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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 [...]

A Twist on Designing With Lighting…

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So we all know that energy-sucking incandescent light bulbs are being phased out to more efficient versions. But what do you do with all those incandescent bulbs when they burn out? Perhaps build a light bulb terrarium… We’d love to hear from our audience who has craft-making skills to let us know: What could you [...]

Progress Lighting’s Jim Decker to be honored at ALA Annual Conference

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Here at Progress Lighting, we’re honored to work alongside smart, dedicated professionals (who are also fun to be around!). We’re excited for our own Jim Decker, who has been named one of this year’s Pillar of the Industry Award Winners!  The awards will be given out at the American Lighting Association Annual Conference in Palm [...]

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 – [...]

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

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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 [...]

The mother of all light sources

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We tend to spend a lot of our time focusing on modern light sources, such as fluorescent lamps and light-emitting diodes (LED). But seeing how Progress Lighting is headquartered in Greenville, SC, it’s pretty hard to ignore the sun – our biggest source of light and heat – during the summer months. It’s more than 90 [...]

Dallas Market Center

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The Progress Lighting team recently returned from a fantastic week in Dallas where we have a permanent showroom at the Dallas Market Center. Here we were able to introduce our new 2011 lighting collections, as well as our new lifestyle classifications.  A lot of people gravitated towards one of our new families, Calven, which even [...]

International Builders’ Show recap

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Progress Lighting exhibited and attended the NAHB International Builders’ Show last week and – wow! – it was such a great experience. The annual construction industry show not only gives us a chance to showcase our new products (It’s so wonderful to see the fixtures up close and personal. You can really see the different [...]