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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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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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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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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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3 Basic Types of Lighting

June 2018

To properly fulfill all these functions, a room should have three types of lighting: ambient, task and accent lighting. Here is a short guide to help you understand the basics of a good lighting plan.

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What is Specular Reflection?

May 2018

This article sheds light on a phenomenon known as specular reflection, also known as veiling reflection. This occurrence may have a significant impact on the illumination of a given space as well as on the way we perceive objects.

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Overview of the principles of lighting technology

May 2018

Lighting is a more complex process than we can imagine. Following are a few principles of lighting technology which will facilitate the installation of light systems that produce optimal visual acuity and create a pleasant atmosphere.

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