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There is a lot to know about LED lighting, and lighting in general, and all of it can be quite overwhelming. But our resource center is here to help you out and provide the detailed information you need, from the underlying technology, advantages over alternative lighting options, to project application ideas and inspirations.
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Our LED lighting resource guide is designed to help you navigate all of the technical and buying-related information you’ll need for any application. This resource center includes technical information about all aspects of lighting technology and LED lights, such as area light distribution patterns, color temperatures and their uses and the basics of rope lighting. Within this valuable lighting guide, there is an introduction to LED technology and information about energy code compliance, dimming technologies and dark sky lighting. You’ll learn the difference between DLC and Energy Star ratings and discover the many practical uses of DMX lighting in a detailed article that traces its history and explains the technology.

The Shopping Guide section assists you in determining the right style of lighting to use for your application, how to calculate the number of fixtures you need and other practical lighting issues for homeowners and business owners. There are instructions to determine the maximum run length for linear lighting, information about choosing and installing recessed downlights, a comparison chart for LED Neon Flex lighting vs. traditional glass neon and important tips for safe outdoor installations.

Lighting Designs and Projects illustrates the many possibilities for various lighting fixtures by showing you actual installations. Examples of these include creative ways to use LED lights to boost business, LED accent lighting in the home and garden, crown molding lighting, toe kick lighting and Soffit lighting ideas. You can also see light installations in action by visiting our Photo Gallery.

There are easy-to-follow “how to” guides for outdoor lighting installations, rope light installation, LED Neon Flex installation and more. To enhance your understanding of the various terms used here, we also include a comprehensive list of lighting terminology.

If you have a question about a specific product or about this website, you might find the answer in our Frequently Asked Questions. If not, please feel free to contact us at 800-598-5313.