Posts Categorized: lighting designs

Progress participates in IBACOS Lab Home

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From the outside, the 2,100 square foot house may look like any other home in Pittsburgh’s Cobblestone Estates. But this is not your typical house. The Energy Efficient Lab Home is the latest demonstration project from IBACOS, a building consulting firm that acts as the team leader for the Department of Energy’s Building America program. [...]

Progress Lighting helps one couple “Fix This Yard”

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Hopefully your yard isn’t “that yard.” You know, the one with overgrown weeks exploding out of the dead grass that causes the neighbors to cringe when they drive by? But if you do have “that yard,” there is hope. Fix This Yard, a weekly project show on the A&E network, hosts Amy Devers and Alan Luxmore, [...]

Hubbell Lighting “Lights It Up Blue” for Autism Awareness

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Hubbell Lighting’s headquarters, along with a few other Greenville, S.C. establishments – the NEXT Innovation Center, Riverplace, Westin Poinsett, BMW Zentrum Museum and Furman University’s bell tower – were illuminated with special blue lights on Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2.  The effort supported the Autism Speaks™ global Light It Up Blue campaign to [...]

Simple ways to enhance your home with outdoor lighting

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This post is courtesy of our guest blogger Linda Longo. Linda is a feature writer in the New York City area specializing in residential lighting design. For 17 years, she has served as the editor-in-chief of Home Lighting & Accessories magazine. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter for more lighting tidbits. ——————————————————————————- Believe it or [...]

Photos from the Worst Kitchen in America

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Earlier this month, we had the chance to participate in DIY Network’s Worst Kitchen in America project. If you didn’t get a chance to see the big reveal on January 18, we have photos of the finished product! Don’t the mini-pendants look great in the new kitchen?

Who has the Worst Kitchen in America?

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DIY Network recently hosted the “Worst Kitchen in America” contest – a chance for one deserving cook to win a complete kitchen makeover. And tonight at 9 p.m. EST, the winning transformation will be revealed! We were excited to have the chance to donate Progress Lighting fixtures for the project, and we hope you’ll join [...]

Lighting your “man cave” (or any other home entertainment space!)

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With the biggest football game of the year just weeks away, we’re sure plenty of Americans are thinking about how to create the perfect viewing center in their home. Whether you have a designated “man cave” for watching sports and movies, a home theatre or just a cozy living room, there are a lot of [...]

Urban Lights Grand Opening Featuring the International Collection

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We’re excited to share photos with you of the exterior of Urban Lights, the newest and largest lighting showroom in Colorado. Owned by David Nestor, longtime showroom owner in the Denver area, Urban Lights recently hosted their grand opening on December 15. Urban Lights features almost 20,000 square feet of the latest in residential lighting from [...]

The Evolution of the Ceiling Fan

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The ceiling fan has long been a staple in the average American home. Much like the refrigerator or oven in your kitchen, the fixtures have been purely functional for years and not intended to make an aesthetic statement. Until recently, fans were only available in white for the purpose of blending in with the ceiling [...]

The New Colors of Christmas

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If you’re like us, you grew up surrounded by red, glitter and gold during the holiday season. From Christmas trees to velvet ribbon, lights and figurines, Christmas has always been full of light and tradition. But in recent years, and this season especially, there seems to be a shift towards a more modern approach to [...]