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Press Release: Saving Energy and Millions of Dollars with Smart Lighting
It’s after dark, and you’ve just realized you need to pick up groceries for tomorrow. Where are you going to shop? Chances are you’ll head straight for the store with the well-lit parking lot, and for good reason. One out of every five traffic accidents occur in parking lots, and dim lighting increases exposure to […]Read more
Harmonic Vibration: What’s shaking my light poles?
What is Harmonic Vibration? In the simplest of terms, Harmonic Vibration is when a mechanical object vibrates at harmonic frequencies. There’s two different kinds of vibration; free and forced. Free vibrations are those of which you cause and let happen. They are usually desirable, like that of a tuning fork. Forced vibrations happen when a […]Read more
FAQ: Why is Lighting Maintenance Important?
Lighting Maintenance: Metal Halide and LED Systems What is Lighting Maintenance? Lighting maintenance is the upkeep, replacement, and updating of a lighting system. Lighting maintenance is just like maintaining your car. Even though you manage to get your car to start up and get you from point A to B, that doesn’t always mean a […]Read more
Crockett Circle: The Iconic Ring at West 7th LED Upgrade
FORT WORTH, TX - Deep in the heart of Fort Worth, a LED storm was brewing at the West Seventh Street District of downtown. For years the property of West 7th has displayed the architectural “icon” that is at Crockett Circle. The architectural design is comprised of two massive aluminum circles that span 54 feet […]Read more
FAQ: What is Light Pollution?
Our biggest endeavor with lighting technology has been striving for energy-efficiency along with the decreased use of greenhouse gases. As a community, both corporate and at an individual level, we have been increasingly successful at our goals. Whether it’s new State policy or a company wanting to sport some “green” practices, the care is still […]Read more
FAQ: Commercial Lighting Retrofits
Lighting technology has come a very long way just in the past decade and it goes to show the importance of retrofits and renovations. Lower energy bills, better looking properties, and rebates are just a few of the benefits that come from retrofitting your center’s lighting!Read more
FAQ: What are LEDs?
In an age of convenience and knowledge at our finger tips, we expect so much from technology at a faster rate. Thankfully, technology has not yet disappointed us with innovations. Computer companies are competing on the most versatile and compact laptop, car companies are competing on who has the best electric car, and cell phones […]Read more
12 Ideas in 60 Minutes: Sustainable Technology
Dean Pritchard (WLS Lighting) and Michael Greeby (work.shop) teamed up for the Annual CenterBuild Conference to create an eye-opening presentation about new and sustainable technology in the industry. The conference hosts these ’12 Ideas In 60 Minutes’ presentations to give attendees and exhibitors a chance to relax and learn during the time away.Read more