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Read everything about the Latest advances and trends in the constantly changing lighting industry at Diffuser Specialist. From LED Lighting to Wrap Lenses, and more, you’ll find it all here.

TwinWall Polycarbonate for Greenhouses, Patios, and More

TwinWall Polycarbonate is great for many applications because of its UV blocking properties and translucence, among other things. Photo by Tanja Heffner on Unsplash   TwinWall Polycarbonate is designed with two thin sheets of polycarbonate that are connected by 8mm ribs, which are spaced just under half an inch apart. This allows it to block certain amounts of UV rays while still allowing…

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Choosing the Right Prismatic Lighting, Made Simple

  Prismatic Lighting is essential when lighting your home, office, or any environment where quality lighting is desired. Prismatic lighting is key to have an even distribution of light in any large area or room and can also affect the quality of light being emitted. At Diffuser Specialist, we offer a wide variety of prismatic lighting products to fit your…

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Baffles Can Improve Your Lighting Where It Counts

Baffles Can Improve Your Lighting Where It Counts   Lighting is one of the defining features of any environment. It can affect our health, moods, and comfort levels, so it is important to consider what kind of lighting you need in different areas of your office building or home. In places such as corridors, entrances, and building exteriors, visibility is…

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Art Lighting to Preserve Your Masterpieces

If you are an amateur or avid art lover, you may already know that proper art lighting is integral to maintaining the quality and integrity of art pieces- especially paintings... ...UV rays from most standard lighting sources are strong enough to cause fading and other damages over time to your favorite works of art. Older paintings are more at risk…

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Vinyl Curtains

Vinyl Curtains at Diffuser Specialist? Yes, Diffuser Specialist has been in business over 25 years specializing in everything from quality replacement lenses to other related products.                    Although they are considered to be some of the foremost experts regarding lighting filters and diffusers, you can also count on them for a variety of other…

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Fluorescent Light Covers: Exploring the World of Decorative Fixtures

  Imagine looking up at the ceiling in a home, office, or even a school and seeing a cloud-filled sky. It’s a trend that’s becoming more popular thanks to decorative fluorescent light covers turning those plain white colored light panels into a variety of different images. Harsh fluorescent lights can now be given the appearance of everything from stained glass…

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Lighting Ergonomics 101: Parabolic Louvers & Other Tips

    If your job is set in an office environment all week, then it’s possible that you have suffered from eye fatigue at some point in your career. Since improper lighting is a growing epidemic in office environments around the world; many office owners are left searching for ways to improve the overall visual comfort within their work spaces.…

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TODAY’S NEWS in Energy Efficient Commercial Lighting

TODAY’S NEWS Energy Efficient Commercial Lighting   Toledo planning possible LED upgrades across city In a move that may have many other major cities across the United States following suit, Toledo, Ohio is developing a plan to transition all of their nonfunctioning street lights to LED fixtures. The citywide LED plan hopes to make Toledo safer and more attractive to…

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Today’s News in Business Lighting

TODAY’S NEWS Business Lighting Illinois school installs filters to combat negative CFL effects Earlier in 2016, a school in the state of Illinois announced that it would be installing special UV light filters because one of their students was getting sick. Since the student suffers from the autoimmune disorder known as Lupus, she is not only sensitive to sunlight, but also…

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Hotel Lighting: Creating a Pleasant Atmosphere

  Many people assume that keeping the guests happy is the only thing that hotel owners must worry about to be successful in the hospitality business. Indeed, keeping the guests satisfied is an integral part of the industry that should never be overlooked, but there are many other aspects required to help guests feel welcome. For instance, the illumination inside…

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