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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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Emergency lighting : Are you getting what you paid for?

October 2021
Buyer Beware! Have you ever gone into a big box store looking for a product and find two similar products, but one is twenty percent cheaper, only to bring it home, attempt to assemble it and then realize WHY it was twenty percent cheaper? Have you ever regretted that kind of purchase? Are you getting [...]
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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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Efficient city lights: A smart choice for municipalities

September 2021

Adequate lighting ensures the safety of a city and improves its overall attractiveness. Read on to find out how to light cities with LED lighting upgrades for budgetary savings and environmental considerations.

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How to Choose Economical, Efficient and Safe Outdoor Lighting Solutions

August 2021

If you wish a safe and welcoming environment when you arrive home, give some thought to your outdoor lighting system: it should be practical, well positioned and economical.

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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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