5 Amazing Ceiling Lights You Need Now!

Now that the Holidays are near and the shopping season is upon us, people are looking to their indoor decor and wondering how to update it for the upcoming year. One of the most effective things you can do is to upgrade your lighting. This boosts energy efficiency, increases safety if you are choosing to… Read more

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LED Lighting In Horticulture

LED’s represent an entirely different technology from the gaseous discharge-type lamps of old used in horticulture. Capabilities like spectral composition control and high light output with little radiant heat make this technology potentially one of the most significant advances in horticultural lighting since the development of high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps. Lighting based on the use… Read more

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Spotlight On: Theater Lighting

Stage or Theater Lighting can be vital to many types of events. It can provide illumination, suggest moods, emphasize shape and texture, and can direct the audience’s attention to specific areas. Once the purpose of the lighting has been decided the correct equipment to create it must selected and carefully positioned while still allowing for… Read more

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When Lights Go Green – Eco Friendly Lighting

The idea of creating something new from a disused item, “reclaiming” or “upcycling” forces us to look at our surroundings with new, environmentally conscious eyes. Below are five examples of innovative and elegant lighting designs that prove that there are no limits to what the mind can create! 1. Winner of the Bright Ideas 2011… Read more

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How To: Install a Wall – Mounted Sconce

On this week’s blog, we give you all the steps you need to install an A-19 ceramic wall sconce.  The directions are pretty straight-forward and hassle-free, and can be applied to other wall sconces such as those from Justice Design Group.  Both manufacturer’s products are available for sale via the Louie Lighting website.   For… 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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LED Bulbs – The Smarter Lighting Solution

Energy experts know that the incandescent bulb has gone the way of the dinosaur. In fact, in 2007, Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act, which requires that all light bulbs sold on the market have a 30 percent increase in efficiency over today’s standard incandescent bulbs by 2014. Though this law won’t prevent… Read more

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Foyer Lighting – Making An Entrance

Everyone knows that first impressions make a big impact, and when friends, family, or prospective home buyers come to your abode, your foyer is responsible for the snapshot image of what to expect from the interior. This makes foyer lighting an integral factor in the overall outlook visitors will have of your home. Lighting this… Read more

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Showcase Your Best With Picture Lighting

If you’re like us, you are proud of the artwork you’ve chosen to adorn the walls of your home or business. A framed movie poster, an original oil painting, or even a stylish wall hanging all serve to bring color, and life to a room. Make sure that the images that have been so carefully selected… Read more

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