Articles by Noemie Belime

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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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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4 questions to find the perfect downlight for your lighting needs!

January 2021
Downlights are widely used in the lighting industry. Whether it’s a business, a residential setting or a new construction project, these luminaires provide general lighting with a discreet design while offering several options to meet the specific needs of each space. Thanks to LED technology, they are also an energy efficient lighting solution. Now, here [...]
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Why should you upgrade to energy-efficient lighting solutions?

December 2020
Energy-efficient lighting solutions: What are they, exactly? Today, energy consumption in our societies comes in various forms. Since the Industrial Revolution, technological advancements have constantly increased daily energy consumption. Fortunately, more recent innovations have enabled us to reduce consumption of everyday products, such as lighting! With the advent of LED technology, lamps and fixtures have [...]
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Demystifying Eco Fees and the Impact of Mercury-Based Lamps on the Environment

September 2020
Did you know that some types of lamps contain mercury? Such is the case of light bulbs and fluorescent tubes. Unfortunately, when we discard these bulbs and tubes incorrectly, the impact on the environment can be significant. To reduce their harmful effects, responsible elimination and lamps recycling are of utmost importance. These actions also enable [...]
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