Posts Categorized: renovations

Shopping for lighting with Ferguson: How to set yourself up for a successful remodel – Part 2 of 3

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Yesterday, we launched our series on “Shopping for Lighting” with input from Ferguson Lighting Manager Bernadette Campbell. If you haven’t had a chance to tune in, we suggest you start with our first post, which offers advice on the most important things to consider before you start shopping for lighting. As we continue our series, [...]

Shopping for lighting with Ferguson: The most important things to consider (before you even start) – Part 1 of 3

Posted by kbanks & filed under Progress Lighting, Shopping for lighting, remodeling, renovations.

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We’re excited to kick off a new series with our partners at Ferguson that sheds light on all you need to know when shopping and purchasing light fixtures for a new home, remodel or renovation. Today, Bernadette Campbell, Ferguson East Regional Lighting Manager, shares how to select fixtures you love, while taking into account your overall [...]

Fashion vs. function? The most common mistake homeowners make when creating a lighting plan

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Lighting, Lighting Trends, remodeling, renovations.

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Whether you’re building a new home or renovating your existing one, it’s important to consider a lighting plan that will account for both fashionable and functional illumination. According to our Senior Product Designer James Thomas, this is the area where homeowners seem to struggle the most when designing a lighting plan. According to Thomas, “It [...]

Designer Series with Synergy Design & Construction – part 3 of 3

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, LEDs, Lighting Trends, Projects, lighting designs, remodeling, renovations.

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This is the third and final post of our Designer Series this week, featuring an interview with Emily Berg, Interior Designer for Synergy Design & Construction. Today we focus on industry trends to keep an eye out for – we’d love to hear from you on trends you are embracing today in your home design [...]

Designer Series with Synergy Design & Construction – part 2 of 3

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, lighting designs, remodeling, renovations.

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We’re continuing our conversation with Emily Berg, Interior Designer for Synergy Design & Construction during our Designer Series this week. Yesterday, we talked about how crucial lighting is in a design. Today we share more details from our recent interview. Q: How often is lighting the focal point of a room? Can you give an [...]

Designer Series with Synergy Design & Construction – part 1 of 3

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design, Lighting, remodeling, renovations.

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This week, we’re talking lighting trends with Emily Berg, Interior Designer for Synergy Design & Construction.  We love to keep in touch with professionals around the nation to see how designers achieve a vision for a particular project. Please join us over the next three days to read sections from our interview in our first-ever [...]

Dynamo pendant to be featured over winner’s kitchen table

Posted by kbanks & filed under Giveaways, Interior Design, Lighting, Lighting Trends, Progress Lighting, Promotions & Giveaways, renovations, sweepstakes.

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We had so much fun partnering with the Bungalow Company on our latest giveaway featuring our Dynamo pendant. Our winner, Tyler, hails from Utah and couldn’t believe  he won! Pendants are popular fixtures for kitchens, dining rooms, foyers and even bath and vanity areas – to aid in task and general lighting. Tyler plans to [...]

Progress Lighting featured in award-winning remodeling project

Posted by kbanks & filed under Projects, awards, remodeling, renovations, special events.

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General contractor Andrew Roby, Inc. took home eight Excellence in Remodeling awards from the Home Builders Association of Charlotte. One of Roby’s award-winning projects is renovation of Vicki Payne’s home. Payne is the host of For Your Home, the longest running home and garden show on TV. Last year, she downsized and moved to a 29-year-old brick ranch [...]

Renovation in America: Trends & Findings

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The popular interior design social media site Houzz conducted a nationwide survey with more than 100,000 respondents on renovation and decorating activity. As the largest survey of its kind, the purpose remains to: Provide unique insights into historical and planned projects Determine the motivations behind these products Highlight the impact of the economy on home [...]

Energy Savings in Office Space Lighting

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A recent article on office space lighting in tED Magazine states that “lighting is the biggest consumer of electric energy in commercial buildings, accounting for an average of 38 percent of consumption.” Commercial buildings are often over-lighted, utilize inefficient light sources and pay high local energy costs – creating a space in the marketplace for [...]