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Introducing our second home lighting trivia and giveaway!

Posted by kbanks & filed under Lighting, Progress Lighting, special events.

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After the success of our first home lighting trivia and giveaway on the Progress Lighting Facebook page, we decided to open up a promotion exclusively to those who follow @ProgressLTG on Twitter! Any of our Twitter followers can access the link below and answer a simple question to be entered to win one of five [...]

A timely guide to handling water-damaged electrical equipment

Posted by kbanks & filed under Lighting.

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In anticipation of Hurricane Irene’s impact on the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is offering complimentary copies of Guidelines for Handling Water-Damaged Electrical Equipment to electrical distributors, contractors, inspectors, and residents in water-damaged regions. It may be downloaded at www.nema.org/stds/water-damaged.cfm. The document is designed for use by suppliers, installers, inspectors and users [...]

Build.com shows Progress Lighting fixtures a little love

Posted by kbanks & filed under LEDs, Lighting, Progress Lighting, lighting designs.

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Our friends and at Build.com have always supported Progress Lighting’s initiatives and product offering. Recently, the group completed video reviews of a few of our most popular products: P8026 and P8022 downlights, a Glenmont bath and vanity wall bracket and our Avalon mini-pendant. Check out the video reviews using the links below, and let us know [...]

Outdoor kitchens get more sophisticated

Posted by kbanks & filed under Lighting, Progress Lighting, Projects, lighting designs.

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As our friends at Kitchen and Bath Design News explain, outdoor kitchens have long been popular in warm weather climates – and are increasingly turning up in homes across the country as a way to expand the kitchen and entertaining space, without having to expand the footprint of a home. These spaces are also becoming [...]

Decoding lamp lingo

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Great New York Times article that I wanted to share that addresses the misconception that incandescent bulbs will be banned in the near future. The truth is: Federal regulations are changing how lighting products are made. In an effort to help consumers choose products that save money and energy – while meeting performance expectations – [...]

Home lighting trivia & giveaway!

Posted by kbanks & filed under Lighting, lighting designs.

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Many of you who have entered our Home Lighting Trivia and Giveaway say you will use your new Progress Lighting pendant over the kitchen or dining area in your home. Did you know that pendant fixtures should hang between 30″ and 36″ over a table or island? Hop over to our Sweepstakes tab and share [...]

The color Orange

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We’ve been seeing a lot of the color orange out on the streets these days.  To get a sneak peak at this popular color, we asked our own director of decorative product development, Libbe Milicia,   Here’s what she has to say: The fashion Universe loves orange, and can’t get enough of  the persimmon shade [...]

Bathroom lighting upgrades – Home Depot video

Posted by kbanks & filed under Lighting, Projects, Uncategorized, renovations.

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Been thinking of renovating or revamping a bathroom in your home?  Check out the latest video from Home Depot, which shows you all the fun things to consider when tackling a bath and vanity makeover. Change out your mirrors – This can immediately update the appearance of your bathroom. Be sure to choose a finish [...]

Color temperatures and applications

Posted by kbanks & filed under Lighting, Uncategorized, lighting designs, lighting industry.

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Most of us know that there are different lighting fixtures for different uses. Task lighting, mood lighting and general lighting all play roles in residential and commercial environments. But lighting also plays a big part in how we view other items in the home or office. And it’s important to view items – such as [...]

Introducing the Greening of Greenville LED Streetlight Pilot

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We have always been proud of our hometown of Greenville. We are in the Upstate of South Carolina, a beautiful part of the southeast and a hub for innovation and urban design. When Greenville’s downtown was redesigned 30 years ago, an extensive tree canopy, on-street parking and wide pedestrian walkways were developed. Part of the [...]