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Landscaping Inspiration for Fall

Posted by kbanks & filed under Landscape Lighting, Lighting, Outdoor Living.

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With leaves falling and crisp air settling in, there’s hardly a better time than fall to enjoy the outdoors. And with bright new hues coming forth in natural settings, the opportunities to enliven your landscape are endless. Better Homes and Gardens shares some landscaping tips to beautify your yard. Paired with the right lighting, these [...]

We need your “Before and After Progress” pictures!

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Do you have a Progress Lighting fixture installed in your home? If so, your pictures from before and after you upgraded your lighting can win a special prize. Send us your “Before and After Progress” photos by Friday, October 18 – and we’ll send you a fixture of your choice from our Riverside collection! Submit [...]

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

Posted by kbanks & filed under lighting designs.

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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 [...]