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How To Combat Fluorescent Light Headaches

How To Combat Fluorescent Light Headaches

Experts and health officials have revealed that florescent lighting could be the cause of more than just an eyesore. There are actually negative health side effects associated with what is called "blue light" according to Andrew D. Hershey, M.D., Ph.D. Longer exposure to fluorescent lighting increases the irritation that can lead to fluorescent light headaches and eventually migraines. (more…)

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Are You Stressed? Or Is It The Office Lighting?

Are You Stressed? Or Is It The Office Lighting?

Ever heard of a foot-candle unit? If your in my industry, you probably have, but if not Wikipedia is great at explaining things. So, it says a foot- candle measures, "the amount of illumination the inside surface of a one-foot-radius sphere would be receiving if there were a uniform point source of one candela in the exact center of the…

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Retrofit Kit -T12 To A T8 Fixture For Easy Upgrades

Retrofit Kit -T12 To A T8 Fixture For Easy Upgrades

Looking for the most cost effective way to go green? You probably are if you have old fluorescent lighting fixtures in your space. Retrofit kit s contain the hardware needed to enhance the performance of your old fluorescent lighting system. Most often, a retrofit kits include brackets, sockets, screws, fasteners and a reflector designed to guide the light emissions in…

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Why buying components for fixture saves money

Why buying components for fixture saves money

Why do people replace their light fixtures for any thing other than an aesthetic solution to a particular space? There are only a few practical malfunctions that could be affecting your fluorescent light fixture, and all of them relatively easy to fix yourself. I've managed to find two useful online resources just by doing a simple Google search. (more…)

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What Egg Crate Lighting Panels Do Best

What Egg Crate Lighting Panels Do Best

The demand is high right now for lighting solutions that offer aesthetically pleasing atmospheres paired with functionality. Especially in modern offices. If you have a big space, and need a lot of light to cover it, egg crate lighting panels do it best. (more…)

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Tube Guard Sleeves For Fluorescent Lights

Tube Guard Sleeves For Fluorescent Lights

Photo cred: Naturalux tube guard sleeves.  Did you know, you can make exposed fluorescent bulbs 10x more safe, without having to replace all of your fixtures? If you are working on fixing up an old space, building, kitchen or office, the fluorescent bulbs are probably not covered with any protective plastic. Uncovered bulbs may present a danger if broken, tiny…

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