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LED lamps and UL certifications

February 2019

UL actively participates in national and international standards development. Their experts assess product safety at manufacturing facilities around the world throughout the life of a product. Let’s learn more about LED lamps and their UL certifications.

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The New Age of Electrical Contractor Sales

January 2019

The electrical contractor sales market is evolving. Contractors are looking for operational effectiveness to work in new ways and they expect these representatives to bring expertise and solution-based information to the table to make the contractors’ job easier and more efficient.

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What is the Difference Between LM-79, LM-80 and TM-21?

December 2018

Read definitions of the LM-79, LM-80 and TM-21 documents to further understand recommendations regarding the assessment of the maintenance of luminous flux of LED-based lighting

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All You Need to Know About Light Pollution

October 2018

Light takes different shapes, colors and forms. Would you have guessed that pollution is one of the forms it can take? We have come to realize that light pollution occurs for many reasons and that it impacts numerous fields of study such as ecology, economics, and astrology.

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LED Downlight Fixtures Explained

October 2018

How do you pick the downlight that you need in your space? There are so many options out there! This guide explains in which circumstances one should opt for the LED gimbal downlight rather than the fixed LED downlight.

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The Lumen Maintenance Gap

September 2018

Test results of lumen maintenance (useful life of a light source) in conventional and LED light sources differ considerably. This is known as the Lumen Maintenance Gap.

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Light Up Your Home: The Best Light for Every Room

August 2018

With the wide range of options available today, choosing which lamp best suits a room has become a real challenge. Read this guide to help you select the best light for each room in your home.

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Luminaire Dirt Depreciation

August 2018

LED luminaires are designed for minimum maintenance of the lighting system. Reduced luminaire maintenance creates a contradiction, since its longevity may then be reduced by loss of light due to the accumulation of dust over time.

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The IP Chart: What Does It Mean?

July 2018

The IP chart classifies the degree of protection of a product against the intrusion of solid and liquid objects. Select the right product for your needs by understanding the content of the index.

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The Cross-Effect of Lighting Conversion

July 2018

It is important to take cross-effects in account when measuring the potential energy savings of a lighting conversion. But what does these cross-effects consist of?

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How to optimize your work efficiency and concentration

June 2018

Easy tips to increase your productivity simply by changing the lighting in your workplace: select the colour of light, adjust the distance as well as the number and position of the light source to optimize your ability to concentrate on your work.

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Understanding LiFi Technology

June 2018

Soon your lighting system will allow you to remain connected to the Internet via new LiFi Technology

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