction game! Initially, you need to attract their attention. Then you must convince them to stay awhile by displaying your finest wares. The bottom line is quite simple: you want your store to be the one they chose, where they will linger for the longest time, and the [...]
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Envisioning Post-Pandemic Office Lighting

May 2021
Since March 2020, people over the world have had to face a harsh reality on both a personal and professional level, that of the global tsunami called Covid-19. This massive upheaval has given rise to a wide range of questions about the future, in particular, how should we envision post-pandemic office lighting? Adapting to the [...]
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From Past to Present: The Evolution of Emergency Lighting

April 2021
A conversation with Jeff Beare, Executive VP of Marketing at Stanpro, on the evolution of emergency lighting. What was the state of emergency lighting when you first began in the industry? I began working in Emergency Lighting on February 13, 1995. I remember this date very well because it was the day after my son [...]
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Why opt for adjustable lighting fixtures?

March 2021
Adjustable lighting that allow the user to control both color temperature (K) and light intensity (W) are becoming increasingly popular, and with good reason! These fixtures are both versatile and adaptive, and thus able to cater to wide-ranging needs. Distributors and contractors like them for their practicality while end-users appreciate their simplicity; they can tailor [...]
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Meet One of the Emergency Lighting Pioneers of Canada

March 2021
Emergency lighting has been in existence in Canada for many decades. Originally, few companies manufactured or even distributed this product, given that guidelines regulating this industry were quite different from what they have become today; in fact, they were almost non-existent. A Montreal-based Canadian company by the name of Red Comet was one of the [...]
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Why is lighting essential to architecture?

February 2021
Asking the following question might appear trivial: Why is lighting essential to architecture? The answer may seem obvious. It is impossible to imagine a space without lighting! Ironically, lighting is often one of the last components factored into a project budget, far behind materials, plumbing or even equipment. Still, it is a crucial feature that [...]
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