How Long do LEDs Last?

LEDs are notable for being extremely long-lasting products, but they can’t last forever. The average lifespan of an LED is often rated up to  50,000 hours. This is about 50 times longer than a typical incandescent, 20-25 times longer than a typical halogen and 8-10 times longer than a typical CFL. If used 12 hours a… Read more »

What is Color Temperature?

Color temperature, measured on a kelvin scale, is used to describe the appearance of light. Different light sources produce different colored light on a scale from 1000 Kelvin, to 10,000 Kelvin. Typically, commercial lighting falls on the scale between 2000 Kelvin and 6500 kelvin. The most common temperature bulb is 2700 Kelvin and can be… Read more »

Comparing Medium Base Bulbs and GU24 Bulbs

There are many factors into deciding which bulb to put into your lighting fixture. The easiest place to start when looking, is with the base of the bulb, Do you need a screw in base or a T-Pin Style base, otherwise known as GU24, or Medium Base Sockets? The GU24 is a t-pin socket, usually… Read more »

BDNY 2016

For two high-energy days, the leaders of the hospitality design industry gather together for the annual Boutique Design trade fair. Now in its seventh year, BDNY is the leading trade fair for the hospitality design industry for the eastern United States, Canada, and Europe. This creative nexus of hospitality design brings together hospitality owners/developers with… Read more »

How to Customize a Cut Sheet

We’ve updated how our cut sheets look and now give you the ability to customize cut sheets to fit your needs. If you’re not sure on how to create a custom cut sheet follow the step-by-step instructions below for either Desktop or Mobile. DESKTOP 1. Click on your product. 2. Click on the Cut Sheet… Read more »