Posts Categorized: Lighting

The Right Way to Use Wall Sconces

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[Our friends at Build.com share their expertise on the Progress Lighting blog. Enjoy!] Lighting your home may seem like a no-brainer, there’s definitely a better way to do it. And lighting with a wall sconce is no different. The first question to ask yourself is: What kind of lighting do I need from a wall [...]

Interesting find: 25 year old Progress Lighting lantern

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Check out this 25 year old Progress Lighting post lantern! It was found in its original packaging in an abandoned home. Isn’t interesting to see how home design trends have changed over the years – but still stay true to tradition?

Congratulations to our New Year, New Lighting winner!

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We are excited to announce that after receiving 21 entries and 203 total votes, we have a New Year, New Lighting winner! Shawna Griffith submitted the photo below of an outdated chandelier in her home and received 187 votes. As the winner, she’ll receive a lighting package from our Le Jardin collection to revamp her [...]

New Year, New Lighting Giveaway!

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Is your New Year’s resolution to rid your home of poor lighting? If so, Progress Lighting has a giveaway for you! Revive the interior spaces of your home where family and friends gather by adding layered lighting. Using a variety of sources – like a chandelier for general lighting, wall brackets for accent illumination and [...]

Congratulations to Progress Lighting’s DIY Lighting Giveaway Winners!

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During October we held our DIY Lighting Giveaway contest asking Progress Lighting’s Facebook fans to show us their best do-it-yourself home renovation project.  We are excited to say that we had some great entries, and a very deserving group of top 5 winners.  Each winner will receive a Progress Lighting 3-light bath and vanity fixture [...]

ABCs of LEDs: Lighting Metrics

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Have you ever been confused by some of the terminology surrounding LEDs – words like “efficacy” or “correlated color temperature?” If so, you’re not alone. We recently attended an educational webinar, ABCs of LEDs, presented by Residential Lighting magazine. The course offered a wealth of information on LED lighting technology – including lighting metrics. Here’s [...]

Lighting Controls 2.0

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How would you like to come home at night to a lit house without leaving the lights on the entire time while you were out?  If you love the idea as much as we do, be happy to know that solution is here, as we read in Residential Lighting’s September 2011 issue. Today’s consumer has [...]

Lighting showrooms: How do you manage energy use?

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We talk about the benefits of LEDs, CFLs and other energy efficient sources all the time in the lighting industry. But how can efficiency be maintained in a lighting showroom, where hundreds – maybe even thousands – of lamps and fixtures are lit on the sales floor? The September issue of Residential Lighting explores this topic [...]

Hubbell Headquarters going Pink for the Cure!

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Hubbell Lighting’s shows its support for this weekend’s Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure event by planning to light its headquarters pink on Friday, Sept. 23. The building (LEED Silver certified by USGBC): Will feature pink lighting gels on the building’s exterior lighting fixtures. Will re-light its signature beacon atop the building’s rotunda (normally [...]

Progress Lighting 2.0

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As you may know, Progress Lighting has had a social media presence for the last couple of years – and an online presence (with our website) for even longer. Recently, we looked at our Facebook and Twitter engagement and came up with the following findings.  We know that social media is a buzz word in [...]