Oct
15

Perimeter Security Lighting & Video Surveillance Challenges: Pt. 1

In our last blog, you learned The Biggest Problem with Today’s Perimeter Security Lighting is that legacy pole-mounted security lighting was never designed with perimeter security lighting camera systems or on-site security personnel in mind. It was meant as a passive defensive that would—in theory—keep intruders away. The logic was, “If it’s lit, it’s safe.”Read More

  • Sep
    28

    The Biggest Problem with Today’s Perimeter Security Lighting

    The Need for Better Security Lighting Without a doubt, everyone understands the need exists to deliver low-level, glare-free, even light distribution across the perimeter fence lines to protect critical assets and people in a way that works with the human eye, the physical surroundings, and current surveillance technology. Thousands of miles of perimeter fencing areRead More

  • 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 Many lighting designers today continue designing to specifications using outdated lumen and lux values that were developed in the 1960s, way before the advent of LEDs and a true understanding of the interaction betweenRead More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