Sep
06

4 Reasons Why Social Media is a Must in the Landscape Lighting Industry

  If you’ve grappling with whether or not your business should be on social media, we’re here to answer that burning question with a resounding YES. It is absolutely essential for landscape lighting businesses—contractors, electricians, landscape lighting designers, distributors, you name it—to not only have social media accounts, but active ones with new and relevantRead More

  • Aug
    20

    Why Traditional Lighting Isn’t the Best Outdoor Lighting

    The Industry Challenge Back in the day, traditional lighting design was founded on the idea that more lighting was always better. Many lighting designers today continue designing to specifications using outdated lumen and lux values that were developed in the 1960s, way before the advent of LEDs and a true understanding of the interaction betweenRead More

  • Aug
    14

    10 Benefits of Hardscaping & How to Light It

    What is Hardscaping? Hardscaping refers to man-made features, like stone walls or paved path, integrated into landscape design and architecture. Fountains, waterfalls, pond structures, patios, decks, walkways, retaining walls, outdoor kitchens and fireplaces, fire pits, pergolas, planting beds, and other rock formations are all elements found in hardscapes. The most common hardscape materials include concrete,Read More

  • Jul
    25

    How to Light Water Features Like a Pro

    Why Water Features Are Added Water features—fountains, waterfalls, ponds, water gardens—are often considered the crown jewel of landscape design. So naturally, yours can and should become a focal point in your landscape lighting design concept. There are two primary reasons to add water features to a landscape design. The first is a more practical application—aRead More

  • Jul
    13

    How to Light Pools for the Ultimate Summer Experience

    Today, our industry is thriving because of the homeowner’s desire to create a comfortable, memorable outdoor experience. That desire quadruples when the weather improves and homeowners begin focusing even more on creating the ultimate summertime experience in their own backyard. This can mean different things to different people, but one typically clear focus for aRead More