July 31, 2020
How to illuminate a hangar

How to illuminate a hangar

Learn how to illuminate hangars. After designing aircraft hangars for a variety of clients, ranging in size from small, corporate facilities to massive projects for the U.S. Air Force, we have found they all have very similar lighting design challenges. In order to meet the typical hangar lighting requirements, here are my recommendations on how to illuminate a hangar.
April 3, 2020
Gold Fish Wearing a Shark Mask

Overstating Performance – Look Out for the Spec Sheet Star!

As you know from the previous three parts of this blog, when a light fixture’s output equals 70% of its initial output, it is deemed unacceptable.  This will require the owner to replace the light in order to provide a safe workplace.
February 11, 2020
Can you trust all lighting spec sheets?

Can you trust all lighting spec sheets?

As you know from the previous three parts of this blog, when a light fixture’s output equals 70% of its initial output, it is deemed unacceptable.  This will require the owner to replace the light in order to provide a safe workplace.
June 4, 2019
Lumen Maintenance Warranty

L70: What is it and why do we need it?

When purchasing LED lighting, read the warranties carefully. Most warranties do not cover when an LED fixture does not meet its advertised performance, leaving you in the dark, light-wise and warranty-wise. Unlike most, Flex Lighting Solutions provides a true and transparent 5-year lumen maintenance warranty.
January 17, 2019
Lumen Maintenance Warranty with Flex Lighting Solutions

Read LED Warranties Carefully: The Devil is in the Details

When purchasing LED lighting, read the warranties carefully. Most warranties do not cover when an LED fixture does not meet its advertised performance, leaving you in the dark, light-wise and warranty-wise. Unlike most, Flex Lighting Solutions provides a true and transparent 5-year lumen maintenance warranty.
November 14, 2018
2 Things Nobody Told You About Sheet Metal LED High Bays

2 Things Nobody Told You About Sheet Metal LED High Bays

Now as LED lighting is becoming a mature technology, time has proven sheet metal is a bad choice for most parts of an LED fixture. Always look for LED High Bays made with aluminum heatsinks. They are the most dependable, deliver higher performance and enable a longer LED life thanks to their superior heat dissipation.
September 18, 2018
A picture of a lightning over a power station

Why do you Need a Surge Protector in your LED High Bay?

Many LED fixture manufacturers contradict themselves by enthusiastically explaining how their drivers have a built-in surge suppression but then later recommend an additional surge protection. So, do you really need it?
September 17, 2018
Before buying an LED High Bay fixture, it is vital to spend time researching for the right product

6 Things to Consider Before Buying an LED High Bay

Before buying an LED High Bay fixture, it is vital to spend time researching for the right product to avoid negative surprises.