Friday, 03 May 2019
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“Linear without Limitation” Architectural Area Lighting’s Pursuit has a sleek, low profile linear form that smoothly blends in with the exterior architecture of a structure. This linear fixture is highly adaptable to complement a wide range of architectural lighting applications without compromising ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/03/2019 1:03 PM by Valet Energy
Monday, 01 April 2019
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This article written by Prevention magazine discusses a new trend that has become more popular throughout the recent years as a method to help alleviate the symptions of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): https://www.prevention.com/health/mental-health/a25940709/happy-light-lamp-therapy/ Seasonal ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/01/2019 4:43 PM by Randee Inman
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
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This article has some very interesting information about lighting in warehouses: https://www.specgradeled.com/lighting-warehouse-industrial-spaces/ Here is a quick summary:  Lighting is one of the most important building elements in a warehouse because safety and productivity is a must for ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/26/2019 4:09 PM by Randee Inman
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
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Today is the International Day of Happiness! This day has been widely celebrated since 2013. It began as a way to recognize the importance of happiness in the lives of the people around the world.  After reading that today was the International Day of Happiness, we started thinking about what makes ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/20/2019 4:50 PM by Randee Inman
Wednesday, 13 March 2019
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This article is almost a year old but the points in it are still very relevant. Hotels make up a large sector of our business and there are six main reasons hotels should make the transition from the use of incandescent and flourescent bulbs to LED lighting. These reasons include: 1. Cost Savings  2. ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/13/2019 10:15 AM by Randee Inman
Friday, 08 February 2019
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One of our largest projects to date has been our work on the Hilton Cool Springs hotel in Franklin, Tennessee located in the same city where Valet Energy is headquartered - which made it a very special project for us! It did not take much work to make this property shine in photographs. Here are a few ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/08/2019 2:59 PM by Randee Inman
Friday, 18 January 2019
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  A new study from Forbes came out recently that indicates poor lighting in the workplace affects overall mental health and well-being.    Bad lighting is associated with a range of negative health effects, including: Eye Strain Headaches Fatigue  Added stress and anxiety in high-pressure ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/18/2019 11:58 AM by Randee Inman
Monday, 23 April 2018
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Every year on April 22nd, we celebrate our home planet, Earth! It’s an essential day to raise awareness and help take action to protect our natural resources and species.  This year Major League Baseball unveiled their sustainability initiatives that will be enforced by each team. Check out this article ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/23/2018 4:37 PM by Valet Energy
Thursday, 21 December 2017
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While the holidays are filled with gifts, decorations, and lights, Santa shouldn’t be the only one checking his list twice. It’s the most wonderful time of year!  Taking the right precautions will help eliminate any risk with your lights and decorations, so you can keep the holidays jolly and bright. According ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/21/2017 11:18 AM by Valet Energy
Friday, 20 October 2017
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Can you guess this lighting technology? Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL) A Compact Fluorescent Lamp is a fluorescent lamp that was created to replace an incandescent light bulb. When was it invented? Edward E. Hammer, an engineer with General Electric, invented the spiral CFL in response to ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/20/2017 1:19 PM by Valet Energy
Wednesday, 13 September 2017
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Birchwood Lighting - Katrina What an elegant yet energy efficient way to light a room! The Katrina is a LED circular dual distribution luminaire.  This integral LED design delivers efficient and even light distribution.  It has multiple color temperatures and lumen output for controlled illumination. ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/13/2017 1:30 PM by Valet Energy
Thursday, 24 August 2017
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  Take a look. The color of the apples range from a rich red to a dark fuchsia.   Which apple looks more appetizing? Why?  It all depends on the light! The color rendering of objects exhibits how well the shades are perceived by the human eye.  The Color Rendering Index (CRI) scales from 0 ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/24/2017 1:50 PM by Valet Enegy
Thursday, 17 August 2017
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What is LED? Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) are semiconductor devices that produce visible light when an electrical current passes through them. It is basically digital light that comes with an abundant amount of benefits. It is a highly energy efficient lighting technology and has the potential ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/17/2017 8:44 AM by Valet Energy
Tuesday, 08 August 2017
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The EcoSense TROV is a linear LED lighting platform designed for the needs of the lighting design community.  It provides a solution for cove lighting, wall grazing, wall washing, line of light accents, and uniform asymmetric lighting.  TROV has interior and exterior options with a flicker-free dim ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/08/2017 1:37 PM by Valet Energy
Friday, 04 August 2017
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Incandescent Light Incandescent bulbs are extremely inefficient, but a very inexpensive light source.  When power is applied, the filament glows, which generates heat, that produces light (incandescence). When there are no more particles to burn, the light bulb burns out, which typically takes ...Read More...
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Posted on 08/04/2017 3:38 PM by Valet Energy
Monday, 24 July 2017
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  Beacon’s Viper is an LED luminaire offered in 2 sizes and optimizes performance, output, and efficiency.  It is ideal for applications ranging from walkways to large logistical centers with extremely high mounting heights.  The Viper is designed for sustained, long-term performance. The Viper ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/24/2017 3:45 PM by Valet Energy
Friday, 30 June 2017
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  All brick-and-mortar retailers are challenged with brand image, online shopping, keeping stores fresh looking, and profitability. Retail environments need to offer a superior shopping experience that is interactive, interesting, and engaging. Good lighting design is critical to supporting that ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/30/2017 1:03 PM by Valet Energy
Friday, 09 June 2017
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Running errands the other day, I stopped by a hardware store.  These sconces caught my eye as I made my way into the building.  Can you tell why?  One obvious detail is the color of the light being emitted from each fixture differs completely without rhyme or reason. Some lights have a higher color ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/09/2017 10:19 AM by Valet Energy
Thursday, 11 May 2017
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Lighting plays a key role in setting the right ambiance for your business or home. If you have the incorrect lighting, it can prevent the effectiveness of other elements you’re using to make the environment enjoyable. The first step is creating layers of lights with ambient, accent, and task lighting. ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/11/2017 9:20 AM by Valet Energy
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
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Have you ever been hurrying out of your home and leave two, three, or maybe four lights running all day? By 30 days, the lack of making a two-minute walk through your home can become costly.  For hospitals or hotels, the failure to flip the switch to off is multiplied.          Lighting controls ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/26/2017 1:01 PM by Valet Energy
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