Posts Tagged: recessed lighting

Progress Lighting featured in award-winning remodeling project

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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 [...]

Back to Basics: Recessed Lighting

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Recessed lighting plays a key role in the functionality and design of your living space. From number of fixtures to positioning and placement, design your room for beautiful illumination with recessed lighting. If you’re considering installing recessed lighting, here are some quick tips to follow: Avoid placing recessed lighting fixtures close together or in rows [...]

3 things to consider with LED recessed lights

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In response to the demand for energy efficient lighting that reflects green design, Progress Lighting has introduced a variety of LED sources to meet our customers design needs and goals. One of our newest – and most popular – products in the new year has been our high performance LED recessed downlight. LED fixtures pay [...]

The ROI of LED: Invest in lighting solutions for long-term savings

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Imagine installing new lighting in a home that will last for more than 20 years before a single lamp needs to be replaced. With LED technology, a lighting fixture can last for decades and offer significant energy savings compared to other sources. However, it’s easy to shy away from LEDs that have a higher initial [...]

How to space recessed fixtures

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If you’re installing recessed lighting, you may wonder how far apart you need to space the fixtures to provide your space with the proper amount of lighting. Solution: The spacing will depend on the fixture and the amount of light that you want to have. At a distance of 8 feet from the ceiling to [...]

Lighting Fixtures 101: Recessed Lighting

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Lighting fixtures for the home are now available in any size and for any decor preference and placement in a room. Confused about the terminology for various types of fixtures? We’ve borrowed information from Better Homes and Gardens’ Lighting magazine to help “shed light” on your options! Recessed lighting is ideal for providing general, quality [...]

High Performance Lighting Guide for the Home: Bathroom

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Much like the kitchen, bathrooms put great emphasis on specific task areas and require much detail to lighting plans. The most demanding area for light is at the vanity mirror, while the tub, shower and commode areas need adequate light as well. So just how to do apply high performance lighting to your bath and [...]

High Performance Lighting Guide for the Home: Kitchen

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Because it caters to so many different activities, kitchen lighting tends to be more complex than other rooms of the home. Lighting is needed for food preparation, family gatherings or finishing homework, which often requires ambient lighting to also serve as task lighting. Key areas that need to be properly lit are the counters, including [...]

High Performance Lighting Guide for the Home: Part 5

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High Performance Lighting Designs When installing HPL in any room of a home, it is important to change the lighting design in accordance with one of three packages: direct, recessed and indirect lighting. The designs include incorporating as much hard-wired fluorescent and LED lighting as possible, while still providing ambient, task and accent lighting (as [...]

Build.com shows Progress Lighting fixtures a little love

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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 [...]