Deck Lighting FAQ – Louie Lighting Blog

By Clarissa Allison | January 22nd, 2016 Your deck can be your own personal respite from the rigors of the day. The key is to add lighting that casts a pleasant glow over sitting areas while highlighting features like steps and walks for safety and aesthetics. In this article, learn about the different types of… Read more

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Expertise At Work – Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting

By Clarissa Allison | October 2nd, 2015 Vista Professional Outdoor Lighting began in the 1980′s based on the vision and work ethic of an electrical contractor, founder, Daniel F. Cuñado. Mr. Cuñado had extensive experience working with and installing various outdoor lighting products and hit upon the realization that he could build a more durable, reliable… Read more

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World Trade Center Tribute In Light

By Clarissa Allison | September 11th, 2015 Tribute in Light was first presented on March 11, 2002, six months after the 9/11 attacks, and has been presented annually by MAS (Municipal Art Society) ever since. Comprising eighty-eight 7,000-watt xenon light bulbs positioned into two 48-foot squares that echo the shape and orientation of the Twin… Read more

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Fanimation: Worldwide Begins With One Garage

By Clarissa Allison | September 4th, 2015 Over thirty years ago a man started with a garage and a dream. The man was Tom Frampton, his garage was in Pasadena, California, and his dream was to channel his passion for creating high quality, unique ceiling fans into a revenue producing enterprise. Tom’s first ceiling fan… Read more

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Solar Lighting – The Green Solution!

  By Clarissa Allison | August 28th, 2015 If you are a homeowner considering outdoor lighting, then you have probably heard about solar landscape lighting. In addition to being environmentally friendly, solar lighting is an alternative cost-efficient means of lighting up your outdoor space. Setting up these types of maintenance-free lights is virtually quick and painless, not… Read more

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Go Green with LED Lighting

By Clarissa Allison | May 1st, 2015   LED lighting has made a colossal impact since it was first introduced to the market in 1962.  What used to be simply white or blue dim light output is now available in most spectrums of the color temperature as well as high output light. LED fixtures can… Read more

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Pond and Water Garden Lighting for Beginners

By Clarissa Allison | April 24th, 2015 If you are looking for a place to escape from life’s every day hustle and bustle, lighting your backyard pond or water garden can transform the setting into your own personal storybook retreat or exotic getaway. Consider the Possibilities A primary consideration to begin with involves your existing… Read more

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FYI Feature: Low-Voltage Landscape Lighting Transformers

By Clarissa Allison | April 3rd, 2015 An increasing number of home-owners prefer low voltage lighting for their outdoor landscapes due to its safety and ease of installation. In addition, low voltage lighting is a popular choice for exterior lighting due to its ability to reduce hefty electricity consumption costs. Low Voltage Transformers – What… Read more

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Hottest Lighting Products Right Now

TRENDING NOW: RETROFITTING OLD FIXTURES By Clarissa Allison | December 24th, 2014 Watching lighting trends in 2014 has been an interesting ride. “LED” and energy efficiency, once phrases thought to be bandied about by tree-huggers and industry insiders alone, is now quite common. The cost of LEDs and solid state lighting in general has come… Read more

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Security Lighting Tips For The Home

A security lighting system is a great deterrent. It illuminates the intruder, exposing them to vulnerability. While it is no guarantee to preventing criminal activity, crimes will be far less likely when you install excellent lighting. Many of us are understandably concerned with being as green as possible and that extends to the way we… Read more

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