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Monday Giveaway: Hall and Foyer

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For this week’s giveaway, we’re offering a chance to win one of three hall and foyer fixtures from our Riverside collection! We’ll select three people who comment on the  fixture on our Facebook page to win. See Official Rules below for more information. Progress Lighting’s Hall and Foyer Sweepstakes OFFICIAL RULES 1. No purchase necessary to [...]

3 types of lighting to complete your home

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According to the American Lighting Association, there are three basic types of lighting that work together in your home: Ambient (general lighting) Task Accent A good lighting plan combines all three types to light an area according to function and style. Ambient lighting provides an area with overall illumination. Also known as general lighting, it [...]

How to space recessed fixtures

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If you’re installing recessed lighting, you may wonder how far apart you need to space the fixtures to provide your space with the proper amount of lighting. Solution: The spacing will depend on the fixture and the amount of light that you want to have. At a distance of 8 feet from the ceiling to [...]

Getting ambient lighting right

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Our friends at Houzz.com recently posted an article, 8 Ways to Get Ambient Lighting Just Right, focusing on how to see clearly and create the perfect mood in a room by harnessing natural and artificial light. We’ve summarized the points below. Enjoy! 1. Exploit natural lighting. For rooms used primarily during the daytime, natural light [...]

Monday Giveaway: Bath and Vanity Lighting

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Happy Monday! This week, we’re offering another chance to win a beautiful lighting fixture from Progress Lighting. We’ll select one person who comments on the Riverside four-light bath bracket on our Facebook page to win the fixture for their home!  See Official Rules below for more information. Progress Lighting’s Bath and Vanity Sweepstakes OFFICIAL RULES 1. No [...]

New changes to California’s Title 24 standards

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Our friends at the American Lighting Association recently shared an important update to California’s Title 24 standards. In short, on January 1, 2014 the new code will require all permanently-wired LED lighting fixtures installed in California residences during new construction or major remodeling must have a Color Rendering Index (CRI) of 90 or more to be classified as [...]

Monday Giveaway: Decorative Pendants

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It’s that time again! We’re brightening your Monday with a special giveaway. Here’s your chance to win three decorative pendants from Progress Lighting – a great solution for illuminating kitchen workspaces. We’ll select one person who comments on the fixture on our Facebook page to win a set of three! See Official Rules below for more information. Progress [...]

Progress Lighting recognized for innovation

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Each year, Home Builder Executive magazine recognizes building product manufacturers for innovation and their contribution to the industry. We proud to announce Progress Lighting has received the Bronze Award for Decorative Lighting Fixtures in this year’s competition. According to the award announcement, “Progress Lighting offers a diverse selection of fixtures that represents aesthetics, performance, innovation [...]

Monday Giveaway: Riverside Chandelier

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Attention, Progress Lighting fans! This week we’re giving away a three-light chandelier to one lucky person who comments on the fixture on our Facebook page. Check out the Official Rules below. Progress Lighting’s Riverside Chandelier Sweepstakes OFFICIAL RULES 1. No purchase necessary to enter or to win. A purchase will not increase your odds of [...]

Lighting Fixtures 101: Wall Sconces

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Lighting fixtures for the home are now available in any size and for any decor preference and placement in a room. Confused about the terminology for various types of fixtures? We’ve borrowed information from Better Homes and Gardens’ Lighting magazine to help “shed light” on your options! The beauty of wall lighting is that, along with [...]