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Weekly lighting round-up!

We’ve had some exciting shares and posts across our social media channels in wrapping up 2012 this past week. We hope you have enjoyed them!  In case you missed out, here are some of our favorites. Check out Progress Lighting fixtures featured in lighting publications, interior lighting tips and a look into the 2013 housing […]

Lighting,  lighting industry,  Progress Lighting

Common Lighting Terms & Definitions

To better understand any industry, it is always important to learn the lingo. For your convenience, we have complied a list of some popular lighting terms and definitions that we always find useful: CCT – Correlated color temperature CFL – Compact Flourescent Lamp Color Rendering – Ability of a light source to show all colors in […]

lighting industry,  lighting lifestyles,  Progress Lighting

Weekly Lighting Round Up!

Wow, the first week of October has already come and gone. Can you believe it? We have had quite an exciting week with our favorite posts and links surrounding social media. Today is the last day of our “Fall Back in Love with your Bathroom” Pinterest promotion, we recently announced a new hire and we […]

Lighting,  lighting industry,  Progress Lighting

Weekly Lighting Recap!

For those of you who may have been too busy with back-to-school preparation this week, here’s our lighting weekly round-up! Overall, this was an exciting week for us and our fans – with design tips, conference previews, lifestyle news and the unveiling of our Progress Lighting Match Maker Contest winner! Enjoy: Enliven Your Porch with […]

Lighting,  lighting designs,  lighting industry,  Progress Lighting

Choosing the right lighting fixture – by designer Laurie Smith

The American Lighting Association has produced and launched a new series of videos about lighting features well-known designer Laurie Smith. View this quick, informational video, which focuses on how to use lighting to contrast or coordinate with your interior environment. Let lighting be that unexpected element in your design process – and let us know […]

dimmers,  Lighting,  lighting industry,  Progress Lighting

Lighting Controls 2.0

How would you like to come home at night to a lit house without leaving the lights on the entire time while you were out?  If you love the idea as much as we do, be happy to know that solution is here, as we read in Residential Lighting’s September 2011 issue. Today’s consumer has […]

Lighting,  lighting industry,  Progress Lighting,  showrooms

Lighting showrooms: How do you manage energy use?

We talk about the benefits of LEDs, CFLs and other energy efficient sources all the time in the lighting industry. But how can efficiency be maintained in a lighting showroom, where hundreds – maybe even thousands – of lamps and fixtures are lit on the sales floor? The September issue of Residential Lighting explores this topic […]

Lighting,  lighting industry,  Progress Lighting,  Uncategorized

Progress Lighting 2.0

As you may know, Progress Lighting has had a social media presence for the last couple of years – and an online presence (with our website) for even longer. Recently, we looked at our Facebook and Twitter engagement and came up with the following findings.  We know that social media is a buzz word in […]

LEDs,  lighting industry,  Progress Lighting

Why do LEDs cost so much?

We all know the benefits of LEDs – especially when comparing the technology to traditional incandescent sources. And maybe there would be a faster shift toward the energy efficient luminaires, but the significant price difference holds many consumers back. To break down exactly why LEDs cost more than other sources – and to help us […]

lighting industry,  Progress Lighting,  Uncategorized

Progress Lighting’s Jim Decker to be honored at ALA Annual Conference

Here at Progress Lighting, we’re honored to work alongside smart, dedicated professionals (who are also fun to be around!). We’re excited for our own Jim Decker, who has been named one of this year’s Pillar of the Industry Award Winners!  The awards will be given out at the American Lighting Association Annual Conference in Palm […]