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Continuing Your Energy-Saving Efforts After Earth Day

Danielle Littman |  April 24, 2012

Earth Day 2012 has passed and it is now time to ask ourselves what we can do beyond just Earth day to protect our planet. There are enormous advantages in using LED lights that can make a big difference in reducing your carbon footprint as well as begin to recognize how easy it is to…

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Celebrate Earth Day with Energy Efficient Lighting

Danielle Littman |  April 17, 2012

Earth Day is coming up this April 22 and for years it has brought awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment and pushes everyone to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable planet. There are several ways in which people can make a difference and one of the easiest is to incorporate energy efficient lighting into…

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Lighting Guide: Make a small room feel spacious

Danielle Littman |  March 9, 2012

Lighting Tips: Make a small room feel bigger When windows are limited in any room, it can be challenging to disperse natural sunlight. The best way to optimize lighting in a small space is to multiply the light sources. If you use only one type of light, it can in turn make the room actually…

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Industry News: Lighting Can Increase the Value of Your Home

Danielle Littman |  February 17, 2012

Current economic times have left home owners struggling to find a safe way to invest in their home. Common ideas such as landscaping have the potential to add value to your property but it also suffers from wear and tear and demands constant upkeep. One investment that requires no maintenance, does not suffer from aging,…

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Industry News: Emerging Trends Mark the Dallas Lighting Show

Danielle Littman |  February 10, 2012

This is the time of year when lighting manufacturers across the United States meet in Dallas, Texas to showcase their new releases at the National Lighting Convention. In a venue that more closely resembles a shopping mall than a convention, industry leaders set up beautifully elaborate installations and compete for the attention of retailers from…

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Featured Brand: Kichler Lighting

Danielle Littman |  January 19, 2012

Kichler Lighting manufacturer’s the highest quality ceiling fans. With new designs in 2012, Kichler ceiling fans encompass every style and application from outdoor patio fans to decorative ceiling fans. A popular collection of outdoor fans is the Kichler Crystal Bay – all are wet location and come in an array of finishes with unique blades….

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Featured Brand: Hinkley Lighting

Danielle Littman |  January 17, 2012

Hinkley Lighting is one of the major manufacturers of high-quality lighting in the industry and carries the latest designs and styles of fixtures for both interior and exterior lighting. Hinkley has a range of lighting choices, from ultra-modern to very classic and traditional; they continue to have fresh, innovative perspectives for your home that will…

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Industry News: 2012 Dallas Lighting Show

Danielle Littman |  January 13, 2012

  The biannual Dallas International Lighting Market, an Electronic Components and Supplies trade show and the leading source for wholesale lighting, will be held at the Dallas Market Center on January 19 through January 23; it marks the introduction of an array of new products and an assortment of resources for buyers in the retail…

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Lighting Guide: A Focus On Style: Transitional Lighting

Danielle Littman |  September 22, 2011

If you’re that person who has a fusion of styles in your home then it’s often difficult to know what kind of Chandelier to add to your space. In a situation like this, a simple kind of lighting to focus your attention on would be the Transitional Lighting Style. It’s a very versatile type of…

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Lighting Guide: Why Choose LED?

Danielle Littman |  January 10, 2011

Why Choose LED? The answers are simple. LED lights effectively convert the highest percentage of consumed energy into light output. The percentage nearly triples that of incandescent bulbs. Additionally, incandescent bulbs convert most of their consumed energy into heat and very little into light. LED lights are built with Heat Sink components that maximize their…

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Save Money This Year With High Efficiency LED Lighting

Danielle Littman |  January 6, 2011

LED Lights are the wave of the future. As you looked around this holiday season, you probably saw many homes lighting up their holiday spirit with new LED holiday lights. This new form of holiday lighting certainly made me happy for a few reasons. First, they are far more energy efficient than traditional lights. Not…

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Lead into the New Year with LED Lighting

Danielle Littman |  January 5, 2011

  New 2011 product introductions are on the way. The annual lighting show in Dallas Texas is coming up at the end of this month. Manufacturers will unveil their new collections. Watch for the most effective technology in lighting today. L.E.D. stands for light emitting diodes, in layman’s terms they are illuminating computer chips. Each…