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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 […]

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Color temperatures and applications

Most of us know that there are different lighting fixtures for different uses. Task lighting, mood lighting and general lighting all play roles in residential and commercial environments. But lighting also plays a big part in how we view other items in the home or office. And it’s important to view items – such as […]

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Introducing the Greening of Greenville LED Streetlight Pilot

We have always been proud of our hometown of Greenville. We are in the Upstate of South Carolina, a beautiful part of the southeast and a hub for innovation and urban design. When Greenville’s downtown was redesigned 30 years ago, an extensive tree canopy, on-street parking and wide pedestrian walkways were developed. Part of the […]

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Seeing the Light in Tough Times

Even though people may not be building houses like they were a few years ago, the lighting industry is still doing business. American Lighting Association (ALA) Conference keynote speaker Robert Stevenson says showrooms just need to “figure out ways to make it easy for customers to do business with you” in order to keep numbers […]

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New website shares all things LED at Hubbell Lighting

We’re excited to announce that our parent company, Hubbell Lighting, has just launched a new website dedicated to showcasing energy saving solid state lighting, LED luminaries and controls. The website shares LED products from 11 of Hubbell Lighting’s brands, which cover the commercial, industrial and residential markets. Users can sort lighting fixtures by brand, markets […]

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Simple ways to enhance your home with outdoor lighting

This post is courtesy of our guest blogger Linda Longo. Linda is a feature writer in the New York City area specializing in residential lighting design. For 17 years, she has served as the editor-in-chief of Home Lighting & Accessories magazine. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter for more lighting tidbits. ——————————————————————————- Believe it or […]

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Update: The phase out of the traditional light bulb

We recently wrote about the legislation behind the phase out of traditional incandescent bulbs. Since then, we’ve seen a variety of articles that not only outline the new regulations, but also describe how people are responding. To start, some are under the assumption that the incandescent bulb is being outlawed by the federal government. But […]

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The phase out of the traditional light bulb

The light bulb is iconic in our society as an illustration of ideas and innovation. At a young age American children learn about Thomas Edison and his invention of light with the creation of the incandescent bulb. It has remained much unchanged since its design was completed in 1879. Fast forward to the past few […]

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Dallas Market Center

The Progress Lighting team recently returned from a fantastic week in Dallas where we have a permanent showroom at the Dallas Market Center. Here we were able to introduce our new 2011 lighting collections, as well as our new lifestyle classifications.  A lot of people gravitated towards one of our new families, Calven, which even […]

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International Builders' Show recap

Progress Lighting exhibited and attended the NAHB International Builders’ Show last week and – wow! – it was such a great experience. The annual construction industry show not only gives us a chance to showcase our new products (It’s so wonderful to see the fixtures up close and personal. You can really see the different […]