Best New Kitchen Lights

June 13, 2024Lighting, often an overlooked yet vital component of kitchen design, has the power to transform your space. It's not just about enhancing the aesthetic appeal, but also about boosting functionality. As we step into 2024, the best new kitchen lighting trends have evolved to incorporate both style and sophisticated technology, offering homeowners a plethora of options to choose from. ...Read More.

Enhance Your Artwork with LED Framing Projector Lights

June 12, 2024In lighting design, lighting artwork properly helps to create a dramatic, subtle or surreal effect in your room or environment. Consider not just the piece, but how the piece is represented in the surrounding space. Here are tips for lighting artwork using new LED technology...Read More.

The Best New Vanity Lights for 2024

April 19, 2024LED lighting comes in a range of options to suit any application in the bathroom — the key is to select the right solutions and use them effectively. Here’s how to make the right selections for your bathroom, with our tips and picks for the best new vanity lights for 2024....Read More.

Four Top 2024 Design Trends for Modern Lighting

January 30, 2024Interior design experts agree: lighting plays a pivotal role in creating ambiance, enhancing aesthetics and elevating the overall atmosphere of a space. While the interior design landscape is ever-evolving, several trends have emerged that have been translated into 2024 lighting fixture designs for our dweLED by WAC lighting product portfolio....Read More.

Unexpected Ways to Use Lighting in Your Home

October 4, 2022It’s hard to envision a home without light. Preparing a meal in the kitchen, reading a book in bed or getting ready for work in the bathroom all require adequate light. It’s common to find table lamps in the bedroom or pendant lights in the kitchen to make these rooms more functional. Although lighting has practical purposes in a home, it doesn’t have to be boring. Lighting can be used in...Read More.

Residential Lighting That Promotes Health and Sleep

September 12, 2022
Any amount of light can affect your health throughout the day and your sleeping patterns at night. Proper light exposure helps regulate the body's circadian clock, and the more we're exposed to bright and dim light throughout the day, the better we sleep. To ensure you get the be...Read More.

How to Light Art Successfully

  Whether in a showroom, gallery or home office, artwork needs proper lighting to make it stand out and enliven a space. In most cases, lighting art successfully will mean more than turning on the overhead light in a room. Each piece is unique and deserves its illuminatio...Read More.

Lighting Terminology

When reading a lighting label, you may see different measurements, such as lumen count, CBCP and color temperature. To understand different lighting terms and metrics better, exploring the definition of these terms and their place in lighting products and installation may help yo...Read More.

LED vs. Incandescent Light Fixtures

  If you are looking for new lighting for your home or business, you may have come across many options and wondered which type is right for your light fixtures. Consider how light-emitting diode (LED) and traditional incandescent lights stack up against each other. Whe...Read More.

Kitchen Lighting Guide

The kitchen is the heart of the home. Whether you spend time there for every meal of the day or use it mostly for special occasions, you carefully consider its design. But many forget about an essential detail when designing their dream kitchen — the lighting. Your lighting design can t...Read More.

Best Installation Practices Based on Room or Outdoor Limitations

August 2, 2022
When choosing lighting for small or odd-shaped rooms or limited outdoor areas, you must use different practices to apply than in larger, uniform areas. It's important to know how to select the right light fixtures for the space, factoring in the proportions of the room and its function. This guide to light installation practices covers how to properly light a sm...Read More.

The Proud History of the IBEW and Why We Love Union Electricians

July 19, 2021When I was in college, I remember taking one semester on 19th Century labor relations followed by another whole semester on 20th Century labor relations. I painfully recall wondering to myself why it was necessary to read 500 pages a week for my entire freshman year on the subject. Let me give you the Cliff’s Notes version: it was the same story over and over again. Industrialization coupled wit...Read More.

Why LED is Right for Your Office

June 3, 2021Money may not lead to more productivity but Lighting does. Research shows that LED lighting is directly related to positive improvements in cognition and employee performance. Could making the switch to LEDs really make a difference in your work? Our bodies need full-spectrum light to trigger important hormonal responses throughout the day. These responses are the result of evolutionary human r...Read More.

What Human Centric Lighting Is, and Why You Need It

May 18, 2021Human beings need natural light. Sunlight boosts vitamin D, which is critical for absorbing calcium. Natural light enhances productivity, increases energy levels and combats depression. It also directly impacts the amount of sleep you get, which, in turn, affects your overall health and well-being. Read More.

How To Clean and Care for LED Light Fixtures

May 11, 2021If you use LED lighting in your home, you probably know it has a very long life cycle. Our products, for instance, can last for 15 to 20 years depending on usage before requiring replacements. To see all the benefits of that naturally extensive life cycle, you'll need to take proper care of your light fixtures. Cleaning your LED light fixtures is relatively straightforward and shouldn't take to...Read More.

Are Integrated LED Light Fixtures Worth It?

April 10, 2021Integrated LED light fixtures come in a variety of beautiful shapes and sizes that add the perfect touch to any room. When you're hunting for a unique piece that serves your space and sets it apart, an integrated LED light fixture is an excellent choice. Any savvy shopper knows design is only part of a home decor decision; overall value is important, too. When determining whether a purchase is ...Read More.

LED Light Color Temperature Guide

April 6, 2021The importance of lighting in interior design is considerable — attractive lighting helps create an inviting setting. When you're choosing LED lighting for a new home, or as an upgrade to an existing one, practicality and reliability may be two of the many advantages that come to mind. But you can also use different LED lighting temperatures to change the atmosphere of various rooms. This versat...Read More.

The Benefits of Responsive, Modular Light Fixtures

March 1, 2021One of the biggest challenges facing businesses today is making their spaces more eco-friendly. Traditional office design hasn't always focused attention on environmental impact or the health and well-being of employees. But advances in today's lighting have combined environmental awareness with employee needs to create a lighting system that can increase productivity and workplace wellbeing. R...Read More.

Tips to Light Artwork Properly

February 22, 2021Lighting unlocks something special in already captivating works of art. It reveals the rich texture and layers in paintings. It shows viewers the true colors an artist intended to portray as they created their piece. Because lighting is such a vital part of the art-viewing experience, it's essential to know the right lighting types and fixtures to use with art. Tips to light artwork properly will ...Read More.

Unexpected Ways to Use Lighting in Your Home

January 12, 2021It's hard to envision a home without light. Preparing a meal in the kitchen, reading a book in bed or getting ready for work in the bathroom all require adequate light. It's common to find table lamps in the bedroom or pendant lights in the kitchen to make these rooms more functional. Although lighting has practical purposes in a home, it doesn't have to be boring. Lighting can be used in unexp...Read More.

How to Select The Perfect Ceiling Lights

December 15, 2020Adequate ceiling lighting is more important than many homeowners realize. Choosing the best type of ceiling light for each room in a house affects how people feel in those rooms. In a room that's dim, people can develop headaches or experience eye strain. A room that's too bright can be unpleasant to spend much time in. When a bedroom, bathroom or living room is properly lit, its inhabitants oft...Read More.